10-11 May 2017, Tokyo, Japan


HOGO announced as official marketing partner of Japan Gaming Congress


Macau, February 10, 2017 (Friday): HOGO has been announced as the official marketing partner of the Japan Gaming Congress. The event, held May 10th – 12th in Tokyo, is expected to draw over 430 delegates from the global gaming industry including local attendance from both the government of private sectors of Japan.

With the recent announcement of Japan’s referendum to legalize gaming in the country, interest amongst international operators has soared with consideration being shown by some of the world’s largest gaming organizations. The conference will focus on a variety of topics, from legislation and regulatory matters to inbound tourism, problem gaming and much more. The event is expected to fill due to the strong interest by both domestic and international companies on the development of integrated resorts.

Chris Wieners, Managing Partner of HOGO, stated: “We’re excited to be working alongside Clarion Events on the Japan Gaming Congress. With the recent regulatory update, all eyes have been on the country; it was a major factor in our decision to launch operations in Japan.”

Rory Credland of Clarion Events stated: “We’re happy to have HOGO on board as an official marketing partner. Their experience in the gaming, entertainment and hospitality industries as well as their network in Japan make it a perfect partnership for the Japan Gaming Congress.”

The partnership will see HOGO assisting with event marketing in Japan as well as the development of an invite-only dinner featuring senior executives from the gaming industry and key prefectural governments in Japan.



About Japan Gaming Congress

A three day educational forum that offer clear, practical insight and understanding into the casino legislation in Japan. Held at the Grand Hyatt in Roppongi, the congress is expected to draw strong participation from both domestic and international firms interested in the development of integrated resorts in Japan.

About HOGO

HOGO is a creative marketing and strategy company that focuses on the hospitality, gaming and entertainment industries. Based in Macau, the agency has offices in Hong Kong, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia and most recently, Japan. The company works with clients with a focus on strategic marketing direction and creative campaigns.
Website: www.hogodigital.com


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Chris Wieners
Managing Partner
T: 853 2835 6108 | M: 853 6280 3094

Carlos Machado
Vice President, Agency Operations
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