From the great retrogaming classics to the technological innovations that will make the games of tomorrow, we’ve listed all iGaming, Sports Betting, and Affiliate events you shouldn’t miss. Those shows help find partners, discuss business strategies and show and discuss new products and emerging technologies. The iGaming industry is growing at a fast pace. Especially during the pandemic, this sector got more significant instead of shrinking as most did. Why? Simply because people love being entertained and it becomes easier for them when they can do it from their homes. That’s why being successful in this industry depends on keeping on track with the innovations, trends, and regulatory requirements. This is how you’d be ahead of the concurrence. The events listed below help connect and socialize with people who share the same passion for the industry and create more business opportunities in the ecosystem.
Here’s a shortlist of the most popular events worldwide. Scrowdown to see the complete list of iGaiming, Sports Betting & Affiliate events and expos for 2022.
Best iGaming Events to attend in 2022
Global Gaming Expo
Global Gaming Expo is presented by the American Gaming Association and is where the gaming industry has come together for the past 20 years. G2E focuses on giving professionals a sight of the future of the gaming industry. “G2E’s education program is curated by the industry for the industry, providing actionable insights relevant to today’s trends and operating realities”. Some of the topics they cover at the annual event are –
- research regulation and responsibility
- finance and investment
- the customer experience
- tribal government and gaming
- the future of gaming
- the business of sports betting
In 2022, the event will occur in mid-October (10-13) at Venerian Expo, Las Vegas.
ICE London (Leading Event)
SIGMA is a gaming festival that happens not only in one place but in Europe, Asia, CIS, the Americas, and Africa. The convention is attended by decision-makers, making it a great place for socializing and finding partners. It’s a mix of expo, networking, and conferences.
Malta has been the gathering point of all digital innovators for seven consecutive years. Malta Fair Conventions Centre (MFCC) hosts the SiGMA festival and this year. In November, it will bring together four leading shows. SiGMA, AGS, AIBS, and Med-Tech will come together to create a multifaceted business meeting. At SiGMA Europe is also an awards gala for leading players in the Gaming industry held at the Hilton Convention Center.
In 2022 SiGMA Africa will take place in 3 countries – South Africa, Kenya, and the following year in Ghana. Kenya proves to have the highest number of gambling players in the region and has a growing appetite for innovation. The 2022 event in Nairobi (2-3 March) will host operators, suppliers, affiliates, regulators, and industry leaders to share valuable insights.
SiGMA Asia will take place on March 28-31th, 2022, at the SMX Convention Centre, Manila. The event will combine the gaming and emerging tech industries under one roof as SiGMA will merge with AIBC. The event will have three main focuses – Gaming, Tech, and Deep Tech.
SiGMA Asia will bring together professionals to talk about innovations in Blockchain, AI, Big Data, Quantum Computing, IoT, and FinTech industries. The Deep Tech part will be by tech-savvies for tech-savvies and enthusiasts, concentrating on AI, Big Data, UI, open-source vs. licensed tech.
After a ten-year ban, Ukraine has finally set up to kickstart a gaming market. In June 2022, SiGMA CIS will have the first event in Ukraine that will initiate networking to grow the gaming opportunities in the region.
In July (18-21), SiGMA Americas will debut in Toronto after a series of virtual events. The event will bring to the table topics such as investment opportunities and Canada’s first regulated marketplace.
IGB Affiliate Amsterdam will take place 5-8 July 2022. It is known as one of the leading iGaming Affiliate events. The program offers different ways to connect with people in the industry. The main goal is uniting operators with suppliers and bringing to the table innovative affiliate marketing techniques. The mix of insights and meeting leading solution providers makes IGB Live a place where the community can exchange and gather ideas to overcome challenges.
In 2022 the G2E Asia will be held in The Venetial Macao August 30 – September 1, offering networking opportunities and marketplace for the gaming-entertainment industry. The event is excellent for meaningful connection, learning about the trends, new products, and solutions from professionals. The event is attended by over 95% of Asian casino operators, which makes it the leading event.
Eventus International organizes events connecting people from the entire gaming industry. Some of the significant events for 2021 are Sports Betting West Africa+ held in Nigeria, Scandinavian Gamin Show in Berlin, iGaming Germany also in Berlin, and Gaming & Sports Dubai Summit. Those events offer the attendants a closer look into the gaming and sports environment and highlight the industry’s key opportunities and emerging possibilities.
Hipter Festival is a virtual event held in November that is free of charge—offering two Tech Conference – Americas and Europe. It also has a marketing summit called Picante. Explore the news using #PicanteMarketing2021. The festival is ending with a digital meeting – Gaming Americas Quarterly Meetup Q4.
FSGA Winter Conference is set for 15-16 February in Las Vegas and aims to support fantasy sports and sports gaming and reveal some new fan engagement forms. This is the only conference focused on Fantasy sports.
Event Callendar for 2022
BiG Africa Summit
8th Annual BiG (Betting & iGaming) Africa Summit
Where: Johannesburg, South Africa
When: 17-18 Jan
EGR Nordics Awards 2022
The Briefing will bring together leading online gambling firms in the Nordic gaming market. The event will offer high-level discussions, enabling delegates to come away with a better insight into the strategic and operational implications of operating in this challenging market.
Where: St. Julian’s – Malta
When: January 27
ICE London serves as a global network of gaming professionals across all industry types and levels of seniority.
Where: ExCel, London, UK
When: February 2
iGB Affiliate London
Gaming’s #1 networking and intelligence event for affiliates is BACK. iGB Affiliate London connects affiliates to a 360-degree experience of iGaming through our leading networking, content, and learning.
Where: ExCel, London, UK
When: 2-5 Feb
Russia iGaming Summit & Expo
RiSE 2022 will involve in-depth discussions, highlighting the way forward for betting operations and covering topics such as the TSUPIS systems, affiliate marketing, Russian gambling regulations, responsible gambling, and many more!
Where: St. Petersburg, Russia
When: 24-25 Feb
All In Gaming Ukraine
AGU (All-In Gaming Ukraine) 2021 will unite leading local and international gaming industry leaders to discuss opportunities and challenges in the newly regulated Ukrainian gaming market and explore how stakeholders can gain from the substantial positive impact the new law will have on the various business sectors in the region.
Where: Kyiv, Ukraine
When: 3-4 Mar
ASEAN Gaming Summit
The ASEAN Gaming Summit is an in-person conference that convenes Asia’s leading land-based and online gaming and wagering executives.
Where: Manila, Philippines
When: 21-23 Mar
SiGMA Africa 2022
Where: Cape Town, South Africa
When: March 22
The biggest gathering of all stakeholders from the gaming and betting industry in the Indian subcontinent.
Where: Goa, India
When: 23-25 Mar
SiGMA Asia Gaming Awards
Where: Conrad Hotel, Manila
When: May 26
All American Sports Betting Summit
Eventus International seeks to bring together a panel of internationally acclaimed sports betting professionals to share their secrets to success with the American Market.
Where: New York, USA
When: 26-27 May
The agenda of Chile iGaming has been designed to tackle gaming operators and suppliers (land-based, sports betting, and payment solutions). As well as highlight the gaming trends that will dominate the future in the gaming industry and discuss the current gaming market in the Latin America region.
When: 23-24 June
The International Association of Gaming Advisors (IAGA) will hold its 39th annual International Gaming Summit
Where: Fairmont Copley Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts
When: 27-29 June
Sports Betting East Africa +
Eventus International is proud to host the 6th Annual Sports Betting East Africa+ and the 6th Annual Sports Betting West Africa+ Merger event, offering both meeting platforms under one roof.
Where: Nairobi, Kenya
When: 30 – 1 June
SPiCE Sri Lanka
SPiCE Sri Lanka will focus on the potential of the land-based casino, game of skills, sports betting and online gaming industries in the island nation, and also have extensive deliberations on the tourism, hospitality and entertainment industries. The three day event will be held from the 28th to July 30, 2021, and will provide a holistic view on the opportunities, what’s on the horizon and the expected regulatory changes in the industry on the subcontinent.
Where: Colombo, Sri Lanka
When: 27 Jul
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia is the marketplace for the Asian gaming and integrated resort industry.
Where: Venetian, Macao
When: 30 Aug – 1 Sept
Gaming Expo Francophone Africa
Gaming Expo Francophone Africa (GEFA) in Casablanca, Morocco, will bring together participants representing African and European sportsbooks, gaming companies, and industry experts Abidjan to discuss the strategies needed to succeed in the African gaming business.
Where: Casablanca, Morocco
When: 8-9 Sept
The Americas Gaming Awards
The Americas Gaming Awards will be held in São Paulo, Brazil, on September 12, 2022. Alongside premier networking opportunities, this extravagant awards gala will reward leading players in the Gaming industry in a celebration of achievement. As well as shining a spotlight on some of the most intriguing and creative projects to change the face of the Gaming sector, the glitzy event will also feature an art auction, with all proceeds going to the SiGMA Foundation for a variety of charitable projects.
Where: Sao Paulo, Brazil
When: 12 Sept
GAME Greece (Gaming & Affiliate Marketing Expo)
The first event of its kind, this roundtable conference focuses on developments in the Greek online gaming market. Eventus International will be hosting the 2nd Annual GAME Greece in 2022.
Where: Athens Greece
When: 15-16 Sept
World Lottery Summit
Pursuing our mission to raise funds for good causes is a never-ending journey that must be navigated with determination, inspiration, and innovation. It is essential that the members of the world lottery community periodically come together to help create the road map that will lead the global lottery sector to an inspiring future.
Where: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
When: October 16
iGB Affiliate Berlin
iGB Affiliate events have a proven track record of connecting gaming affiliates with their target clients, as well as exhibiting the latest developments and innovations shaping this fast-paced industry. iGB Affiliate Berlin will be the ideal opportunity to learn about and prepare for Germany’s long-awaited market opening.
Where: Station venue, Berlin, Germany
When: 19 Оct
Gaming & Sports Dubai Summit
The Gaming & Sports Dubai Summit 2022 will take an in-depth look into Dubai’s current gaming and sports environment, uncovering where the key opportunities exist, emerging possibilities, and trends ahead.
Where: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
When: November 17-18
A festival introducing the world’s leading companies in Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Fintech, Climate, Virtual Reality, Education Technology.
When: November 7-11
The Europe Gaming Awards
The Europe Gaming Awards will be held at the Hilton Convention Centre in 2021. Alongside premier networking opportunities, this extravagant awards gala will reward leading players in the Gaming industry in a celebration of achievement. As well as shining a spotlight on some of the most intriguing and creative projects to change the face of the Gaming sector, the glitzy event will also feature an art auction, with all proceeds going to the SiGMA Foundation for a variety of charitable projects.
Where: Not confirmed yet
When: Not confirmed yet
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