Go Africa! Summing-up Another Successful BiG Africa SummitPublished November 4, 2016 by Sol FH
The 4th annual BiG Africa Summit another success as biggest turnout comes to Cape Town.
The BiG Africa Summit on iGaming has transformed into a prestigious event and this year's festivities on October 24-26 at the Century City Conference Centre and Hotel in Cape Town, South Africa were the best yet. From the exhibition halls, exhibitors and sponsors, to the keynote speakers and attendees, the event was dubbed a huge success. Leaders of industry like Mark Hutchinson of Gaming Solutions International and Andrew Dagnall of Bettorlogic shared their view on the behind the scenes of the ever-growing industry and presenters are already excited for next year.
Run by Eventus-International, the BiG Africa Summit will be undergoing a face lift for next year as the company will be constructing a Gaming "Super Show" for next November. When complete, the revamped event will put Africa on the global stage, as hundreds more are expected to come next year. Yudi Soetjiptadi, Project Director at Eventus-International relates: “Africa is ready for the next big step. Our partners, exhibitors, sponsors and attendees, have loyally supported us over the past four years and together we have explored the African continent. But we all agree that it is time to take this to the next level. The African Gaming industry is ready and Eventus-International will soon reveal its offering for 2017!”
iGaming Discussions and Panels
This was by far the best summit from all four years. There were hundreds in attendance that were eager to learn the ins and outs of the industry in the fields of online betting and online casino gambling. Keynote speakers covered a wide-range of topics including discussions on "What New Gaming Markets Can Learn From Older, Established Ones", "Merging with Tech Gaming (Social and Pay to Play) in Africa and Globally", " Opening Up S. Africa's Online Gambling Market" and lectures on eSports and Fantasy Sports, in addition to many others.
Attendees were very pleased with the abundant networking opportunities offered by the summit and it will undoubtedly propel next year's event into a different, bigger animal.