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CBG Affiliate Weekend Preview

Boatfull of affiliates! CBG 2012

Casino affiliates who are looking for networking opportunities and face time with affiliate managers should consider heading to the CBG Affiliate Weekend 2013 in Niagara Falls, Canada, August 16-19.

CBG features a host of networking opportunities with fellow casino affiliates and affiliate manager; as well as a full slate of speakers. Of course this is a gaming industry event, so you can be certain that drinks and table games will be on the schedule, too.

If you’re considering heading up North for CBG, here’s some details you’ll want know.


CBG is a quick hit event with a short, but hard-hitting lineup of industry speakers including:

Stuart Hoegner, Gaming Lawyer – Hoegner is senior gaming lawyer and accountant at the Gaming Counsel of Toronto law firm. As a gaming industry veteran, Hoegner has provided advice to operators in almost every segment of the business, including poker sites; sports betting sites; social medial; and more.

His background in accounting provides him with a unique perspective on events that’s not to be missed. Besides his session, Hoegner will also be participating in the weekend’s social events.

SEO Workshop with Mike Liston – Liston is the Head of iGaming at Blueclaw and a bona fide expert on SEO, PPC, and Social Media Marketing. He’ll be giving a general talk on SEO Best Practices, with an emphasis on how they’ve been impacted by Google Penguin and Panda.

Liston will also be available for one-on-one sessions to help affiliates work through their specific challenges.  His talk is aimed at SEO practitioners of all levels and there is no extra charge for this service.

Affiliate Sponsors

Casino affiliate events are the perfect place to log a little face time with affiliate manager while checking out some new programs. This year’s event features 10 affiliate sponsors who will all have representative on hand to chat to with potential, and current, partners and includes

These nine sponsor programs represent a constellation of sites that cover every corner of the business from bingo to baccarat to sports betting. Attendees will also find some pretty sweet incentive offers designed to get new business relationships off on the right foot.

Other Activities

CBG 2013 is definitely a networking event and features plenty of cocktail hours and a fully furnished game room to help affs break the ice. The event is situated right off the America Falls and Horseshoe Falls Casino, so bring a little cash for some land-based casino action.

Attendees who want to catch a breath of fresh air can take a quick run over to Niagara Falls, which is just steps away from the venue.


Between the great networking opportunities, fantastic scenery and overall value, CBG Affiliate Weekend is an event that’s well worth your time.

Registration and Accommodations

Registration for CBG Affiliate Weekend is absolutely free and can be completed online right here.

The event will take place at the Niagara Falls Hilton Fallsview Hotel and attendees can get a special room rates. Rooms can be booked direct by calling 1-866-873-9829.

Are you heading to the CBG Affiliate weekend? Let us know your plans in the comments section below.