Tag: Clarion

Clarion presents two CHIPS powered wheelchairs at ICE

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Clarion Gaming marked the start of ICE London with the presentation of two powered wheelchairs as part of its partnership programme with children’s charity CHIPS. Eight- year-old Evie Saxelby and 11-year-old Luke Ktorides, are the latest beneficiaries of Clarion Gaming’s fundraising on behalf of CHIPS. To date the charity has helped raised more than £2.2m, all of which has gone...

Brit awards

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Clarion, the people behind ICE, collected the exhibition industry’s top award recently. So what, asks Ken Scott, does it mean to be the most influential company in your sector for the last 25 years? For anyone who attended ICE this year, we probably witnessed the greatest gaming business exhibition of modern times. There were 34,000 people from some 150 plus...

Clarion named ‘most influential company of the last 25 years’

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Clarion Events, organiser of world leading gaming brands including ICE London, ICE VOX, iGB Live!, London Affiliate Conference, Juegos Miami and GiGse, has been named as the event industry’s most influential company of the last 25 years. The highest accolade in the UK events and exhibitions sector was made at the 2018 AEO Excellence Awards, widely recognised as the...

NRM push technology credentials at ICE London

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NRM, the independently owned gaming technology and software solutions provider, has praised last week’s ICE London for its ability to deliver an international audience and for providing innovators with unparalleled opportunities to network and engage with the entire business community comprising both buyers and suppliers.   Ludlow, who in 2018 celebrates 35-years in the industry, believes that ICE London continues to...

ICE London on course for seventh year of growth

ICE London 2018
Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion Gaming, has placed on record her thanks to both exhibitors and visitors for their ongoing contribution to the ICE London brand at the same time as undertaking to raise standards on the show floor, specifically with regards to the representation of women in line with its commitment to diversity. Reviewing the record breaking 2018...

Huge response to ICE as registration goes live

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ICE 2018 is already on course to be gaming’s most international showcase of the year just weeks after the Passport to Paradice website went live. Industry professionals from 82 countries have already registered to attend the London based event, a total which represents close to half the number of countries recognised by the United Nations. The countries on course to...

Karen Cooke’s Playdium Picks

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After the Novelty of hearing Chris Haley’s top tracks, Playdium Picks spoke to Karen Cooke, MD of Swan Events, to find out what music is guaranteed to get her “dancing in the aisles.”   One of the most familiar faces in the coin-op industry, Karen was born and raised in Enfield, Middlesex. She built a successful early career in sales, marketing...

G2E Las Vegas: Assembling in adversity

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The worst mass shooting in US history, in which 59 died, took place less than ten hours before the start of G2E Vegas.   British interests - Clarion, CPI, Cummins, Gamesman, Gauselmann, Inspired, NOVOMATIC, Quixant, SG - are represented on the show floor, as well as many others attending as visitors. The show began with education conferences, but all conversation was...

Change or face more regulation, warns WrB chair

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Helen Walton, who chaired Clarion's WrB Responsible Gambling Innovation symposium on Tuesday, has warned that the industry faces more regulation if it fails to make the changes expected by regulators.   Speaking after what had been widely regarded as a productive and illuminating WrB in London, the co-founder and chief commercial officer of Gamevy confirmed: “I think the Gambling Commission continues...

ICE organiser Clarion acquired in £600m deal

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US private equity firm Blackstone has bought leading event organiser Clarion for £600m.   The long-established business runs a host of large-scale industry events including ICE Totally Gaming, Juegos Miami and EiG each year. “Clarion’s leading position in its markets combined with its strong management team will enable the company to continue growing both organically and through mergers and acquisitions” “Clarion’s leading position...

ICE Totally Gaming shortlisted in prestigious awards

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The 2017 edition of ICE Totally Gaming has been shortlisted in the Best UK Trade Show category of the Association of Exhibition Organisers’ Excellence Awards.   ICE 2017, which attracted a record attendance of 30,213, with visitors travelling to London from 151 countries, will be judged alongside other major B2B events at Friday’s awards evening, which is being held at the prestigious...

ICE-ing on the cake for show’s long-term exhibitors

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Five long time exhibitors at the world’s leading gaming expo celebrated by ICE Totally Gaming’s organisers. The opening day of ICE Totally Gaming, witnessed a number of significant landmarks. Kate Chambers, Managing Director of the Gaming Division at Clarion Events, made presentations to Gamesman (celebrating 20 years at ICE), SUZOHAPP (30 years), Bell-Fruit Group (40 years), PST (50 years), and...

World Theatre of Gaming opens in London

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Largest ever ICE commences at London's ExCeL Centre with an official ribbon cutting ceremony. The world’s media assembled at the ExCeL Centre in London’s Docklands this morning for the official ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the opening of the 2017 edition of ICE Totally Gaming. Respected gaming industry journalist David Snook, who is celebrating 50 years reporting on ICE and...

ICE 2017 flies the flag as the United Nations of gaming

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ICE confirms its status as United Nations of gaming with a total of 67 jurisdictions and sovereign states to be represented at this year’s show.   ICE has once again consolidated its status as the United Nations of gaming, following confirmation that a total of 67 jurisdictions and sovereign states will be represented on the show floor at next month’s event...

Gaming media to support ICE in record numbers

Coinslot - An anticipated 130 gaming industry journalists are expected to report on ICE 2017
ICE 2017 (February 7 –9, ExCeL Centre, London) is set to be one of the most reported on events in gaming industry history, with an unprecedented 42 accredited media organisations taking their own stand space and a total of 130 journalists and publishers expected to attend the world’s biggest business-to-business, gaming technology event. Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion’s Gaming...