G2E Asia kicks off in style

22 May 2019

G2E Asia kicked off with a bang on Tuesday as some of Macau’s key government and industry personnel came together to toast the launch of this year’s show.

The Opening Ceremony saw the likes of Macao Government Tourism Office director Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes;  President of Sands China, Wilfred Wong; CEO and Executive Director of MGM China, Grant Bowie; Chief Officer of Human Resources at Melco Resorts, Akiko Takahashi; Vice Chairman, COO and Executive Director of Wynn Macau, Linda Chen; President at Reed Exhibitions Greater China, Michael Cheng; and Bill Miller, President and CEO of the American Gaming Association.

Miller commented in his speech that there was a close connection between the gaming industries of Macau and the US and called for close cooperation in combatting illegal gaming in order to help cut funding to criminal activities. The event concluded with the traditional auspicious lion dance.