2E runs November 16-18 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. Roger Gros, publisher of Global Gaming Business, says the awards program is a perfect fit with G2E. “Global Gaming Expo is the place where technology companies debut their new products and services,” he says. “By presenting the awards at G2E, the Global Gaming Business Gaming & Technology Awards are able to convey ‘Best of Show’ winners at G2E.”
Courtney Muller, the gaming industry vice president of Reed Exhibitions, the organizer of G2E, says the presence of the awards program at G2E demonstrates the organization’s commitment to excellence in the technology field. “The Gaming & Technology Awards have long been recognized as the top honor for gaming equipment suppliers,” she says. “By partnering with Global Gaming Business on this program, G2E is able to recognize the most innovative and progressive companies developing new technology today.”
Nominations are now being accepted in four categories:
•Best Consumer-Service Technology
•Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology
•Best Slot Product
•Best Table-Game Product or Innovation
Judges for the awards are: Claudia Winkler, president, GHI Solutions Inc. in Las Vegas; Rob Russell, gaming analyst, Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C.; Israel Posner, executive director, Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality and Tourism, Richard Stockton College of New Jersey; Frank Neborsky, vice president of slot operations, Mohegan Sun; and Peter Johns, director of slot operations, casino division for MGM Grand Macau.
Judges will evaluate the nominees and winners will be announced at the Gaming & Technology Awards program at G2E on Tuesday, November 16.