CLAUDIA WINKLER NAMED CONTENT DIRECTOR OF GAMING TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE



BNP MEDIA TRADE SHOW SCHEDULE INCLUDES INAUGURAL MIDWEST GAMING SUMMIT

BNP Media Gaming Group, the parent company of Casino Journal, will produce six trade shows and conferences in 2013, including a new, wholly-owned event, the Midwest Gaming Summit, which will be held June 3-4 in Rosemont, Ill.

Gaming Technology Conference will kick off the year in March; followed by Southern Gaming Summit & Bingo World in May, co-produced by the Mississippi Casino Operators Association; the inaugural Midwest Gaming Summit in June; Casino Marketing & Host Development Conferences in July; and Raving’s Cutting Edge Table Games Conference in December. Casino Marketing and Cutting Edge Table Games will be co-produced with Raving Consulting.

Expanded gaming across the Midwest region will take center stage at the first annual Midwest Gaming Summit. The Summit is the ideal venue to learn of the latest gaming news and trends and network with the hundreds of attending gaming executives, regulators, public officials, investors, attorneys, analysts, architects and vendors from the Midwest region and beyond.

The Summit comes at just the right time for the industry, as the gaming industry becomes a more integral part of economic life in the Midwest and a key contributor to state finances.

The two-day event will begin with an evening cocktail reception on June 3rd followed by a full day of in-depth seminars with networking opportunities. Session topics include:
• Public Policy Decisions: Analyzing current and pending legislation
• Internet Gaming
• Economic Impacts of Gaming
• Tribal Gaming in the Midwest
• Regional Update from key industry stakeholders
• The Wall Street View: Assessing the numbers

The Midwest Gaming Summit will be the perfect event to connect with key decision makers in the eight-state region that includes Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio and Wisconsin.

Complete conference details and registration information are available at www.midwestgamingsummit.com.