Reed exhibitions promotes Johnson to event director of G2E Asia
(LAS VEGAS).– Reed Exhibitions (Reed) today announced it has promoted Mike Johnson to event director and general manager of Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia, the premier trade show and conference event dedicated to the Asian gaming markets. In addition to this new position, Johnson will continue to serve as director of sales and industry development for G2E Asia and G2E in Las Vegas, Nev.
“We are thrilled to recognize Mike for the integral role he plays in the ongoing success of the G2E portfolio of events,” said Courtney Muller, senior vice president at Reed. “Based on his energy, expertise and wide-ranging experience, we look forward to Mike expanding on his current roles to help ensure that G2E and G2E Asia continue to be the largest and most successful trade show and conference events for gaming professionals.”
Johnson has worked on the G2E portfolio of events for six years. As the event director and general manager for G2E Asia, Johnson will manage the portfolio’s overall business in Macau, S.A.R., People’s Republic of China. He is also responsible for all G2E and G2E Asia’s revenue through management of exhibition, advertising, sponsorship and conference sales, as well as the development of the annual conference programs at the two events.
During his time with Reed, Johnson has worked on a diverse portfolio of business across the U.S. and Asia that includes security, eye care, spas and medical aesthetics. He is also a regular moderator of industry webinars and has lectured at various universities about the development of the MICE industry (meetings, incentives, conventions, exhibitions) as a business and tourism driver throughout the world.
For more information on Reed Exhibitions, visit www.reedexpo.com. For more information on G2E and G2E Asia, visit www.globalgamingexpo.com and www.g2easia.com.
Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leader in organizing a wide range of events, including exhibitions, conferences, congresses and meetings. In 2006 Reed brought together more than 6 million industry professions from around the world, generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held in 34 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Asia Pacific, and organized by 37 fully staffed offices. Reed’s portfolio of more than 460 events services 52 key industry sectors.
Global Gaming Expo (G2E) is the international gaming trade show and conference “by the industry and for the industry.” Organized by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, G2E made its debut in fall 2001, defining itself as the pre-eminent show for the gaming-entertainment industry.
The AGA represents the commercial casino-entertainment industry by addressing federal legislative and regulatory issues. The association also serves as a clearinghouse for information, develops educational and advocacy programs, and provides leadership on industry-related issues of public concern.
Source: Soloazar / Press Release