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Grupo Pefaco present at the Mobile World Congress 2016

The Mobile World Congress 2016 (MWC) took place from the 22nd to the 25th of February at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelona. Annual major event of the mobile technology industry, MWC increased in popularity over the last few years, to become the biggest gathering of industry experts in the world, attracting huge personalities such as Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg.

With a record participation of over 100,000 attendees, of which 3,600 were members of the press and media outlets and 2,200 companies, from more than 200 different countries, the Mobile World Congress 2016 reaffirms itself as the reference of the major events in technological developments.

Grupo Pefaco sent a delegation to the congress to look for technological innovations and future trends in the Leisure & Gaming industry for its brand Lydia Ludic.

Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu

Grupo Pefaco specialises in the Leisure & Gaming and the Hospitality industries. The group, headed by its founders Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro, has more than 3,000 employees in 13 countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Congo, the Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria, DR Congo, Rwanda, Togo, Paraguay, Spain and Portugal).

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Grupo Pefaco present at the ICE Totally Gaming 2016

ICE Totally Gaming, one of the major Leisure & Gaming industry events, took place from the 2nd to the 4th of February, at ExCel London. The award winning show is the annual launch pad for gaming innovation, with literally hundreds of new product launches over three days.

Unique gathering place for all the major gaming players, ICE Totally Gaming 2016 attracted near to 30,000 attendees from 150 countries.

Grupo Pefaco, one of the major Leisure & Gaming operators in Africa, sent a delegation to attend the exhibition to meet with industry experts and discover the latest gaming offers and technologies for its commercial brand Lydia Ludic.

Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu Une délégation de Grupo Pefaco a participé à ICE Totally Gaming 2016, le salon international du jeu

Grupo Pefaco specialises in the Leisure & Gaming and the Hospitality industries. The group, headed by its founders Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro, has more than 3,000 employees in 13 countries (Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Congo, the Ivory Coast, Niger, Nigeria, DR Congo, Rwanda, Togo, Paraguay, Spain and Portugal).

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Grupo Pefaco attends the Sports Betting West Africa summit 2015

Grupo Pefaco participated in the Sports Betting West Africa 2015, the West-African Gaming summit, which took place in Lagos, Nigeria.

It was the first Leisure and Gaming industry summit organized in the country. The event took place in Eko Hotel and Suites in Lagos and assembled the main Leisure and Gaming industry players, specifically those concerned with sports betting in West Africa. Its aim is to structure one of the industries that present the biggest potential in the sub-region.

Sommet Sports Betting West Africa 2015 à Lagos, au Nigéria Alexandre QADER représente Pefaco International au Sommet Sports Betting West Africa, à Lagos, Nigeria

Grupo Pefaco, key player in the Leisure & Gaming industry in West-Africa, sent a representative, Alexandre Qader, Lydia Ludic Togo’s General Director, to participate in the event.

Founded in 1995 by Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, Grupo Pefaco is a Spanish holding which the company headquarters are established in Barcelona, Spain. The fields, in which the Group operates, are Leisure & Gaming and Hospitality. Thanks to its extensive experience and its exceptional team, with more than 3 000 collaborators, Grupo Pefaco has the ambition to be amongst the market leaders in its fields.

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Grupo Pefaco sponsors the HEC Paris Poker tournament

Each year, Paris business school HEC Paris organizes the MBA Tournament (MBAT) on its campus in Jouy-en-Josas. This annual event gathers more than 1500 MBA students from prestigious European Business schools in multi – sports  tournaments (soccer, billiard, rugby, chess, etc.).

For the 25th edition of the MBAT, Grupo Pefaco and its Gaming and Leisure subsidiary Lydia Ludic Togo sponsored the equipment and prizes of The Texas Hold’em Poker tournament and supported the HEC team in its organization.

Tournoi de Poker HEC Paris MBAT 2015, sponsorisé par Lydia Ludic Togo et Grupo Pefaco Le vainqueur du tournoi de Poker du HEC MBAT, sponsorisé par Lydia Ludic Togo et Grupo Pefaco

Colas MESTRALLET, Poker expert at Grupo Pefaco, was in charge of the organization and played the role of dealer during the tournament. He also gave away the prizes and trophies. The first prize of the tournament was 2000 euros, half of which was destined to the Togolese association FONDAVO, aiming to help widows and orphans in Togo.

Founded in 1995 by Francis PEREZ and Olivier CAURO, Grupo Pefaco is a Spanish holding which the company headquarters are established in Barcelona, Spain. The fields, in which the Group operates, are Leisure & Gaming and Hospitality. Thanks to its extensive experience and its exceptional team, with more than 3 000 collaborators, Grupo Pefaco has the ambition to be amongst the market leaders in its fields.

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Pefaco Hotels present at the international exhibition Hostelco in Barcelona

Hostelco, the international exhibition of the latest innovations in equipment, products, hotel and catering services, is currently taking place in Barcelona.

Hostelco brings together the leading companies in the food and service industry from the 20th to the 23rd of October 2014 at the Fira Gran Via in Barcelone. Pefaco Hotels joined the professionals present at the event to get in touch with nearly 500 industry experts and develop possible partnerships with hotel suppliers.

The hotel brand of Grupo Pefaco was created in 2009 by Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro, with the ambition of becoming a major player in the tourism, leisure and business industry in the African continent.

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“The journey to Innovation”: Pefaco Hotels attends a conference Telefónica

Telefónica is one of the leading telecommunications operators in the world. The group provides communication, information and entertainment solutions to 24 countries in Europe and Latin America.

In order to offer thriving companies the possibility to grow alongside the technological developments, Telefónica held a conference about “The journey to Innovation” (Jornada Viatge a la Innovació) in the center of Barcelona, at the emblematic modernist musical hall, Palau de la Música Catalana.

Pefaco Hotels was invited to the event alongside other key players in the hospitality, retail and medical industries to initiate a dialogue about industry specific needs, and Telefónica’s capacity of responding to these.

Pefaco Hotels is the hospitality brand of Grupo Pefaco, the group founded by Francis Perez and Olivier Cauro.

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