LocationPanorama Hotel, Kherson City

Date:       October 25 – 26, 2019







October 26, 2019


10.00 – 11.00

Registration, welcome coffee


 11.00 – 13.00



Moderator: АNNA ROMANOVA, expert on tourism industry development and destinations branding, Leadership representative of Hospitality Industry Association of Ukraine


  • Welcome speech of ОLEKSIY HONCHARUK, Prime Minister of Ukraine
    (to be confirmed)


  • Welcome speech of YURIY HUSYEV, Head of Kherson Regional State Administration


І. Presentation of legislative initiative regarding gambling (casino) business implementation in Ukraine


  • Presentation of the Draft Law of Ukraine on gambling business by DAVYD ARAKHAMIIA, People’s Deputy of Ukraine, Chairman of the "Servant of the People" political party fraction



  • OKSANA MARKAROVA, Minister of Finance of Ukraine (to be confirmed)
  • DANYLO HETMANTSEV, Head of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Finance, Taxation and Customs Policy (to be confirmed)
  • SERHII VERLANOV, Chairman of the State Tax Service of Ukraine (unconfirmed)



ІІ. World practice in effective legislation providing for gambling business implementation


  • LASHA KOMAKHIDZE, Mayor of Batumi, Georgia
  • GIA GETSADZE, Chief Legal Adviser at Ccloan LLC, Co-author of the law on gambling business in Georgia
  • ZORAN KASUM, EBRD Expert on tourism development, Partner and Managing Director of Hotel&Destination Consulting, Croatia


13.00 – 14.00












14.00 – 16.00

ІІІ. Presentation of Kherson region tourism potential and propositions for gambling infrastructure development

  • TATIANA VOLYNETS, Director of Department of tourism and resorts of Kherson Regional State Administration


IV. Vision of hotel industry development prospects in Ukraine and harmonization of national legislation for hotel enterprises

  • Representative of Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Agriculture of Ukraine
  • DMYTRO NALOTOV, Peoples Deputy of Ukraine, Member of Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Humanitarian and Information Policy
    (to be confirmed)
  • OLEKSANDR LIYEV, Chairman of Hospitality Industry Association of Ukraine (to be confirmed)
  • Experts on hotel business, representatives of developer companies
    (to be confirmed)


V. Online gambling as an important market componentcolleagues’ experience and prospects for Ukraine

  • NIKITA SMAGIN, CEO CyberPlay Management, MGA Licensed Brand


  • DAVID OKROTSOVIDZE, CEO Cerberus Technology Ltd, Sweden Licensed Brand
  • Speeches of gambling business representatives (to be confirmed)


Discussions, summarizing

























Organizing committee: tel. +38(0552) 225768, e-mail: