SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The California Nations
Indian Gaming Association (CNIGA) announces the 12th Annual Western Indian
Gaming Conference (WIGC) to be held Tuesday January 16th through Thursday
January 18th at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California.
The event is a combination of a trade show, panel discussions, reports
and speeches. Following a golf tournament at the Temecula Creek Inn Golf
Club that will open the event on Tuesday, a general assembly will convene
on Wednesday morning at the Pechanga Resort and Casino followed by several
moderated panels lasting through Thursday afternoon. Among the highlights
of the general assembly are scheduled speeches by Los Angeles Mayor Antonio
Villaraigosa as well as Anthony Miranda, chairman of the California Nations
Indian Gaming Association who will present the "State of the Tribal
Nations." Political reports from Washington D.C. and Sacramento are also
slated to be on the agenda.
Discussions will touch on a wide variety of gaming issues and will
include panel discussions with officials from the California Gambling
Control Commission, Bureau of Indian Affairs, and a discussion led by
federal Securities and Exchange Commissioner Roel Campos. Other topics
include, but are not limited to, diversifying revenue streams, federal
regulation, problem gambling, energy issues, retaining employees, fiscal
leadership and internal controls, and tacking fraudulent behavior.
A press room will be available to reporters.
Both attendees and exhibitors must register on Tuesday, January 16 at
the Pechanga Resort and Casino ballrooms foyer.
What: The California Nations Indian Gaming Association Presents the
Western Indian Gaming Conference
Where: Pechanga Resort and Casino, Temecula, CA. Golf tournament at
Temecula Creek Inn Golf Club.
When: January 16th through 18th
Representing 68 federally recognized member tribes, CNIGA is the oldest
and largest tribal organization in California. CNIGA is dedicated to
protecting the sovereign right of Indian tribes to have gaming on their
land. It acts as a planning and coordinating agency for legislative,
policy, legal and communications efforts on behalf of its members and
serves as an industry forum for information and resources.
SOURCE California Nations Indian Gaming Association