International edition
June 24, 2021

Jose Anibal Aguirre, CEO of FADJA Peru

“We want to be an international commercial bridge for the sector”

(Peru, exclusive FADJA Peru will open its doors today, at Westin Hotel and Convention Center in Lima. “We have tripled the size of the exhibition area,” said Jose Anibal Aguirre, CEO of the event, which have left behind the name International Gaming Congress (CIJUEGO) and has adopted the brand Andean Games of Chance Event, (FADJA) already popular in Colombia.


ow are you preparing for the fourth edition of the Peruvian event, now with new format and brand? Which will be the main differences compared to last year?
FADJA trade show is the guarantee of a stip of the best brands worldwide, with innovative assemblies and a unique exhibition of products and services. At CIJUEGO we only had the availability of small booths. Now we have tripled the size of the exhibition area. In its fourth version, FADJA Peru grows up to 4000 sqm in the Westin Hotel and Convention Center. 

What were the reasons for this change?
With 15 years of exerience in Colombia, we have taken the decision to export the brand Andean Games of Chance Event (FADJA). The dynamics of the market in Peru requires from a space to guarantee all the comfort and the assembly of a first-level exhibition, together with a Business Rounds and the promotion of Corporate Social Responsibility for the whole industry.

How have manufacturers responded? 
A great part of the decision to transform CIJUEGO in FADJA Peru is based in the fact of giving a response to the continuous suggestions of the manufacturers to take the FADJA brand to Peru. Thanks to the experience and the excellent moment that the industry is experiencing, we have decided to do it, together with a change of name and format.

Which exhibitors are already confirmed? What will visitors find at the exhibition hall?
Important brands such as DRGT, Expert Games, Novomatic, Konami, Starlight Sign, Lintek, Feral Electronic, Casino Technology, Spielo International, Intervision Gaming, Odrex, Crown Gaming, Evolution WMS, DLV Perú, Ainsworth Game Technology, Seslin, Zitro, Merkur, GLI, Su Red and Panamerican Aristocrat, among other firms, confirm the importance of the exhibition.

What complementary events will take place?
The Andean Games of Chance Event Peru, in ita fourth edition, will have a Schedule of complementary events of extraordinary interest for the development and social impact in the market. On one side, there will be a presentation of the current situation of the projects related to RSE that take place in Peru, May 29 at the lobby of Limatambo Hall, at Hotel Westin Libertador, during a clcktail in which it will be presented a detailed report on the cause to which an important number of operators contribute in an independent way, with philantropic actions in several regions of the country.

Thinking in diversifying the benefits and opportunities for assistants, the organization seeks to  get together Peru and Colombia from a commercial perspective, so it will perform its Business Rounds leaded by the company Corredor Empresarial S.A. with the brand Su Red, taking advantage of the position and success of the companies dedicated to multiple sectors in Colombia, to seek to replicate the model with alliances between companies from both countries. On the oher hand, new laws are appearing, which will allow the start of sportsbooks and online business, which have influence on an excellent investment opportunity for Peruvian citizens. The Business Round will be held May 30th. 

In Lima, it will also take place the III Latin American Summit of Games of Chance Associations, with directors of the trade unions of several countries in order to socialize, highlight and dynamize the actions made in each nation in the RSE field. This way, they search to consolidate the good practices that the games of chance industry does with regards to philantrophy.

Which are your expectations for this year?
SONAJA, APEJA, ASONAIT and COT are calling their affiliates to participate not only at the exhibition of latest generation machines, but also at the complementary events that will gather casino authorities, lotteries, trade union, suppliers and distributors located in the country. 

In this industry, Peru is a leader nation, The implementation o fan online system, the legality levels and all the connection with the regulatory entity is the best. In Lima, the main cities and provinces of the country show the great activity generated by this productive business. That’s why we want to be an international commercial bridge for the sector.

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