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EAG Seminar Programme to feature 21 sector-specific experts

16 December 2022

A total of 21 experts drawn from both inside and the outside the industry will be participating in the EAG Seminar Programme taking place across Tuesday 10th and Wednesday 11th January at ExCeL London.  

The programme comprises six business-centric streams which have been curated to provide insight to and a clearer understanding of key issues impacting the business ranging from Safer Gambling and deploying social media to a seminar entitled Social Entertainment’s Amusement Opportunity which will explain the latest entertainment trend sweeping the UK.

Previewing the EAG streams, bacta chief executive John White commented: “In conjunction with the EAG team we wanted to provide visitors with the opportunity to listen to and engage with speakers who are expert in their field. Research conducted in the events sector shows that seminars or a learning programme encourage attendance and we’ve identified topics which will mean something to every operator. Each session will last an hour and will be delivered in an engaging way, packed with useful, practical information to take away. They are also free to attend and will enhance business opportunities as a result of being part of the EAG experience.”

He added: “I am delighted to confirm the attendance of Kate Nicholls OBE, chief executive of UKHospitality. Kate continues to be arguably the most powerful advocate for the hospitality sector and I was encouraged to read about her views on pub entertainment and the role that our sector – both gaming and non-gaming – plays in delivering a rounded social entertainment experience.  The Pubs and Clubs Summit will also benefit from the insight of Andy Tighe of the British Beer and Pub Association.”

“For the first time EAG will feature a Safer Gambling Hub which is dedicated to the low-stake, low prize gambling entertainment sector and the take-up from the specialist safer gambling agencies and charities has been phenomenal.  The associated seminar, will feature safer gambling thought leaders representing GamCare, YGAM, Betknowmore, Gamban, Gordon Moody, ESG Gaming and Gamstop. 

“The EAG Seminar Programme is an invaluable and accessible opportunity to network with colleagues and to hear the latest thinking from subject-specific experts.”

TUESDAY 10TH JANUARY

11.00 A.M. – 12.00 P.M.

PUBS AND CLUBS SUMMIT – PUTTING OPERATORS AND CUSTOMERS TOGETHER TO IMPROVE MACHINE PERFORMANCE

2.00 P.M. – 3.00 P.M.

SAFER GAMBLING – A ‘HOW TO’ GUIDE TO IMPROVE YOUR ENGAGEMENT WITH CUSTOMERS.

3.30 P.M. – 4.30 P.M.

TAGGING, POSTING, TWEETING – HOW TO USE SOCIAL MEDIA TO DRIVE FOOTFALL TO YOUR VENUE AND PLAYERS TO YOUR PRODUCTS

WEDNESDAY 11TH JANUARY

10.15 A.M. – 11.15 A.M.

POLITICS IS FOR EVERYONE – WHAT YOU AND YOUR CUSTOMERS NEED TO KNOW AND HOW TO ENGAGE WITH POLITICIANS EFFECTIVELY

2.00 P.M. – 3.00 P.M.

SOCIAL ENTERTAINMENT’S AMUSEMENT OPPORTUNITY  

3.30 P.M. – 4.30 P.MENERGY IS EXPENSIVE – 10 SIMPLE WAYS TO CUT YOUR BILLS

EAG 2024 exhibition dates & opening times TBC

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