One of the biggest events in the African online gaming industry BiG Africa Supershow will take place next week in Johannesburg for the fifth time. The Betting & iGaming Africa Summit 2017 will be held at Emperors Palace on November 7 and 8 and this year, the show will be bigger than ever, according to the announcements from Eventus-International, the company which holds conferences and trade shows within the gaming industry in Africa and Asia.
The fifth instalment of the conference will gather under one roof all the stakeholders who will be able to discuss all the important topics in the industry. During the BiG Africa Supershow, operators, developers and suppliers will have a chance to meet industry drivers and leaders and learn first-hand about the developments, challenges and business opportunities the Africa’s gaming sector has to offer.
Some of the leading industry experts, government representatives, software developers, bookmaking and data analysts are listed as the speakers at the conference, so participants will have an opportunity to see the latest trends in sportsbook technology, get advice from government officials on pressing issues and learn effective new strategies from prominent professionals. Besides, they will be informed about cutting-edge technological developments and introduced to complementary service providers in the African market.
Those who want to enter the online betting space will be able to attend the presentation The Tournaments of Tomorrow – Betting on Esports where Evert de Bruyn, sports and entertainment lawyer, will share the latest trends in esports betting while CEO of Orena Luca Tucconi will discuss the rise of the sport in Africa.
Another interesting topic will be discussed during the presentation Keeping Your Site Safe Against Online Threats. The presentation will be hosted by reformed hacker and COO at Geekulcha, a hub for skill development, Tiyani Nghonyama who will share the tricks of the trade and advice on protecting online platforms from future threats.
Not only that participants will meet major industry players such as regulators, software providers and operators, but they will be also able to engage in discussions with their peers, conference speakers and thought leaders and build their contact list which can result in beneficial business partnerships.
Betting, online, virtual, sports betting, social, mobile and payments platforms and solutions will be exhibited on more than 40 stands hosted by suppliers and service providers. In celebration of the fifth Annual BiG Africa Summit, five contributors to the BiG Africa SuperShow will receive the BiG Africa Awards.