Young Lions

Young Lions

We continue the great success!

The 9th European Lotteries Congress in Krakow is proud to continue the great success of Helsinki, Tel Aviv and Oslo congresses. We offer an outstanding opportunity: the fourth edition of the Young Lions program.
As in Helsinki, Tel Aviv and Oslo, the Young Lions in Krakow will be moderated by phd. game developer Aki Järvinen (Finland).

This is an opportunity for your lottery’s future hopes to shine and network with sector peers. Make sure your lottery does not miss this exceptional offer!

The Young Lions will be given front stage attention and will play a key role in the congress. The main objective of the program is to allow young talented lottery professionals to participate in the congress in a meaningful and innovative way.

Young Lions' Mission

The Young Lions’ mission is to make strong and innovative recommendations to the EL community on how to tackle issues critical for the sector’s future. The results of the work will be presented to the congress audience as part of the business program at the end of the congress.

We hereby invite the Lotteries to propose a candidate for the Young Lions Program.
Starting 2 days before the official congress opening, the Young Lions will arrive on the 3rd of June. They will also be invited to the closing ceremony on the 7th of June.


Young Lions are:

  • under 35
  • working for an EL Member Lottery
  • eager to get cracking on a project related to the following fields: Marketing, Sales, Product- or Service Development, Technology or Distribution (Indicative list)
  • fluent in spoken and written English
  • used to working and learning under pressure
  • good at presenting themselves
  • innovative, creative
  • good team players!

How to apply

Please send your referral for a candidate you wish to recommend along with the candidate’s resume to:

An offer you can’t refuse
The Young Lion has the chance to participate in the EL Congress and Young Lions’ programme at the special price of €375 together with the “first regular member” of his or her lottery!

Important dates:

Application deadline: Monday, 10 April 2017 (extended deadline)
Arrival: Saturday, 3 June 2017
Closing Ceremony: Wednesday, 7 June 2017