Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia opens today on the Cotai Strip in Macau for the ninth time to its largest-ever edition. 180 international exhibitors are showcasing their latest products and innovations to the biggest gambling market in the world as more than 9,000 attendees are expected over the next three days.
Organised by Reed Exhibitions and American Gaming Association (AGA), which also runs G2E in Las Vegas, the gaming industry’s number one trade show, the highly anticipated G2E Asia 2015 is a must-attend event for the Asian gaming industry. According to the organisers, more than 95pc of the top Asian casino operators were at last year’s event with this year’s numbers anticipated to grow.
The line-up of gaming manufacturers covers land-based, interactive and mobile gaming with more than 80 countries represented on the show floor. Companies consist of both global leaders such as NOVOMATIC, IGT and Scientific Games, as well as local leaders including Sega Sammy, Hydako and Aruze Gaming. A wealth of the global and market-attuned technologies show the future of gaming in Asia.
Hosted at the CotaiExpo™ Centre at The Venetian Macao on the Cotai Strip, the ninth edition of the show brings innovation to life across 8,500 square metres of event space, open for free between May 19-21, 2015. The exhibition is filled with a selection of exhibits ranging from gaming equipment, digital signage and computer hardware, to security, food and beverage, hospitality and publications.
In addition to the trade show, G2E Asia offers conferences that provide the most comprehensive gaming education in Asia. Sessions include a detailed look at gaming markets throughout the region including Macau, the Philippines, Saipan, Vietnam, Cambodia, South Korea and Japan. This year’s event incorporates more non-gaming elements including the Macau International Clubbing Show.
G2E Asia 2015 covers new segments including IT and business solutions, interior design, entertainment and hospitality, as well as an LED and digital signage pavilion. A host of targeted networking events allows industry executives to connect over the three days. The show is also debuting new event technologies this year designed to match visitors with exhibitors and provide the best exhibition experience.