SOURCE: Florida Gaming Congress

Florida Gaming Congress

August 28, 2014 10:04 ET

Outlook for South Florida Casinos to Be Discussed at Florida Gaming Congress, November 10-11, 2014

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2014) -  Amid the expansion of gaming in Florida and the associated competitive pressures, a distinguished panel of gaming operators will examine the opportunities and challenges for destination resorts in South Florida at the Florida Gaming Congress, to be held November 10-11, at the Hyatt Regency Miami.

The session, titled "South Florida Casinos: Status and Outlook," will be moderated by Joseph Weinert, executive vice president at Spectrum Gaming Group, producers of the conference. Panelists include:

  • Maureen Adams, President and General Manager, Calder Casino & Race Course
  • Dan Adkins, Vice President and CEO, Hartman and Tyner, Inc., Mardi Gras Gaming
  • Steve Calabro, Vice President and General Manager Gaming Operations, Hialeah Park Casino
  • Dave Jonas, CEO and President, Fronton Holdings
  • Donn Mitchell, Chief Administrative Officer, Isle of Capri Casinos Inc.

The 2014 Congress will commence November 10 with an evening welcome reception. The following day delivers a full-day of in-depth seminars dedicated to presenting multiple viewpoints, ideas and concerns, along with networking opportunities. The four other outstanding panel discussions on the program include Gaming Outside of South Florida: The Right Move?; Wall Street View; Legislative Update: What's Next for Florida?; and Total Gambling: The Big Picture in Florida.

Throughout the conference, a broad array of speakers with varying viewpoints and expertise will shed light on a variety of gaming- and tourism-related issues that are being debated from Tallahassee to Miami. Speakers from government, business and academia will put forth ideas, express concerns and respond to proposals about the future of gaming and tourism in Florida.

To register or learn more about this prominent event, visit www.floridagamingcongress.com. Please email kcarrison@spectrumgaming.com to be added to the mailing list for updates or to inquire about sponsorship opportunities.

The Florida Gaming Congress, owned and produced by Spectrum Gaming Group, is the premier forum for professionals following the state's rapidly expanding gaming industry, and is a must-attend event for corporate executives, gaming operators, elected officials, regulators, vendors, developers, investors, analysts, and anyone else who is -- or wishes to be -- involved in Florida's nearly $3 billion gaming industry. The Florida Gaming Congress provides outstanding opportunities for networking, professional development and business-to-business discussions.

Spectrum Gaming Group is an independent, full-service global gaming research and professional services firm serving private- and public-sector clients on five continents. Spectrum produces several conferences, and together with Fantini Research and Management Science Associates, publishes SPECTRUMETRIX|Fantini, a comprehensive and dynamic suite of web-based reports.