Discussions to Focus on Optimizing Revenue, Tracking Non-Gaming Customer Value
ALPHARETTA, GA. — May 11, 2016 — Agilysys, Inc. (Nasdaq: AGYS), a leading global provider of next-generation hospitality software solutions and services, today announced that its President and CEO, Jim Dennedy, and its Senior Vice President of Global Revenue, Jim Walker, will both be featured on industry panels at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), which will be held May 15-17 at The Venetian Macao. Every year, more than 95% of Asian casino operators attend G2E Asia to look for cutting-edge products and solutions and gather upcoming industry trends.
With a significant market presence in Asia, including offices in Singapore, Hong Kong, Malaysia and the Philippines, Agilysys has a strong commitment to the success of Asian gaming and hospitality customers with its award-winning property management and point-of-sale solutions.
Agilysys President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Dennedy will lend his expertise to a panel discussion entitled, Beyond Gaming: Tracking the Value of the Non-Gaming Customer. The discussion will focus on amenities that produce the greatest return on investment and how clever marketing techniques can bring in high-value customers. Dennedy, who has an extensive background in both the financial and hospitality industries and has served as president and CEO of Agilysys since 2011, will share his insights on how to create connections with non-gaming customers, how to measure their value to the property and how to effectively promote non-gaming activities, regardless of market fluctuations.
Agilysys Senior Vice President of Global Revenue Jim Walker will participate in the panel discussion entitled, Growth & Stability: How to Maximize Current Customers and Optimize Total Revenue. The discussion will focus on challenges facing the Asian gaming market and practical ways to overcome them. Walker, who has deep industry experience and previously served as vice president of sales and marketing at Agilysys, will reveal how gaming properties can optimize the value of existing customers and uncover untapped market segments. He also will define critical areas for cost improvement and discuss how gaming properties can reduce overhead and maximize return on investment while simultaneously providing a quality guest experience.
“We are thrilled to have Jim Dennedy and Jim Walker participate in this year’s G2E Asia,” said Roger Gros, publisher of Global Gaming Business magazine and a consultant to the event. “They bring a wealth of industry experience and hands-on knowledge to the table, and their viewpoints will be both interesting and insightful. Agilysys is well-recognized in the worldwide gaming market, and Dennedy and Walker lead the company’s efforts.”
Global Gaming Expo Asia, organized by the American Gaming Association and Reed Exhibition, is the preeminent show for the Asian gaming-entertainment industry. This year’s event will feature the inaugural Asia Gaming Awards, jointly organized by Asia Gaming Brief and the Innovation Group, as well as the Macau Retail Summit, which will look at ways in which customer service and technology can improve the retailing of non-gaming products and services.
Agilysys is a leading technology company that provides innovative point-of-sale, property management, inventory and procurement, workforce management, analytics, document management and mobile and wireless solutions and services to the hospitality industry. The company's solutions and services allow property managers to better connect, interact and transact with their customers by streamlining operations, improving efficiency, increasing guest recruitment and wallet share, and enhancing the guest experience. Agilysys serves four major market sectors: Gaming, both corporate and tribal; Hotels, Resorts and Cruise; Foodservice Management; and Restaurants, Universities, Stadia and Healthcare. A significant portion of the company's consolidated revenue is derived from contract support, maintenance and subscription services. Agilysys operates throughout North America, Europe and Asia, with corporate services located in Alpharetta, GA, and offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Malaysia. For more information, visit www.agilysys.com.
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Robert Shecterle, Agilysys, Inc., 770-810-6046, Robert.Shecterle@agilysys.com
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