ArtBiz Asia Debuts at G2E Asia 2019

Macau, May 2019 – Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), the must-attend marketplace for the Asian gaming-entertainment industry, will launch a new segment, ArtBiz Asia, at the expo’s 13th edition taking place 21 to 23 May 2019 at The Venetian Macao Cotai Expo.

ArtBiz Asia is co-organized by G2E Asia and Macao International Culture and Sports Industries Association (MICSIA). In line with local government’s strategy of promoting a diversified economy, ArtBiz Asia creates a platform that connects the arts and culture circle with integrated resorts in Asia and drives opportunities between art industry professionals and Asian elites.

The first edition of ArtBiz Asia will notably present the ArtBiz Forum, which will uncover the relationship and relevance of art in today’s integrated resorts through a series of content-rich sessions and panel discussions with industry professionals and regional experts. Themes for the sessions include global trends, the role of art in integrated resorts development, the relationship of public art with destination travel, and the ins and outs of the art business.

Speakers for the ArtBiz Forum include but are not limited to:

  • Ms. Maria Helena de Senna Fernandes, Director of Macao Government Tourism Office
  • Mr. Carlos Marreiros, Chairman of MAA, President of the Fellow Members Council of The Architects Association of Macau
  • Ms. Anne Li, General Manager of Beautiful Asset (Beijing) Art Industry Inc.
  • Mr. Konstantin Bessmertny, Artist
  • Ms. Cristina Kuok, Vice President Arts & Culture of MGM
  • Mr. Calvin Hui, Chairman of Ink Now and 3812 Gallery
  • Ms. Mandy Pao, Director of Communications and Development, Chief Representative of Managing Director of Chiu Yeng Culture
  • Mr. David Tung, Director of Lisson Gallery Shanghai
  • Mr. Henry Chan, Art & Culture Manager of SJM Cotai
  • Ms. Lucie Chang, Founder of Lucie Chang Fine Arts

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G2E Asia is the international gaming trade show and conference for the Asian gaming industry. Organized by the American Gaming Association (AGA) and Reed Exhibitions, G2E Asia made its debut in 2007, defining itself as the preeminent show for the Asian gaming –entertainment industry.

About the American Gaming Association (AGA)

The American Gaming Association (AGA) is the premier national trade group representing the $261 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.8 million jobs nationwide. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, gaming suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to achieve sound policies and regulations consistent with casino gaming’s modern appeal and vast economic contributions.

About Reed Exhibitions

Reed Exhibitions is the world’s leading events organizer, with over 500 events in 30 countries, and a staff of 3,900 exhibition specialists. Today Reed events are held throughout the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa and serves 43 industry sectors with trade and consumer events. It is part of the RELX Group plc, a world-leading provider of information solutions for professional customers across industries.

Macao International Culture and Sports Industries Association

Macao International Culture and Sports Industries Association (MICSIA) was founded in 2018.

Targeting the opportunity of the Greater Bay Area, MICSIA aims to establish a local brand of Macau in culture and sports industries, integrated with international projects in Macau and nearby areas. MICSIA endeavors to offer a platform for culture and sports-related institutions in the Greater Bay Area. It empowers economic development to march forward in a wide range of culture, sports and tourism industries, and together sketch a magnificent vision for the future landscape of Macau and the Greater Bay Area.