Each year, G2E provides members of the gaming industry with cutting-edge knowledge by way of its panel discussions, workshops and seminars.
The courses are moderated by key figures in the gaming industry and often include guest speakers and panelists who are experts in the topic of discussion.
This year’s conference schedule features a variety of newly-added topics, including the food and beverage aspect of the gaming industry, design and décor of commercial casinos, and the interactive/online gaming industry.
What legislative and regulatory issues will have an impact on the gaming industry in the coming year?Â How can individual companies thrive in the face of a stagnant economy?Â What are the prospects and pitfalls for gaming expansion worldwide? Global Gaming Expo has the answers to all these questions and more.
G2E has expanded its conference program this year to include more than 100 sessions, as well as 30 intensive sessions in the G2E Training & Development Institute, making it the largest, most comprehensive information interchange on the global gaming industry to date.
Sessions will focus on a wide range of issues facing the modern gaming executive, including casino management and marketing, international expansion trends, the future of Native American gaming, emerging technologies, casino security and surveillance, and responsible gaming.
Here is a list of the conference sesions grouped according to topic.
Security & Surveillance
Table Games: Catching Cheats
Protecting Slots: Device Cheats
Game Protection: Advantage Players
Locals Casinos: Keeping Neighbors Happy
The Future of Casino Security: Technology
Emergency Management: Developing the Disaster Plan
Information Technology: Casino Security
Racinos: Security Concerns
Gaming: Homeland Security
Slot Protection: Advantage Players
Criminals: The Incarcerated Truth
Protecting Riverboats: Security and Surveillance Concerns
Native American Gaming: Unique Security Concerns
Risk Management: The Gaming Perspective
Finance & Money
Pay Up: The Insurance Crisis in the Gaming Industry
Manufacturers CEO Roundtable
Double Down: Why Tax Hikes Hurt Government and Industry
Operators COO/CEO Roundtable
Suspicious Transactions: Update on Cash Reporting
Wall Street Wisdom: Gaming Analyst and CFO Roundtable
Class II: Regulations and Updates
Effective Techniques: Marketing and Promotion
Top Priorities: The Importance of Customer Service
Your Hall: Through Your Players’ Eyes
Service With a Smile: Dealing with Difficult Customers
The New Bingo: Tradition and Technology
Games & Technology
Blurring the Lines: The Convergence of Video Poker and Slots
Business Intelligence: Turning Your Data into Information
Games and Expectations: The Slot Floor of the Future
Market Explosion: The Next Generation of Gaming Customers
Racino Revolution: Are Slots Saving Racing?
Meeting the Challenge: How Conferences and Trade Shows Work in Gaming Jurisdictions The Slot Debate 2004: Manufacturers vs. Operators
Indian Gaming Innovations: Transforming the Gaming Industry
Atlantic City: Responding to Competition
Expansion Update: Evolving U.S. Gaming Jurisdictions
State Associations: Making the Point
Gaming Law & Regulation
Testing, Testing: The Increasing Importance of Slot Labs
Privacy Rights: What Casinos Must Do Under the New Federal Law
Opening Lines of Communication: Casino Leaders and Regulators Working Together
Intellectual Property: How Gaming Companies Can Protect their Products and Services
Legal Eagles: Compliance and the Role of the Chief Counsel
Scrutiny of Public Companies in Gaming: How Much is Enough?
Gaming Licenses: Privilege and Compliance
Tribal Opportunities: Economic Development Beyond Gaming
Class Warfare: The Legal Distinction Between Class II and Class III Gaming
Land Into Trust: Off-Reservation Gaming
NIGC’s Environmental, Public Health and Safety Regulations
Tribal Government Gaming: Regulating All Levels
The NIGC: Where We’ve Been and Where We’re Going
An Ongoing Debate: The Pros and Cons of Amending IGRA
The Recent Formation of the Indian Gaming Work Group (IGWG)
The Essentials: What New Hires Need to Know
Power Promotions: The Year’s Most Innovative Campaigns
Retailing, Revenue Management and Slot Profitability
Recruiting: How To Hire and Retain the Best
Recruiting: How To Hire and Retain the Best
Standard Operating Procedures: Are Yours Better Described as SECRET Operating Procedures?
Training and Customer Service: Secrets from Outside the Gaming Industry
The Smoking Gun: Ban vs. Accommodation
How to Host a Poker Tournament
Networked: Gaming and Television
International Intrigue: Internet Gaming Developments
Player Profile: Who Really Gambles on the Internet?
P2P: Online Gambling’s Fastest-Growing Sector
Legal Limbo: How the Wire Act Impacts Online Gambling
Design & Décor
The Shape of The Casino of the Future
Renovation Renaissance: Making Old New Again
A Breath of Fresh Air: Why Indoor Air Quality is Important
Building the Spa Casino: A Case Study
Designing Drama: Keeping Them Coming Back
On the Cutting Edge: Design Trends for Native American Gaming
Designing Success: Expanding International Markets
Casino Construction: How Commissioning Can Help You Beat the Odds
Gaming Synergy: How Retail Thrives in a Gaming Setting Session Title
Food & Beverage
Restaurant Design: Techniques to Attract Restaurant Customers
Profit Potential: Top 10 Ways to Maximize Your F&B Revenue While Delighting Your Guests Marketing Your Restaurant Like An Expert: The Art Of Branding And Positioning
F&B 101 for the Non-F&B Executive
Loyalty Counts: How to get Your Customers to Stay More and Play More
Borrowing the Brand: Franchising Pros and Cons
Mohegan Sun’s How to Build the World’s Largest Wedding Cake
Politics and the EU: Who Really Represents Gaming Interests in Brussels?
Avoiding the Backlash: Protecting the Public Good ”¦ and the Bottom Line
Market Research: Portrait of an American Gambler