The global gaming industry was recently pleasantly surprised by the announcement that the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is going to welcome the inaugural edition of the Asia Lottery Expo and Forum. Set to commence on 15th May and to continue for three days, the lottery-aimed sub-event is going to provide all people interested in the field with the chance to showcase the projects they are working on while meeting like-minded people who strive to better the industry in Asia.
It is known that the casino industry trade show has a long history of editions in the biggest gaming hub in the world, Macau. The 2018 edition of the expo is scheduled to feature a new sub-event which is striving to provide a meeting place for people in the lottery field which are willing to learn everything new in the sector and keep up with the development. It is going to feature the presentation of new lottery products and offerings. There will also be a conference part which was introduced by the people responsible for the organization as a business, learning, and networking platform for the professionals.
What the Expo Will Feature
In the rich schedule of the Asia Lottery Expo and Forum 2018, there will be a wide variety of seminars led by some of the most renown names in the industry, among which members of China Lottery Industry Salon Experts Committee, as well as other representatives of entities in the industry. All of them will have the chance to announce what they are working on, such as different platforms, systems, capabilities, and innovations. They will also be able to discuss future collaboration prospects with all lottery operators based in Asia. Professor Su Guojing, lottery expert and founder of the China Lottery Industry Salon, stated that this is an opportunity which should not be missed.
According to him, some of the most well-known experts, academics, and professionals from across Asia will have the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas. Such events are well-known for their positive effect on the growth of the industry and the boost of development they give to the gaming field. Back in 2016, Asia-Pacific’s lottery sector reported total sales amounting to $107.7 billion. As of August this year, the sales on a global level have surged by 0.9 percent in the first quarter of 2017. On a national level, the sales in Africa, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific region have jumped by respectively 9.4 percent, 5.8 percent, and 5.4 percent.
The congregation will have three main and very important for the industry themes throughout the three days. All of them have an impact on the development of the lottery in Asia and they are to the likings of “Asian Lottery Market Trends and Dynamics”, “Opportunities, Challenges of the Asia Lottery Industry and the Era of Big Data”, and “Accelerating the Asia Lottery Industry – Corporate Social Responsibility and Technology Innovation Development”. They will provide a further insight into the sector, and once they are finished all participants will have the chance to join the special forum which has the potential to create many successful partnerships.