G2E Asia 2017 Conference to Provide Overview of Asian Gaming Landscape, Insights into Critical Topics

Influential industry speakers to address attendees at this year’s Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), the marketplace for the Asian gaming industry.

Francis Lui, Deputy Chairman of the Galaxy Entertainment Group, will provide opening remarks at 09:30 on May 16. The conference program includes other industry experts who will address:
● Status and projections for the Asian market;
● Integrated Resort products and technology solutions;
● iGaming; and
● Best practices to mitigate the risk of fraud and other security threats in the gaming sphere.

G2E Asia’s conference will be held May 16 to 18 at the Venetian Macao in conjunction with the exhibition. The conference intends to foster learning, present emerging opportunities and highlight the latest global industry trends.

Strong Regional Focus: Asian Markets

The many key developments emerging in today’s Southeast Asian gaming markets, including a thriving gaming landscape in Macau, Singapore and Japan and more, will be closely examined during the conference. Also discussed, will be the industry’s opportunities in emerging markets like Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam, making them prime territories for future innovations.

The Asian Markets Forum will offer a thorough assessment of topical issues affecting gaming in Asia today, specifically Macau, Singapore, Japan, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, the Philippines and Vietnam. PricewaterhouseCoopers will address Japan in greater detail, explaining why it has been earmarked by industry experts as potentially one of the largest gaming markets in the world, with the potential to generate tens of billions of dollars in revenue, with significant attribution to the development of the “Osaka Strip.”

Integrated Resort Product and Technology Solutions

With an eye towards the future of gaming, the most ambitious businesses know that a broad offering of hospitality and entertainment amenities will drive revenue beyond the casino floor. With a government directive to create integrated resorts, the conference will highlight developments that answer the call to drive tourism and boost revenue.

● The American Gaming Association will lead a new Executive Roundtable on Content and Amenities for the Mass Market from 09:30 to 10:45 on May 17. The roundtable will feature:
  Dr. Wilfred Wong, president of Sands China Ltd;
  Mitchell Bowen, managing director of Aristocrat Technologies, Australia, New Zealand and International;
  Derik Mooberry, Group Chief Executive of Gaming for Scientific Games; and
  Walter Bugno, Chief Executive Officer of IGT International.
● Integrated Resort Operations and Marketing will also be a key conference focus with Mr. Paulo Martins Chan, Director of Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, delivering his keynote address at 14:15 on May 17.

Critical Topics and Trends: iGaming Summit and IAGA Best Practices Institute

On Thursday, May 18, the G2E Asia 2017 conference will close with simultaneous tracks that address two critical industry issues:
● The long-standing iGaming Summit, with Asia Gaming Brief as the official partner; and
● The first-ever IAGA Best Practices Institute, organized by the International Association of Gaming Advisors.

The iGaming Summit, titled Next Generation Products & Marketing, will take a close look at how to leverage digital opportunities, assess the global rise of eSports and highlight how Asia is leading the way. Online casino trends and Asian gaming markets will also be thoroughly explored, showing participants how to keep a finger on the pulse of gaming today and how to identify new opportunities.

In a content-rich final day, the IAGA Best Practices Forum will conclude with final sessions, including mobile solutions, internationalization and an in-depth assessment of regulatory best practices to prevent fraud and promote gaming integrity.

To learn more about G2E Asia 2017, visit: www.g2easia.com

ABOUT G2E ASIA

G2E Asia is the international gaming trade show and conference for the Asian gaming industry. Organized by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibition, G2E Asia made its debut in 2007, defining itself as the preeminent show for the Asian gaming-entertainment industry.

About the American Gaming Association

The American Gaming Association is the premier national trade group representing the $240 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.7 million jobs in 40 states. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to be the single most effective champion of the industry, relentlessly protecting against harmful and often misinformed public policies, and paving a path for growth, innovation and reinvestment.

About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organizer, with over 500 events in 43 countries. In 2014 Reed brought together over seven million event participants from around the world generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and organized by 41 fully staffed offices. Reed Exhibitions serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

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