aming & Technology Expo, GAT Expo, until last year branded as FADJA, will take place on April 23 and 24 in a completely different scenario to Bogotá. The new location, Cartagena de Indias, has very attractive characteristics for foreign visitors interested in Colombia and in the markets of Peru and Brazil, mainly since they are close to issuing new regulations related to online gambling.
The list of sponsors and exhibitors of GAT Expo 2020 to date, includes BetPlay as a Premium Sponsor, a sports betting platform with a high impact on the market and now sponsor of the Colombian Football League and the National Team of football.
Platinum Sponsors are: Novomatic, a traditional FADJA exhibitor for 22 years and one of the largest gaming technology companies in the world; Zitro, comes standing strong with its video slots and opening offices in Colombia; and Pixelo, an Italy-based company that will offer its products and services in South America for the first time, and has a versatile and secure platform with all the elements for continuous improvement in sports betting operation.
The Digital Sponsors are: Win Systems / Gold Club, Betgenius and WorldMatch.
The companies that have already secured their stands at the Cartagena de Indias Convention Center are: IGT, Novomatic, Zitro, WorldMatch, Win Systems / Gold Club, Pixelo, 1XBet, Rivalo, Colinktek, JCM, TVBET, Habanero, R Franco, Automated Transactions, GLI, Zuum, Spintec, Luckia, Ainsworth, Aristocrat, Aruze, Alfastreet, ASAP, Gambee, BMM Testlabs, Toucheng, IBC Group, Digitain, Quinel, Universal Soft, Play'n GO, Betradar, EvenBet, Golden Race, ICT, Bya Group, Human Contract, Playtech Colombia, Swarm, Ready Online, Auditplay, Octoplus, Tombola Online, Recargame Me Online.
The commercial exhibition will feature different areas for casino and online betting in the Barahona and Claustro de las Ánimas lounges.
GAT Expo 2020 location is the Cartagena de Indias Convention Center, the only one in Colombia that holds the Gold Certification of the International Association of Conference Centers (AIPC) and the Bureau Veritas quality certification granted for excellence in its operation processes. It is nestled in the heart of the city in the Bay of Cartagena, surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean and the colonial architecture of the Getsemaní neighborhood. It has a large infrastructure of 18,000 square meters and rooms and spaces both indoors and outdoors, equipped with cutting-edge technology.
The fact of taking over the spaces of this convention center, with an academic, institutional and commercial program as complete as the one offered by Gaming Week between April 21 and 24, is unprecedented in Latin America, organizers remark. The feedback that the organizing team receives every day regarding the change of venue is highly positive.
Gaming & Technology Week offers a varied menu in terms of training and updating. On April 21 and 22, the Totally Gaming Academy professionalization courses will be carried out in alliance with Clarion Gaming, known worldwide for its quality. One of the courses will be aimed at casinos and another to online gambling.
José Aníbal Aguirre, General Director of the show, says: “With the Colombian Federation of Games of Chance, Fecoljuegos, we have reached an agreement so that with its vast knowledge about the gambling regulation in the country, it’s in charge of leading and coordinating the Business Round Tables on Gambling Regulation in Latin America, which will be held on Thursday, April 23 and Friday, April 24 in the morning. Experts lawyers from Mexico, Argentina, Peru and Brazil among others are extremely pleased with this space of knowledge and support exchange that they will receive from the legal consulting firm Vásquez & Isaza.”
Coljuegos, the gaming industry authority in the country that has started a new era in terms of regulation and innovation in gambling, obtaining legal security for investors and operators in Colombia, will also be present in panels and co-working sessions.
Organizers also remark the decision of the Asojuegos, Cornazar and Fecoljuegos associations to hold their General Assemblies within the framework of GAT Expo 2020, in rooms equipped for this purpose in the same fairgrounds.
3A Producciones, the organizing company, works on the planning of the opening reception that will take place on a terrace with stunning views of the sea at the convention center, on Wednesday night, April 22, as well as in the coordination of day and night tours in La Heroica, the 'Corralito de Piedra' and its emblematic places for businessmen and visitors from all latitudes.
GAT Expo is offering the latest stands available, as well as possibilities for special Sponsors to highlight their brands in the most anticipated event of the gaming industry in Latin America in the first half of the year.