The Macao Gaming Show 2014, which ended on Thursday at casino resort Venetian Macao, “was quite good and was able to achieve its goals,” said Jay Chun (pictured), chairman of the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association, the event’s main organiser.
“The feedback we got from exhibitors and visitors was good and they did enjoy the show,” Mr Chun told GGRAsia on Friday.
Asked if the attendance, both in terms of exhibitors and visitors, met the expectations, Mr Chun said the organiser was “satisfied with the outcome”.
“The gaming equipment manufacturers said the people they were suppose to meet were all there,” Mr Chun said.
But he added: “There is still room to attract more people and to grow the exhibition, not only on the gaming manufacturers side but also all the other non-gaming elements.”
The three-day event featured 146 exhibitors occupying more than 13,000 square metres (140,000 sq feet) of stand space, the organisers said in a press release. The event also included a two-day conference on the gaming industry.
Final attendance figures should be announced very soon, said Mr Chun.
“The prospects for next year are very similar, we want the show to keep growing,” Mr Chun said. “We will do more promotion and try to attract more exhibitors and visitors in the coming year.”
The third edition of the Macao Gaming Show is scheduled for November 17 to 19, 2015, again at the Venetian Macao, said the organiser.
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