Since 1990, the International Gaming Institute has proudly partnered with the University of Nevada, Reno to produce our famed Executive Development Program (EDP). In November 2016, more than 50 participants from across the globe came together for an experience unlike any other. Taught by a diverse array of gaming leaders and academics, EDP is professional learning and leadership development opportunity for rising stars in our industry.

This year’s esteemed and established faculty members included:

  • President and CEO of the American Gaming Association, Geoff Freeman
  • Marcus Prater, Executive Director for the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers
  • General Manager for the Oakland A’s (and inspiration for Moneyball character), David Forst
  • Roger Snow, long-time gaming industry giant and Chief Product Officer for SHFL Entertainment
  • Our very own Robert Rippee—marketing guru and former SVP Marketing for Las Vegas Sands
  • Jan Jones-Blackhurst, former two-term mayor of Las Vegas
  • CEO of Downtown Grand Hotel & Casino, Seth Schorr

Photos from the Event