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Press release n. 5 of the 20/10/2017 9.35.30 ( download )

Inaugurated today SAPAR´s 45th International Amusement and Gaming Show

.Rimini, 17th October 2017 . The curtain´s gone up on ENADA Rome. The most important autumn event for the gaming and amusement sector, reached its 45th edition today. It was inaugurated at the Italian capital´s trade fair centre today by SAPAR chairman Raffaele Curcio, Italian Exhibition Group (IEG) deputy general manager Carlo Costa and the Rt. Hon. Marco Baldassarre.

Raffaele Curcio states, ´First of all, I´d like to thank IEG and its entire staff, who once again this year did a wonderful job of organizing this expo. Thanks also go to all the companies that once again this year believed in the event and took part as exhibitors. The sector has been in a crisis for years, a crisis created ad hoc, but we, as an association, will fight to find a proper balance and enable everybody to work in the best possible way. To safeguard jobs, players, management companies and legality.´

Carlo Costa emphasized, ´This edition of ENADA Rome is an important opportunity for an insight on the market that is taking shape, bearing in mind the Stability Law and new regulations. We are already setting the appointment in Rimini, at ENADA Spring, because we are working on a lot of ideas to support the sector. In particular, tomorrow we shall announce the new ´Rimini Amusement Show´ project which will be held alongside ENADA right from March 2018.´

The Rt. Hon. Marco Baldassarre (Gruppo Misto) says, ´A lot can be done for this sector . we hope that the next governments are able to correct the errors of assessment that have been made up until now regarding a sector that creates wealth and employment for the country.´

The ribbon-cutting ceremony was followed by the SAPAR conference on the topic ´What impact with the stability law have on the gaming sector?´.
The expo will have an even higher profile, thanks to the Euromat Executive Meeting, on Wednesday 18th October, an important international event for the entire sector.

SAPAR´s International Amusement & Gaming Machine Show, organized by Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), the company formed with the merger between Rimini Fiera and Fiera di Vicenza, will run until Thursday 19th October, once again confirming the mid-week calendar slot, following the good feedback on behalf of trade visitors, who prefer to concentrate their business meetings on weekdays. This choice is also in line with the sector´s major international trade fairs.
The last edition´s successful layout has been reconfirmed, with the show being held in Hall 1, therefore in the closest point to the East entrance.

Organizers: IEG SpA and SAPAR; Category international exhibition; Edition: 45th; Frequency: annual; Admission: trade members only, payment at entrance: tickets: 25 euros, reduced rate 5 euros; hours for visitors: 10:00 am . 6:00 pm; Italian Show Director: Patrizia Cecchi; group brand manager: Andrea Ramberti; brand manager: Orietta Foschi; exhibitor info:; Web site:

Head of National Media & Corporate Communication: Elisabetta Vitali
Head of International Media & Corporate Communication: Patrizia Rovaris;
Rimini office:
Press Office Manager: Marco Forcellini;
Communication specialists: Alessandro Caprio, Nicoletta Evangelisti Mancini and Jacopo Frenquellucci