The gaming industry is eagerly awaiting the start of Russian Gaming Week. Here, participants from many different companies can learn about the latest developments and interact with each other. The two-day event started on 7 June. It is the largest event in Russia dedicated to this industry. There will be a great many exhibitions and lectures at the event. These will give members of the industry multiple opportunities to learn from the experts.
Russian Gaming Week 2017
The 2017 event is the 11th edition of the Russian Gaming Week. The event always attracts lots of participants. By all indications, the current one will be as successful as its predecessors. This event will once again be hosted at Pavilion No.2 of Moscow’s Sokolniki Exhibition Center. The event will be organized by Smile-Expo, one of the largest and most experienced event managers in Europe. The conferences start at 10 am whereas the exhibition begins at 11:00 am.
There will also be participants from the United Kingdom, Israel, Germany, the United States in addition to Russia’s neighbouring countries. The participant list includes software developers and gaming operators. Moreover, there will also be representatives of affiliate programmes, licensing bodies, and payment processors. Finally, there will also be many investors looking for interesting business opportunities.
The Events at the Russian Gaming Week
The first day’s event will include a ‘Betting Day’. This is because it will include topics on how to bring in more customers. It will also include the changes in the industry.
The second day’s programme will focus on internet and land based casino businesses. They will emphasise on the best software to be used for each type of business. There will also be a talk on how companies can expand their reach beyond the Russian and CIS region. The Gaming Zones being established in different parts of the country will also be examined in detail.
Gaming industry events always include discussions on subjects that are of immediate and future importance. Participants can look forward to discussions on the latest payment systems and also on digital currencies such as Bitcoin. There are many misconceptions regarding Bitcoin and how it can be used. However, cryptocurrencies will very much be a part of the gambling industry’s future growth. Therefore, operators will have to learn how to use them correctly.
Latest Technologies Finds its Way into the Russian Gaming Week
Latest technologies such as Virtual Reality will get their due importance during the event. The developing vertical of eSports will also be a part of this. There will also be a section on gambling laws in Europe, with special emphasis on Russia. Gambling legislation is a very important topic indeed. The very health of the industry depends on having the right laws in place.
Russian Gaming Week will also be a good place to see new products. This is because many companies opt to launch their products here. Participants will also be given a prize amounting to 7,777 Roubles. They can spend it at one of the leading gambling clubs in the city.
Industry Bigwigs to Participate in the Russian Gaming Week
Some of the industry bigwigs who have confirmed their participation at the event include the following:
- Bingo Boom’s Konstantin Makarov
- Leading lawyer Maria Lepschikova
- Yuri Fedorov, head of the Russian Bookmakers Association
- Crystal Soft’s Michael Kharkovskyu
- Federbet’s General Director Francesco Baranca
Endorphino’s Ruslan Lyulko will be on hand to talk about Bitcoin. He will focus on how it has the ability to change people’s online gaming habits. He is indeed the right person to give this talk. This is beceuase his company has just created a slot machine that has been designed to be used with Bitcoin.
The Russian Gaming Week has always attracted large numbers of participants. Hence, it’s no surprise that hotels in the vicinity of the venue have been filling up. Even so, attendees can expect preferential rates at many of these hotels.