Looking Back at The 2018 Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference

Published December 23, 2018 by Brett C

Looking Back at The 2018 Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference

The Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference organized by Smile-Expo, took place on 15 November 2018. Some 250 affiliate managers and industry aficionados attended this prestigious conference.

Ukraine recently played host to its first ever iGaming and affiliate marketing event, dubbed the Kyiv iGaming Affiliate Conference. The conference was held on Thursday, 15 November 2018, and organized by Smile-Expo, a global company with extensive experience in affiliate marketing and online gaming. The event was held at the TAO Event Hall. This sparkling venue provided the perfect meeting place for the delegates. Various networking opportunities presented, with coffee breaks, lunch, and multiple speaking invitations.

A Star-Studded Lineup of Delegates

Hundreds of industry representatives attended, including gaming operators, search engine optimization (SEO) specialists, affiliate managers, arbitrage managers, and webmasters. Over a dozen marketing professionals were among the speakers at the conference, and they addressed a range of issues including the legality of online gambling, social media, affiliate programs and more. Guests hailed from all over the world, including Israel, Germany, Russia, and the Ukraine.

Among the notable attendees were legal consultant Viacheslav Ustimenko. He stressed the importance of GDPR in online gaming operations. According to Ustimenko, ‘… Many of us are registered as Scottish and British partnerships. It's time to stop this trend.’ SEO expert Victor Karpenko from SeoProfy received rapturous applause when he took to the stage. He focused on the significance of search engine optimization in top-ranking competitive markets like the US. Karpenko spoke of effective ways to reach #1 position in search engine listings.

Vladimir Luchaninov addressed the topic of how to select an affiliate program, and the attendant risks. The discussion participants reached conclusions on a number of topics, particularly as it related to attracting affiliates to affiliate programs. The importance of brand was stressed over tools, particularly in the online casino arena.

After Party Ritz & Glitz

At the end of the conference, a private party was hosted and delegates were invited to participate. Various companies attended, including MGID, Admitad, PARIMATCH, ROX Partners, FAVBET, and others.

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