Macau – May 22，2019 – Today, the 13th edition of Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia, the leading Asian trade event and the largest regional sourcing platform for global gaming and entertainment products, enters its second day at The Venetian Macao.
G2E Asia 2019 – Opening Day Recap (21 May)
l The G2E Asia 2019 Conference Program commenced with a keynote address entitled, “China’s Greater Bay Area: Opportunities and Challenges for Macau and for our Key Industry,” by Ms. Daisy Ho, chairman and executive director of SJM Holdings Limited and chairman of the board of directors of Sociedade de Jogos de Macau, S.A.
l Day one came to a close with the G2E Asia Awards Ceremony and Dinner at the Parisian Macao. The awards, which recognize excellence in both the gaming and non-gaming aspects of Asian entertainment, officially announced the winners of the 12 award categories:
- Best IR Non-Gaming Attraction – Melco Resorts – The House of Dancing Water
- Best B2B Digital Product Solution – Betsoft Gaming – Betsoft Games
- Best Electronic Gaming Solution (Slots and ETGs) – Scientific Games – Jin Ji Bao Xi
- Best Table Game Solution – Tangam Systems – Table Games Yield Management
- Best Industry Innovation – GameSource (PIA) – Cloud Based Gaming Platform
- Best Gaming Floor – Galaxy Macau
- Best Industry Rising Stars –
Vicky Chan – Asia Pioneer Entertainment
Joji Kokuryo – BC Ventures
Wincan Leong – MGM China
Lloyd Robson – Aristocrat
Rishi Tirupari – Wynn Macau
- Best Corporate Social Responsibility Contribution – Melco Resorts
- Best VIP Gaming Promoter – Suncity Group
- Best Industry Supplier – Aristocrat
- Best Regional Asian IR (outside Macau or Singapore) – Solaire Resort & Casino, Philippines
- Best Integrated Resort – Galaxy Macau
Thanks to the G2E Asia Awards sponsors for 2019, namely Platinum Sponsor Continent 8, Goodbye Bags Sponsor Betinvest and Gold Sponsors Alfastreet, Angel.Aristocrat, BetConstruct, Galaxy Entertainment Group, Melco Resorts, MGM China, Sands China, SG gaming, SJM Holdings, Solaire Resort & Casino and Wynn Macau.
Building on a productive first day of G2E Asia, day two highlights include:
G2E Asia 2019, Day Two Conference Program Highlights (22 May)
Day two of the conference program is themed, “From Gaming to Beyond Gaming,” and will feature expert-led talks by esteemed guest speakers throughout the day, including Ms. Helena Fernandes, director of the Macao Government Tourism Office.
Tomorrow will also host two new forum launches: Esports Connect Asia Forum and the Financial Technology Asia Forum.
Esports Connect Asia Forum features a list of highly experienced speakers from the esports world and specialists that have worked closely with the integrated resorts industry. Esports Connect Asia is a unique opportunity to not only learn about esports, but more importantly, discover how esports can help increase a property’s performance in the years ahead.
The Financial Technology Asia Forum will bring together international industry leaders to share their insights on the challenges and opportunities for FinTech in the gaming-entertainment industry. The forum will also examine blockchain technology from the casino operator and supplier’s perspective, including academic implementation, potential use case studies and implications for responsible gaming.
Day two show floor highpoints of G2E Asia 2019 include:
- Asia Lottery Forum, Day Two
- Game Development Forum
- Esports, Lottery and Table Games Networking
- Gaming Regulatory Networking Luncheon
- G2E Asia Philippines Road Show Kickoff Reception
- Operators Cotai Connect
For more information, please visit www.G2EAsaia.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 Exhibitions, G2E Asia made its debut in 2007, defining itself as the preeminent show for the Asian gaming –entertainment industry.
About the American Gaming Association (AGA)
The American Gaming Association (AGA) is the premier national trade group representing the $261 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.8 million jobs nationwide. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, gaming suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to achieve sound policies and regulations consistent with casino gaming’s modern appeal and vast economic contributions.
About Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading event organizer, with over 500 events in 30 countries, and a staff of 3,900 exhibition specialists. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and 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.