Unfortunately we made the difficult decision to cancel the seminar programme at EAG 2022 due to Covid-19, however we were delighted that the exhibition still went ahead.
Tuesday, 10th January 2023
Pubs and Clubs Summit – Putting operators and customers together to improve machine performance
The annual EAG Pub and Club Summit is an opportunity for operators and venue owners to engage directly on the issues that bear directly on machine performance, from public policy to operational gains. An array of senior level speakers will set the debate alight with insights into the key issues.
Kate Nicholls (CEO, UKHospitality)
Andy Tighe (British Beer and Pub Association)
Pauline Bass (Stonegate, Chair UKH/BBPA/bacta joint machines committee)
Lee Jefferson (Inspired)
Nick Rudd (Bob Rudd Leisure)
Moderator: John White (CEO, bacta)
Safer gambling – A ‘How To’ guide to improve engagement with customers
This seminar will bring together experts in the field of safer gambling to discuss the progress the industry has made in modernising its customer engagement and what steps can be taken to augment current practice to best in class.
Dan Whitlam (CEO, Gamcare)
Ian Shanahan (YGAM)
Matt Smith (Betknowmore)
Lola Wood (Merkur 360)
Matt Zarb-Cousins (Gamban)
Moderator: Russell Edge (SR, Compliance and Membership Manager, bacta)
Wednesday, 11th January 2023
BACTA Members gambling review white paper breakfast briefing
Politics is for everyone – What you and your customers need to know and how to engage with politicians effectively
Hear from insiders just what is going on inside our Government and the prospects of a Labour victory at the next election. What implications might that have for the leisure sector from an economic and public policy perspective? The seminar will be followed by an opportunity to attend a politics clinic with bacta’s Public Affairs Advisors, SECNewgate, who will provide you with a personalised plan to get you engaged with your local MP, MSP or MS and guide you on what to say.
Chris White (SEC Newgate)
John White (CEO, bacta)
Miles Baron (CEO, The Bingo Association)
Moderator: Kevin Williams (Spider Entertainment)
Member Political Surgeries (BACTA Members’ Lounge)
Members have the opportunity to receive 15 minutes of high level political advice about engaging with their local MP. These one-to-ones with bacta’s political advisers SEC Newgate, will talk you through how to contact your MP, how to enagage with them and what to say when you do. With a General Election less than two years away it is vital as the Gambling White Paper progresses towards legislation that all members engage with their MPs and explain just what your business needs government to do in order to ensure you can keep contributing to the local and national economy, providing jobs to thousands and entertainment to millions.
Energy is expensive – 10 simple ways to cut your bills
With energy costs reaching unprecedented levels to the point they are potentially an existential threat, this seminar will give you a series of steps you can take to cut your energy bill and ultimately hit zero carbon.