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GAMING REGAINS CONFIDENCE, ENADA AND RAS END AFTER EXCEEDING ALL EXPECTATIONS

Press release n. 8 of the 27/09/2021 9.59.57 ( download )

A successful return to face-to-face editions
for the 33rd International Amusement & Gaming Machine Show.
organized by IEG, in collaboration with Sapar, and the 3rd edition of the RAS Rimini Amusement Show.
Satisfaction among the exhibitors and the players of the entire product chain


www.enada.it www.riminiamusement.it

Rimini (Italy), 24th September 2021 . Enada and Rimini Amusement Show, the two gaming and amusement expos, which opened on Tuesday at Rimini expo centre, ended yesterday, to the complete satisfaction of exhibitors and the sector´s players.
The 33rd Enada International Amusement & Gaming Machine Show, organized by Italian Exhibition Group with the collaboration of SAPAR, confirmed its role as the reference point for the entire gaming and amusement chain, along with a particularly positive result for Rimini Amusement Show. In fact, at its 3rd edition, the expo for the industry of gaming without cash prizes, achieved an excellent response on behalf of exhibitors and trade members, who once gain chose Rimini Expo Centre and IEG as the ideal place to do business and network on the sector´s future scenarios.

The presidents of Italian Exhibition Group Lorenzo Cagnoni and SAPAR Domenico Distante spoke of the importance of the market once more meeting face-to-face at the ribbon-cutting ceremony, in which Rt. Hon. Rosanna Conte and Ornella De Rosa, president of the International Gaming Observatory also participated.

There were numerous new features and guests at the expo, starting with the Esports Business Day, which on Wednesday featured workshops with some of the top experts and members of the Osservatorio italiano Esports (Italy´s Esports observatory), who shared their knowledge, case histories and the market´s latest main trends, in a unique 100% B2B format. They included Giovanni Sacripante (Digital Marketing & Esports Director, FIGC), Giuseppe Suma (Head of Entertainment, Media, Games, Sport and Telco, TikTok) and Asus Marketing Manager Lavinia Fagolari.

The conference ´Double lockdown, green passes and the future of amusement arcades´, organized by SAPAR, focussed on the sector´s state of the art and prospects, after the double lockdown and the impact on amusement arcades of the measures introduced by the Italian Government. Along with SAPAR president Domenico Distante, speakers included Massimiliano Pucci, president of ASTRO, and ACADI president Geronimo Cardia, all of whom agreed on the inevitability of green passes and the vaccine campaign for reopening and on the necessity of reorganizing a sector that must be safeguarded. The meeting was moderated by Fabio Felici of AGIMEG.

´The challenge of integration: multi-channel facilities tailor-made for managers´ was on the other hand the title of the conference organized by the publication GiocoNews that hosted discussions between Marco Castaldo (CEO, Microgame), Stefano Sestili (Director, Internal Auditing e Risk Management Global, Starnet Limited), Diego Mendez (CEO, StreetWeb and CTO Nazionale Elettronica) and Paolo Gioacchini (President, Giocondabet), with the moderation of Christian Tirabassi (Senior Partner, Ficom Leisure).

Enada also featured the presence of valuable testimonials for responsible gaming, such as épée fencer Rossella Fiamingo, bronze team medallist at the Tokyo Olympics and world individual épée champion on two consecutive occasions, a guest of Global Starnet LTD, plus the great Neapolitan boxer Patrizio Oliva, gold medal winner in Moscow in 1980, the testimonial for Vincitù.

The appointment is with the 34th edition of Enada and the 4th of Rimini Amusement Show
from March 16th to 18th 2022 at Rimini Expo Centre


ABOUT ENADA 2021
Dates: 21-23 September 2021; Organizer: Italian Exhibition Group SpA; edition: 33rd; frequency: annual; info: https://www.enada.it/

ABOUT RAS 2021
Dates: 21-23 September 2021; Organizer: Italian Exhibition Group, Consorzio FEE and SAPAR; edition: 3rd; frequency: annual; info: https://www.riminiamusement.it/

PRESS CONTACT ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP: media@iegexpo.it

FOCUS ON ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP
Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), listed on the MTA (screen-based stock exchange) organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., has built up over the years, through its Rimini and Vicenza venues, a position of domestic leadership in the organisation of trade fairs and conferences, and has developed its foreign activities - also through joint ventures with global or local organisers, in the United States, United Arab Emirates, China, Mexico, India - which have positioned it among the leading European operators in the sector.

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