Mike Johnson named G2E industry vice president
28 August 2013
LAS VEGAS -- (PRESS RELEASE) -- Reed Exhibitions (Reed), the world's leader in organizing a wide range of events, today announced that Mike Johnson has been promoted to industry vice president for Global Gaming Expo (G2E) and G2E Asia, the premiere trade show and conference events for the international gaming entertainment industry.
Johnson has worked on the G2E portfolio of events for seven years and will remain responsible for all G2E and G2E Asia's revenue through management of exhibition, advertising, sponsorship and conference sales, as well as the development of the annual conference programs at the two events. He will also continue to manage G2E Asia's overall business in Macau, S.A.R., People's Republic of China. Johnson replaces Tom Loughran as industry vice president and will report to Courtney Muller, a senior vice president at Reed.
"On behalf of everyone involved with organizing and planning the G2E family of events, we are pleased to promote Mike to the position of industry vice president," said Muller. "Mike has been instrumental to the growth of the G2E portfolio, and we look forward to the value he will continue to bring, ensuring that G2E and G2E Asia remain the largest and most successful trade show and conference events for gaming professionals."
In addition to his position at Reed, Johnson also is a regular moderator of industry webinars and has lectured at various universities about the development of the MICE industry (meetings, incentives, conventions, exhibitions) as a business and tourism driver throughout the world.