Ernie Stevens, Jr. – Chairman of National Indian Gaming Association
Published January 14, 2016
WASHINGTON — The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) and Victor Rocha, editor of Pechanga.net., in collaboration with the Arizona Indian Gaming Association (AIGA), and Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA), have combined forces to seek new business opportunities in Europe at the upcoming ICE Totally Gaming tradeshow in London on February 2 – 4, 2016.
The purpose of the presenting at ICE Totally Gaming is clear, according to Ernie Stevens, Jr., Chairman of the National Indian Gaming Association, which is “to let Europe know we are open for business and are actively seeking business opportunities.”
“ICE is the world’s largest and most important global casino industry tradeshow, and the world needs to understand that Tribal Gaming is an integral part of the global gaming landscape. We are coming to ICE to expand our enterprises, and we are actively seeking business partners who value the opportunities we have to offer,” says Stevens.
“To do business in Indian Country, it is imperative to have a full understanding of where we came from, where we are, and where we can go in the future. We carefully created this series to help attendees gain knowledge from the world’s leading experts, who have graciously volunteered their time to make this series a success,” commented Rocha.
Topics covered during the day-long seminar include:
- A Brief History of Tribal Gaming
- Sovereignty and Unique Aspects of Tribal Gaming
- The 2016 Politics of iGaming
- Business Opportunity – Building a Bridge to Indian Country
- How Technology and Innovation are Reshaping Indian Gaming and Creating Economic Development Opportunities
- Leadership Forum on the Top Issues and Opportunities in Indian Country