Wednesday, 3 June 2009

The Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) in Macau 亞洲國際博彩博覽會 (亚洲国际博彩博览会)


Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia) 2009 - a premier gaming exhibition and conference event dedicated to the Asian markets, kicks off on the 2nd June after the City of Dreams held its grand opening on 1st June. The three-day conference will continue through Thursday, June 4, at the Venetian Macau CotaiExpo. This year, the event features 30 percent new exhibitors hailing from more than 20 countries worldwide. G2E Asia attendees will be among the first to experience 'City of Dreams' first-hand.

The organizer of the event will also honor Macau gaming magnate Stanley Ho, whose company SJM runs 19 of the city's 32 casinos, with the G2E Asia Visionary Award during the Opening Ceremony. Stanley Ho is being honored for his lifetime of achievement as a leader in the Asian gaming industry.

G2E Asia 2009 conference attendees will participate in a full-day forum on 4th June. The keynote address for this forum, "Asian Analysts: The Future of Gaming in Asia," will be held Thursday, June 4, at 9 am in the Naples Ballroom at the Venetian Macau.

亞洲規模最大、最重要的博彩展覽會和研討會 - 亞洲國際博彩博覽會6月2日起一連三天在澳門威尼斯人會展中心舉行。 今年來自20多個國家約140個參展商參展, 博覽會將組織參加者參觀新開幕的新濠天地。 來自世界各地的博彩業人士, 著名業內專家將幫助各業界瞭解亞洲和全球博彩業的最新趨勢。

美國博彩協會主席Frank Fahrenkopf認為, 金融海嘯下澳門及亞洲區賭業依然不俗, 澳門賭場今年首季收入達32億美元 (比去年第4季上升8%), 顯示賭業已從金融海嘯走出谷底, 而賭場周邊的零售生意亦上升9%。 並展望新濠天地開幕, 將會為下半年賭業帶來反彈。

2009亞洲國際博彩博覽會同時向澳門旅遊娛樂股份有限公司創辦人及澳門博彩股份有限公司行政總裁何鴻燊博士, 頒授G2E Asia 卓越遠見成就獎, 表揚他在亞洲博彩業的輝煌成就。