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June 14, 2021

To cover some or part of their travel and accommodation costs

MGS negotiates government subsidies for buyers

(Macao).- Qualified buyers may be eligible to receive official state subsidies to cover some or part of their travel and accommodation costs while attending November's Macao Gaming Show. The subsidised travel and accommodation is part of the Direccao dos Servicos de Economia's (DSE) Exhibition Stimulation Program.

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he program seeks to enhance the competitive edge of Macao's convention and exhibition industry and the marketing of Macao as a successful and vibrant destination city for commerce.
 
Expanding on the opportunity to receive subsidy funding, Marina Wong, General Manager and Event Director for MGS said: "This is a progressive and welcome initiative from the DSE and one which makes it even more attractive for what are termed Qualified Buyers to attend Asia's most significant gaming exhibition. We are currently finalising the precise level of subsidy, however to qualify, all air tickets, jetfoil tickets and hotel accommodation in Macao has to be booked through the nominated agents at [email protected]”  

“To fit the criteria for a Qualified Buyer, visitors are required to supply MGS with a letter detailing their involvement in the gaming/leisure/hospitality sectors. This level of verification serves to ensure that our international visitors at MGS are authentic buyers who have influence on the decision-making process."
 
She added: "We are very pleased with the response we have received from exhibitors, visitors, dignitaries and VIPs to the second MGS which is being held between 18th - 20th November at the Venetian Macao. There is a real sense of energy and anticipation for the second MGS and everything it has to offer in terms of new products, new opportunities, networking and access to the real influencers and decision makers in Asia.”

“The panel of event organizers and co–organizers behind MGS are considered 'insiders' of the Asian gaming industry and are being heavily supported by all of the regional players. I am confident that MGS will provide a professional platform for the gaming and hospitality sectors based in Asia."
 
For more information, contact [email protected]

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