Visitor attendance for this year’s edition of the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) was the highest ever in the 27-year history of the event, according to figures from the organisers.
The three-day event – which ended on Thursday – welcomed a total of 6,813 visitors and 195 exhibitors, the organisers stated.
In 2015, the expo welcomed a total of 6,794 visitors and more than 170 exhibitors.
AGE 2016 took place at the Sydney Convention Exhibition Centre at Glebe Island, in Australia’s largest city. The annual event, launched in 1990, is owned and organised by the Gaming Technologies Association.
The organisers said in a statement that almost 100 exhibitors had already committed to have a booth at next year’s AGE. The event will take place from August 15 to 17, 2017. The expo will move to the International Convention Centre (ICC) at Darling Harbour, Sydney. ICC is currently under construction.
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