Global Gaming Expo 2020 announces kickoff keynote

16 September 2020

(PRESS RELEASE) -- Global Gaming Expo 2020, the world’s premier gaming industry gathering, opened registration and unveiled education programming for this year’s virtual event 27-28 October 2020.

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G2E will host a kickoff keynote—Leading Through COVID-19: Real Conversations on Resilience—on Wednesday, 14 October 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
  • Cathy 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,” said Cait DeBaun, AGA’s senior director of strategic communications and responsibility.

The two-day main event on 27-28 October 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
  • iGaming
  • Payments modernization
  • Regulation today
  • Sports betting
  • Tribal gaming
  • Women in gaming

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Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2020 Virtual Experience