On the 2nd of June, at Russia's Sokolniki exhibition and convention center, a two day extravaganza will bring together global marketing leaders to learn about one of the most intriguing emerging markets in the world and offer investment opportunity.
Regional event specialist Smile Expo is celebrating its tenth year hosting Russian Gaming Week, the largest industry-business platform in the CIS.
The expo will cover the pressing topics for iGaming today, including real and virtual casinos, betting, fantasy sports, quizzes, lotteries and eSports. Smile-Expo has ensured the utility and effectiveness of Russian Gaming Week 2016 to exhibitors and visitors. Primary areas of focus include identification of new promising areas for business development within the CIS; the status and implementation of legislative regulation in Russia; and streamlining iGaming operational processes with an eye towards harnessing the Russian market's vast potential.
In addition, all the latest iGaming hardware and software products will be on display for a range of iGaming luminaries such as operators of live and online casinos; participants of exchange and OTC trading; dealing centres reps; casino affiliate program members; betting portals coordinators; game developers for social networks and mobile devices; investors, and experts in certification and quality control.
Prominent brands exhibiting their products will include BetConstruct, Bingo Boom, CASEXE, Slotegrator (with an unusual promotion), Golden Race, Fobnet, UB Gaming and Paris Match. These exhibitors are set to shed new light on industry development trends and open investment channels for start-ups as well as expanding companies to find new partners and sponsors.
Speakers will cover topics ranging legal regulation of bookmaking enterprises to the prospects of betting, fantasy and eSports, as well as the popularity of the US directed Daily Fantasy Sports.
Social and Mobile Conference
Concurrently, the Social & Mobile Gambling Conference will be held, for a sector which is nearing $8.5 billion already.
Last but not Least
In a late-breaking development, one of the more audacious promotions will be offered by software aggregator Slotegrator, in the form of an oil wrestling match between two scantily clad female wrestlers upon whom attendees can place bets. Will this become a trend for online gambling sites? Only time wil ltell.
Knowledge and Fun
In the truest sense of the word, Russian Gaming Week 2016 certainly appears to offer something for everyone in iGaming.