The Mare Balticum gaming & tech summit 2023 took place between 15-17 May in Riga, thrilling a whopping 150+ attendees! The #hipthers organized a highly successful 2-day event that brought together gaming and technology executives, fostered knowledge-sharing, engaging discussion panels featuring 50 renowned industry experts, and provided valuable networking opportunities.
The 2023 version of the Mare balticum summit proved once again why it has been established as the Baltic region’s most popular in-person gathering. Acclaimed professionals from the gambling, fintech, web3 sectors, as well as legal and sustainability experts and government officials, took the stage to educate the audience on the latest trends, news and innovations in gaming and tech in the Baltics and beyond.
All participants, speakers, top decision-makers and business influencers, enjoyed the special networking sessions prepared from the Hipther Team, ranging from constructive coffee breaks, delightful vegan lunches, and dedicated afternoon sessions to the invigorating Morning Networking Run and special events like karaoke and blues parties to help guests unwind and connect!
As the premier event of gaming and tech in the Nordics and Baltics, the Mare Balticum gaming & tech summit once again honoured the best of the best of both industries in the Baltic and Scandinavian Gaming Awards as well as the Btech Awards.
The achievements of accomplished companies in the region were recognized and celebrated across 36 Award Categories. The winners, as voted by the Summit participants, included some of the iGaming industry’s star-studded brands and the most innovative Fintech companies, such as: Betsson Group, Evolution Gaming, Endorphina, EveryMatrix, Tom Horn Gaming, Altenar, Evoplay, Softswiss, Wazdan, Bankera, Gold Koi Coin and more!
The conference buzzed with the one-of-a-kind, close-knit, and electric atmosphere the #hipthers are known for creating, bringing an unparalleled sense of camaraderie and excitement among participants! Here’s what Mare Balticum’s esteemed guests said about the event:
"Mare Balticum facilitated meetings of gaming, tech and legal industry in a valuable even if uncommon mix. Can only wish for more events like this!" - Agneta Rumpa - Sorainen Latvia
"Exceeded all expectations, perfect opportunity to network and connect on a more personal note." - Lukas Burinskas - Covery.ai
“The event was an excellent opportunity to connect with industry-leading stakeholders in the Baltics region” - EveryMatrix via LinkedIn
“It was a pleasure to be a part of such a vibrant and dynamic gathering, where we had the opportunity to meet industry colleagues and exchange ideas”. - FeniBet via LinkedIn
“Many thanks to all the participants of the panel discussion and specifically to Zoltán Tűndik for providing a space for a pan-Baltic discussion, exchanging experience and ideas on how to drive Baltic fintech scene towards a more rapid development and growth!” - Fintech Latvia Association via LinkedIn
The 2023 edition Mare Balticum gaming & tech summit was supported by the following sponsors: Tom Horn gaming, Evoplay, Nordic Gambling, Oddin.Gg, Nanocosmos, 7777 Gaming, Rite NRG, And Black Cat Card By Papaya
Zoltan Tuendik, co-founder and head of business, commented about Mare Balticum 2023: “Back in the office for a couple of days now and still struck by the magic of Riga. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who attended our enhanced Mare Balticum gaming & tech summit and contributed to its success. The insightful content shared by our esteemed speakers over the course of two days has elevated communication between the Baltic states to new heights, paving the way for a better future.
A special thank you goes out to all those who showcased their vocal talents during the karaoke sessions, as well as those who joined in for an unforgettable singalong during the live blues set on the second evening. Your enthusiasm added an extra layer of excitement to the event.
We eagerly anticipate our return to the Baltic region and are thrilled to announce that the 2024 edition of the Mare Balticum gaming & tech summit will take place in Tallinn. Stay tuned for the announcement of the dates and be sure to keep a close eye on our events calendar or pre-register to receive timely updates”.
Our amazing time together in Riga sets the stage for Hipther’s next ground-breaking conference:t he classic Ceegc Budapest event which cemented our leadership in the region, returns with a major rebrand to “GamingTech Cee summit Budapest” on September 26th!