Keynotes & Networking

  1. Keynotes
  2. Emerging Leaders Reception
  3. Latin American Gaming
  4. Tribal Gaming & NIGA
  5. Entertainment Awards
  6. G2E Meet Ups
  7. Global Gaming Women
  8. AGA Communications Awards

Exclusive Seminar Keynotes

Exclusively for Seminar Delegates Only
4:30pm-5:30pm, Tuesday, September 30, Titian Ballroom

Exclusively for Seminar Delegates Only
11:00am-12 Noon, Thursday, October 2, Titian Ballroom

State of the Industry Keynotes
Open to All G2E

G2E’s popular State of the Industry Keynote has been expanded to feature leaders from
across the international gaming industry over two days—more of the conversations
that matter; more of the people you want to hear.

State of the Industry: The Operators
9:00am-10:00am, Tuesday, September, 30, Titian Ballroom

  • James Allen

    James Allen

    CEO of Seminole Gaming/Chairman of Hard Rock International
  • James Murren

    James Murren

    Chairman & CEO of MGM Resorts International

State of the Industry: The Manufacturers
9:00am-10:00am, Wednesday, October 1, Titian Ballroom

  • Jamie O'Dell

    Jamie Odell

    CEO & Managing Director of Aristocrat Leisure, Ltd.
  • Patti Hart

    Patti Hart

    CEO of International Game Technology
  • Pat Ramsey

    Pat Ramsey

    CEO of Multimedia Games
Emerging Leaders logo

Emerging Leaders Reception

Wednesday, October 1
6:00 pm

If you are an Emerging Leader (under the age of 40), who is up and coming in the casino-entertainment industry, join the G2E Emerging Leaders at G2E to network with peers and share successes and challenges as an Emerging Leader within the gaming industry. Join the Emerging Leaders LinkedIn group to learn more.

Latin American Reception

Wednesday, October 1
G2E Networking Lounge, Booth 7020
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Leading global exhibitors want to network and connect with the Latin American Gaming community. This event was developed to bring the community together during G2E.

NIGA Lounge & Reception

Tuesday, September 30
12:45 pm – 2:00 pm
NIGA Lounge, Booth 4400

Network and make new connections with fellow tribal gaming executives at this lounge and networking reception on the show floor at G2E.

Casino Entertainment Awards at G2E

The Casino Entertainment Awards at G2E

The second annual Casino Entertainment Awards at G2E will be presented on Wednesday, October 1, 2014, at Vinyl, the award-winning nightclub at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas.

Hard Rock Vinyl

Presented by Global Gaming Expo (G2E), the largest worldwide gathering of casino entertainment professionals, the Casino Entertainment Awards at G2E are the only industry awards honoring outstanding artists, executives and venues in the casino entertainment industry. Nominations for the Casino Entertainment Awards are currently being accepted here.

Hard Rock


Festivities will include:

  • Celebrity Red Carpet: 6:00 pm
  • Casino Entertainment Awards Show: 7:00 pm
  • After-Awards Reception: 8:30 pm

Award categories include:

  • Independent Casino Talent Buyer of the Year
  • Casino Booking Agent of the Year
  • Casino Showroom/Theater of the Year
  • Casino Arena/Amphitheater of the Year
  • Casino Entertainment Executive of the Year
  • Casino Comedian of the Year
  • Casino Musical Artist of the Year
  • Casino Entertainer of the Year
  • Casino Entertainment Legend.

CLICK HERE to nominate artists, executives and venues for Casino Entertainment Awards. Finalists will be announced on or about September 1, 2014.

Complimentary tickets for the Casino Entertainment Awards at G2E will be distributed to G2E attendees on a first-come, first-served basis (subject to availability) on Tuesday, September 30, and Wednesday, October 1, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm, at the Casino Entertainment Awards Booth #7125 in The Venetian Ballroom.

G2E Meet Ups—NEW!

New this year, more opportunities to connect with colleagues in your field to network, share ideas and make new contacts. Meet Ups will be organized at different locations during G2E for the following areas:

  • Slots
  • Table Games
  • Regulators

More information coming soon!

Global Gaming Women

Global Gaming Women Networking Breakfast

More information coming soon.

For more information about the many Global Gaming Women events and resources, visit

AGA Communications Awards

Curious about what the brightest minds in gaming advertising, marketing and communications produced this year? Find out as the Gaming Voice Award winners are announced at the AGA Communications Awards Luncheon. In today's fast paced and ultra-competitive marketplace it's no longer enough to simply inform your customers, investors or employees—your communications have to captivate them. The AGA Communication Awards honor the best marketing and communications in the business in 15 categories, ranging from social media and mobile marketing to print and broadcast advertising, direct mail and more. Join the industry's communications and marketing trendsetters for the 13th annual presentation of the Gaming Voice Awards.



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