Latest innovations and exclusive new products have been showcased at BEGE 2019
The premier trade show for the international gaming entertainment industry in Eastern and Central European region featured more than 80 companies from all sectors of the gaming industry as they showcased their newest products and services. Exhibitors from 50+ different countries, including Australia, Netherlands, Argentina, India, USA, Czech Republic, Romania, Slovenia, Italy, Latvia, Armenia, Serbia, Cypress, North Macedonia, Poland, Ukraine, Russian Federation, Malta, Germany, Sweden, UK, Bulgaria and many more have shown their innovations and got the opportunity to strengthen and optimize their business. The biggest and well renowned gaming event has recorded a great attendance of nearly 5000 industry professionals from around the world who experienced the latest trends in the gaming and entertainment business.
During both two days of the event, the representatives from the global gaming industry were able to find out the latest and finest solutions, share experience and make beneficial contacts. The BEGE 2019 was thrilled to welcome an expanded array of new participants, as well as the loyal and dedicated returning exhibitors and supporters such as Novomatic, Ainsworth, FAZI, Casino Technology, EGT, SUZOHAPP, Digitain, Interblock, Merkur Gaming, APEX, Apollo Games, Alfastreet Trade BG, IGT, Innovative Technology, Alfastreet Gaming Instruments, Abbiati, Industrias Lorenzo, CPI, Fininvest, JCM Global, Kajot, Aberici, Avansys, Zitro, UltraPlay, JPL, Zuum and many more. Among new exhibitors came to Sofia for the first time to present new trends, developments and innovation in the gaming sector were CTC Holdings, Gambee, Mondo Gaming, TVBet, Bulgames Grup, Sega Amusements International, South Gate Tech, PLAYERS.POKER, Ruby Technology, Skilrock Technologies, DD Consultus, Winsystems, Coco Agency, Zebra Digital, Kurtyna and others.
On the first day of the exhibition the visitors had the chance to see product presentations with fresh new concepts and ideas from well-known industry leaders such as UltraPlay, Easy CSMS, Skilrock Technology, South Gate Tech, Ruby Technology, the digital marketing company Zebra Digital and the entertainment solutions company Coco Agency.
The day finished with glamorous Awards Ceremony at the Official BEGE party. The annual BEGE Awards, which took place at one of the most exclusive night clubs in Sofia – Megami Club honored people and companies for special contribution and excellent achievements in the industry.
BEGE team is thankful for their exceptional contribution to this year ceremony sponsors EGT, Casino Technology and Merkur Gaming. “BEGE Awards recognise excellence in businesses that grow their success, businesses who have made, and keep making, a significant contribution to the gaming industry” Milena Tsankarska, BEGE Project Manager said. “Congratulations to all our winners and finalists” she added.
The winners in BEGE Awards categories are as follows:
For Online Content Provider Of The Year the award went to EGT Interactive;
For Online Platform Provider the award went to BetConstruct;
The winner of Online Sportsbetting Operator category was Palmsbet.com;
Best Esports Betting Solutions Provider Of The Year award went to UltraPlay;
For Best Marketing Concept Program the award went to TVBET;
Casino Management Award went to Сasino Technology;
For Landbased Casino Operator Of The Year the award went to Palms Merkur;
The Component Providers Award went to SUZOHAPP;
The Game Content Award went to NOVOMATIC;
For Land Based Live Gaming Product the award went to CTC HOLDINGS;
The recognition for Most Innovative Product Concepts of the year went to Euro Games Technology;
Slot Machine Of The Year award went to ZITRO S.A.R.L;
The recognition for Notable Figure Or Company In Gaming went to Casino Technology;
The winner in Payment Solutions Provider was CountR GmbH./FININVEST d.o.o.;
For Poker category the award went to Players.Poker
For Fast Growing Online Platform the award went to Digitain.
There were also two additional categories this year. For the leader in marketing, branding, advertising and achieving the highest partnership success rates the awards went to GB Media Corporation (Casino Review and iGaming Times), Casino Life & Business Magazine and Focus Gaming News;
For those who have provided the maximum support and commitment for BEGE over the years the awards went to Casino Technology, Euro Games Technology, Alfastreet Trade, Novomatic and Merkur Gaming and JCM Global.
DEKART was honoured for 30 years of success in the field of gaming industry.
Afterwards the annual award ceremony, the night went on with the solid of entertainment BEGE party program.
The second exhibition day started with Sales Pitch Presentation from TV Bet, Casino Technology, Novomatic, Hololed, Vermin Games and Panga Games.
The 12th edition of BEGE stood firmly behind its mission to support the fast-developing technological sector in the country and the region. The positive feedback from both visitors and exhibitors proved the uprising interest and position of the event as a place where opportunities and challenges co-exist. In 2020 BEGE will be back to support the gaming industry today – a dynamically developing business that is prepared to embrace the newest, wildest and smart technology innovations.