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Vienna International Gaming Expo 2018 Brings Innovation Closer this May

Spring is usually the season which brings quite the variety of gaming conferences and congregations of people in the industry ready to network and exchange useful tips and experience with like-minded people. One of the eagerly anticipated events this May is going to be the Vienna International Gaming Expo, which is aiming to bring innovation closer to the people.

This week saw the official announcement of the schedule for the major gaming festival, that is expected to receive a lot of attention in the month of May as well as on the run up to it. Since this will be the second edition of the ViGE everyone is ready for what there is on offer, as the people responsible for the organization have a lot to offer. Since its first installment last spring the gaming expo has gained a lot of supporters and its popularity has surged immensely, guaranteeing even more participants present this year.

Austria’s tallest skyscraper, Danube City Tower 1 hosts Meliá Vienna Hotel, which is going to welcome the international audience expected to arrive for the gaming summit. The location is expected to provide the necessary conditions and spacious environment for the expo. The attention to detail is also worth taking into account, as the organizers are willing to listen to the recommendations of their guests from last year and put their advice in action in the second installment of the gaming summit.

ViGE 2018 is scheduled to commence on 30th May and to continue over the span of the following days leading up to 1st June. The exact location for the convention will be the 11,614-square-feet ballroom attached to the Meliá Vienna, giving a chance to all participants to present their ideas and future projects. According to the confirmations received up to this point, as many as 60 countries will have their representatives on the gaming convention.

Riveting Offerings during ViGE 2018

The focus will be on new and upcoming companies which will receive the spotlight of attention, as well as already well-known companies in the gaming industry. Collaborations between software providers and service suppliers are encouraged, as this is going to ensure a steady partnership among the diverse gaming segments representing the industry – casino, sports betting, eSports, virtual reality gaming, and daily fantasy sports.

There will be enough space for only 38 exhibitors during this edition of the gaming expo, meaning that registration in advance is going to secure them. In addition to networking and providing companies with the chance to collaborate in the future, the organizers have also made sure that the gaming expo will be informative to its participants. Featured in the second installment of ViGE will be the exciting iGaming Knowledge Seminar, as well as panels providing discussions about the innovation in the field.

Among the topics which will receive more attention are the latest happenings in Germany and Austria’s gambling sectors, as well as updates on the gaming regulations in Europe in general. Topics to the likings of VR and Augmented Reality and their introduction in the gambling industry will also attract the attention of many gaming enthusiasts.

 Author: Hannah Wallace

Hannah Wallace has been part of our team since the website was launched. She has a master’s degree in IT.