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Kate Chambers

Managing Director, Clarion Gaming

Kate Chambers

Clarion Gaming has been making waves in the gaming industry for the past five years since moving the ICE London trade show and conference to the larger venue, Excel Centre on the Thames in East London. Kate Chambers has been busy orchestrating that success and now has consolidated two U.S. conferences—GIGSE and Sports Betting USA—into ICE North America, scheduled for May 13-15 in Boston. ICE recently launched another edition in Africa, and its North America version is just the beginning for this aggressive strategy. Chambers also recently completed an agreement with the National Indian Gaming Association, and sat down with GGB Publisher Roger Gros at NIGA’s trade show in San Diego in early April.

Roger Gros is publisher of Global Gaming Business, the industry's leading gaming trade publication, and all its related publications. Prior to joining Global Gaming Business, Gros was president of Inlet Communications, an independent consulting firm. He was vice president of Casino Journal Publishing Group from 1984-2000, and held virtually every editorial title during his tenure. Gros was editor of Casino Journal, the National Gaming Summary and the Atlantic City Insider, and was the founding editor of Casino Player magazine. He was a co-founder of the American Gaming Summit and the Southern Gaming Summit conferences and trade shows. He is the author of the best-selling book, How to Win at Casino Gambling (Carlton Books, 1995), now in its fourth edition. Gros was named "Businessman of the Year" for 1998 by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce, and received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Gaming Association in 2012.

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