Global Gaming Expo 2011 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center


The Global Gaming Expo 2011 (G2E) is the gaming industry event of the year and it’s right here in Las Vegas. This year they are making a few changes. They have a new date and a new venue. The new dates for G2E are October 4th through the 6th. The expo is moving from its previous location at the Las Vegas Convention Center to the Sands Expo and Convention Center.

This year all the exhibits will be on one floor to make it simpler to navigate the exhibit hall. Las Vegas street signs will help make things even easier to get around the show floor.  G2E is doing everything possible to make the experience a great one.

Here are a few of the places at G2E for the exhibitors and attendees:

  • Welcome Center
  • Networking Lounges
  • Nation Indian Gaming Association Lounge
  • Latin American Casino Networking Lounge and Reception

G2E Keynote Speakers

One of the highlights at the Expo is the opening day keynote Speaker. Las Vegas’ own Penn Jillette, from the famous duo Penn and Jillette will be addressing the crowd.  Penn is a magician, comedian, juggler, illusionist, and writer. James J. Murren, the CEO of MGM Resorts International will be the keynote speaker for Wednesday, October 5th.

Global Gaming Expo 2011 Presentations

The special presentations at G2E cover just about anything you can imagine regarding gaming. Conference delegates can partake in the following presentations:

  • Tribal Gaming Roundtable: The Indian Casino of the Future
  • More than Operations: The Business of Gaming Business
  • The Real Deal: Understanding Tribal Government Gaming
  • Casino Math: Doing the Numbers
  • Managing Casino Operations: An Interactive Workshop
  • Held to a Different Standard: Land-Based vs. Online Gaming
  • Certification: What Does it Mean for an Operator?
  • Making the Transition: Morphing Gaming into Hospitality
  • Online Gaming: The Legal Landscape, Part 1
  • Online Gaming: the Legal Landscape, Part 2
  • In or Out: How Intrastate Online Gaming Would Work
  • Loving the Lottery: Government Run Online Gaming Operations
  • Taxing Problem: Setting Efficient and Effective Rates
  • Leading Change Workshop
  • Minors and Juveniles: Responsible Management and Oversight
  • Plan, Procure, Execute: Successful Installation Projects
  • Eject and Exclude: Dealing with Unwanted Guests
  • The Big 10: Gaming’s Most Common Internal Scams
  • Preparing for the Worst: Mitigate Damage and Injuries
  • Card Cheats: Current Scams on Table Games
  • Guest Protection: the Behavior of Pickpockets
  • Social Media Boot Camp
  • Small Site, Big Idea: the Cosmopolitan Case Study
  • Pillows and Profits: the Modern Guest Room
  • In the Middle: Design for Regional Markets
  • New Attitude: Owners on Design
  • There is No I in Team: The Multiple Design Team Debate
  • Innovation and Renovation: Reinventing the Casino Resort of the Future
  • Beyond the Reel: New Regulatory Challenges
  • Balancing Act: Cost Effectively Strategies for Gaming Regulatory Compliance
  • Regulatory Reform Part I: Casino Operators, Regulators, Regulators and Suppliers
  • Regulatory Reform Part II: Casino Operators, Regulators and Suppliers
  • International Compliance: Operating in Multiple Jurisdictions
  • Capitol View: Federal Legislative Update
  • The Absent Workforce: Repercussion of the Family and Medical Leave act
  • The New Reality, Part 1: Operators Roundtable
  • The More Things Change: Capital Markets Update
  • Restructuring Results: How to Survive in the Modern World
  • Mergers & Acquisitions: How a Deal Gets Done
  • The New Reality, Part 2: Suppliers Roundtable
  • Expanding Marketplace: The Value of Social Media
  • The Big Picture: How the U.S. Economy Impacts Gaming Economy
  • Server-Based Gaming: Best and Brightest
  • Slot Sense: Manufacturers’ Roundtable
  • Building Your Brand: Reaching the Mainstream Consumer through Technology
  • Addons: New Technology in Keno, Bingo and Sports/Race Book
  • Double Bonus: Marketing at the Device
  • Closing the Gap: Adaptive and Convergent Gaming
  • At Your Fingertips: The Future of Mobile Gaming
  • It Works if You Work It: Deep Data Mining
  • And the Winner Is: The Casino RFP and Selection Process
  • Latin America: Open for Business
  • Asian Gaming Opportunities: the Truth Behind the Media Hype
  • Macau and Singapore: Two Different Boomtowns
  • Expansion Plans: New U.S. Jurisdictions
  • Gaming Renaissance: the New European Market
  • Layoffs and Terminations: How to Avoid Litigation
  • Legal Ease: Effective Employee Management
  • Stepping Up: Turning Managers Into Leaders
  • MySpace or Your Space: Facing the New Challenges of an Interconnected Workplace
  • Round Robin: Wage and Hour Class Actions
  • Safety First: Managing Employee Risk
  • Benefit Your Business: How to Control Soaring Healthcare Costs
  • Talent Optimization: Building a Powerful HR Machine
  • Online Gaming 101: Betting on Basics
  • Canadian Conundrum: Provincially Owned and Operated iGaming
  • Thrive Together: Driving Land-based Business through Online Gaming
  • The Next Generation: Mobile Gaming and Its Implications
  • Business Models: Preparing for the Coming Legalization
  • Player Acquisition: Setting Up an Affiliate Program
  • European Experience: iGaming on the Continent
  • Vested Interest: Protecting Your Players, Company and the Industry-at-large
  • Poker Process: Starting from Square One
  • Indian Issues: Tribal Sovereignty and Online Gaming
  • Off-Reservation Gaming: Fixing Carcieri
  • New Developments in Class II Gaming: Technological and Regulatory Update
  • New and Improved: the NIGC Roundtable
  • On the Ground: The Tribal Commissioners Roundtable
  • No Reservations: The Tribal Market for Internet Gaming
  • Tribal Defaults: Several Roads to Financial Restructuring
  • Finding Finance: Lending in Indian Country
  • Operational Improvement: Using Audits to Generate More Revenue
  • Getting to Know You: Better Understanding Your Customer
  • Social Media Insights, Part I: Best Practices
  • Social Media Insights, Part II: The Mighty App
  • Social Media Insights, Part III: ROI
  • Front and Center: Positioning Your Brand in the Media
  • Public Relations: The Forgotten Discipline
  • Instant Access: Using the Web to Promote Health and Responsible Gaming
  • Global View: Responsible Gaming around the World
  • Back to Basics: Casino Entertainment 101
  • Bottom Line: Quantifying Entertainment’s Impact on the Integrated Resort
  • Starting From Scratch: The Ideal F&B Center
  • Process and Procedure: Streamlining Your F&B for Success
  • From Center Bar to Center Stage: Launching an Entertainment Venue
  • Beyond the Marquee: Special Events to Drive Traffic
  • Hospitality Enhanced: RE&E Pro Panel
  • The Big Event: Managing an Efficient Security Presence
  • Risk Management: Managing Claims from the Beginning
  • Inside Job: Profiling the Thief Within
  • Slot advantage Play: The Business Case
  • A-to-Z Coverage: Successful Surveillance Techniques
  • Hands in the Coffers: Cage and Cashier Scams and Fraud
  • Security For All: How Nightclubs and Events Spill Over
  • Suspect in Custody: Now What?
  • What Happens in Vegas Likely Happens in Your Jurisdiction too
  • Enough is Enough: How to Evaluate Comp Systems
  • The Tipping Point: Tips and Scheduling Dealers
  • Playing Smarter: Increasing Hold Percentage Without Losing Players
  • All In: Using Poker rooms to Increase Casino Revenue
  • What’s Hot, What’s Not: Table Game Trends
  • Blackjack Ball: A Peek Inside
  • Rating Results: The Rise of Electronic Table Games
  • Racing Away: Can Slots Really Save Racing?
  • An Art and Science: Hospitality in the Gaming Industry
  • Risk and Rewards: Understanding Player Reinvestment
  • Player Tracking: Slots & Tables
  • Player Tracking: Non-Gaming

For more information visit the G2E Website.

Elizabeth Crane

Elizabeth Crane grew up not wearing a helmet, drinking from the hose and not wearing a seat belt. She managed to survive and now spends her time developing websites, drinking coffee, and eating chocolate.

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