We have reached out to all elements of the industry in Canada and beyond our borders – legal, regulatory, First Nations, horse racing, property operations, lottery, surveillance and security, bingo and charitable, food services, the internet, mobile and more – to develop relevant and cutting-edge content – information and education sessions that are being increasingly seen and appreciated as being pertinent and necessary to participants at every level of the Canadian gaming industry.
This content development process is ongoing as we continue to engage all elements of our industry from both the public and private sectors to ensure that the Summit offers the content that people consider important for the education and development of their organizations and for the industry at large.
The original Summit core components, the show floor and industry-wide networking opportunities, remain essential.
The show floor is the place that game, technology, equipment and service suppliers present their latest and greatest offerings to the people who can initiate and approve purchases. It’s the best opportunity for new companies to introduce their products and services in a very cost and time-efficient way, and a very effective medium for established companies to interact with existing and potential new customers at the appropriate levels.
The Summit brings together all elements of our industry from all across the country for three days of information sharing and getting together. This happens at scheduled events like golf, the Opening Reception, Summit Soiree and Awards Reception and Charity Gala Dinner as well as informally day and night throughout the conference. The Summit is the best place to renew industry relationships and develop new ones.
This Summit is truly your Summit. I urge each and every one of you to join with us in continuing to develop its content so that it remains the single “must attend” event for our Canadian industry.
By Bill Rutsey, President and CEO of the Canadian Gaming Association