G2E Asia Unveils Conference Lineup Featuring Renowned Pansy Ho as Keynote Speaker

Macau - Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), returning May 20-22, 2014 at The Venetian Macau, today announces the conference and speaker lineup for the annual three-day gaming business, networking and education event, which is now celebrating its eighth year in Macau. The lineup features industry luminary Pansy Ho, co-chairperson and executive director, MGM China Holdings Limited, addressing delegates on the first day of the show.

In addition to Ho’s Keynote Address, G2E Asia’s conference will focus on gaming updates from all existing and emerging markets across the region, including Macau, Japan, Russia, Vietnam, Korea, Cambodia, the Philippines, and more. The conference will also include a dynamic panel of Macau’s C-Suite operators moderated by Bloomberg, as well as an all new “iGaming Summit,” reflecting the growing importance regionally and worldwide of interactive, mobile and social gaming.

During the three-day conference, industry leaders from all across the region will provide updates on a variety of compelling topics including integrated resort models; slot machines and ETG’s; Chinese consumer trends; how to reach specific areas through marketing; and more.

The “who’s who” of the gaming industry are set to speak at G2E Asia, in addition to the Keynote Address by Pansy Ho, other high-profile speakers include: Gamal Aziz, president, Wynn Macau Ltd.; Edward Bowers, senior vice president, Global Gaming Development, MGM Resorts International; Grant Bowie, chief executive officer, MGM Resorts China Holdings Limited; Grant Chum, senior vice president, Global Gaming Strategy, Sands Corporation; Mike Mecca, president and CEO, Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited; Jorge Sarmiento, president and COO, The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation; Kelvin Tan, chief of international marketing and executive vice president, Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd.; Will Shen, Vice President of Asia Development, Caesars Entertainment; and many more.

The Gaming Management Certificate Program, produced in partnership with the International Gaming Institute at the University of Nevada Las Vegas and the University of Macau returns to G2E Asia this year with a focus on human resources and human capital. This full-day program is designed to equip new and mid-level casino managers with critical knowledge to advance their careers. A line-up of distinguished professors will offer attendees real-life gaming experiences blended with academic excellence

G2E Asia provides the most comprehensive gaming education in Asia and is the leading event for the industry to conduct business. Conference content is developed by the industry and for the industry by leading gaming experts, guaranteeingaccess to authentic, up-to-date information needed to enhance industry knowledge and gain a competitive edge in today's aggressive marketplace.

For further information about G2E Asia 2014 and to register to attend the event, visit www.g2easia.com.

About G2E Asia

G2E Asia is the international gaming trade show and conference for the Asian gaming industry. G2E Asia is a G2E event 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 Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world's leading event’s organizer, including exhibitions, conferences, congresses and meetings. In 2011 Reed brought together more than 6 million industry professions from around the world in 44 key industry sectors to drive sales, network and learn. Today, Reed has a growing portfolio of more than 500 events in 39 countries, with a rapidly growing portfolio of events and partners in the economies of Brazil, Russia, India, China and the Middle East. Reed has 33 offices worldwide and a staff of over 3,000 exhibition specialists.

About the American Gaming Association

The American Gaming Association (AGA) is a partner of G2E and the national trade association for the commercial casino industry. In addition to representing the interests of its members on federal legislative and regulatory issues, the AGA serves as a clearinghouse for information, develops educational and advocacy programs, and provides leadership on industry-related issues of public concern.