Australasian Gaming Expo Is Happening In Sydney

By Gavin Harper Updated: May 2023

The 31st edition of the Australasian Gaming Expo (AGE) opened with some 3,000 visitors on the first day. The visitors are in for a great networking event and attendees are excited to explore casino, gaming and hospitality service providers. Each day there are two great panel sessions exploring global gaming themes. Australia is at the forefront of these innovations and the speakers for the “Slots: the convergence between ANZ and Asian studios, themes and mechanics” lecture participants can see how the Asia-Pacific region has been influenced.

Leading Australian software provider Aristocrat will be discussing its plans for the future. As Aristocrat’s influence spreads across this industry this is a feature not to be missed.

What Is AGE?

AGE is a one-of-a-kind event where technology, gaming and hospitality meet. The event brings together 7,000+ people, including experts in the mentioned sectors (tech, gaming & hospitality), guest speakers, entrepreneurs, leaders, and more.

Its first edition was hosted back in 1990, and AGE has become an important calendar event where new products/services are launched. As the third-largest gaming & hospitality trade show, AGE provides an opportunity for networking, meeting new business partners, and birthing new ideas.

AGE and the AUS Gaming Industry

The Australasian Gaming Expo features more than 200 exhibitions across 19,000 square metres. It’s a trade show that rallies the best of the gaming, technology and hospitality industry leaders and companies to share ideas and network. AGE is a massive event in Australia and critical to the AU gaming industry. The event brings together casino operators & owners, software providers, gambling regulators, technology experts, marketers, designers, etc. During the two-day show, new products, services and technologies are introduced. Participants also get to drench in insightful knowledge delivered through thought-provoking seminars from select brands, speakers and exhibitors. The goal is to rally experts, regulators, investors, and customers to explore the changing landscape and leverage emerging opportunities to develop the gaming industry further. Here’s how AGE benefits the AUS gaming industry:

·         Improves Networking & Collaboration

Since the first AGE help in 1990, the event has brought together people from different sectors in the gaming industry. The show’s primary objective is to improve networking and collaborations between stakeholders of the industry. These events bring together game providers, entrepreneurs, regulators and customers. New business relationships and partnerships are formed. Entrepreneurs meet inventors, and industry leaders get to collaborate with regulators.

·         Brings Awareness to Various Aspects

The Australasian Gaming Expo is mostly about exhibitions and networking and involves insightful seminars from different speakers. Regulators and representatives from various authorities are part of the speakers and can bring awareness to new regulations and matters affecting the industry. Leaders, innovators and entrepreneurs also have their chance on the podium, dropping knowledge and pondering the best ways to grow and improve the gaming and hospitality industries.

·         Promotes New Ideas & Inventions

AGE continues to see new innovative products and services each year. Progressive exhibitors arrive ready with their unique inventions that will change the gaming industry and have a chance to meet entrepreneurs and investors interested in striking new partnerships. Gamers and customers also get to experience the latest technologies and services first-hand. AGE sells up to 75% of the exhibition space to repeat exhibitors and brands, so we can’t wait to bring you guys the latest news from our favourite game providers.

Who Will Be At the Expo?

AGE Expo 2022

The 31st edition of the Australasian Gaming Expo is organized by GTA (Gaming Technologies Association) and will be held at the ICC (International Convention Centre) in Sydney. AGE welcomes you to the best of hotel, club, casino and hospitality inside the breathtaking scenery of ICC Sydney. The event will feature 240 exhibitors, including casino software providers, banking solution companies, security solution firms, app solution developers, etc. True Blue Casino is really looking forward to connecting with the local professionals and our beloved software providers who’ll unveil new products, services and technologies. We know top brands like Aristocrat, IGT (Interactive Gaming Technology), and Ainsworth will be exhibiting at the expo. Other popular brands include Atlas, BDG, Konami, Bingo Australia, Brintons, BankTech, and many more.

Aristocrat Unveiling New Products at Exhibition Stand 100

With over 7,000 employees in 23 key locations and 28 creative studios, Aristocrat is one of the biggest software providers in the Australian gaming scene. Casinos like SlotsNBets and Ocean Breeze have a great selection of their pokies. The brand is licensed to operate in more than 326 gaming jurisdictions and focuses on “bringing joy to life through the power of play,” as expressed in its tagline.

Aristocrat is a world leader in gaming content, technology and mobile games. Some of their top pokies include Red Baron, Queen of the Nile, Dragon Emperor, Werewolf Wild, Big Red, Let’s Go Fish’n, etc. The brand dominates pokies ranking in Australia and worldwide. We’ll cover all the latest news and products from exhibition stand 100, where Aristocrat will display its best products and services.

Meet IGT and Its Latest Features At Exhibition Stand 590

Interactive Gaming Technology (IGT) is another brand we love here at TrueBlue because of its years of reliability. IGT is the world’s leading end-to-end gambling brand with products across all channels. The software provider is particularly massive in Australia and New Zealand and boasts a portfolio of tech, products and services, including world-class gaming content.

IGT is focused on shaping the future of the AU gaming industry by delivering premium experiences that players seek at such online venues as Woo Casino, King Billy and King Johnnie. The brand offers various services and systems, as well as online games and gaming machines used at local casinos. You can explore top-rated casino games, lotteries, and sports betting. Top IGT pokies include Prowling Panther, Treasure of Troy, White Orchid, Black Widow, Texas Tea, Pharaoh’s Fort, Dungeons & Dragons, etc. Our team will be on standby to report all emerging developments from IGT’s exhibition stand.

With lockdowns lifted and Covid effectively combated, we can resume the annual Australasian Gaming Expo in 2022, expecting even more developments. The previous expo was in 2020, which seems like a long time ago considering how fast innovations emerge. Since the last event, a lot has happened, and True Blue will be waiting at the stands and seminars to give you all the reports related to the industry.

AGE is the regions best casino and gaming exhibition

AGE is taking place in Sydney at the ICC from 9-11 August