Full Coverage: Malta iGaming Awards at SiGMA 2017Get the Full Story3, 2, 1, 0 and the Summit of iGaming Malta 2017 is up and running! Between the 22nd and the 25th of November 2017, the annual SiGMA conference in Malta will be hosting the cr me de la cr me of the online gambling industry. Breaking news in iGaming, best practice tips and experiences, amazing networking you name it, SiGMA got it! As usual, the AskGamblers & Catena Media crew is going to be there, so you may count on getting the full coverage of the event firsthand. Day 1 is all about Malta iGaming Awards and here s what happens today! The Shortlist is OutSince we ve already covered the introduction about the Summit of iGaming Malta 2017 in our post SiGMA 2017 Awards Nominations are Open, we re not going to repeat ourselves. However, before getting straight down to the point, let s quickly revise the entire list of twelve industry category awards, along with the shortlist of the companies in each of the categories.The Malta iGaming Awards shortlist includes:1. Affiliate of the YearCatena MediaBlexrMatching Visions2. Fastest Growing White Label of the YearScandibetCashmioLarryCasino3. Innovator of the YearDAO.CasinoBetConstructEMPcorp4. Investor of the YearGaming Innovation GroupRaketechAXL Affiliates Ltd5. Games Vendor of the YearEdgelessPlay n GOMicrogaming6. Legal Firm of the YearE&S Consultancy LtdWH PartnersKSi Malta7. Casino of the YearEdgelessDAO.CasinoPlayOJO8. Lotto Product of the YearMultiLottoLotto WarehouseScard9. Careers Program of the YearTipicoVideoslotsLeoVegas Careers10. Corporate Responsibility of the YearLeoVegasKindredMicrogaming11. Sports Book Operator of the Year10BetVBetLeoVegas Sport12. ICO of the YearDAO.CasinoEdgelessFunFair TechnologiesWelcome to the BiG Foundation DinnerAs a contribution to the society and in addition to the Malta iGaming Awards ceremony, the hosts have decided to co-organize a charity dinner, whereby all proceeds will be given to the Reaching Out and the Malta Community Chest Fund.Right after today s Affiliate & Adventure Dinner, scheduled and organized by Catena Media and Optimizer Invest, the program continues with the BiG Foundation s great idea of dinner for charity. Considering the fact that the Summit of iGaming Malta is organized in the country which is host to some 300 gaming companies with a workforce of over 10,000 people, high expectations from the fund-raiser are quite understandable.As you may conclude, Day 1 at SiGMA 2017 will bring both excitement and true aid to the ones who need it most. The organizers have proudly announced that the president of Malta, Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, is expected to come as the guest of honour. It is evident that SiGMA truly practice what they preach and as such are able to justify their proclaimed eight pillars: Industry TrendTrustRecruitmentLocationKnowledgeValueHospitalityEarly Booking RewardedJoin us tomorrow to read our Day 2 Report from SiGMA 2017 and stay tuned with the latest news from the iGaming universe. We re eagerly expecting tonight s grand finals at the Malta iGaming Awards and you will naturally be the first to know about the winners! Good luck to all the finalists from us and may the best of the best win. See you all in 24 hours!