SOURCE: New England Gaming Summit

New England Gaming Summit

July 14, 2010 14:24 ET

Top Policymakers, Operators to Convene at New England Gaming Summit, September 20-21 at Mohegan Sun

UNCASVILLE, CT--(Marketwire - July 14, 2010) -  Top executives whose companies operate in all established and prospective New England gaming markets, along with state and local officials and policymakers whose jurisdictions are or may soon be impacted by gaming, will participate in the inaugural New England Gaming Summit, September 20-21, at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Conn. The event will address the regulatory, operational and competitive outlook for gaming in the New England region, and is sure to draw a broad audience mix of policymakers, industry leaders, analysts and others interested in this potentially explosive market.

"With the Massachusetts legislature currently reviewing bills to allow casino gaming in the Bay State, there is the potential for a huge change in the New England gaming market," said Charles Anderer, Group Publisher, Gaming, for BNP Media, co-producer of the Summit with Spectrum Gaming Group. "We feel the timing is right to explore what gaming has meant to this region and what could develop in the coming months."

The Summit's luncheon keynote address on Tuesday, September 21, will be delivered by Mitchell Grossinger Etess, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mohegan Sun and Chief Executive Officer of the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority.

The two-day event begins with an evening cocktail reception on September 20, followed by a full day of in-depth seminars with plenty of networking opportunities. Sessions include: The Competitive Landscape - New England and the Northeast; Weighing the Economic and Social Impacts; Racing and Gaming in New England; Tribal Gaming in New England; and Legislative Update.

The New England Gaming Summit is the ideal way to reach key decision makers in the Northeast gaming market. To learn more about sponsorship and exhibiting opportunities, contact Lesley Grashow at grashowl@bnpmedia.com. Complete conference information is available at www.newenglandsummit.com.

About the producers:

BNP Media Gaming Group (www.casinojournal.com) is the world's largest and most experienced gaming industry media resource and the leading producer of trade magazines, specialized conferences and expos, websites, e-newsletters and targeted specialty publications serving the gaming industry worldwide. BNP publishes Casino Journal and Slot Manager, two of the most respected titles in the gaming industry.

Spectrum Gaming Group (www.spectrumgaming.com) is an independent research and professional services firm that provides economic and feasibility studies, impact analyses, regulatory services, customer-service audits, and operational assistance for private- and public-sector clients on five continents. Spectrum publishes the Gaming Industry Observer newsletter and produces several conferences.