Show News 2018

ACOS 2018 …. A New Look But Core Values Remain

18/07/2018 | No comments

After last year’s impromptu move to London Olympia, organisers of The Autumn Coin-Op Show have confirmed that the iconic London venue will be the show’s home for 2018 and beyond. This year’s event will take place on 3rd and 4th October at Olympia’s Conference hall.

ACOS will also celebrate its fifth year with something of a makeover, revealing a brand new logo and the launch of a fresh new website. The site has been designed for ease of navigation and will feature the latest exhibitor news and information about the venue and events surrounding the show.

Organiser Karen Cooke is keen to point out that in spite of a new venue and new-look image, ACOS’ core values have not changed.  “ACOS is, and will remain dedicated to its exhibitors and visitors,” assured Karen.

ACOS was launched in 2014 in response to direct requests from within the UK amusements and coin-op industries. The show has earned a reputation for its relaxed style and as meeting place for the entire sector. Autumn is the perfect time to discuss summer trading and to finalise product plans for the big shows taking place at the start of the New Year.  The After-Show Networking Event is always a highlight, ensuring that conversations can continue away from the busy exhibition floor.

“This year, the after-show event will take place at The Albion pub secured for the evening for our exclusive use. It’s conveniently located directly opposite Olympia,” revealed Karen.

“The response to the move to Olympia was overwhelming positive for ACOS and it’s no secret that the industry has always had a great deal of affection for West London. We’ve received many favourable comments from last year’s exhibitors, not only about the venue, but also about the positive and helpful attitude of its team.

“ACOS is growing steadily and the Olympia venue gives us some room to expand. I’m pleased to confirm that we’ve already received bookings from new exhibitors for the 2018 show and anyone considering taking a stand should not delay in giving me a call or visiting our new-look website for more details,” advised Karen.

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EUROMAT 2018 Summit – Networking par excellence in Monaco

20/06/2018 | No comments

For the EUROMAT Summit closing on 6th June, a fresh new format and wider reach proved a successful formula with Organisers receiving positive feedback from both delegates and sponsors. The event attracted many first-time attendees, particularly those representing European manufacturers and operators, injecting vital sharp-end experience into the proceedings.

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EUROMAT Summit Organisers Appreciative of Support From Gauselmann Group

30/05/2018 | No comments

From 4-6th June, Monaco will be the destination of choice for influential leaders of the European amusements and gaming industries as they head to the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort for the EUROMAT 2018 Summit.

The event promises a packed programme, with panels exploring the current issues confronting the gaming and amusements sectors, along with insightful views on what the future is likely to hold.

The 2018 event has a broader agenda than previous years, resulting in registrations from manufacturers, operators and distributors, in addition to the traditional support from regulators, trade associations and gaming law specialists.

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EUROMAT Summit Secures Additional Hotel Accommodation

16/05/2018 | No comments

With preparations for the EUROMAT 2018 Summit well advanced, Organisers have confirmed the availability of additional hotel accommodation within Monaco for delegates. A spokesperson for EUROMAT explained: “I’m pleased to confirm that we have negotiated additional accommodation at the Novotel Monte Carlo. The special daily rate of 235 Euros may only be accessed via the EUROMAT website, and is applicable for the period 3-5th June 2018.”

The 2018 event will build upon those of previous years. In addition to a detailed scan of the regulatory landscape, a full day will now be devoted to Social Responsibility. New ground breaking sessions will examine the likely needs of future customers and the impact of new technologies. Also new for 2018, the Summit will draw on the experience of both operators and manufacturers to understand the evolution of the FEC market.

The EUROMAT Summit provides an unparalleled opportunity for regulators, gaming lawyers, manufacturers, operators, national trade associations and other groups to meet, face-to-face, in a relaxed and sociable environment.

For additional information and to register for this unmissable opportunity, visit

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John Becker To Bring FEC and Redemption Expertise To EUROMAT Summit

16/05/2018 | No comments

This summer will see gaming and amusements industry leaders arriving in Monte Carlo for the EUROMAT 2018 Summit. Traditionally the Summit has been a gathering of EUROMAT member associations, regulators, legal experts and those active in the field of social responsibility.  This year’s event, scheduled for 4th-6th June, will build on those of previous years, with a wider agenda that also reaches out to operators, distributors and manufacturers of gaming and amusement equipment.

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NOVOMATIC UK’s Zane Mersich To Participate in EUROMAT Summit

16/05/2018 | No comments

The eagerly anticipated EUROMAT 2018 Summit is scheduled to take place from 4th-6th June in Monaco. With a new format designed to appeal to a broad cross-section of the land based amusements and gaming communities, the event has been welcomed, with regulators, operators, manufacturers and other industry members confirming their attendance.

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John White To Represent bacta at EUROMAT 2018 Summit

16/05/2018 | No comments

For bacta Chief Executive John White the EUROMAT 2018 Summit, taking place 4th-6th June, will be a very busy time. Formed in 1974, bacta is the leading UK trade association, representing the interests of more than 500 companies in the gaming arena. The Association plays a very active role in EUROMAT, having joined some 18 years ago.

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RGA’s Clive Hawkswood Keen To Share Consumer Protection Knowledge And Aspirations At EUROMAT Summit

15/05/2018 | No comments

Taking place on 2nd-4th June, the EUROMAT Summit will attract professionals from every facet of the European gaming and amusements industries. Regulators, operators, manufacturers, representatives of trade associations and other interest groups will be converging on the Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort for two days of lively debate and unsurpassed networking.

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Nick Harding To Represent Gauselmann Group At EUROMAT 2018 Summit

14/05/2018 | No comments

Nick Harding, Senior Adviser to the Gauselmann Group, will be representing the Group at the EUROMAT 2018 Summit. The Summit will be held from 4th-6th June at Monaco’s Monte Carlo Bay Hotel & Resort and is expected to attract regulators, manufacturers and operators from Europe and beyond.

Nick will join the panels of two of the seminar’s topical sessions: TITO A Pathway To New Payment Options? and The Market Place Of Tomorrow.

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Eduardo Antoja To Join Summit Panel On Self –Exclusion

09/05/2018 | No comments

With the eagerly anticipated new style EUROMAT Summit scheduled for 4th-6th June 2018, senior figures from the world of gaming and amusements are preparing for their roles as speakers and panellists at the event.

Eduardo Antoja is one participant who will certainly be familiar with the Summit, having served two terms as EUROMAT President; a combined total of 10 years. Eduardo actually instigated the event on commencing his first term in 1999.

Eduardo has enjoyed a long career in the gaming industry, starting when he became CEO of CIRSA Industrial Division, taking responsibility for product development, manufacturing and marketing of gaming devices and systems. CIRSA is one of the larger European and Latin American operators of casinos, bingo and single-site games, as well as online and offline betting and gaming systems.

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