Roster of Renowned Gaming Industry Experts to Provide Valued Insights on Market Developments
MACAU – The conference at Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) 2012, an award-winning event for the Pan-Asian region, will again provide attendees with access to a wide range of industry experts who are shaping the rapidly-evolving Asian gaming marketplace. Taking place May 22-24 at the Venetian Macao, in Macau S.A.R., People’s Republic of China, the conference at G2E Asia 2012 will provide comprehensive industry education aimed to help gaming professionals compete in the global gaming market. Content will focus on regional market trends, non-gaming amenities, marketing, finance and technology and more.
“For the past five years, G2E Asia has been known as the premier conference event in the Pan-Asian region,” said Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., president and CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA). “The G2E Asia 2012 conference event again will feature some of the industry’s most distinguished experts and an unprecedented range of sessions that are certain to provide attendees with a level of knowledge that will help them succeed in gaming’s fastest growing region.”
Scheduled speakers for the G2E Asia 2012 conference include: Gene Capuano, vice president of convention & exhibition operations at The Venetian Macao Resort Hotel; Eddie Chan, director of e-commerce and online communications at The Venetian Macau Limited; Praveen Choudhary, managing director and head of Asian conglomerate / gaming research at Morgan Stanley; Robert Drake, group chief financial officer at Galaxy Entertainment Group; Kurt Gissane, managing director for Asia Pacific at Bally Technologies; Takashi Kiso, CEO of the International Casino Institute in Tokyo, Japan; Ben Lee, managing partner, IGamiX Management and Consulting, Ltd.; Richard Lehrner, senior advisor to the board of Casinos Austria; Hoffman Ma, deputy CEO/deputy chairman of Ponte 16 Macau/Success Universe Group Limited; Andrew Macaulay, managing director, Aspect Gaming; Timothy McNally, chairman of the board for NagaCorp; Luis Melo, partner at MDME Lawyers; Sean Monaghan, senior consumer and gaming analyst of Southeast Asia at HSBC; Gillian Murphy, senior vice president of non-gaming operations at Galaxy Macau; Eric Persson, vice president of slot operations at Marina Bay Sands; Lloyd Nathan, chief executive officer, Asian Coast Development Ltd., David Punter, general manager at Asia Pacific Aristocrat (Macau) Pty Ltd.; Adam Rosenberg, managing director and global head of gaming group at Goldman, Sachs & Co., and many more.
During last month’s Asian Conference Summit, the 2011 edition of G2E Asia was named “Best Development of an Existing Conference Outside Singapore.” An expert panel of high-profile judges from the region's major commercial conference organizers evaluated contenders in a number of categories, including the strength and professionalism of the event's partners. Judges specifically commended G2E Asia’s educational value and thought leadership.
G2E Asia is the premier gaming exhibition and conference event dedicated to the Asian gaming markets. For more information about G2E Asia or to register, visit www.G2EAsia.com
Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), formerly Asian Gaming Expo, is the international gaming exhibition and conference dedicated to the Asian gaming market. Organized by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, G2E Asia made its debut in June 2007, defining itself as the leading event for the gaming entertainment industry in Asia.
The AGA represents the commercial casino-entertainment industry by addressing federal legislative and regulatory issues. The association also serves as a clearinghouse for information develops educational and advocacy programs, and provides leadership on industry-related issues of public concern.
About Reed Exhibitions Greater China
Reed Exhibitions Greater China is associated with the world’s largest events organizer: Reed Exhibitions. Thanks to more than two decades of rapid growth, it is now China’s premier organizer of definitive trade events, through seven outstanding member companies: Reed Exhibitions China, Reed Sinopharm, Reed Huabo, Reed Huaqun, Reed Exhibitions (Shanghai), Reed Guanghe and Reed Huabai.
Today, Reed Exhibitions Greater China serves eight of China’s fastest growing specialized sectors. They are: aerospace & aviation; electronics manufacturing & assembly; machine tools, metalworking & industrial materials; converting; pharmaceuticals, medicine & health care; gifts & homeware; lifestyle, travel; gaming & property. The company will organize 54 prime trade events in 2012.
In 2011, events organized by Reed Exhibitions Greater China brought together over 27,000 suppliers, more than 650,000 visitors and approximately 25,000 conference delegates.
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