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G2E 2018: Global Gaming Expo

October 9, 2018 - October 11, 2018

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Gaming Expo in Vegas

Set yourself up for success at Global Gaming Expo (G2E)—the largest gathering of global, commercial and tribal gaming professionals in North America. Take advantage of new educational content that is fast-paced and actionable and experience first-hand the new products and innovative technologies showcased on the expo floor. G2E has everything you need for your casino floor and across your entire operation—from traditional casino fare to sports betting, non-gaming amenities and digital products—G2E is where your business growth is accelerated.

G2E Tradeshow Floor

G2E is the place to conduct business, connect with peers and learn cutting-edge ways to become a better gaming professional. It offers a 360-degree view of the industry from slots and table games to gaming and food, beverage, and hospitality.

Attendees at this year’s National Association of Convenience Stores Expo can expect:

  • Leading exhibitors showcasing slots, table games, security, gaming, casino design and marketing solutions.
  • The Largest show floor in North America with 450+ exhibitors showcasing their newest products
  • World-class seminar sessions—education from industry experts on all the latest topics in gaming.
  • Unmatched networking events with the top gaming industry professionals.
  • Dedicated food, beverage and hospitality events for the gaming industry.

G2E Events and After-Parties: Global Gaming Expo Party List

G2E Education Welcome Reception
October 08, 2018, 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM
Sands Expo & Convention Center – Veronese 2501

Open to all G2E Education badge holders. This is your chance to grab a cocktail and network.

Welcome Reception
October 09, 2018, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM,
Location: Venetian Ballroom F

The G2E Welcome Reception, sponsored by Novomatic, will be featuring an immersive esports racing experience from Millennial Esports. G2E attendees are invited to participate in the open qualifier beginning at 10:00 AM on Tuesday, October 9 at the Millennial Esports Booth #5020 continuing throughout the day ending at the Welcome Reception.

Attendees can continue to be part of the Millenial Esports’ live racing competition with more qualifiers taking place at the beginning of the Welcome Reception, sponsored by Novomatic.  Four finalists will be crowned with various prizes at the end of the evening.

NIGA Networking Reception
October 09, 2018, 12:45 PM – 2:00 PM
Location: NIGA Lounge

Network and make new connections with fellow Tribal Gaming executives.

Global Gaming Women – Kick Up Your Heels Fundraiser Session
October 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM,
Location: Palms Casino Resort

9th Annual Kick Up Your Heels event, honoring the recipients of the Patricia Becker Pay It Forward Award.

The annual Global Gaming Women’s Kick Up Your Heels fundraiser has become a treasured hallmark event on the annual gaming industry calendar. The event raises money to support the Global Gaming Women Charitable Education Fund  educational offerings which provide women throughout the gaming industry with scholarships for educational opportunities.

All Star Jam – The Ultimate G2E Party
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 8:30 PM – 11:59 PM
Location: The Foundry SLS Las Vegas

On Wednesday, October 10, Cord Media Company, USA Today Network – LocaliQ, Spectrum, Mark-It Smart, TPI, Kerr-Rheney Group, Jackpot Rising and Red Circle Agency are hosting the inaugural All Star Jam at the SLS Las Vegas. More than a concert or industry party, this sure-to-be unforgettable G2E gathering will feature some of the biggest and brightest stars in the music business, coming together in a relaxed, intimate atmosphere.

Casino Entertainment Awards
October 10, 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:30 PM
Location: Vinyl at Hard Rock

The sixth annual Casino Entertainment Awards is the only awards program honoring artists, executives and venues in the casino entertainment industry.  Complimentary tickets will be distributed to G2E attendees on a first-come, first-serve basis (subject to availability) on Tuesday and Wednesday, October 9-10 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM at the Casino Entertainment Awards Booth #5938.

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Sands Expo Convention Center
201 Sands Avenue
Las Vegas,NV89169 United States
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