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The top 10 things to happen at LAC and FPE 2016
18th February 2016
LAC and FPE 2016 were a huge success. The conference was packed on both days and there was plenty of excitement on the show floor.
We had a lot of success with the top 10 lists in the run up to the show and we’ve heard you absolutely love them. So, we are going to continue the tradition with our top 10 list of things to happen at the show. There were plenty of things that could have easily made the list but either we didn’t see it or we thought these 10 things were cooler.
So without further ado here’s your top 10 list of things that happened at LAC and FPE 2016.
10. Meeting famous ex-footballers
“Unbelievable Jeff”. This is our very own James King meeting Chris Kamara at the Ladbrokes stand and Ian Larcombe meeting Ruud Gullit at the BetClic stand. But that wasn’t it at LAC and FPE we also got to meet Ruud Gullit, Danny Murphy, Ian Rush, Robbie Savage, Glenn Hoddle, John Barnes and Glenn Hysén. We could’ve put together a pretty mean LAC 2016 five a side team to challenge ICE for the iGaming cup.
9. We played golf with an English Rugby World Cup Winner!
Affiliates at UFX.com’s stand got to putt with Mike Tindall, who won the Rugby World Cup with England in 2003. Now i dont know if there is a much cooler claim to fame than that but if there is we’d like to hear it.
8. The world FootPool championships with Europartners!
What an awesome idea this was, not only did Affiliates get to meet John Barnes at the Europartners stand they also got to partake in one of the coolest games we’ve seen at one of our shows. Introducing the lovechild of Football and Pool… FootPool.
7. Take a ride on the ActiveWins bike
ActiveWins filled their stand with some pretty cool motorbikes, a few of them were even hooked up to a simulator and we thought that was pretty cool. We even saw a pic of Mr Green giving it a go, don’t you love cross brand LAC love.
6. We got to meet Coral’s Farley and Carly
This one flew under the radar a little bit but Darren Farley and Carly from Coral’s Farley and Carly ad campaign were around meeting affiliates at the coral stand. Here’s a spin off from their advert with a Harry Redknapp impression.
5. Q&A with Murph and Sav
We got to see two of the UK’s top football pundits chatting everything football at the William Hill stand. Danny Murphy and Robbie Savage then stuck around for a few pictures with the affiliates. This was definitely a big highlight from the show for us.
4. The 10th Anniversary LAC cake
Who doesn’t love Cake and Champagne? Anyone who saw the 10th Anniversary cake will agree it was a spectacle plus there was free champagne and cake and some free words of inspiration from Alex Pratt.
3. Playing “Agge” at FIFA
Anyone who got a chance to play August Rosenmeier aka Agge at FIFA at the Betsson stand will have got a kicking. It wasn’t a rare sight to look over to the huge TV on the Betsson stand and see the score Peterborough United 5-0 Barcelona. Unfortunately we couldnt take any pics of Agge so here’s a gif of someone scoring a screamer on FIFA.
2. The revamped iGB Affiliate Awards 2016
The iGB Affiliate Awards 2016 was held at the Electric Brixton this year and was a resounding success. The band and the immersive theatre group, Tangled Feet, were fantastic.
1. Evander Holyfield – He really was the Real Deal
As guests go, we think Evander may have been the best one we have had yet. He was so happy to pose with everyone and was by far the most posted about celebrity on our twitter feed. Here’s our very own Kyle McGrath posing with Evander in his spare time at the show.