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European Gaming (EG) engages in a strategic partnership with SBC (Sport Business Chain)

TAGs: European Gaming Media and Events

Transylvania – 14 August 2018 – European Gaming Media and Events, the leading media and boutique gaming events organizer in CEE, Baltics and Balkans, is proud to announce SBC (Sport Business Chain) as its latest strategic partner.

European Gaming (EG) engages in a strategic partnership with SBC (Sport Business Chain)The partnership will see a collaboration between the media segment of European Gaming and the inaugural SBC2018 conference, which is going to bring together key sport stakeholders across the region, and across the private, public and volunteering sectors.

Sport Business Chain aims to contribute to the development of the Eastern European sport business market. Moreover, the organisation works around the clock to provide development opportunities to a wide range of sport stakeholders, whose expertise and desire to make a difference can push the entire sector further, if they are open to collaboration, cooperation and networking.

The inaugural Sport Business Chain conference is a unique opportunity for regional sport businesses to come together with athletes and interested parties for 3 days of learning and networking. It is an interesting concept and we excited to take part in this partnership. Regulated sports gambling practices and the sport business sector are deeply connected and it is a great opportunity for the gambling industry in the region to take part. Teodora and Cosmin are two go-getters, who are passionate about sport and all its behind-the-scenes works. They have the same passion and enthusiasm for creating something unique and of high quality as Betty and I had when we first started organizing events in the region. We look forward to this collaboration and hope to see you all in Bucharest at the end of September.Zoltán Tűndik, Head of Business at European Gaming Media and Events.

“Partnering up with European Gaming comes naturally for Sport Business Chain, as both of us are aiming to contribute to the development of the emerging segment market of sport. Moreover, we share a common focus: collaboration, bringing together the key pieces of the gaming community, from industry leaders to policy makers, regulators, operator and service providers.” Cosmin Albu – Co-Founder of Sport Business Chain.

“We are honoured to partner up with European Gaming, a forward-thinking organisation whose ‘umbrella approach’ towards gaming and esports provides an invaluable source of know-how and a launching pad for these sectors’ stakeholders involved across the entire European region” Teodora Busurca – Co-Founder of Sport Business Chain.

The collaboration between the two companies commences immediately and if you are looking to benefit of a 15% extra discount on your ticket, make sure you contact the team at EG on hello@europeangaming.eu to obtain the promotional codes.

About SBC (Sport Business Chain)

Sport Business Chain aims to contribute to the development of the Eastern European sport business market. Moreover, the organisation works around the clock to provide development opportunities to a wide range of sport stakeholders, whose expertise and desire to make a difference can push the entire sector further, if they are open to collaboration, cooperation and networking.

In this context, SBC2018 conference has taken shape to bring together key sport stakeholders across the region, and across the private, public and volunteering sectors. Sport organisations and businesses involved in sport as either partners or sponsors would benefit from accessing invaluable networking opportunities, as well as exclusive insights from global sport industry leaders.

The speaker line-up consists of 35+ sport leaders and entrepreneurs, whose expertise and background vary from sport business owners, sponsorship experts and sports marketing gurus, to sport policy makers and sport academia representatives. Therefore, Sport Business Chain offer the context for sport enthusiasts and practitioners to remain at the forefront of sport business, grasping exclusive industry insights, trends and case studies that are relevant to the ‘here and now’ of the sport ecosystem.

The international event promises three days full of know-how, case studies, networking and entertainment. Moreover, the attendees should leave the conference with an action plan developed around how to build sustainable sport organisations and expand their earned income streams.

For instance, Wim Mathues, founder of MCMC and Senior Manager E-commerce & Digital Partnerships at Coca-Cola Partners, will have a keynote on ‘European Sponsorship Strategy: Transformation from Traditional to Digital Sponsorship’ applied on Bwin. Moreover, Maik Matischak, Vice-President on Communications of NBA EMEA, will have a 1-on-1 interview on stage discussing ‘How the NBA Is Approaching the European Market from a Communications Perspective’. Nick Speakman, Founder & Head of SPORF will touch upon ‘Engaging the Millennial Fan’, whilst Diego Valdes, Director of Sports Business Institute, will present ‘Current Business Trends in the Football Industry’. Furthermore, George Ogararu will present ‘Key Learning Points from Ajax Amsterdam Academy.’

The full event’s agenda can be accessed here.

About European Gaming Media and Events (formerly EEGMedia/EEGEvents)

European Gaming Media and Events is a leading media and boutique event organizer company in the European Union which produces the prominent conferences in the region such as CEEGC (Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference), Prague Gaming Summit, Mare Balticum Gaming Summit, EGC (European Gaming Congress) and VIGE (Vienna International Gaming Expo).

The company owns and operates five official media outlets that serve daily news about the b2b sector of the gambling industry, eSports, DFS and crypto gaming.

The live events/conference division is in charge of organizing boutique style executive gaming events that focus on bringing inside information from the top gaming experts in the European Union and beyond. Their first event was held in Budapest on the 19th of September 2016. Since then the team have implemented more destinations into their event portfolio.

In short, they cover most areas of Europe with international events that serve the local and global industry, optimize networking opportunities and bring the hottest topics into scope.

The event destinations in 2019 will include a further expansion for the company in their quest to enter the Western European region and bring their expertise to produce local gaming events.

For more details about the calendar, agendas and locations, visit the Live Events/Conferences section on europeangaming.eu

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