Insight and expertise from across the industry

08:30Reception Opens
10:45Networking Break
09:20Chairman’s Welcome with Phil Fraser
09:30 Live Online Bingo- - The next frontier?
  • As live casino’s unstoppable rise continues, Gamevy’s CEO discusses the challenges of building live games based on other verticals such as lottery, and explores the viability of Live Bingo

  • Learn more about the risks, rewards and opportunities available to suppliers and operators introducing innovative new live products


  • Paul Dolman-Darrall, CEO, Gamevy
    09:55The future of slots and minigames
  • The slots legislative climate in UK retail Bingo and AGC's versus online is quite different; will there be a convergence and how will that effect suppliers/operators and the players themselves

  • Mobile gameplay is on the up: how is that effecting mini game revenue and is player behaviour any different?

  • One hit wonders: why do players always go back to the old favourites and how difficult is it to produce a game that adds incremental value versus cannibalisation?


  • Moderator: Ben Starr, Jumpman Gaming

    Rhys Owen, Chief Executive Officer, Mutuel Play
    Gary Keeney, Head of Bingo, Playtech
    Scott Murray, CEO, Eyecon Gaming
    12:45Lunch
    11:15Trust, integrity and player safety in bingo and slots
  • 2018 is likely to be a watershed moment, with regulators increasing the crack down on operators not ensuring compliance. Hear how the industry needs to adapt to ensure customers are protected

  • With a majority of bingo players not considering themselves to be gamblers, it’s even more important to educate players. Hear how the leading operators are doing this, and the results it’s having

  • Understand how to use strong compliance as a positive tool to increase reputation and trust, and ensure players are happy, safe and playing responsibly


  • Moderator Simon Jones, Managing Director, WhichBingo

    Stella Dalton, Social Responsibility / Regulatory Affairs Manager, Remote Gaming Association
    Sarah Ramanauskas, Senior Partner,Gambling Integrity
    Chris Percy, Data Scientist, Bet Buddy
    12:00Product as a priority
  • Product differentiation and improvement is becoming increasingly important to make brands stand out, as free bonuses become expensive, and wagering requirements increase in unpopularity.

  • Hear from a group of product experts on the changes that have been successful, and what we can expect to see across the next 24 months.

  • Understand what software providers entering the space are bring to the table, and what these new platforms are likely to mean for operators


  • Moderator:Michael Brady, Chief Executive Officer, Bede Gaming
    Tom Ustunel, Director of Betting and Gaming, News UK
    Simon Collins, Commercial Director & Co-founder, Gaming Realms
    Leon Thomas, Chief Commercial Officer, Instant Win Gaming
    15:50Afternoon Networking Break
    14:00Google on progressive web apps in gaming
  • Hear from Google’s Industry Head of Gambling on how the most innovative brands are working with the software giant to boost their brand and mobile acquisition channels

  • Get the latest stats and advice on how bingo and slots brands can use Google Play now that it is open to real money gaming


  • Katie Hemus, Industry Manager, Google

    14:25Innovation & rejuvenation
  • Cross Sell: the value of quality mini-games content, slick UI, tools and user journeys in engaging customers within bingo and beyond

  • Cut to the chat: socially engaging players again the easy way


  • Christopher Dean, Head of Bingo, Yggdrasil
    15:00Marketing Strategy in a new age of compliance
  • Increasing restrictions on TVC’s, growing animosity from the general public and a clampdown on creatives and brands that are seen as too attractive to children are all significant changes to have ramped up over the last 12 months. What’s coming next?

  • Will no wager, or no bonus campaigns and products become the new norm as player opinion turns increasingly hostile to having their money locked in?


  • Moderator: Angus Nisbet, Managing Director, Playtech
    Victoria Reed, Head of Bingo, Betfred
    Allan Turner, Chief Marketing Officer, BGO Group
    Simon Dunne, Chief Marketing Officer, Broadway Gaming
    18:30Conference Ends
    16:20Hey Alexa…
  • We sit down with Will Mace, Head of Kindred Futures to discuss potentially disruptive innovation such as the rise of voice as an interface, chatbots, VR/AR, data and machine learning and what it means for the industry

  • Hear how other product verticals are using emerging technology, and understand how the bingo vertical could leverage similar opportunities across product and marketing

  • Build an understanding of how competitors from inside and outside the gambling industry are preparing for new channels and new interfaces


  • Will Mace, Head of Kindred Futures, Kindred Group (formally Unibet Group)
    17:00Chairman’s Summary
    17:15Networking Drinks on the Mezzanine

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