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Five reasons why you should attend G2E Asia 2016

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Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), the premier international gaming exhibition and conference dedicated to the Asian gaming market, is set to take place in Macau from May 17 through 19.

Five reasons why you should attend G2E Asia 2016Content for the event has been developed by gaming experts and promises attendees the most comprehensive gaming education possible for the Asian market.

In 2015, the G2E Asia made a record-breaking attendance of 9,867 visitors from 79 countries, along with 161 exhibiting companies, making it the perfect platform to showcase your innovative gaming products and services.

To say that this event will be huge would just be an understatement. So let me just give you five reasons why you should attend the G2E Asia 2016.

G2E Asia celebrates 10th Anniversary

This year marks the 10th successful editions of being a one-stop sourcing platform of gaming and entertainment products to casino operators in Asia. According to its data, over 95% of Asian casino operators attend G2E Asia each year to network and conduct business.

Josephine Lee, Executive Vice President of Reed Exhibitions (one of the organizers of G2E Asia) said that the show continues to evolve, according to the changing rhythms of the industry, which is why it remains so relevant, and why the gaming and entertainment industry, throughout Asia, trusts G2E Asia as the right exhibition platform via which to drive business forward.

Adding that the G2E Asia today becomes three times bigger than when it was launched in 2007 and the numbers visitors to the show has skyrocketed by 230% since its launch.

Asia Gaming Awards

New this year will be the inauguration of the Asia Gaming Awards (AGAwards), produced by Asia Gaming Brief and the Innovation Group. The awards are open to operators, regulators, suppliers and service providers that have made outstanding contributions to the land-based and online casino industries. Companies will be judged in 10 categories spanning the land based and online spheres.

  • Best Casino Operator
  • Best Integrated Resort
  • Best Casino Design
  • Best Table Games Manufacturer
  • Best Electronic Game Machine Manufacturer
  • Best Industry Supplier
  • Best Online Operator
  • Best Online Supplier
  • Best Mobile Solution
  • Outstanding Contribution in the Field of “Innovation”

The awards will also recognize up to 18 young gaming executives from Asia based on their talent and potential to shape the industry in the coming years.

Chair of the Organizing Committee and Judging Panel David Green said that the awards are the result of a rigorous process, intended to identify and recognize the very best players in the gaming industry in Asia.

Asia Gaming White Paper

The 2016 edition of the fair will publish a report about the trend in the Asia market for the gaming industry titled “The Asian Gaming White Paper”. According to the organization, the goal of this working paper is to deepen industry understanding of gaming trends, casino operations, players’ profiles and behavior, as well as projections of future trends for casinos in major Asia-Pacific markets.

Macau Retail Summit

Another new feature for G2E Asia in 2016 will be the Macau Retail Summit. With diversification now so prominent in the gaming sector, G2E Asia will focus on creating the ideal customer service experience.  The Summit will also focus on technological solutions to support next-generation retail and examine the ways in which the customer experience can be enhanced.

Boss of Macau gaming regulator to speak at G2E Asia

Director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau Paulo Martins Chan, is set to speak on the topic “Transformation in changing conditions” on May 18 at the Global Gaming Expo in Macau.

According to Reed Exhibitions, Chan will attend a G2E Asia 2016 invitation-only networking luncheon for gaming regulators prior to the speech.

A full schedule of speakers and workshops including times and topics can be found on the official G2E Asia website.

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