LONDON – (29th April 2014) The recently formed EiG Advisory Board, which comprises leading names in gaming, including Andre Wilsenach, Executive Director, Alderney Gambling Control Commission; Hussein Chahine, CEO, Yazino; Nils Anden, CMO, Unibet and Joerg Hofmann, President, IMGL has welcomed the decision to move the 2014 edition of EiG to the German Capital Berlin, widely recognised as a world leading centre for media, technology and cutting-edge creative industries. Organisers Clarion Events have confirmed that the 2014 edition of EiG will be held across 21st, 22nd and 23rd October at the iconic, river-fronted Arena Berlin, the city’s leading venue which has played host to a range of business and cultural events including Disrupt Europe 2013 – TechCrunch and Bestseller Fashion Fair.
Ben Dale, International Development Director at Ladbrokes who attended the recent meeting of the EiG Advisory Board which was held at St Ermin’s Hotel, London said: “Clarion’s decision to form an Advisory Board is to be commended and I believe that it will help to ensure EiG remains relevant and topical in what is an extremely dynamic market place. There is an enormous amount of goodwill for EiG to remain successful and I am delighted that Clarion is drawing on the experience and insight of what is a very knowledgeable board. The decision to move to Berlin is, I believe, a good one and I am sure the world of IGaming will enjoy their time in what is a hugely creative, hospitable and dynamic city.”
Kate Chambers, Portfolio Director responsible for EiG said: “We are indebted to Ben and his colleagues on the Advisory Board for their time, their knowledge and their enthusiasm which has proved invaluable. Announcing our move to Berlin, a city whose heart beat is creativity, is just the first of many groundbreaking changes and initiatives that we have developed in partnership with our Advisory Board and details of which we will be releasing shortly.”