Global Gaming Expo Asia sets new record in 10th year

Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia 2016, co-organized by the American Gaming Association and Reed Exhibitions, saw record-breaking attendance and delivered popular networking and educational programs in its 10th year.

This year’s G2E Asia was another record-breaking year. The show welcomed a total of 10,984 visitors from 83 countries and regions — up 11 percent over last year. Among the attendees were more than 950 serious buyers and decision makers with purchasing power. This incredible representation of VIPs is a 43 percent increase from 2015.

G2E Asia 2016 featured a gathering of dignitaries from local government and business organizations as well as the international gaming industry.

The inaugural edition of the Asia Gaming Awards Ceremony was produced by Asia Gaming Brief  in association with G2E Asia and The Innovation Group. Eleven awards were presented at the ceremony to the gaming operators, suppliers and industry leaders with outstanding contribution to Asian gaming industry in their respective fields.

The highlights of the second day of the G2E Asia conference included keynote speakers Aaron Fischer, head of Consumer & Gaming Research at brokerage and investment group CLSA, with his comprehensive and up-to-date assessment of the Asian and international gaming markets, and Mr. Paulo Martins Chan, director of The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau Macao SAR, who changed focus to assessing opportunities within the markets.

Nearly 30 gaming regulatory professionals attended the first-ever Gaming Regulators Networking Luncheon on May 18 to exchange ideas, share updates and discuss opportunities to work together. Josephine Lee, Executive Vice President of Reed Exhibitions Greater China, said: “The 10th edition of G2E Asia has achieved new milestone and set new records in many aspects including the number of visitors, delegates and VIP buyers, which truly reflects G2E Asia as the industry event for forward-looking casino operators and suppliers in Asia. We will continue to innovate with initiatives to enhance the attendees’ experience by engaging and working closely with the industry, government and industry associations.”

G2E Asia will be returning next year from May 16-18, 2017 at The Venetian Macao. For more information about G2E Asia, please visit www.g2easia.com.