Macau event had 16,800 visitors from 54 Countries over 3 days
The 6th MGS Entertainment Show (MGS), a three-day show from 13 to 15 November, was successfully concluded. This year’s MGS has made a number of breakthroughs and innovations. From the renaming, newly-added co-organizers, to the launch of local creative products and two summits with rich content, all of them have indicated the organizers’ dedication of introducing more leisure and technological elements and promoting Macau as a “World Centre of Tourism and Leisure”.
On 14 November, “The Gala Dinner of MGS Entertainment Show 2018 and Game Industry Innovation Awards 2018” took place at the Grand Ballroom of JW Marriott Hotel Macau. Multiple awards were presented on the spot to encourage creative and outstanding exhibitors.
The MGS Entertainment Show 2018 edition had over 16,800 personnel exchanges from more than 54 countries; 2,502 attendees attended the MGS Summit; 88 speakers and moderators from over 10 countries; Spanned over 15,437 square meters of exhibition space for 163 exhibitors; 68% of visitors are from the trade industries; 180 reporters from international social media
“The Gala Dinner of MGS Entertainment Show 2018 and Game Industry Innovation Awards 2018” was held at 6 pm on 14 November with award ceremony. The awardees are as follows:
2018 Innovation and Creativity – Cultural, Technology and Entertainment Award:
LT Game, Macau Cultural Village
- 2018 Innovation and Creativity – The Best User Experience Award: LT Game
- 2018 Innovation and Creativity – The Best Game Theme Award: SG Gaming
- 2018 Innovation and Creativity – The Best Sound Effects Award: Aruze Gaming
- 2018 Innovation and Creativity – The Best Visual Effects Award: Aristocrat
- 2018 Innovation and Creativity – The Best Booth Design Award: LT Game
- 2018 Innovation and Creativity – The Best Content Award: Nevula
This year’s MGS has also made numerous of breakthroughs and innovations. As the organizer of the past five badges, the Macau Gaming Equipment Manufacturers Association (MGEMA) has gradually increased the proportion of leisure and technology elements of the show since last year due to the clearer positioning of Macau as a World Centre of Tourism and Leisure. This year it even cooperated with Nam Kwong Culture And Creativity Industry Co., Ltd. and China National Machinery Industry International Co., Ltd. to co-organize the 6th MGS.
The Show organizers also said that: “The Chinese name of the show has also been changed to reflect the latest development trends. Moreover, many innovative products were showcased during the show, including Macau’s first local creative slot machine “Village Dragon in Macau (Demo version)”, perfectly reflecting the new concept of leisure and technology. Thanks for your great support and hope to be seeing you next year!”