GGB is committed to providing updated news and analysis on our weekly news site, GGBNews.com.

Sofia, Bulgaria Readies for Annual Balkan Gaming Event

Sofia, Bulgaria Readies for Annual Balkan Gaming Event

The Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Expo and concurrent Eastern European Gaming Summit are being held for the third year running at the Inter Expo & Congress Center in Sofia, Bulgaria. The dates for this year’s show and conference are October 4-6.

The expo draws exhibitors from the interconnected worlds of gaming, amusement and tourism. Well-known casino suppliers like Abbiati and Gaming Partners International are joined by regional companies active in both the casino and street slot sectors. Bulgaria’s home-grown slot industry is well represented by Casino Technology and Euro Games Technology, both of whom participate regularly at G2E, IGE and numerous other shows around the world.

Also featured this year are suppliers active in the security and surveillance, digital signage and food & beverage sectors.

The accompanying Eastern European Gaming Summit will offer attendees a unique opportunity to get to know the region, which has 55 million inhabitants. Representatives of gaming associations from Bulgaria, Croatia, Republic of Macedonia, Romania and Serbia will be joined by their counterparts from Austria, Greece and Poland to review changes in the regulatory environment. The speakers will outline the challenges and opportunities experienced so far this year, and provide forecasts for the near future.

Armin Karu, chairman of the board of Olympic Gaming Group, and Yuri Rozental, director of European marketing for MGM Grand, will present their views. Regional operators Princess Casinos, Grand Casino Beograd and Club Hotel Casino Loutraki will be among those sharing experience with the audience.

Registration can be completed online before September 30. More information is available at www.balkangamingexpo.com and www.eegamingsummit.com.

    Recent Feature Articles

  • Back to Basics: 10 Trends for 2023

    The 10 Trends for 2023 do not start with the recovery from the pandemic

  • Doing the Math

    The creativity of game design goes hand in hand with what keeps players at the game—the program math

  • Everything to Everyone

    Bally’s Chairman Soo Kim aims for the top, but will technology be his foil?

  • Regulating the Regulators

    Should regulators of the multi-state, billion-dollar casino industry come from the outside?

  • Paying It Forward

    How payment technology has successfully met the challenges of today’s gaming industry