For the second successive year the Balkan Entertainment and Gaming Expo and the Eastern European Gaming Summit were held on 5-7 October in Sofia. The list of exhibitors included 53 companies representing more than 15 countries including Slovenia, Czech Republic, Serbia, Russia, Canada, Dubai, Great Britain, USA, Greece and Poland. Among the exhibitors were 10 leading world companies, including Casino Technology, the largest Bulgarian based manufacturer.

BEGE warmly welcomed companies from China, Macedonia and Romania who made their debut in the Eastern European market. The number of Bulgarian exhibitors at the trade show this year was 16.