The industry’s most prestigious technology awards turn 10 this year, and will again be presented at the industry’s largest trade show and conference, Global Gaming Expo. Global Gaming Business magazine has announced that the 10th Annual Gaming and Technology Awards will be presented on the main entertainment stage at G2E on Tuesday, October 4. G2E takes place October 4-6 at the Sands Expo Center in Las Vegas.
Roger Gros, publisher of Global Gaming Business, says the longevity of the Gaming & Technology Awards indicates that they are the gold standard for recognition of the industry’s technology initiatives. “In the last 10 years, the Gaming & Technology Awards have come to be recognized as the highest honor for technology companies,” he says. “And by presenting the awards at G2E, the Global Gaming Business Gaming & Technology Awards are able to convey ‘Best of Show’ winners at G2E.”
Courtney Muller, the gaming industry vice president of G2E organizer Reed Exhibitions, says the presence of the awards program at G2E demonstrates the organization’s commitment to excellence in the technology field. “The Gaming & Technology Awards have long been recognized as the top honor for gaming equipment suppliers,” she says. “By partnering with Global Gaming Business on this program, G2E is able to recognize the most innovative and progressive companies developing new technology today.”
Nominations are now being accepted in four categories:
• Best Consumer-Service Technology
• Best Productivity-Enhancement Technology
• Best Slot Product
• Best Table-Game Product or Innovation
Judges for the awards are Claudia Winkler, senior vice president, professional services, NEWave; Rob Russell, gaming analyst, Regulatory Management Counselors, P.C.; Frank Neborsky, vice president of slot operations, Mohegan Sun; Gerhard Burda, president and CEO, ESCAPES Advisory Services; and Lindsay Stewart, vice president of electronic gaming, Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM).
Companies wanting to participate must submit a nomination form. To obtain a nomination form, contact GGB Sales Director David Coheen at email@example.com, or call 702-248-1565, ext. 227