Last Chance to Register!
Tuesday, December 8  |  11:30 AM - 1:30 PM ET
If you have not done so already, we wanted to remind you that today is the last day to RSVP for The Innovation Group Exchange on Tuesday, December 8 at 11:30 AM ET. This invitation-only event combines the networking and information sharing ethos of our annual luncheon during G2E, with the educational programming we have been developing over the last several years for our Emerging Leaders of Gaming audience. Our ambition is to provide a casual and engaging atmosphere anchored by relevant and forward-looking dialogue. We hope you'll plan to join us after taking a look at the program we've put together below.
Event Schedule | 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM ET
Welcome & Opening Remarks
Michael Soll
The Innovation Group

A Conversation with Jeff Parr
Jeff Parr
Vice Chairman and Managing Director

Listen as TIG's Michael Soll discusses how the industry is working to move forward, beyond the impacts of COVID-19, with a leader from one of the largest private equity firms investing in gaming today. Parr and Clairvest have been providing capital to mid-sized companies for nearly 30 years, and currently manage investments across the industry from Canadian and U.S. operations to suppliers of video slots and video poker as well as B2B sports betting and online gaming. During this conversation, hear Parr's perspective on the importance of regional markets, lasting changes from the pandemic's impact worth adapting to, and what the post-COVID era will look like for his company and yours. 

Small Group Networking 
Just as you might have at TIG's annual G2E Luncheon, pull up a seat at one of our virtual tables to meet new contacts from across the gaming industry.

Breakout Discussions
Attendees must select the breakout discussion they would like to join in advance, when RSVPing.

Asia 2021: Macau Retendering, Momentum in The Philippines, Hope for Japan 
Michael Zhu
SVP, International Operations Planning & Analysis
The Innovation Group

Join Michael Zhu for a discussion about critical issues impacting development across the Asian gaming market, featuring intelligence from Akio Kawakami, Rui Pinto Proenca, and Angel Sueiro.

Akio Kawakami
Exec. Director
Asia Environmental Technology Promotion Institute
Rui Pinto Proenca
MdME Lawyers
Angel Sueiro
PH Resorts
The Next Wave of Tribal Diversification 
Tom Zitt, Ph.D.
Executive Vice President
The Innovation Group

Join Tom Zitt for a discussion with Joe Nayquonabe and Kip Ritchie as they consider how diversification has provided greater sustainability to some tribes during the COVID-19 outbreak as well as the opportunity those tribes and others have for adaptation and development in its wake.

Joe Nayquonabe
Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures
Kip Ritchie

The Future of Sports Betting Partnerships
Brian Wyman, Ph.D.
SVP, Operations & Data Analytics
The Innovation Group

Join Brian Wyman for a conversation with Dan Shapiro and Sara Slane about fan engagement, media, and the future of sports betting partnerships. Whether you're working with casinos, media companies, outside sponsors, colleges and universities, or all of the above, hear from these experts about how the partnership landscaping is evolving and what the next several years are likely to hold.

Dan Shapiro
VP, Strategy & Business Development
William Hill
Sara Slane
Slane Advisory

What's Next: A Dialogue with Emerging Leaders of Gaming
The Innovation Group, along with its partner Global Gaming Business magazine, has for many years worked to raise awareness about some of our industry's next generation executives through the Emerging Leaders of Gaming program and it's annual "40 Under 40" list. This year, we are excited to provide a platform here for some of their voices. During our closing session, hear how these leaders are looking beyond recovery, where they're focusing their team's energies in 2021 and what they believe the next five years hold for our industry. Featuring: Tamara Savin Malvin, Mary Parker, and Loren Rosenberg

Tamara Savin Malvin
Partner, Litigation
Akerman LLP
Mary Parker
Management & Programs Analyst
National Indian Gaming Commission
Loren Rosenberg
SVP & Chief Product Officer
Everi Holdings, Inc.

Closing Remarks
Michael Soll


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