|NEW WEB SITE BRINGS WORLD GAMING CONGRESS TO THE WORLD
September 27, 2000
For 14 years, the world has come to Las Vegas for
the World Gaming Congress and Expo (WGCE). In that time, WGCE has
grown to become the industry’s premier event, bringing buyers and sellers
from every gaming market together in one site.
Now, the creators of WGCE are bringing one site to
the world, 24 hours a
day, seven days a week. worldgaminglive.com,
a new web site, is an
expanded, virtual version of WGCE, accessible to visitors across the
“The World Gaming Congress has always had a global
impact, both in terms of
exhibitors and visitors. Now, with this site, the word ‘global’
more,” said Brian Vargas, Vice President for Trade Show Operations.
In the few short weeks since it went online, several
thousand visitors have
already “hit” the site, and more than 100 WGCE exhibitors have launched
“virtual e-booths” in the site’s “virtual trade show,” with more coming
on-line each week.
On worldgaminglive.com, exhibitors display in a virtual
features descriptions of their companies, services and products; address,
phone, fax and contact information; link to web sites and e-mails;
importantly, photos and descriptions of five of their company’s key
“The virtual e-booths are extremely beneficial to
exhibitors because they
can change, update and improve their virtual trade show as frequently
they wish. This is a key advantage to consumers as well, as the
information is always just a click away,” Vargas said.
Visitors to the Expo portion of www.worldgaminglive.com
can find a
comprehensive list of the more than 700 exhibitors at the upcoming
Las Vegas, complete with booth numbers and basic contact information.
show runs October 18-20.
The web site also contains information on the upcoming
WGCE, a registration
form, stories and photos recent conferences and trade shows, downloadable
video, audio and text from key speeches and presentations.
“The web site is just one more example of our commitment
to bringing the
gaming world together, and to bringing gaming to the world,” Vargas
Paul Speirs, Hall Communications
Stephen Gibbs, Marketing, GEM Communications