BDO appointed as audit firm and platinum sponsor for iGaming Idol
BDO Malta, the International Accounting, Auditing, Tax and Consulting firm has been appointed Platinum and Audit partner for the iGaming idol Awards. iGaming idol is an award event which recognises talent in the iGaming Industry and is being presented for the first time in the evening of the 8th of November 2016, during the three day Malta iGaming Seminar at the Grand Masters Suite, Hilton Malta in St. Julian’s.
The firm is a member firm of BDO International and is one of the leaders in exceptional client service with a network that extends globally with over 1,400 offices in more than 154 countries.
Established in Malta in 1978, the local firm continues to grow successfully offering services to both foreign and Maltese clients. Throughout the years BDO have built a team of professionals with in-depth local market knowledge and global industry. BDO Malta has, for several years, acted as auditors, tax advisers and consultants to numerous Maltese and international gaming and betting companies, both private and publicly quoted.
Speaking about the sponsorship, Michael Pederssen, CEO of iGaming idol stated “Knowing the complexity and the importance of transparency throughout the auditing of the judging process, we knew that BDO Malta was the perfect match for iGaming idol. They have an established track record for several years building customer relations and dealing with top customers and this is what we were on the lookout for.”
BDO Malta will be provided the task of monitoring and overseeing the credibility of the judging process and ensuring that all nominees are judged fairly.
Mark Attard, CEO of BDO Malta said, “I am often faced with the question, Why you? Why BDO? The answer is fairly simple, because our customer service is top. Today we provide a full range of services to gaming companies in the non-core areas of their business. We are experts in areas they are not and for this reason they trust us to fill in those gaps thus assuring that all aspects of their business, both core and-non core, are handled by experts in their respective field. I Gaming Idol is a great idea that blends the fun that surrounds the gaming scene with the recognition of individuals for their contribution towards the development of this fast-growing and dynamic industry. We are proud to be chosen as audit partners for this great initiative and our main contribution will be to ensure that integrity and fairness are maintained throughout the judging process.”
By submitting the entry form to iGaming Idol, you understand and fully accept the following terms:
You can only enter the competition or nominate a colleague/friend the nominee who is:
Currently employed within an iGaming company based here in Malta
Either working for a gaming operator or working for a supplier to the iGaming industry, who’s revenue is solely derived from iGaming operators i.e. iGaming platform suppliers, game studios, iGaming recruitment agencies etc.
Lives the majority of the year in Malta i.e. Malta is their base
If your nomination is shortlisted, the next step is to meet the judges for your category. The date and time will be different for each of the categories and will be communicated as soon as the date is set with the judges. You will be expected to come and meet the judges at the Hilton hotel at a given day and time.
Unfortunately there is no option to reschedule such appointment, once given.
You must show up and register minimum 30 minutes before your appointment.
Failure to do so, will result in disqualification.
By entering into the iGaming Idol competition, you acknowledge, understand and accept that there may be pictures and video taken at any time. Such pictures and footage may be used for promotional purposes of iGaming Idol at any time at the sole discretion of iGaming Idol, even for future iGaming Idol events in the future. The rights and ownership of such footage and/or pictures belongs to and remains the sole property of iGaming Idol and no payment nor compensation will be given at any time.
The voting and judging is done fully by the selected judges in each category, under the supervision of our Audit Partner, BDO Malta. The selection of judges is done at the sole discretion of iGaming Idol management.
In the situation that a judge in a given category is too closely connected with a nominee in that same category, for example by working in the same company, that judge will not be allowed to participate in the voting process of that particular nominee.
iGaming Idol reserves the right to disqualify any nominee at our sole discretion, should their behaviour or attitude be offensive, aggressive or otherwise not follow what is regarded as accepted behaviour in society in general.