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eSCon Europe: The eSports Conference

eSCon Europe is the premier conference dedicated to the eSports industry in the UK and Europe.  Now taking place at Le Meridien Piccadilly, the main purpose of this event is to facilitate connections and education to help build a healthy and thriving eSports community in Europe and beyond.  Topics to be covered include branding, grassroots growth, government action, reaching the masses, betting on eSports, talent management and more. featured conferences & events: April 2017What: eSCon Europe

When: April 5 & 6, 2018

Where: Le Meridien Piccadilly, London

Register: Online

Nordic Affiliate Conference (NAC)

The inaugural NAC has been organized by iGaming Business to address the thriving affiliate community focused on the Nordics.  The event has been organized in more of a “lounge style” with the purpose of creating a friendly environment for intimate networking.  Delegates can expect an opening business networking dinner followed by an informative day of Nordic-specific sessions and regional workshops.

What: NAC

When: April 7, 2017

Where: Grand Hotel, Stockholm

Register: Online

Sports Betting East Africa

Africa is one of the hottest emerging markets in the gambling industry, especially when it comes to sports betting.  Sports Betting East Africa will focus on the latest opportunities, trends and strategies in this market while bringing together professionals from across Africa, Europe and beyond.  Topics to be covered include the impact of the Gaming and Lotteries Act 2016, transparency and accountability, the evolution of mobile, how to engage sports bettors off-season and more.

What: Sports Betting East Africa

When: April 10 & 11, 2017

Where: Kampala Serena Hotel, Uganda

Register: Online

Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia

Due to the high demand for and interest in Blockchain technology in Russia, Smile Expo has organized a conference dedicated to the subject in Moscow.  In 2017, the hall will be split into two areas, one for financiers and one for entrepreneurs.  The Financiers stream will focus on Blockchain and banking, cryptocurrency regulation and the creation of the Russian Blockchain consortium. The Entrepreneurs stream will cover Blockchain in telecommunications, insurance, notaries, the Internet of Things (IOT) and asset management.

What: Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Russia

When: April 19, 2017

Where: Center Digital, Moscow

Register: Online


GiGse has moved from San Francisco to San Diego and will continue to focus on preparing gaming companies for future channels and regulated markets while also touching on opportunities available in today’s market.  Topics to be covered include social casino strategies, skill, VR, eSports, DFS and the regulatory status of all the above, the future of Sports Betting in the USA, Tribal casinos and more.

What: GiGse

When: April 26-28, 2017

Where: Marriott Marquis Marina, San Diego

Register: Online