GEFA 2019 Welcomes the Francophone Market to Gaming in Africa and Worldwide

Published November 18, 2018 by Lee R

GEFA 2019 Welcomes the Francophone Market to Gaming in Africa and Worldwide

A vast array of top level executives will be on hand in Johannesburg in May for the freshest market yet!

Africa's Left Coast will be the site of another entry point into the intriguing African Market next May.

The Event

Gaming Expo Francophone Africa (GEFA) has announced the date as May 27-9th at the Radisson Blue Hotel, Abidjan Airport, Ivory Coast.


The event will bring together participants ranging from African and European sports books, to gaming companies and industry experts to discuss strategies for success in African gaming.

This unique experience will host over 300 of international and Africa’s gaming operators, regulators and providers.

Sterling Recommendation

Event co-founder Lou-Mari Burnett gives us a clue into the proceedings by calling GEFA "Not just an event, but an experience..."

Conference Goals

The conference is designed to empower all stakeholders to get a grip on the key issues impacting the gaming industry through connecting attendees with industry leaders and captains of the industry.

Primed to take a closer look at specific strategies for growth and market development for the French speaking Africa gaming sector, the summit will launch with an expert panel of speakers discussing challenges, opportunities, and regulatory requirements, followed by individual assessments of the gaming landscape across each specific Francophone African country.

The second day of the summit will address trends in technology, adaptation to the latest innovations in online and mobile innovation, and look to future trends in gaming.

Issues to be Addressed

Key issues covered will include global market updates, new products and development and regulatory trends.

Keynote Speakers

Some industry movers and shakers that will be on hand to speak at GEFA 2019 include
Skilrock Technologies Africa Sales Manager Thierno Diallo; Sense4Gaming Principal Consultant Robert Brassai; and Moobifun Head of Business Development and Sales Yahya Wane.

Professional Groups

Professional C-Level professionals that attendees can expect to meet include Gaming operators; Regulators & government authorities; Gaming machine suppliers & manufacturers; Gaming furniture suppliers & manufacturers; Gaming software providers; Payment solution providers; Bookmakers; Online betting sports operators; Mobile gaming operators; Lottery iGaming Fantasy, Skill and e-Sports;
Gaming consultants; Law firms in gaming sector; Affiliates; Investors; Industry associations; and Responsible Gaming Advisors.


This staggering array of representation should make clear that GEFA 2019 is clearly a unique opportunity to not only reach into a new region, but tap into a new market as well.

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