What: Global Gaming Expo (G2E) will announce the results of a new survey investigating the status of the U.S. Gulf Coast’s recovery and the outlook for the redevelopment of the region over the next 10 years. The survey is the latest edition of the G2E Future Watch series and includes insights from gaming industry, business, government and community leaders in the Gulf Coast region. The results will be announced during a telephone media briefing coinciding with G2E Institute. Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., president and CEO of the American Gaming Association (AGA), will announce the results, followed by a brief panel discussion of the findings by a group of industry and regional experts and a media Q&A opportunity.
Who: Frank J. Fahrenkopf, Jr., president and CEO, AGA
Gary Loveman, chairman, CEO and president, Harrah’s Entertainment, Inc.
Brian Sanderson, president, Gulf Coast Business Council; former deputy director, Mississippi Office of Recovery and Renewal
Andrew Smith, president, Vox Populi Communications
Where: Conference Call. Dial-in: 800-501-8979. Password: 5522675
When: Wednesday, April 11, 2007
10 a.m. CDT (Central time)
Duration: 45 minutes
Please RSVP to Press Secretary at 202-552-2675 or [email protected]. All participating media will receive an executive summary of the survey results the morning of the call. Media who will be on-site at G2E Institute should contact Holly Thomsen at 202-425-8954.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is the international gaming trade show and conference “by the industry and for the industry.” Organized by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, G2E made its debut in fall 2001, defining itself as the pre-eminent show for the gaming-entertainment industry. The G2E portfolio of events includes G2E Institute and G2E Asia.
The AGA represents the commercial casino-entertainment industry by addressing federal legislative and regulatory issues. The association also serves as a clearinghouse for information, develops educational and advocacy programs, and provides leadership on industry-related issues of public concern.
Reed Exhibitions is the world's leader in organizing a wide range of events, including exhibitions, conferences, congresses and meetings. In 2006 Reed brought together more than 6 million industry professions from around the world, generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held in 34 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, and organized by 37 fully staffed offices. Reed's portfolio of more than 460 events services 52 key industry sectors.
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