n this unprecedented media conference, industry leaders from AGEM, its member companies and the American Gaming Association (AGA) come together to release the findings, including forecasting future trends for the industry as a whole. The press conference is a must for every reporter in the industry, particularly in these times of financial and economic uncertainty.
It will be held November 19, 2:00 p.m. Among the statistics found in the report are: 57 % of member companies generated in excess of us$ 100 million in revenues annually. The average annual wage in the industry is us$ 67,100 annually, 34 % higher than the national average of us$ 50,200. It also affirms that the industry directly employs more than 28,000 workers. The report also contains vital information about: Economic output and impact, tax revenue generation, 2009 sales/revenue forecast.
Participants will be: Brooke Dunn, President, AGEM, Frank J. Fahrenkopf, President and CEO, American Gaming Association, Marcus Prater, Executive Director, AGEM, Nick Kihn, President, Aristocrat Technologies, Richard Haddrill, CEO, Bally Technologies, TJ Matthews, Chairman and CEO, International Game Technology (IGT), Orrin Edidin, President, WMS, Satoshi Sakamoto, Chairman and CEO, Konami Gaming, Mark L. Yoseloff, Ph.D., Chairman and CEO, Shuffle Master, Akiyoshi Isoi, President, JCM Global.
It will be held in Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N-205.