Officials for Reed Exhibitions have promoted a new director and general manager of the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia, a gaming tradeshow and conference dedicated to Asian gaming markets.
Reed Exhibitions promoted Mike Johnson to event director and general manager of G2E Asia. Johnson will continue to serve as director of sales and industry development for G2E Asia and G2E in Las Vegas.
“We are thrilled to recognize Mike for the integral role he plays in the ongoing success of the G2E portfolio of events,” said Courtney Muller, senior vice president, Reed Exhibitions. “Based on his energy, expertise and wide-ranging experience, we look forward to Mike expanding on his current roles to help ensure that G2E and G2E Asia continue to be the largest and most successful tradeshow and conference events for gaming professionals.”
Johnson has worked on the G2E portfolio of events for six years. As the event director and general manager for G2E Asia, Johnson will manage the portfolio’s overall business in Macau, China. He also is responsible for all G2E and G2E Asia’s revenue through management of exhibition, advertising, sponsorship and conference sales, as well as the development of the annual conference programs at the two events.
Reed Exhibitions organizes a wide range of events around the globe, including exhibitions, conferences, congresses and meetings. In 2006, Reed brought together more than 6 million industry professions from around the world, generating billions of dollars in business. Today Reed events are held in 34 countries and organized by 37 fully staffed offices. Reed’s portfolio of more than 460 events services 52 key industry sectors.