Following the success of the SiGMA-AGS Awards events in Malta and Dubai, the group is excited to announce the shortlisted nominees for Toronto
SiGMA Awards, which were established in 2014, recognise the best and brightest in the gaming and affiliation space.
These Awards have been the most trusted in the business for years and have earned respect from industry leaders worldwide. Well-known industry insiders as well as gaming clients from all tiers of the gaming business have shown their support for this recognition.
The event will take place at the prestigious Rebel Nightclub in Toronto, and will serve as the festive climax to SiGMA’s expo. Listed below are the nominees for the evening. Cast your vote here.
Affiliate Tracking Software of the Year:
A vital tool in letting Affiliates track the revenue from their partners and coo Laboratories
rdinate their operations. From engaging influencers to streamlining workflow, these SaaS platforms form the basis of an Affiliate Networks campaigns. Our judges are looking for the premier Affilaite Tracking Software that cuts through the tape to let Affiliates do what they do best.
Sportsbook Operator of the Year:
Sportsbetting has been a pursuit as old as time. This being said, in a new age of innovation and sophistication, a number of sportsbook operators have gone above and beyond in their search for excellence.
Our judges are looking for the Sportsbook operator that has truly been a pillar for the industry as a whole, both in terms of innovation and industry outreach.
Live Casino Provider of the Year:
The most attractive online live casino will be nominated by the judges.
Online Poker Operator of the Year:
Online poker is still a popular vertical across the world, and the judges will vote for the one which is providing the most enjoyable and unique games.
Online Sportsbook Provider of the Year:
With so much opportunity in this space, this Award will be a fitting reward for the company making the most strides in this area of platforms or any product.
Payment Provider of the Year:
When it comes to doing business, having a trusted payments partner that can streamline your account-based payment integrations, drive high conversions, improve customer acquisition, and reduce costs is paramount. Our judges are looking for a world-class payment solution that is user-friendly, fast, safe, and reliable.
Gaming Laboratories of the Year:
Providing the gaming industry’s leading testing and certification services the company that will take the trophy home is one that unsurpassed a range of services and tools for regulators, suppliers, and operators.
Affiliate Program of the Year:
Affiliate networks can get quite complicated. Luckily, our enterprising digital marketers and content creators have access to a wide suite of programs at their beck and call to sort out the busy work.
Affiliate of the Year:
We’re rewarding affiliates who have their fingers on the pulse of this ever evolving industry. As regulatory environments shift and new markets emerge, there are plenty of opportunities that stand out from the crowd when it comes to cyberspace.
Our judges are looking for the best and the brightest when it comes to innovative traffic propositions, great SEO strategy, and creative use of new technologies.
Workplace of the Year:
Our work environments are where we spend a considerable amount of our lives, and here we are looking to reward those who provide the best workplace for their employees.
Media of the Year:
For this award we’re looking for content-rich websites geared towards the online casino industry, and which provide top quality information and entertainment using the latest technology in social media, advertising, and marketing. This accolade honors companies that have successfully defined the qualities shaping a top-notch player experience, luring high value leads to play through a holistic experience.
Platform Provider of the Year:
We’re looking for companies operating with integrity – that can create a multi-dimensional gaming platform. Offering tailor-made services, such as high-end UX/UI design, professional risk assessment, and expert-led brand building – the Platform of the Year is a one-stop solution shop for all your product needs.
Hosting Provider of the Year:
The internet has become the platform for a massive demographic of businesses with digitalisation only pushing more and more firms towards an online presence. Housing providers are a vital part of this infrastructure. Our judges are looking for the Hosting Provider that has gone above and beyond in both onboarding and keeping firms on the web.
Esport Product of the Year:
Overshadowing traditional competitive sports and growing ever larger, esports has become a global phenomenon that takes the immersive setting and engaging gameplay of some of the most well-regarded games and combines them with human competitiveness and drive for excellence. Our judges are looking for the eSports product that has both provided its customers with hours of entertainment while pushing the nascent industry ever forward.
Crypto Casino of the Year:
With lower transfer fees, financial privacy, bigger and better bonuses, and play from anywhere opportunities, the best online crypto casinos can offer players a second-to-none user experience that outshines traditional online casinos.
Industry Rising Star of the Year:
This award gives space to new entries into the market. Competing under the shadow of industry giants can be intimidating – here we recognise your great ideas, giving you a platform to shine.
Game Provider of the Year:
The bread and butter of the iGaming industry, game providers let players do what they do best. From the pyramids of Ancient Egypt to a Classic Casino experience with the best visuals Las Vegas has to offer, these market leaders open up the field for platforms of all stripes to engage with their players and leave them with a memorable and lucrative experience. Our judges are looking for the game provider that has gone truly over and above in leaving their audience captivated and craving more.
Land-Based Operator of the Year:
The backbone and progenitors of the industry as a whole, everything in the space owes its existence to the original pioneers of the land-based casino. Our judges are looking for the true pillars of the gambling community who have set the stage for everything else and still finding time to innovate along the way.
Marketing Agency of the Year:
In today’s data-driven world innovation drives success. This award highlights marketing agencies that can lead multi-layered campaigns and create iconic content whilst following a clear and focused pursuit of the objective. Drive, attention to detail, and originality will be key.
Land-Based Supplier of the Year:
Responsible for keeping the entire land-based industry moving, suppliers keep the wheels turning and land-based casinos operate at peak performance while letting them experiment with new and exciting ways to grow and keep an audience. Our judges are looking for the leading supplier to stand out as a pillar of the community.
Online Casino of the Year:
Following the launch of Ontario’s online gaming market, there’s no better time for operators to explore new possibilities for growth.
Our judges will be looking for operators who have cultivated a unique and exciting online experience while still maintaining a secure environment that also promotes safer gambling for players. Player experience and loyalty rewards will be a key focus, with a personalised, differentiated user experience taking center stage.
KYC Solution of the Year:
A bulwark against crime and money laundering, KYC, and AML protocols helps keep the industry clean and compliant. From regulatory updates to enhanced due diligence, KYC Solutions have a crucial place in the operational ecosystem of Gaming as a sector. As finance digitilizes, the need for these solutions may become more and more pertinent moving forward. Our Judges are looking for the leading KYC provider to maintain the integrity of the iGaming industry and in protecting both firms and individuals from the predations of criminals.
Corporate Services Provider of the Year:
Whether it’s in marketing, PR, risk management, or legal services, this Award recognises those that provide the backbone of the industry.
Join us for SiGMA Americas – Toronto:
Toronto is the perfect hub for SiGMA’s growth in North America, making it a nexus of networking and business development in the region with regards to land-based gaming, eSports, iGaming, sports betting, and more. Playing host to a massive iGaming industry, Toronto will be the home for the SiGMA Group’s initiative to link the industry pioneers of the continent together for 3 days of networking, workshops, and awards.
To learn more about sponsorship and speaking opportunities or to inquire about attending the event, please contact Sophie on [email protected].