Weekly Overview: Get Ready For Africa

Weekly Overview: Get Ready For Africa

Eventus International is bringing back live gaming events to Africa this November and December, with the 6th Annual Sports Betting West Africa Summit, taking place from 26 - 27 November 2020 in Lagos, Nigeria and the 6th Annual Sports Betting East Africa Summit, taking place from 7 - 8 December 2020 in Kampala, Uganda.





Let’s take a look at what you can expect at #SBWA2020:


SBWA+ 2020 is an annual event where gaming industry professionals can meet to network, see the very latest gaming innovations in, share best practices and get up to speed with industry progress in Africa. SBWA+ 2020 aims to enhance the skills of stakeholders involved across all disciplines of the gaming industry, through sharing knowledge about the latest regulations, marketing techniques, cutting edge technologies and responsible gambling practices thus ensuring your long-term success in gaming.




• Abiodun Babalola, Snr. Manager – Business Development, 1XBET Nigeria

• Austin Udu, Director of Sales - Africa, Global Bet

• Alessandro Pizzolotto, CEO, Stm Gaming Ltd

• Bashir Are, CEO, Lagos State Lottery Board

• Banke Ogunode, Head of Legal Unit, Lagos State Lottery Board


• Frank Herold, Member of the Board, EMIRAT

• Gossy Ukanwoke, Managing Director, Betking

• Gregg Rathbone, Head of Sportsbook, LionsBet

• Oyindamola Michaels, Head of Business Operations, CloudBet

• Ruby Chukwu, Head of Products, BetKing

• Remi Iwayemi, Head of Information Technology, Lagos State Lottery Board

• Solomon Godwin, Africa Continent Manager, Pragmatic Play



Interested to become a speaker at #SBWA2020?

Contact us today: info@eventus-international.com



  1. Get an update on the current gaming legislations in Nigeria and find out how does this affect business.            

  2. What does the “new normal” for Africa’s sports betting look like post COVID-19?

  3. Take advantage on the rise of virtual sports and other betting industry in Africa.

  4. How to successfully start an online sports betting and gambling business in West Africa.

  5. Discover how West African operators and affiliates can collaborate to maximise profits.



Download the full event agenda now & register your interest: https://www.sportsbettingevents.com/sbwa

Here’s what you can expect at #SBEA2020:


Sports Betting East Africa+ has been a vital summit and exhibition for African operators, regulators, manufacturers, payment and software providers and other stakeholders to meet, share experiences, see the very latest gaming innovations and contribute to the overall development of the gaming industry across the region for the past 6 years. 

SBEA+ 2020 will build on what the event has already achieved by having an operator first agenda designed to empower operators through open discussion with all relevant industry stakeholders – be they operational, regulatory or market related.




• Aggrey Sayi, Country Marketing Manager, OdiBets


• Devon Dalbock, General Manager, GLI Africa


• Felix Mukaxe, Gambling inspector, Mozambique Gambling Board


• Frank Herold, Member of the Board, EMIRAT


• Isaac Imaka, Chairman, Responsible Gaming & Betting Operators Network


• James Mpiirwe, Manager, Responsible Gaming, National Gaming Board, Uganda


• Jean Claude Mushimire, Services Industry Development Policy Officer, Ministry of Trade Industry and East African Community Affairs, Rwanda


• John Kamau, Co-Founder, Betconsult


• Solomon Godwin, Africa Continent Manager, Pragmatic Play



Interested to become a speaker at #SBWA2020? Contact us today: info@eventus-international.com



  1. Reaping the rewards of a growing gaming market in East Africa – retail, online and mobile gaming opportunities
  2. How to break into East Africa’s gaming market – exploring strategies that work best
  3. Lessons learnt from Europe and the rest of the world – how can African operators benefit from it?
  4. Become familiar with the gambling tax framework in Uganda and city authority license (double taxation)
  5. Getting the most out of affiliate marketing – how East African operators and affiliates can collaborate to maximise profits



Download the full event agenda now & register your interest: https://www.sportsbettingevents.com/sbea


Don’t miss out on any of our upcoming gaming events for 2020! With all the necessary safety and social distancing measures in place at each of the events, we will continue to offer platforms for industry professionals to meet, engage and network responsibly within the international gaming industry!


To view the full lineup of 2020 & 2021 events, please visit: https://www.eventus-international.com/gaming-events




  • Receive a 10% discount for any Sponsorship & Exhibitor package at ONE selected November event
  • Receive a 20% discount on the lump sum for any Sponsorship & Exhibitor packages at any TWO OR MORE selected November events


These amazing offers are valid until 30 Oct 2020. So benefit from these savings and book your Sponsorship or Exhibitor package now!




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Contact us now to find out how your company can benefit from our summits:

Contact Eventus International’s Marketing Director, Lou-Mari Burnett, to grow your business in Asia, Europe, Africa and beyond with our sponsorship and exhibition packages for the listed events.


Lou-Mari Burnett

Marketing Director  

Eventus International

Email: loumari@eventus-international.com

Phone: +27829075850


Eventus International is a dynamic, summit and exhibition company that connects leaders with leaders and turns opportunity into possibility. We utilise our vast networks and expertise to create forward thinking summits that align best practice and industry development with empowering content and outstanding networking opportunities.


Our summits and exhibitions have a longstanding reputation for gathering primary stakeholders in the industry to discuss the future of the gaming sector. We operate in profitable vertical industries with significant international growth potential while promoting the growth of emerging markets.


Every summit we produce is designed to provide practical solutions to strategic, tactical and technical challenges and shed light on new opportunities in the sector.


We are renowned for producing exclusive, niche events, hosting C-Level executive audiences and gathering decision makers under the same roof while ensuring gender diversity and inclusion throughout.


The high standards that we set for ourselves are responsible for the success of events such as the Sports Betting East Africa+, SPiCE India, Sports Betting West Africa+, Cyprus Gaming Show, Scandinavian Gaming Show, AI In Gaming, International Lottery Play Summit, iGaming Germany (iGG), All-in Gaming Ukraine Summit, GAME Greece, Gaming Expo Francophone Africa, ACE (Affiliate Conference & Expo) 2020, Play Social – Social Gaming China and the All American Sports Betting Summit.