The European On line casino Affiliation postpones the European Vendor Championship till 2022
Brussels, 19 April 2021 – In gentle of the continued uncertainty concerning worldwide journey and the viability of in-person occasions because of the ongoing pandemic, the Board of the European On line casino Affiliation declares the cancellation of this 12 months’s European Vendor Championship (Monte-Carlo, October 4-8) and ECA Trade Discussion board (Vienna, November 31-December 3), with each occasions postponed till 2022.
Whereas no mounted dates could be equipped at the moment, the ECA assures members that the European Vendor Championship will return in April/Might 2022, adopted by the ECA Trade Discussion board in September/October 2022.
“Well being and security have all the time been our prime precedence and the continued uncertainty created by the pandemic makes the postponement of our in-person occasions the prudent choice. We would have liked to place down our foot and make this choice now contemplating the size of those occasions and the efforts which are going into organizing and executing them”, feedback ECA Chair, Per Jaldung. “Whereas we remorse the cancellations this 12 months, we stay up for the prospect of EU-wide vaccination programmes lifting present journey restrictions to allow us to reunite with our members in 2022.”
ECA’s Secretary-Common, Hermann Pamminger, added: “The ECA Vendor Championship brings collectively the perfect sellers from throughout Europe within the spirit of wholesome competitors, whereas the Trade Discussion board is a particular get-together for trade stakeholders, suppliers and researchers to rejoice the collaborative nature of this enterprise. We imagine these occasions can be extra essential than ever in 2022 because the trade rebounds from the pandemic and seeks to deal with the challenges of the ‘new’ future.”
New dates can be communicated as quickly as out there.
The European on line casino sector has been exhausting hit by a mix of obligatory closures and nationwide lockdowns because of the pandemic. In 2020, European casinos had been closed for a median of 136 days. Up to now, the vast majority of European casinos stay closed.