2E Asia 2009, the premier gaming exhibition and conference event dedicated to the Asian markets, will be today, June 2, through Thursday, June 4, at the Cotai Strip CotaiExpo at the Venetian Macao.
Today’s highlights and special events include: G2E Asia Media Briefing, in which members of the media are invited to join show organizers and industry leaders for an overview of this year’s event, insights about the current state of the global gaming industry, and the announcement of the G2E Asia Scholarship Program, a program created in partnership with the University of Macau.
The briefing will be held today at 2:30 p.m. in room Florence 2201 at the Venetian Macao. Speakers include: Preecha S. Chen, President, Reed Exhibitions Greater China,
Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., President and CEO, American Gaming Association (AGA),
Marcus Prater, Executive Director, Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) and Andrew Zarnett, Managing Director, Deutsche Bank Securities, Keynote Address by Lawrence Ho.
Lawrence Ho, co-chairman & CEO of Melco Entertainment, will provide the keynote address at an exclusive luncheon open only to G2E Asia Gaming Management Certificate Program and conference attendees.
G2E Asia’s one-day Global Markets Forum, being held today, will provide attendees with a comprehensive perspective on the state of gaming throughout the pan-Asian region. Sessions include “Asian Operations: Gaming Across the Pacific Rim,” “Asian Opportunities: The Potential of New Gaming Jurisdictions,” “Lessons Learned: Re-making Macau,” and “Cooperation and Conflict: An Overview of Asia's Regulatory Environment.”
Details regarding session times and locations are available on-site, or at www.G2EAsia.com.
Gaming Management Certificate Program: Rising leaders in the Asian gaming industry will hear from current industry leaders, develop their management skills and learn how to navigate current and future economic challenges during this one-day, workshop-style program produced in partnership with the University of Macau and the University of Nevada