Top speakers slated for BingoWorld Expo

Jan 21, 2008 11:12 PM

Some of the most respected names in the bingo industry are scheduled to participate in the 12th annual BingoWorld Conference & Expo, the world’s largest bingo conference and trade show, March 4-6, at the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa.

"The quality of speakers committed to the BingoWorld program will benefit attendees from all segments of the industry," said Charles Anderer, Senior Events Manager for BNP Media Gaming Group, the show’s producer. "They are experts in the field of tribal, commercial and charitable bingo, and include operators, regulators, and vendors. We also have a strong program for Class II gaming, with academic and legal experts and leading Native American representatives."

Among the confirmed speakers are:

”¡ Michael Capen, GLI, Inc.

”¡ Eric Casey, Planet Bingo, Inc.

”¡ Tamara Dietrich, Electronic Bingo Manufacturers Association

”¡ Philip N. Hogen, National Indian Gaming Commission

”¡ Knute Knudson, IGT

”¡ Skip Lannert, Multimedia Games, Inc.

BingoWorld also includes two specialized half-day programs. On March 4, "Sellin’ Paper and Callin’ Balls," a customer service workshop that has attracted standing-room only crowds, returns with popular presenter Steve Browne of Raving Consulting.

Also on March 4 is Bingo Mexico & Americas, which will focus on some of the world’s most vibrant and fastest growing bingo markets. The keynote speaker for this program is Licenciado Ezequiel González Matus, former Director General of Gaming in the Ministry of Interior of Mexico from 2004 to 2006.

Additional speakers for Bingo Mexico & Americas, which is co-presented with Latin American gaming experts Harrison & Montoya Associates, will be announced soon.

For complete up-to-date conference details, including registration and travel information, visit