CARIBEAN GAMING SHOW & SUMMIT lands a new destination: JAMAICA
The 7th Caribbean Gaming Summit will be staged in Montego Bay, Jamaica, June 14 – 15, 2017.
“After an exhaustive market analysis and evaluation, it is clear that Jamaica is emerging as an important new market in the Caribbean region’s gaming industry. Having the Caribbean Gaming Summit in Montego Bay provides the opportunity to better understand the country potential of Jamaica, learn about the developments in the Caribbean’s gaming industry and forge new partnerships between the region’s operators and global service providers ” said Elizabeth Levia, CEO of CGS Group, LLC who are producing the event in Jamaica.
CGS Group has confirmed a partnership with Jamaica’s Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission for the staging of the Caribbean Gaming Summit. “We are delighted that Jamaica has been selected from among a group of highly competitive Caribbean countries for the 7th Caribbean Gaming Summit. This event builds on our own annual Gaming Industry Summit which we have hosted for the past 3 years for local industry stakeholders,” said Carole Martinez-Johnson, Acting Executive Director of the Betting Gaming and Lotteries Commission (BGLC). “The BGLC Team look forward to welcoming gaming industry executives from the region and beyond to Jamaica. It is our intention that CGS2017 provides invaluable networking opportunities and is a platform from which new strategic alliances and co-operative agreements can emerge.”
The program of activities at CGS 2017 includes Conference Plenary sessions exploring key issues for the region’s gaming industry such as de-risking and anti-money laundering, security, responsible gaming, as well as trends in the global gaming industry.
For the first time the Caribbean Gaming Summit will include a special Regulator’s Forum at which representatives of gaming regulatory organizations for around the region will explore issues related to regulating online gaming and sports betting.
The Exhibition will link Operators of gaming establishments with industry suppliers of product and services.