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The Innovation Group

AGEM Member Profile

The Innovation Group (TIG) has long been recognized as the world’s most respected research and advisory firm, specializing in the gaming, entertainment, hospitality and leisure industries. To date, its research and analyses have driven over $100 billion in bricks and mortar, and technology-related investment decisions across more than 80 countries and six continents. The firm’s accuracy and reliability are unparalleled, with forecasts historically tracking within 5 percent of actual revenues and its business planning and development support invaluable.

This year, TIG will emphasize recovery-focused player database and marketing strategies, operational efficiency audits, feasibility for a new generation of casino amenity concepts, sports betting market entry strategies, and game day experience analytics for sports venues and teams, among other initiatives.

The Innovation Group continues to facilitate the Emerging Leaders of Gaming program, which has established itself as the go-to network for young professionals assuming the next generation of leadership in gaming, entertainment, hospitality, food and beverage, tourism and leisure. The company continues to support the growth and development of these rising stars as they achieve their fast track to success, destined to fill tomorrow’s senior-level and C-suite management positions.

Over the course of the past year, The Innovation Group has released many reports and analyses regarding the impact of Covid-19 on the gaming industry as well as recovery strategies.

The Innovation Group’s executives have also published many articles of interest in leading industry publications such as GGB and on many gaming websites.

The Innovation Group will be attending and presenting at various conferences throughout 2021, live when possible, and otherwise, virtually. These conferences include various SBC Digital events (February through June), SXSW/South by Southwest (March), Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention (July), Canadian Gaming Summit (June), IAGA/ International Association of Gaming Advisors International Gaming Summit (June), Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Conference (July), and Global Gaming Expo (October).

Learn more about TIG clients and services at www.theinnovationgroup.com.

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