EGR Nordics Awards

EGR Nordics Awards

17/04/2020 Off By Josh Wheeler
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In recent years a lot of attention has been focussed on China, Japan and South East Asia as emerging hubs for gaming. These Asian countries draw a lot of attention because of the sheer numbers they have. But there is another small bloc of countries which has captured the attention of gaming enthusiasts around the world – the Nordics. This includes countries like Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Iceland, and Norway. It also includes their associated territories. There are some strong reasons for this. The first is their much-vaunted education system that is the envy of the world. The rich history of technological innovation is another major factor. That is why the Nordic countries have become the hub of game development over the years. If you pick a few random names like Angry Birds, Clash of Clans, Candy Crush Saga, or even Battlefield, they have one thing in common. They have all originated from the Nordic region.

About the EGR Nordics Awards

That is why it wasn’t surprising that EGR magazine decided to organize an annual Awards ceremony specific to the Nordic region. This is the EGR Nordics Awards. Nordic people have technological prowess, and they also have kinship and solidarity. In every activity, they help each other to grow. EGA Nordics Awards aims to provide a great platform for the Scandinavian region. This would include gaming companies, enthusiasts, and players. This would enable mutual benefit from networking. The list of Awards categories reveals the stated goals of EGA Nordics Awards. Commercial success is, expectedly, one of the important parameters. But the quality of marketing messaging has also been considered. And so has been excellence in customer service. On top of all this, relentless innovation also seeks to be recognized.

EGR Nordics Awards 2020

The EGR Nordics Awards for 2020 are all planned out already, and nominations are currently on. These are the details you need to keep in mind if you plan on attending:

  • Date                      : 28th January, 2020
  • City                       : Malta
  • Location                : The Hilton
  • Address                : Portomaso, St. Julian’s PTM, 01, Malta
  • Short Description   : The hotel is located at the yacht marina in Portomaso, and just 15 minutes away from the capital Valletta. They have guesthouses that are stylish yet spacious. If you are staying here for a few more days before or after the EGR Nordics Awards night, then you can enjoy the wide variety of activities they offer.
  • 2020 EGR Nordics Award winners

A flashback to the EGR Nordics Awards 2019

Less than a year back, the 2019 edition of this annual event took place in the same city of Malta. The venue was different, though. The Corinthia Hotel in St. George’s Bay was the host on that occasion. The Awards given that year were as follows, in no particular order:

Affiliate of the year                                                –        Blexr

Casino Content Supplier                                        –        Evolution Gaming

Casino Platform Supplier                                                 –        NetEnt

In-house Innovation                                               –        SuprNation

Mobile Operator                                                    –        Mr Green Sportsbook

Socially Responsible Operator                               –        Mr. Green

Sports Betting Supplier                                          –        SBTech

Sports Betting Operator                                        –        Kindred Group

Operator of the Year                                              –        Global Gaming

Marketing Campaign                                             –        Kindred Group

Customer Services Provider                                  –        Betsson Group

Casino Operator                                                   –        LeoVegas

Affiliate Program                                                    –        MRG Affiliates

How to enter

The nominations for the 2020 EGR Nordics Awards are still open, and will close on 30th September 2019 (next Monday). Till then, the entrants can submit their names for different categories. A summary of the different products or services is to be provided, in as much detail as possible. There are different criteria that the panel of judges would be looking at. Your product or service must be innovative, scalable, well integrated, and reliable. It must provide a friendly user interface and memorable user experience. The judges would also want to understand whether your business model and product/service delivery is sustainable or not. For this reason you will need to submit financial numbers as well. The overall submission must be within 1000 words. Please read the scoring rubric for each category carefully, and provide details accordingly. You can enter multiple categories, but a separate form needs to be submitted for each category.

Categories of awards at EGR Nordics Awards 2020

The Awards categories in the January 2020 Awards ceremony of EGR Nordics is a bouquet of excellence in various fields related to gaming. As we described in the previous section, a winner needs to display excellence in a few particular areas to be able to get the crown. This is where you can see the complete list of Awards and their judging criteria.

How to nominate for next year’s Awards

By the team you read this, it is very likely that the nominations would have closed already. The last date for nominations is 30th September, 2019. You need to rush if you wish to slide in your nominations before that.