Clarion launches new hub for ICE visitors


first_img Related Articles Covid concerns see Clarion Gaming move ICE 2021 to April    July 15, 2020 StumbleUpon Better Collective appoints Shona ODonnell as global events lead July 2, 2019 Submit Major gaming show organiser Clarion Gaming has made what it is calling an important enhancement to the customer experience for both ICE visitors and exhibitors following a comprehensive review and subsequent creation of a new show hub.  The new site has been developed to reflect the pivotal role ICE plays in the gaming industry calendar and provides exhibitors with the facility to showcase their brands more effectively and develop a dialogue with visitors a full six months ahead of ICE opening its doors to the international community of gaming professionals who travel to London each year.Kate Chambers, Managing Director of Clarion Gaming said: “Our post-ICE research flagged some dissatisfaction with the ICE website, so I instructed the team to take a clean sheet of paper and start again.  Alongside the latest enhancements in terms of ease of navigation, news and content related to each sector and a zone which enables visitors to favourite products and content, we have invested in the development of a Meeting Planner tool, which was at the top of the wish list for our exhibitors and will be available later in the year.”There could well be more time to make meetings for attendees too as the official opening hours on the Wednesday of the show have been extended by two hours and will now close at 8pm.She added: “It’s very important that we deliver on behalf of  our customers and that we live up to our stated commitment of continuous improvement across every aspect of the ICE experience.”The 2017 edition of ICE was officially the best on record, with an independently audited attendance of 30,213 making the journey to ExCeL from 151 jurisdictions.  The attendance represented a 6% year-on-year increase and the sixth consecutive year of growth.  The success of ICE was recognised by the Association of Exhibition Organisers which shortlisted the world’s biggest gaming expo in the ‘Best UK Tradeshow Over 2,000sqm’ category and named Clarion Events as the industry’s ‘Most Respected Company of the Year’. Share SIS launches esports live betting at ICE February 7, 2019 Sharelast_img read more

Guyanese people are not incapable of logical thought


first_imgDear Editor,In a letter to the Editor on May 15, 2017, I expressed serious concerns following (then) Minister of Natural Resources Honourable Raphael Trotman’s statement on the Production Sharing Agreement with ExxonMobil whereby it was noted that “ExxonMobil is allowed to recover expenditure as part of the contract, this is easily understood. What is not clear is exactly what expenditure, is it the expenditure to the point of discovery? Do we have a figure of how much it cost ExxonMobil to discover the Liza field well and is that the amount to be recovered by ExxonMobil or is it that we will have to repay all of ExxonMobil’s subsequent costs as they continue to explore?”That was over two years ago, answers were never provided, for no doubt they were dismissed as ‘non-expert’. Sadly, the Government is now asking the International Monetary Fund the same questions. The concluding statement of the 2019 International Monetary Fund (IMF) Article IV Mission to Guyana states: “authorities have indicated their concerns that the absence of a ring-fencing arrangement in the Stabroek Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) could potentially affect the projected flow of Government oil revenues”.The harsh truth is that this omission from the PSA could not be made if the persons negotiating on the behalf of the Guyanese people applied logic, common sense, if you will, and genuine concern for the future wellbeing that oil revenues could provide. The adviser on petroleum to the President, Jan Mangal, now claims to have been absent from negotiations. No special knowledge of ‘oil and gas’ was required; just honest care, we may never know if the negotiations were so poorly done due to negligence, corruption, deficient logic or basic stupidity; what I do know, is that no Administration that cares so little for the future wellbeing of its people, should ever be elected again. The Guyanese people are not incapable of logical thought and we know the clichéd “fool me once” applies in spades.Respectfully,Robin Singhlast_img read more