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ENADA OPENS TODAY AT RIMINI EXPO CENTRE, LEADER APPOINTMENT FOR THE WORLD OF GAMING

Press release n. 6 of the 31/03/2022 10.05.39 ( download )

The event organized by Italian Exhibition Group
with the collaboration of Sapar at the same time as Rimini Amusement Show


• The speeches by Lorenzo Cagnoni, president of IEG, Domenico Distante, president of SAPAR and Mauro Zaccaria, president of FEE Consortium
• In the afternoon, conference on changes in the online and retail market

Rimini, March 30th 2022 . The wheel of the world of professional gaming is spinning again, from today and until April 1st at Rimini Expo Centre, for the 34th edition of Enada and the 4th of Rimini Amusement Show.

THE ROAD TO RECOVERY
The event was opened this morning by a ceremony attended by Lorenzo Cagnoni, president of Italian Exhibition Group, Domenico Distante, president of SAPAR, who also introduced a telephone connection with the President of the Puglia Region Michele Emiliano, and Mauro Zaccaria, president of FEE Consortium.

´Enada - recalled Cagnoni - is one of the very few events that has never missed an appointment, not even during the pandemic. And today, opening this 34th edition by returning to the usual dates is good omen. Without exaggeration, I would say that there are concrete elements, even if still tenuous, to be able to talk about recovery: gradual, but constant. Enada itself has grown, compared to the last editions, also from a qualitative point of view ´.

SAFEGUARDING COMPANIES
The President Distante then introduced the president of the Puglia Region, via telephone connection, recalling that on the institutional front he has done a lot to protect the legal gaming companies and their employees, introducing a ´Puglia model´ that has already come a long way at the regulatory level . ´We started from a common, great attention to people - Emiliano began - We know that gambling can give problems especially to the most fragile and that illegal associations ride this dimension by preventing the correct dynamics connected to fun and games. To maintain the right balance, we have decided to give more strength to serious companies and at the same time protect the most vulnerable people. It was necessary to strengthen the legal activity, precisely to combat gambling addictions ´.

COMPANIES ON THE FRONT LINES
President Distante, for his part, after thanking the institutions for their collaboration, commented: ´After 18 months of forced stop, being able to attend an event like this today testifies to the confidence of our companies. The sector has undergone many changes, but companies evolve and adapt to always be in compliance. Because they are aware of being the first bulwark of legality in the area ´.

President Zaccaria concluded by summarizing: ´I confirm that the wind is changing. We sat down at a table with the Monopolies and the dialogue started. The bureaucratic difficulties remain, and slow down the restart, but the whole supply chain is increasingly professionalized and is capable of making one´s needs understood ´.

THE AFTERNOON CONFERENCE
In the afternoon, space for the conference ´The evolution of the game and the player: how the market is changing, online and retail´. Speakers: Maurizio Guerra, Microgame online product and marketing director; Daniele Tagliarini, managing director and payment OKTO; Gianfranco Scordato, RELIGA executive director and Member board of directors, Massimiliano Guarneri, business intelligence & senior back office of Admiral Gaming Network, moderated by Alessio Crisantemi, GiocoNews editor.


ABOUT ENADA 2022
Dates: 30th March . 1st April 2022; Organizer: Italian Exhibition Group SpA; edition: 34th; frequency: annual; info: https://www.enada.it/

ABOUT RAS 2022
Dates: 30th March . 1st April 2022; Organizer: Italian Exhibition Group, Consorzio FEE and SAPAR; edition: 4th; frequency: annual; info: https://www.riminiamusement.it/

FOCUS ON ITALIAN EXHIBITION GROUP
Italian Exhibition Group S.p.A., a joint stock company listed on Euronext Milan, a regulated market organised and managed by Borsa Italiana S.p.A., has, with its facilities in Rimini and Vicenza, achieved national leadership over the years in the organisation of trade shows and conferences. The development of activities abroad - also through joint-ventures with global or local organisers, in the United States, United Arab Emirates, China, Mexico, Brazil and India, for example . now sees the company positioned among the top European operators in the sector.

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