Starting from the second quarter of 2019, Ukraine has been working on the development of new legislation that would regulate the gambling business. In October, a draft law on the legalization of gambling was filed to the Verkhovna Rada. January of 2020 was marked by the adoption of the elaborated document in the first reading. Currently, it is being prepared for the second reading.
Smile-Expo supports the initiative of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky aiming to legalize the gambling industry. For this reason, our team is arranging a big exhibition dedicated to the gambling business – Ukrainian Gaming Week.
The event is intended to bring together industry leaders, become a platform that reviews the main industry trends and discusses regulations of the gambling market in the country. Besides, we expect the event to facilitate the arrival of global gambling companies in Ukraine and to help raise foreign investments.
The event will take place in Kyiv, at the International Exhibition Centre, on April 15 and 16.
About the program of UGW
The exhibition will feature 100 Ukrainian and international companies, including software developers, online casino game and platform developers, payment aggregators, poker sites and clubs, exchange companies, dealing centers, marketing, and advertising service providers, banks, affiliate programs, IT security agencies, and many others. Exhibitors will present trusted gambling solutions and the latest products.
The event will involve a two-day conference. Speakers will be foreign gambling specialists, local public officials, and members of specialized associations.
Ukrainian experts will discuss the new gambling legislation, opportunities, and prospects of the gambling market. Speakers from abroad will share secrets of launching, developing, and promoting foreign gambling companies.
Attendees of UGW will have the possibility to examine the stands of participants and listen to the presentations of speakers, as well as to ask them questions.
VIP guests will have access to a standalone business zone with comfortable conditions that will encourage communication with exhibitors, sponsors, and speakers.
About UGW Awards
The event will nominate the best companies in the market. The leading industry experts will select award winners. By secret voting, they will choose award holders in 12 nominations.
The festive UGW Awards ceremony will take place at the party on April 15.
Why participate in the exhibition?
In the role of exhibitors, companies of different scales and business areas will be able to announce themselves in the early days of the updated gambling market in the country and get a chance to contribute to the industry growth.
Participants of the event will have the possibility to learn more about the products and services of rivals, to enlarge the customer base, and to meet potential partners and investors. In the business zone, they will have a chance to make new business acquaintances and exchange contacts with sponsors of the event, Ukrainian lawmakers, representatives of the expert community, and VIP guests.
Join the major exhibition and become a direct participant in the launch of the legal and high potential gambling market in Ukraine.
You can read the detailed program and about participants of the event on the official website.