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IGBE To Feature Casino Boat Builders, Suppliers

The International Gaming Business Exposition '94 (IGBE) will feature a wealth of information for both casino business newcomers and v G t c r f l i is Scheduled for April 26-27 at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas, IGBE offers a full roster of educational seminars which are geared to maximize the profits of any and all casino operators. In following the industry trend toward the expanding riverboat casino market, the show features a full complement of maritime builders and suppliers. The seminar program kicks off Tuesday, April 26 at 7:45 a.m. with the keynote address and breakfast. Delivering the address is Larry J. Woolf, chairman, president and CEO of the MGM Grand Hotel Inc. Mr. Woolf will reportedly address the growth of the gaming industry throughout the country, and ways in which the industry is faced with the challenge of creating new attractions to maintain and expand the customer base.

The educational seminars begin after the keynote, starting at 9:15 a.m., and in total encompass 35 separate seminars over the two days. Included are a wide variety of topics, some new to the show this year, including: Creating an Out- standing Customer Service Team; Political Threats to the Gaming Industry; An Approach to Security System Designs; Reducing Your Gaming Taxes; The Key to Riverboat/ Dockside Start-ups; Cruise Ship Gaming - Building on a Successful Market; Expanding Your Gaming Operations into New Jurisdictions; and Power Techniques for Casinos Who Want to Grow Their Customer Base. Enlisted to present the seminars is a long and distinguished list of gaming and political figures. The exhibit portion of IGBE will be open from 11:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26, and from 11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday the 27th. Included in the exhibitor list are many companies specific to the marine market (please see exhibitor list), as well as other product manufacturers and service providers to the gaming industry.

For more information on attending or exhibiting at IGBE '94, contact: IGBE/CMC, Christopher McCabe, 200 Connecticut Ave., Norwalk, Conn. 06856-4990; tel: (203) 852-0500; fax: (203) 838-3710.

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