iGB Live! to host new slots, esports & networking features
The event, which is scheduled to take place at the RAI, Amsterdam from 28 September – 1 October, will become the first major face-to-face gaming event of 2021, and will also feature Clarion’s Match!/VIP programme, aimed at matching up buyers and sellers in the industry.
“We are delighted and honoured to be bringing the entire igaming and affiliate communities together in a physical environment for the first time in 2021,” said Naomi Barton, iGB Live! portfolio director.
“It’s amazing to reflect that the last major B2B in-person event was our sister show ICE London in February 2020, a fact that makes September even more significant for the industry.”
Barton said the Slots Pavilion at iGB Live! will comprise of a central marketplace featuring operators, new and established game development studios, aggregators, platforms and affiliates, who will explore new trends in the online slot market.
The iGB Esports Streamers activation, she said, “will showcase the critical role streamers play in the affiliate and core esports betting sector.”
Meanwhile, Barton described the Match!/VIP programme as an initiative that was developed to connect the right buyers with the right suppliers in a live environment, and allow for productive business networking.
“Momentum is building and there’s huge pent up demand to be part of what promises to be a landmark edition of iGB Live!, alongside iGB Affiliate Amsterdam,” Barton concluded.
Clarion Gaming opted to postpone the 2020 editions of iGB Live! and iGB Affiliate Amsterdam until 2021 last July following the introduction of new travel restrictions related to the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.
In February this year, portfolio director Barton said that the rescheduled event was facing a record volume of direct and indirect enquiries regarding participation.