he top executives of the company, Mike Macke (President), Kunal Mishra (VP, Product Management and Marketing), Gordon Dickie (Sr VP of Business Development, Government Affaire and GM of World Wide Sales)and Gregory Gronau (President and CEO), received customers and friends at the company's stand in G2E, and also talked with Yogonet.com
What is the company presenting at G2E, what new developments does it have for the American market or worldwide?
Kunal Mishra: Cadillac Jack has substancially enhanced its products line and the proof of that effort are really been showcased at this year G2E. Our latest Latin Bingo lines with six brand-new titles available, primarily for the Latin American market, we are featuring some new Class III Titles that are for the domestic US market, we are also featuring two wide area progressives, one is the already comercially successful Cadillac Cash link and we have a link running in Mexico and the link running in the US today. We are showing the latest theme on Cadillac Cash, which is a game by the very same name, and that game is exceeding our expectations.
As part of new products on the horizon, the firm is featuring Mega Money Maker, a multi-level wide area progressive featuring our new cabinet and featuring high-impact signs with moving parts to create excitement on the casino floor. This product will be available for both our international customers as well as the domestic customers in the Class III as well as the Class II markets in 2008.
Which was the response, the feedback you had from the people attending the show, potential customers or customers of the company?
Gordon Dickie: The customers were very excited about the new line of products and exploring to get them into their properties.
And how was the show for the company? Was it a positive experience?
Mike Macke: It was a very positive experience. What our customers saw is that Cadillac Jack is included into leading Class II gaming manufacturer in America as well as Mexico. When you look at the Mexican market, we are the only company providing new fresh product designs in that area and we are quickly becoming the leading vendor in the country and we plan to take those Spanish and Latin products to other Latin countries.
You have a strong presence in Mexico. What can you tell me about the Latin American market? How important is it for the company? Are you thinking on reaching other markets besides Mexico?
Mike Macke: We think right now Mexico is our leading international market. We areprobably the most diverse customer base in the country. We have the most diverse line of products to support that with the wide area, the Latin bingo, poker and also regular bingo games, so all with the bingo-based system.
Does the company have plans for other countries in Latin America?
Gregory Gronau: Yes, we are planning to move on into other countries. We have had interest expressed from Aruba, Jamaica, Panama and Canada.
Will the company be present in some events like this in Latin America next year, maybe Mexico, Panama, Buenos Aires?
Kunal Mishra: Yes, the company will be represented in trade shows in Latin America next year. Cadillac Jack was present in multiple trade shows last year and we aim to continue our support for the Latin American markets and showcasing our diverse products.
We are in November, the end of the year, Which is the balance you can do of 2007 and what do you expect for next year?
Mike Macke: We are growing this company to about three-times the size it was two years ago, and we still see this kind of growth pattern going on into 2008 and 2009. I think our commitment to the customers in bringing the products that fit the markets is still strong and we continue to localize products into the different markets.