The second edition of the Asia Gaming Awards will feature on G2E Asia, Tuesday, May 16, at The Parisian, Macau. The event convenes chief stakeholders from the Asian gaming industry – regulators, operators, suppliers, and service providers – to celebrate feats within the gaming industry.
The Asia Gaming Awards is the first-ever regional event of its kind to open ears to the voice of the industry. Members are requested to nominate and cast their vote, along with an esteemed panel of judges.
Overall, 12 awards will be presented across land-based and online gaming spheres, alongside a prize for “Outstanding Contribution in the Field of Corporate Social Responsibility.” The awards will also elect eight rising stars, who are viewed as likely to mould the future of the industry.
Created by Asia Gaming Brief (AGB), in collaboration with G2E Asia and The Innovation Group, the Asia Gaming Awards aim to produce a fair, independent and representative awards event that recognizes important achievements within the gaming industry.
The awards this year have been tweaked to better showcase the industry. There features a new Best Gaming Property category aimed at bringing in the region’s more smaller non-IR operations, while Best Gaming Area Design will feature nominations for specific regions, instead of the property as a whole.
Finally, a shortlist of nominees in every category has been boosted from five to a maximum of seven following the large number of submissions in the inaugural edition.
MD of Asia Gaming Brief, Luis Pereira said: “We were overwhelmed and humbled by the industry support and participation in the inaugural edition of the Asia Gaming Awards. We will constantly tweak the formula of fairness and transparency to best reflect the industry outlook. We felt Asia needed a special platform to celebrate its own achievements and these are the first truly independent and impartial industry focused awards and, more importantly, recognized by the industry peers.”
Josephine Lee, COO of Reed Exhibitions Greater China, stated: “G2E Asia is proud to be associated in organizing the second edition of the Asia Gaming Awards produced by Asia Gaming Brief. G2E Asia undeniably provides the ideal platform to gather over 350 industry leaders and stakeholders from across the region, to congregate and witness the outstanding achievements of the industry at the Awards Ceremony held concurrently at G2E Asia.”
Nominations are now open for 2017’s Asia Gaming Awards, it is open till Friday 28 April 2017.
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