SmsCoin project which provides technology solutions for SMS payments implementation in almost 100 countries worldwide took part at the conference as a sponsor of the meeting.
The 7th conference Casual Connect Kyiv brought together more than 700 representatives of social, mobile, browser MMO games market to discuss the key issues of the industry future development. This year founders and representatives of the world-known companies leading in the sphere of casual games came to Kyiv, they are: Big Fish, G5 Entertainment, Alawar, Rovio, appnext, Absolutist, 6waves and many others. The programme of three-day conference consisted of lectures and seminars held in two halls at the same time, and Innovation Showcase supported by Big Fish Games, the largest developer and publisher of interactive games for different platforms.
New development technologies and further opportunities of the casual games industry (cross-platform, cloud solutions, Free-to-Play model, games with augmented reality, game development for Smart TV) were the key topics of the discussion. Marketing, distribution and design were considered as well at Casual Connect Kyiv.
SmsCoin CCO Yakov Beder was pleasantly surprised by the scale and level of the event: «The organizers of Casual Connect Kyiv exceeded our expectations. Lectures, seminars and exhibitions again proved the high level of the conference meeting. I'd like to make a pointed reference to interesting presentations which I was lucky to attend. Vlad Suglobov, G5 Entertainment CEO, analyzed the future of casual games on tablets and smartphones in his presentation. Jin Ho Hur, Crzyfish founder and CEO, gave a speech about peculiarities and opportunities of the game market in Korea. Paul Thelen, Big Fish founder and SEO, spoke about opportunities of cloud games, new business models of the market, Free-to-Play games. We were also glad to meet Michael Kuzmin, marketing director at AIGRIND, LitRes and MoMinis representatives, Flash Gamm organizers. I cannot but mention about unforgettable parties organized by Big Fish and G5. Casual Connect Kyiv is definitely a meeting place for the most talented and successful creators and producers of casual games industry.»