Conferences in Europe
European Gaming Q2 Meetup happening next week (10 June), here are the most important details to remember
European Gaming announces the final agenda for their second virtual quarterly meetup in 2021.
The European Gaming Q2 Meetup is taking place on the 10th of June and we are ready to reveal the final agenda for the event. See more details here | Register for free
The meetup already attracted +2k registrations and the interest around the meetups organized by Hipther Agency has increased by +500% in 2021
The team at Hipther Agency along with the Way Seers at European Gaming has designed a program that will satisfy all content needs for companies interested in updates from the EU/EEA/CIS and Balkan regions.
Here is how the final agenda looks like:
All times are in CEST – Central European Summer Time
- 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM – Regulation Outlook on 2021 in Europe
- 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM – Responsible Gaming .21
- 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM – Nordic Industry Roundtable
- 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM – Key ingredients for running a successful operation
Among the esteemed experts who will share their latest information, you can find:
- DR. SIMON PLANZER – Partner at PLANZER LAW
- COSMINA SIMION – Managing Partner at Simion & Baciu
- ALLA SEREBRIANSKAIA – Partner/Socia at Asensi Abogados
- MÁIRE CONNEELY – Senior Associate at A&L Goodbody
- CHARMAINE HOGAN – Head of Regulatory Affairs at Playtech
- RASMUS KJAERGAARD – CEO at Mindway AI
- SETH PALANSKY – Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility & Communications at Conscious Gaming
- GUSTAF HOFFSTEDT – Secretary-General at the Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling
- MORTEN RONDE – CEO at Danish Online Gambling Association and Managing Partner at Nordic Gambling
- MINNA RIPATTI – Founding partner and legal advisor at Legal Gaming in Finland
- ROLF FRANCIS SIMS – Manager Public Affairs at Kindred Group plc
- DOMENICO MAZZOLA – Commercial Director at Altenar
- YANINA KAPLYA – Head of Marketing at BetGamesTV
- ROBERT LENZHOFER – Co-Founder & CEO at Hölle Games
- NADIYA ATTARD – Director of Sales at Relax Gaming
- …and many more
You can also view the full schedule and speakers’ list on the following link: https://europeangaming.eu/meetups/schedule-q2-meetup/
The aim of the quarterly virtual meetups is to increase the access to quality information, but also provide an excellent opportunity to participate in engaging discussions between the industry stakeholders.
All through the year, you can tune in on quality discussions and meet up with the top names from the EU/EEA/CIS and Balkans via the European Gaming Quarterly Meetups, or with the North and Latin American gaming industry via the Gaming Americas Quarterly Meetups.
The meetup series is powered by Hipther Agency and is backed by sponsors Altenar, Nordic Gambling, Play’n GO, All-In Global, and Singular.
The strategic partners of the meetups are GameOn and Square In The Air.
For further sponsorship/speaking and marketing inquiries, make sure to reach out to Andrada Marginean (B2B Sales Executive at Hipther Agency).
For media-related inquiries, please contact Alexandru Marginean (Marketing Specialist at Hipther Agency).
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Conferences in Europe
RSVP Round table discussions with focus on Czechia, Poland, Romania, Finland and USA at Prague Gaming & TECH Summit 2023
- Prague Gaming & TECH Summit will feature RSVP round table discussions with a focus on Czechia, Poland, Romania, Finland, and USA
- Leading experts from globally recognized companies confirmed
There are less than two weeks left until the #hipthers will open the doors to the highly awaited PRAGUE GAMING & TECH SUMMIT.
As mentioned in earlier press releases, the 2023 edition of the Prague Gaming & TECH Summit, which will take place between 29-30 March at Vienna House Andel’s Prague, will bring new features to the program to boost engagement among delegates and supplement the content.
Besides the quality content shared during the panel discussions and keynote presentations, a limited number of delegates can join 5 region-oriented round table discussions.
🎟️ Register here |🗉 View the program | 👥View the attendees’ list
The exclusive round table discussions are core functionality of the Prague Summit and allow delegates to address more complex questions to the leading expert with valuable information about each jurisdiction. Each country is assigned a round table where up to 5 delegates can sit in and formulate questions for the experts.
- The roundtable discussion about Czechia will be led by Václav Ulrich – Co-founder of the Institute for Gambling Regulation
- The roundtable discussion about Finland will be led by Antti Koivula – Legal Advisor at Legal Gaming Attorneys at Law
- The roundtable discussion about Romania will be led by Dan Iliovici – Vice President at Rombet
- The roundtable discussion about Poland will be led by Piotr Dynowski – Partner/Attorney at Law/Head of IP/Media/Tech&Comms Practice at Bird & Bird Poland
- The roundtable discussion about the USA will be led by William J. Pascrell, III, Esq – Partner at Princeton Public Affairs Group, Inc.
The 2023 edition Prague Gaming & TECH Summit is supported by the following sponsors: Cloudflare, GR8 TECH, Nordic Gambling, NSoft, nanocosmos, Tom Horn Gaming, TriStratus, Endorphina, No Fluff Jobs, Bragg Group, and Vit2Go.
In 2023, the event becomes a 2-day conference that automatically increases the networking opportunities, thus the team has lined up some unique networking sessions for you to benefit from.
🎟️ Register here |🗉 View the program | 👥View the attendees’ list
C-level executives, compliance experts, government officials who are active in the iGaming, eSports, Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Fintech, Virtual/Augmented/Mixed Reality, and many more are going to share their knowledge and are ready to meet you in Prague between 29-30 March 2023.
Participants also have the opportunity to explore the future by entering the metaverse via virtual reality goggles onsite during the show.
Until 20 March, you can still register at the normal rate by opting for either the Delegate Pass or Combo Pass (which includes 3 nights of accommodation at the official hotel). You can find more details here: https://hipther.com/events/prague/regprague2023/
As always, the team is continuing their initiative for a sustainable future are taking even more steps that directly impact the conservation of the planet’s ecosystem and biodiversity
Additionally, make sure to keep an eye on the European Gaming Quarterly Meetups, which also offer a virtual opportunity to stay up to date with the gaming industry throughout the year.
Wazdan picks up six nominations at the BSG Awards 2023
Wazdan, the innovative games provider, has made it to the voting phase of the BSG Awards 2023 in six categories, with the winners being announced over a three-day conference from the 15th to the 17th of May.
Taking place in Riga, Latvia, the ceremony marks an important event for the iGaming industry in the Nordic and Baltic countries. Wazdan retains a strong presence in the region, being live and holding licenses in Denmark, Sweden, Latvia, and Lithuania.
Wazdan’s nominations for the awards include Best Online Casino Provider in the Nordics, Rising Star in Nordic Online Casino Technology, Best Slots Provider in the Nordics, Best Online Casino Provider in the Baltics, Best Slots Provider in the Baltics and Rising Star in Baltic Online Casino Technology.
This event follows the 2022 Awards which took place last May, where Wazdan took home the trophy for two categories: Best Slots Provider in the Baltics and Rising Star in Nordic Online Casino Technology.
The finalists for each category are decided by popular vote, which is open now and running until the 20th of March.
Andrzej Hyla, Chief Commercial Officer at Wazdan said: “We are thrilled to once again be nominated among the industry’s best at the BSG Awards 2023. At Wazdan we constantly strive for innovation and it’s great to see that being recognised at the event.
“We would be honoured to be shortlisted. We encourage everyone to vote on Wazdan and we wish the very best of luck to all nominees!”
The international games industry meets in Hamburg – 500 guests at the Hamburg Games Conference 2023
Welcoming the games world on-site in Hamburg: 500 conference guests and 50 speakers traveled from 26 countries to the 14th Hamburg Games Conference on March 1 and 2. An additional 600 guests visited the conference’s expo area which was open to the public during the conference. Over the two days of the conference, a total of 17 presentations, 4 panel discussions, a workshop and a pitch competition were on the agenda. In the expo area of the conference, development studios and service providers presented themselves and their products to the professional audience. In the business area, conference guests arranged a total of more than 300 meetings via the matchmaking platform MeetToMatch and the get-together on the evening of the first conference day was used extensively for networking with the German and international games industry.
The focus topic of this year’s Hamburg Games Conference was “Invest in Games” – major M&A trends in the industry, portfolio strategies, practical insights from the sale of one’s own games company: the main track was all about the potentials of the international games markets, but also about the challenges studios face in winning investors and publishers for their own projects. In the second conference track, speakers additionally shared practical insights and knowledge from the areas of game development, start-up founding and financing.
Successful return as on-site event and international networking platform
“We are delighted about a successful conference with numerous international B2B guests here on site in Hamburg. The Hamburg Games Conference has not only established itself as the one of the first major B2B event in the games industry’s annual calendar, but also as the ideal exchange platform for making international contacts and initiating deals,” comments Dr. Ralph Oliver Graef, Managing Partner of the law firm GRAEF Rechtsanwälte who co-organize the event.
“Our conference program on ‘Invest in Games’ and selected hands-on topics received very positive feedback. In addition to the many practical insights, we were also able to spark discussions, for example about salary transparency or games marketing post-corona,” adds Dennis Schoubye, Head of the location initiative Gamecity Hamburg, co-organizer of the Hamburg Games Conference.
Numerous well-known games companies among attendees, contributors and sponsors
Hamburg-based games companies InnoGames, Bigpoint, Exit Games/ Photon Engine, Behaviour Interactive and The Sandbox supported the conference with sponsorships, as did software service provider Endava and Wemade, provider of the blockchain platform WEMIX, and the Polaris Convention, also based in Hamburg.
Canada’s Quebec was on board as a partner region, which allowed for talks by Stephanie Marchand (VP Production at Behaviour Interactive) and Christopher Chancey (CEO ManaVoid Entertainment & Co-Founder Indie Asylum), among others.
Companies present with speakers or among the conference guests included Humble Games, Assemble Entertainment, 1Up Management, Gameforge, gamigo, Team17, Fishlabs, Jung von Matt Nerd, MTG, Exmox, DDM, DigiTales, Boombit, Tivola, Sviper, DZ Bank, Rockfish Games, BLN Capital, Daedalic Entertainment, FDG Entertainment, DER SPIELGEL, fritz-kola, Agaté, Crunchyroll, com2us, Swiss Games, Hamburg Messe + Congress, Agnitio Capital, Articity, Aream & Co and game – The German Games Industry Associaton.
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