September 16, 2020
Virtual Show to Highlight COVID-19 Recovery, Sports Betting, and Payments Modernization
LAS VEGAS – Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2020, the world’s premier gaming industry gathering, opened registration and unveiled education programming for this year’s virtual event Oct. 27-28, 2020.
G2E will host a kickoff keynote—Leading Through COVID-19: Real Conversations on Resilience—on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2020 at 11 a.m. EDT. Social influencer Brian Christopher will moderate the discussion featuring three gaming leaders who navigated their properties’ efforts to responsibly reopen:
- Justin Carter, General Manager, Hollywood Casino Toledo
- Kathy George, CEO, Firekeepers Casino Hotel, Battle Creek
- Laura Stensgar, CEO, Coeur d’Alene Casino Resort and Hotel
“From the kickoff keynote to our last networking session, the goal for G2E 2020 is to provide insights, connections, and business opportunities that participants cannot find elsewhere and directly support our industry’s recovery,” saidCait DeBaun, AGA’s senior director of strategic communications and responsibility.
The two-day main event on Oct. 27-28 will offer networking, business opportunities, and feature content that highlights gaming trends and reflects challenges facing the industry, from sports betting and payments modernization to lessons learned during the pandemic.
“Every year, G2E spotlights the latest trends through education and product discovery, and facilitates personal connections that empower gaming companies and industry leaders for success,” said Korbi Carrison, G2E’s event director. “This year will be no exception. We’re excited for the opportunity G2E’s virtual format gives us to expand the universe of speakers and reach larger audiences worldwide.”
The 16 concurrent sessions from G2E and content partners include:
- COVID-19 and responsibly reopening
- Gaming leadership
- Payments modernization
- Regulation today
- Sports betting
- Tribal gaming
- Women in gaming
View the full event schedule here. Panelists and keynotes speakers will be announced in the coming weeks.
About Global Gaming Expo
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is the world's premier gathering of commercial and tribal gaming professionals. For 20 years, G2E has convened the global gaming industry to discover cutting-edge technology, connect with peers and industry experts, and access expert education.
About the AGA
The American Gaming Association is the premier national trade group representing the $261 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.8 million jobs nationwide. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to achieve sound policies and regulations consistent with casino gaming’s modern appeal and vast economic contributions.