September 15, 2016
TIG Executives Speaking at G2E Sessions


With G2E 2016 just weeks away, The Innovation Group is looking forward to speaking at several key panels during this renowned conference.  Come join us in Las Vegas starting September 26th for these compelling sessions:

Economic Diversification: Non-Gaming Amenities and Beyond

Mon, Sep 26  |  1:45 PM - 2:45 PM
Sands Expo  |  Titian 2201 B

Erika Meeske, Vice President, Native American Division, The Innovation Group

As the Integrated Resort model becomes more widely adopted, understand the opportunities to integrate into Tribal gaming offerings. 
  • Hear what non-gaming amenities are most attractive to customers; 
  • Understand how to deliver the best ROI; and 
  • Hear how to invest gaming revenues into other forms of economic development in Indian Country.
  • Rich Emery, President + Design Principal, TBE Architects (Thalden Boyd Emery)
  • Brad Friedmutter,  Founder & CEO, The Friedmutter Group
  • Kristi Jackson, Chairman, TFA Capital Partners
Urban Developments: A Holistic Approach

Tue, Sep 27  |  3:15 PM - 4:45 PM
Sands Expo  |  Titian 2303

David Rittvo, Executive Vice President, The Innovation Group

With U.S. and international expansion now focused in urban areas, developers have to alter their approach for working with communities. Panelists will highlight the positive impact casinos have on economic revitalization and quality of life for residents. 
  • Learn where urban developments could be most fruitful; 
  • Understand how casinos work with the community; and 
  • Gain insight on the economic contributions of casinos.
  • Kimberly Copp, Partner, Taft Stettinius & Holliste
  • John Callahan, Previous Mayor, Bethlehem, PA
  • Ed Pikula, City Solicitor, Springfield, MA
  • Greg Carlin, CEO, Rush Street Gaming
  • Rob Oseland, COO, Alon Leisure
  • Ed Bowers, SVP, Global Gaming Development, MGM Resorts International
Innovative Growth: Gaming's Future Products and Locations

Wed, Sep 28  |  10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sands Expo  |  Titian 2303

Michael Soll, President, The Innovation Group

Gaming executives will discuss the future outlook and growth opportunities for gaming. The panel will explore potential jurisdictional expansion and how modernized regulations and policies impact gaming's product offerings. 
  • Discuss potential market expansion; 
  • Discover the role and restrictions on industry innovation; and 
  • Learn the industry's role in advancing growth opportunities.

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The Innovation Group has long been recognized as the world's most respected and sought-after research and advisory firm, specializing in the gaming, entertainment, hospitality and leisure industries. To date, our research and analyses have driven over $100 billion in investment decisions across more than 80 countries and six continents. The Innovation Group's accuracy and reliability is unparalleled, with our forecasts historically tracking within 5% of actual revenues across the most complex of gaming jurisdictions throughout the globe.

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Michael Soll
Thomas Zitt
Executive Vice President, Strategic Planning
David Rittvo
Executive Vice President, International


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