Johannesburg will welcome experts and key persons from the gaming industry next month as Gaming Africa Conference 2017 opens on Oct. 24.
The two-day event is set to host discussions, exhibitions, and other activities at Birchwood Hotel & OR Tambo Conference Centre, giving attendees the perfect venue to learn and network.
For those interested to attend Gaming Africa by Clarion Gaming, which operates under Clarion Events, here are four important facts that would help them maximize their time in the conference:
Focus on African iGaming market
The primary focus of Gaming Africa is the iGaming market of South Africa. Most of the sessions in the conference will tackle different aspects of its market.
The first session will give audiences a clear grasp of the region’s economic environment and infrastructure. There will also be sessions that help affiliates, daily fantasy sports operators, and fiat and Bitcoin casino operators to target the African market.
There will be delegates from different parts of the world who will attend Gaming Africa Conference 2017. This is a good opportunity to build a strong network in the iGaming market.
The conference has a networking drinks schedule on the first day that starts from 17:30 to 19:30 in the evening. This continues to the networking party that will last much longer.
Totally Gaming Academy
Gaming Africa Conference 2017 will host a complimentary training program or master classes for delegates. The classes help raise standards and molding a professional and sustainable industry. These are valued at R15,000 per training.
Two of the most qualified experts are flying to Africa to give these classes. There is Arjan Kostjens who offers a course on Casino Marketing Academy. Kostjens helps online and land-based casinos with their marketing. He has a background in international advertising and is one of the founders of the Netherland’s first digital agencies.
Joining Kostjens is Lee Richardson who will hold a course on Online Sports Betting Master Class. Richardson holds a senior marketing and commercial role with the Hertz Corporation. He was responsible for leading a team which made the Tote Scoop6 which is the first TV horseracing bet program. Richardson is the founder of Gaming Economics which is an international e-gaming advisory and consultancy business.
Kostjens Master Class is set at 10:00 – 16:00 on Oct. 25. Richardson’s course will take place at the same time at 10:00 – 16:00 on the same day. Visitors should plan which of the class to attend on the second day of the conference.
No entrance fees or charges
Guests can enter the conference without paying any fees. People who are planning on attending the event should register as early as possible at the Gaming Africa Conference 2017 website.
The venue also offers a free airport shuttle which leaves hourly from Birchwood at 30 minutes past every hour. While waiting in the airport lounge, guests can enjoy free Wi-Fi connections and coffee.