Monaco plays the game!

2 May 2017

From 6 to 8 December 2017, the First World Gaming Expo will take place at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco, a forerunner in the Gaming Industry in Europe.

An innovative concept:
World Gaming Expo is a B to B tradeshow gathering professionals in the gaming industry; suppliers, manufacturers, and service providers. 

The programme will include: Conferences, workshops and presentations addressing challenges and new trends in the industry.

A most suitable location:
The Principality of Monaco is not only the world’s premier destination for luxury, it’s also renowned for its prestigious casinos, its congresses and events. Every year famous companies from the medical, pharmaceutical, automobile, and many other industries, come to Monaco to organise their events. The gaming tradeshow market has not yet fully developed in the Principality of Monaco, or in the Mediterranean. World Gaming Expo aims to position itself as the not to be missed event for major players in the field.

The quality of the infrastructure, the flourishing casino market and their attractiveness, as well as a strong luxury hotel industry make the Principality of Monaco, the ideal location to host World Gaming Expo.

The Principality of Monaco welcomes around seven hundred events every year. These qualitative and diverse events contribute to the strong international reputation of Monaco. World Gaming Expo plans to contribute too. The large number of exhibiting companies, the expected conference attendees and tradeshow visitors will generate strong revenues especially for hotels during the period of the year may be less busy.

A professional local organiser:

This project is led by an ambitious and dynamic Monegasque, Igor Gamba, founding manager at Monaco International Events. An experienced entrepreneur who has worked for ten years in communications and media, he created “Monte-Carlo Pass+” ( the Monegasque publication) and in 2009 took over the “Monaco Yachting Guide” publication.

Where did the idea of the World Gaming Expo come from?

"While I was in business trips I observed the best practices in many sectors. I had the idea in 2015 when I realised that there was not, in Europe, an event answering the gaming industry challenges. I have decided to develop my career in organising events and World Gaming Expo is the ideal professional trade show to be held in our Principality"

Was the decision to organise this event at the Grimaldi Forum Monaco logical?

"Yes definitely, it’s a natural move as the competence and professionalism of the various teams at the Grimaldi Forum are recognised by everyone. We are convinced that the GFM will deliver qualitative service to our exhibitors, presenters and visitors"

What are the relationships and synergies investigated between the ‘Société des Bains de Mer’ (SBM) and the World Gaming Expo?

"As everyone knows, the SBM is historically a major actor in the Principality. The SBM made Monaco shine beyond the boundaries for more than 150 years, thanks to its Hotels, Casinos and its aura. It will be a great pleasure to develop a close collaboration and synergies together"

World Gaming Expo Monaco :

Dates : From 6 to 8 December 2017
Venue : Grimaldi Forum Monaco
Website :
Facebook :
Contact details :
T : +377 92 16 50 50 F : +377 92165051
Igor GAMBA : +33 6 08 49 37 51