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NIGA's Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention Takes Center Stage in Phoenix 

New format and new content showcase the power of all recognized tribes working together

Washington DC, July 14, 2015 - The 31st annual Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention, the largest gathering dedicated to Tribal gaming, will take place in Phoenix at the Phoenix Convention Center March 13 - 16, 2016, according to NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens.

The 2016 location presents a convenient and affordable meeting location for the tribal gaming community. As NIGA's Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention returns to Phoenix, the event will continue to build upon its recording breaking attendance in 2015 with new enhancements to the event which include: a strong focus on the power of tribal communities working together, FREE floor pass program for attendees, expanded VIP Program, new day-time networking receptions open to all badge holders, re-imaged conference program and a new event, "Taste of Phoenix" allowing all attendees to experience Arizona's urban heart and America's sunniest metropolis. Stay tuned as more featured programs and event details are announced in the coming months.

In addition, Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention exhibitors and attendees will experience and benefit from a significantly enhanced show environment which for the first-time provide all recognized tribes, both gaming and non-gaming, a unified platform to discuss current issues, business diversification opportunities and expanded day-time networking opportunities to talk about future of gaming and new revenue sources for tribes.

The 2016 conference program, developed by a newly formed Advisory Board made up of industry leaders, is set to be re-imaged with dedicated tracks on procurement, security, business diversification, internet gaming, fantasy sports, leadership, and the key differentiators of tribal and commercial gaming. "The content being developed for this year's conference is stellar" said NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens. "Being able to bring the tribal community the best seminars, insight into future tribal advancements, and opportunities for personal and professional growth help us all win." said Stevens.

The Pre-Conference program and annual Golf Tournaments will take place on Sunday, March 13 and the 2016 Tradeshow and Convention will run from Monday, March 14 - Wednesday, March 16, 2016. For more information about NIGA's Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention, please visit

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