Wrap-up of the 2023 APLA/WLA Seminar

The 2023 APLA/WLA Seminar took place in Hong Kong from 16-18 May with the theme of ‘Leading Through Transformation’. Through keynote presentations and in conversation sessions we heard from sporting champions, business leaders, lottery operators and suppliers on topics of business transformation and resilience. Together we explored responding to competition, the challenges presented by shifts

Business Program announced for the 2023 APLA/WLA Seminar

With just under a month to go until we welcome delegates from around the world to the 2023 APLA/WLA Seminar in Hong Kong, we are excited to share with you the Business Program that details the presentations, conversations and events that will take place inspired by the event’s theme of ‘Leading Through Transformation’. The program

2023 APLA/WLA Seminar

The Asia Pacific Lottery Association (APLA) and World Lottery Association (WLA), together with host lottery, the Hong Kong Jockey Club, are excited to announce the theme for the upcoming 2023 Seminar to be held 16-18 May at The Sheraton, Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui) in Hong Kong. ‘Leading Through Transformation’ will explore a dynamic and empowering

APLA at ICE London 2023

Industry professionals from all over the globe came together in record attendance for the ICE London event held from 7-9 February 2023. APLA Executive Director, John Teo, was invited by organisers to moderate a lottery discussion panel entitled ‘Embracing the change to keep up with younger audiences’ on 8 February 2023. Panellists included Louisiana Lottery

2023 APLA/WLA Seminar Announcement

APLA is excited to announce that the first of two in-person events this year, the 2023 APLA/WLA Seminar, will be held 16-18 May 2023 at The Sheraton, Kowloon (Tsim Sha Tsui) in Hong Kong. We thank the Hong Kong Jockey Club for kindly agreeing to host this event. More details will be available when registration

APLA at the 2022 World Lottery Summit

At the recent World Lottery Summit (WLS) in Vancouver, Canada, Sue van der Merwe, as the Chair of one of the 5 regional Associations, was appointed a member of the WLA Executive Committee to serve for the new term of office for 2022 to 2024. Sue also presented to the General Assembly on the activities

The New APLA Executive Committee

At the September in-person Annual General Meeting held in Singapore during the Regional Conference, APLA Members voted in a new Executive Committee who will serve a term of 2 years until the conclusion of the ASGM in 2024. Meet the new line-up of the APLA Executive Committee: Chairman: Sue van der Merwe, Managing Director, The

Wrap-up of the 2022 APLA Regional Conference

The 2022 APLA Regional Conference took place in Singapore from 5-8 September with the theme of ‘Innovation in a Post-COVID World’. A diverse and fulsome 2-day business program was activated and elevated by the superb calibre of speakers from around the globe. Through keynote presentations and in conversation sessions, we explored the shifts in our

The 2022 APLA Regional Conference Begins

The 2022 APLA Regional Conference has kicked off in celebratory style with the Opening Dinner at the InterContinental Hotel in Singapore. Delegates were warmly welcomed by APLA Chairman, Sue van der Merwe and treated to a delicious multi-course dinner, set to a live soundtrack of Singaporean music. The event continues with the start of the

Get ready for the 2022 APLA Regional Conference

With just days to go until we welcome over 100 delegates from around the world to the 2022 APLA Regional Conference in Singapore, our excitement is in overdrive! Months of planning, creating and organising are culminating in a 4-day business and networking event that is set to reconnect us and reinvigorate us for life and