World Gaming Expo to Return to Las Vegas in October

LAS VEGAS – The American Gaming Affiliation (AGA), with accomplice Reed Exhibitions, formally introduced plans to maneuver ahead with World Gaming Expo (G2E) 2021 as an in-person occasion with extra digital parts October 4–7, 2021 (Training: October 4-7 | Expo ­­Corridor: October 5-7) on the Sands Expo in Las Vegas.

Following a one-year in-person hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic, G2E will coordinate with the Sands Expo & Conference Middle, federal, state and native authorities, and companions to securely reconvene the worldwide gaming business for the primary time since 2019.

“For over 20 years, G2E has been the chief in uniting the worldwide gaming group and we’re past thrilled to come back collectively this October for the business’s hallmark occasion,” stated Korbi Carrison, G2E occasion director.

At present’s announcement comes as Clark County, residence to Las Vegas, has lifted all capability restrictions, and the gaming business is having fun with vital momentum. Q1 2021 industrial gaming income tied for the highest-grossing quarter ever at $11B, underscoring client enthusiasm for the sector which was exhausting hit by the pandemic.

“We are able to’t wait to carry the business again collectively in Las Vegas for G2E 2021,” stated Meredith Pallante, AGA vice chairman of worldwide occasions. “The business has proven super resilience all through the pandemic and with the ability to collect collectively once more will probably be one other nice milestone in our sturdy restoration.”

In Might, G2E present administration fielded a analysis research to key G2E stakeholders to raised perceive the impression of COVID-19 on their enterprise, their evolving mindset and targets, and their plans for attending G2E 2021. The survey discovered a robust need for an in-person G2E to buy new merchandise.

Key Findings:

  • Greater than 8-in-10 respondents stated they had been both very or considerably prone to attend the present whether it is held in Las Vegas.
  • When requested about how necessary attending G2E was when it comes to their group’s general enterprise, an awesome majority – 93 p.c – stated they both had a robust or reasonable want for being at G2E in individual.
  • Greater than 80 p.c of these interviewed stated they might undoubtedly or in all probability be buying merchandise for his or her firm because of attending the present.

Extra elements contributing to shifting ahead with G2E:

  • Evolving state and native pointers
    • Federal well being oversight and jurisdiction transitioned to native counties as of Might 1, 2021, with Clark County, NV officers receiving state approval of its Native Mitigation Plan. Moreover, Clark County COVID-19 take a look at positivity charges have remained low, permitting for bigger occasions and gatherings.
    • Clark County returns to pre-pandemic pointers as of June 1, lifting restrictions involving capability limits, massive gatherings and extra
  • Sustaining the well being and security of attendees, exhibitors, and workers
    • G2E’s well being and security pointers proceed to be enhanced and up to date with learnings from occasions and new pointers offered by state and native officers in Nevada and Sands Expo. Extra G2E-specific security plans and official rules will proceed to be added as they turn out to be accessible.

G2E occasion organizers will proceed to supply common updates on the planning course of and assets for G2E 2021. For extra info, please go to GlobalGamingExpo.com.

About World Gaming Expo 
World Gaming Expo (G2E) is the world’s premier gathering of economic and tribal gaming professionals. For 20 years, G2E has convened the worldwide gaming business to find cutting-edge know-how, join with friends and business consultants, and entry skilled training.

In regards to the AGA 
The American Gaming Affiliation is the premier nationwide commerce group representing the $261 billion U.S. on line casino business, which helps 1.Eight million jobs nationwide. The AGA members embrace industrial and tribal on line casino operators, suppliers and different entities affiliated with the gaming business. It’s the mission of the AGA to attain sound insurance policies and rules per on line casino gaming’s trendy attraction and huge financial contributions.


About Reed Exhibitions
Reed Exhibitions is a number one world occasions enterprise. It combines face-to-face with knowledge and digital instruments to assist clients study markets, supply merchandise and full transactions at over 400 occasions in 22 international locations throughout 43 business sectors, attracting greater than 7 million members.  Our occasions leverage business experience, massive knowledge units and know-how to allow our clients to attach face-to-face or digitally and generate billions of {dollars} of revenues for the financial growth of native markets and nationwide economies around the globe.   Reed Exhibitions is a part of RELX, a worldwide supplier of information-based analytics and resolution instruments for skilled and enterprise clients. www.reedexhibitions.com

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