SiGMA Asia 2024: A recap of Manila’s gaming extravaganza

SiGMA Asia 2024, the iGaming industry’s beating heart, pulsated once more in Manila, Philippines. The largest expo site in Manila, the SMX Convention Centre, served as the meeting place for celebrities, business executives, and high-ranking government officials from June 3rd to June 5th.

The global event brought together 17,000 people, who were left amazed by the mix of technology and innovation. This year the event went beyond expectations – bigger and better than ever, attracting the iGaming community to the latest trends in the industry, while also creating some unforgettable moments of enlightenment and excitement.

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The event was supported by key organisations like the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR), and the Cagayan Economic Zone Authority (CEZA).

SiGMA Asia Awards: Setting The Stage For Success

The prestigious SiGMA Awards took place on the opening day of the SiGMA Asia 2024. The event celebrated the brightest stars of the iGaming industry. Here is the list of the few of the Sigma Asia 2024 winners:

  • BEST STAND EXPERIENCE 2024 – GR8 Tech
  • BEST GOLD STAND DESIGN 2024 – Uplatform
  • BEST SILVER STAND DESIGN 2024 – EvenBet Gaming
  • BEST PLATINUM DESIGN 2024 – Melbet
  • BEST DIAMOND STAND DESIGN – 1xBet

Panel Discussions And Conferences – The Open Buffet Of Knowledge And Networking:

The conference halls at the SMX Convention Centre were buzzing with ideas and debates on innovation and expansion in the world of iGaming. The future of marketing in Casino and Sports betting were some of the topics that kept the audience hooked in the panel sessions. A detailed discussion on building a skilled and compliant workforce in the iGaming market also took place at the panel session.

Furthermore, the experts from the iGaming industry talked about how to make digital marketing successful in India. The experts shared their views on getting users more involved in the understanding of the latest online marketing trends in Asia. How technology can transform the iGaming industry was also discussed at the event.

SiGMA Asia Pitch 2024 – The Exhibition Of Innovation:

The exhibition floor showcased a cutting-edge of technology and services. From the established giants of the iGaming industry to exciting startups, companies showcased their latest offerings to the iGaming industry with their innovating pitches.

Each participant was given three minutes to pitch their concept to the audience and judges. The pitch event was followed by a four minute Question and Answer session, during which they had to debate on their ideas in front of an expert panel of judges.

In the end, the  SiGMA Pitch Asia 2024 trophy was won by Blask. For the unversed, Blask is the first platform crafted specifically for the iGaming industry, which is operating on artificial intelligence.

Beyond SiGMA business – Networking and Entertainment:

SiGMA offered a plethora of networking opportunities to the attendees, who used the occasion to grow connections through fun evening events and dinners parties. The ‘iGathering Dinner’ provided a great opportunity to the attendees to unwind and celebrate with fellow industry professionals.

A Resounding Success:

SiGMA Asia 2024 was an enormous success. It helped people in the Asian gaming industry meet and collaborate with new people and set the stage for exciting progress ahead. With its focus on advanced technology, innovation, and networking – SiGMA Asia became the top gaming event in Asia.

SiGMA Asia will return to Manila between 1st and 4th of June in 2025. The event will witness a pre-event party on 1st June, which will be followed by the  prestigious SiGMA Asia Awards ceremony on the 2nd. The conference and expo will take place on the 3rd and 4th of June, respectively, at the SMX Convention Centre in Pasay, Manila.