G2E 2012 Reaches Highest Exhibit Hall Sales Level Since 2009

  • Global Gaming Expo
  • 09.04.12
The American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions (Reed) announced that Global Gaming Expo (G2E) 2012 is experiencing exhibit hall sales not seen since 2009.

To date, more than 413 companies have registered for more than 259,000 square feet of exhibit hall space-an increase of more than 4 percent compared with the 2011 event. These 2012 sales figures include more than 65 international exhibitors with more than 42,000 square feet of exhibit space.

G2E is the premier trade show and conference event for the international gaming entertainment industry and provides gaming professionals with access to cutting-edge products and technologies, valuable networking opportunities, and unmatched educational programming. The 2012 event will be held Oct. 1-4 at the Sands Expo and Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev.

"This is the first time we've seen significant growth year-over-year since 2007, and we are extremely encouraged by the sales numbers and what they mean for the casino gaming industry," said Courtney Muller, senior vice president at Reed. "Additionally, G2E's attendance numbers are tracking ahead of last year's event, indicating a strong interest by industry buyers to discover new products and services that will contribute to the success of their businesses."

While almost all product categories are seeing an increase in exhibit space at G2E 2012, those with the largest increases for this year's event include:
air quality, amenities, bingo, bill and coin validators, card dispensers, class II, electronic games and equipment, employee recognition, facilities/maintenance, gaming machine components, hospitality, hospitality technology, interactive gaming, interior design and decor, mobile gaming, online/Internet gaming, player and slot tracking systems, and staffing/personnel.

G2E is attended by nearly 26,000 industry professionals from around the world. For more information on G2E 2012, visit www.globalgamingexpo.com and connect with G2E on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn.

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