Southern Gaming Summit co-producers announce 6-year agreement

Southern Gaming Summit co-producers announce 6-year agreement

Mississippi Casino Operators Association (MCOA) and BNP Media have announced a six-year agreement to co-produce the Southern Gaming Summit, an annual conference and tradeshow event serving the commercial casino industry held in Biloxi, Mississippi. The agreement, which runs through the 2014 show, marks the extension of an eight-year relationship between BNP and MCOA, during which time the event’s trade show space and number of attendees has doubled in size. Now in its 15th year, the Southern Gaming Summit is the largest regional gaming trade show in the United States and the second largest event serving the country’s commercial casino industry. The Southern Gaming Summit regularly attracts 4,000 attendees and well over 150 exhibiting companies. “BNP Media is excited to continue our relationship with the Mississippi Casino Operators Association. We look forward to working closely with the Association to grow the Southern Gaming Summit,” said Tagg Henderson, CEO of BNP Media. “The MCOA is pleased and excited to extend our partnership with BNP Media,” said Jon Lucas, President of MCOA. “We anticipate a successful working relationship as we go forward. Working together, we are confident that we will grow the Southern Gaming Summit, and continue to add value to the educational, sales and marketing, and business-to-business networking needs of the gaming industry.” Mississippi Casino Operators Association is the official trade association of Mississippi’s gaming industry. Consisting of 27 member companies, including 12 casino operators, the MCOA was chartered in 1993 and is located in Biloxi, Miss. BNP Media Gaming Group (http://www.bnpgaming.com) is the leading producer of trade magazines, newsletters and trade shows serving the gaming industry worldwide. Publications include IGWB, Casino Journal, Slot Manager and Indian Gaming Business. BNP produces the Southern Gaming Summit, Bingo World, Gaming Technology Summit, and Casino Marketing, among others. Posted 5.28.08

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