2017 Host Buyer Program

G2E Asia 2017 Hosted Buyer Program

May 16-18,2017

The Venetian Macao

G2E Asia has been working closely with and is proud to have been receiving support from the Macao SAR Government in subsidizing visitors who travelled from outside of Macau to attend G2E Asia.


In an effort to promote moderate economic diversification and development of the convention and exhibition industry in Macao, and thanks to Macao Trade and Investment Promotion Institute (IPIM), similarly for 2017, qualified buyers who are attending G2E Asia 2017 will receive subsidies on their travel expenses upon verification.


A.     To Become a Hosted Buyer at G2E Asia 2017


If you organize, influence or make budgetary decisions for commercial casinos, gaming clubs, bingo halls, lottery operators, hotels, resorts, cruise ships or iGaming related organizations, then you could be eligible to attend G2E Asia 2017 as a Hosted Buyer with subsidies provided by the Macao Government. Qualification and subsidies will be reviewed and approved at the sole discretion of IPIM.


B.     Benefits


Upon verification of your qualification as a Hosted Buyer, you will receive a fixed amount of subsidies from the Macao Government according to your Country/Region to cover the travel expenses:


§     Hosted buyers from Guangdong Province/Hong Kong: MOP 1,200/Per hosted buyer

§     Hosted buyers from Mainland China( outside Guangdong Province)/Asia: MOP 4,000/Per hosted buyer

§     Hosted buyers from outside of Asia: MOP 7,000/Per hosted buyer


C.     Documentations Required


The following documentations should be submitted by the applicant to support his/her application:


(i)            At least 75 days prior to G2E Asia 2017:


All applicants should pre-register as a visitor to G2E Asia 2017, and will be given a registration confirmation number after the registration process is completed. Please reference this exact number in your Hosted Buyer Program Application and in all correspondences with the Organizer, as all reimbursement documents will be identified by this confirmation number.


§     G2E Asia Registration Form: Registration to G2E Asia must be made in the name that appears in your passport, as this will be required for the processing of your reimbursement after the show.

Important: Please make sure that your name of registration must be the same as that in your passport /air tickets/hotel payment receipt and all other supporting documents for reimbursement;

§     Hosted Buyer Program Application Form;


§     Scanned copy of Business Card of the Hosted Buyer: Business card must correspond to position (i.e. title and Company) which qualifies the Hosted Buyer for the Hosted Buyer Program; an original business card must be given to the Organiser during the event.

(ii)           G2E Asia 2017 On-site


Please visit “G2E Asia 2017 Privileges Concierge” IN PERSON and submit the required supporting documents for application of the reimbursement.


Required Supporting Documents:

§    Original copy of boarding passes, ferry or coach ticket stubs, etc to Macao; and

§    Accommodation expenses: original room charge receipts issued by the hotels in Macau with rooming list.

§    An original business card

§    A copy of your passport or identification document if you have not submitted before


After the documents have been verified by the Macao government, the grants will be issued to the Organiser and the Organizer will issue the grant to the relevant qualified buyers respectively.



D.       Other Conditions


1.      G2E Asia is a trade exhibition owned and organized by Reed Exhibitions Ltd, 183 Queen’s Road


East, 39/F Hopewell Centre, Wanchai, Hong Kong. For correspondence, please write to: Unit 303, 3rd Floor, Tower, 3, Kerry Plaza, No. 1, Zhong Xin Si Road, Futian CBD, Shenzhen, 518400, P.R. China (Organizer).


2.      Completion of the application form does not automatically guarantee you a place on the G2E Asia Hosted Buyer Program. You will be notified if your application is successful.


3.      Successful application for the Hosted Buyer Program does not guarantee full or partial reimbursement of expenses. Amount of reimbursement is in the sole absolute discretion of the Macao Government and the Organizer is not liable for any amounts which are not reimbursed by the Macao Government, nor shall the Organizer be obliged to make up any amounts which are not reimbursed by the Macao Government.


4.      The Organizer is in no way a representative or agent of the Macau Government and has no power or authority whatsoever to bind the Macao Government in any legal relationship.


5.      The Organizer is not liable for any amounts arising from the Applicant’s failure to claim for his/her expenses incurred for the show.


6.      Applicants are required to pay up front for all expenses incurred (accommodation, travel, etc.) and then submit relevant reimbursement documents to the Organizer for processing.


7.      As reimbursement is in the sole discretion of the Macao Government, and the Organizer is merely an intermediary, the reimbursement process may take up to (6) months. The amount reimbursed by the Macao Government shall be final.


8.      G2E Asia will only accept one application per participant. In the event of more than one application per participant being received, only the first application will be accepted.


9.      All sections of the application form must be fully completed. Failure to do so will result in unsuccessful application.


10.    In the event that the applicants failed to provide all supporting documents during the show, applicants have the opportunity to supplement missing documents within 30 days after G2E Asia


2017. The reimbursement process may take up to (6) months and will be reimbursed by the organizer after we received the reimbursement from the Macao Government. The Organizer will deduct a 10% administration and processing fee before distributing the reimbursement.


11.    The applicable exchange rate for expenses in a foreign currency will be determined by the Organizer and the Hosted Buyer will be notified of such determination.


E.    Attendance


1.     The Organizer is not responsible for arranging your transportation to arrive at and depart Macau, accommodation, and any matters relating to transfers.


2.     Hosted Buyers must ensure that their travel arrangements conform to their chosen days of attendance.


3.    Organizer takes no responsibility for any Hosted Buyer who misses transportation to and from G2E Asia. Any additional expense incurred shall be borne by the Buyer.


4.     Hosted Buyers agree to settle all expenses with the hotel prior to departure and will immediately indemnify Organizer for any failure to do so.


5.    Hosted Buyers, by applying for Hosted Buyer status, are consenting to their contact details being made available to all exhibitors at G2E Asia for the purposes of scheduling appointments.


F.    Travel


1.    Visa/ Permits. Please note that participants from certain countries may require a visa or permit to enter Macau, SAR. It is the responsibility of each participant to arrange his/her own individual visa. For information regarding countries that require a visa to enter Macau, please contact the Chinese Embassy in your home country.


2.    Travel Insurance. Please note that Travel Insurance is the responsibility of each individual Hosted Buyer and G2E Asia has not and will not provide travel insurance for Hosted Buyers.


3.    Excess baggage, customs fines and the like are the responsibility of each individual Hosted Buyer. Please consult the Customs Service should you require further information. Organizer does not endorse or approve of export gifts given to Hosted Buyers by exhibitors. It is the responsibility of each attendee to ensure that such gifts may be both legally removed from Macau and imported into your home country.


G.    No-Shows


1.     If you are unable to attend G2E Asia and do not advise the Organizer in writing prior to close of business on date to be confirmed, you will be classified as a "No Show" and disqualified from the Host Buyers Program.


2.    Organizer reserves the right to, and in its sole absolute discretion, to disqualify you from the Hosted Buyers Program. 

If you have any questions, feel to contact Cynthia Li :
Tel: +86 755 2383 4562
Email: cynthia.li@reedexpo.com.cn
Download Application Forms

§ Hosted Buyer Program Application Form

§ Qualified Buyer Expenses Financial Support Application Form

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