Indian Gaming


Raving’s 17th Indian Gaming National Marketing Conference
January 26 – January 28, 2015
Harrah’s Resort Southern California

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  • June 2, 2014 UPDATE – Harrah’s Southern California (previously Harrah’s Rincon) is our host property for 2015. Outside of San Diego, this newly renovated property is AAA Four Diamond Award status. Hotel can be booked now. Registration live in July.
  • Who won the top honors for Tribal Casino Marketing in 2014? Read here. Is your casino next?
  • View our 2014 Brochure to get a flavor for what’s to come for 2015.  Download 2014 Brochure
  • Email to be added to our email list for updates to this conference.

Join us for the only conference dedicated to tribal casino marketing:

Thank you to our 2014 sponsors

This long-running, signature conference is specifically designed for tribal gaming executives. Hundreds of casinos have sent their marketing teams, GMs and tribal decision makers for courses in casino marketing strategies that work for tribal casinos.

The conference, a staple for tribal casinos throughout the U.S. and Canada, encompasses two and a half days of relevant presentations, hands-on workshops, signature networking events and tradeshow. Email Christine Faria, Raving’s VP of Ops & Communications, or give her a holler at 775-329-7864 if you have any questions.

A unique learning experience pertinent to tribal casinos today:

The topics are personally developed by our team who works with our tribal gaming clients out in the field – to make sure we’re hitting the subjects that are pertinent to you, today, on your gaming floor. And we know that “Marketing” encompasses a lot more than it did just a few years ago. That’s why we cover everything from technology, electronic marketing, database and player tracking to sales skills, player development, direct marketing and promotions. If you are ready to take your career, your team and your casino to the next level, then register today.

DOWNLOAD 2014 BROCHURE Each year, our goal is to take your knowledge to the next level and bring value to your tribal casino.

Just don’t take our word for it:

“Most organized and personal conference I’ve been to in years! Presenters and topics were phenomenal. Presenters were approachable and they stayed for each other’s sessions and didn’t swoop away.”

“Your people are great and full of knowledge.”

“Enjoyed all the opportunities to network from sessions designed for it to break times.”

“It was a great conference. A great perspective on Native American marketing.”

“I felt really inspired. All of the presenters were excellent.”

“Nicole Barker knows her stuff and she presents it brilliantly.”

“Dennis Conrad is always inspiring!”

“No matter how many times I hear Steve Browne’s stories, he never fails to bring a tear to my eyes. He is awesome!”

Why a tribal gaming executive should attend this conference:

Whether you’re a seasoned general manager or a fresh-faced newbie to tribal casino marketing, this is the one conference you won’t want to miss. Learn from the very best marketing folks who have thrived in Indian Country. Connect with your peers and learn what challenges you share and how to overcome them. Discover new ideas that your competitors haven’t thought of!

This two and a half day conference is comprised of general sessions and intimate small group workshops. Plus on-floor assignments and networking events. If you haven’t been to this conference before, then you haven’t experienced learning the Raving way. We believe in three core concepts: if you are going to learn, might as well have fun doing it; the learning from each other is invaluable; and we’ll provide the very best speakers and the best topics – you just have to show up ready to learn. Download 2014 Brochure with complete presentation and workshop descriptions.
Signature Events, Tradeshow, Networking and More …

-The Barona/VCAT Award for Excellence In Indian Gaming Marketing celebrates the best tribal marketing team and it is the only national competition of its kind for tribal gaming. At the 2014 ceremony we honored Lucky 7 Casino – check out the press release and Read here. Is your casino next? We celebrate “big” with the selected casino and all attendees at a VIP luncheon at the event. Click here for the Submission Form For VCAT/Barona Award. The 2014 entry deadline has past. Thank you for your submissions! Winner to be announced at conference.
-Our host property treats our attendees as special guests. They let us out in their casino for an on-floor assignment after the Welcome Reception. They also do a special, attendee-only Back of the House Tour.

-Your learning experience comes from several sources – we’ve got presenters who have walked in your shoes and they are available before, during and after sessions. We’ve got a room full of gaming vendors who can really make a difference to your tribal casino. You’ll learn from your fellow attendees at our always popular speed networking session, and at our infamous “wrap-it up, let’s meet again, who knows what they’ve cooked up” Insider Party on the last night of the conference.

-Tired of being a bridesmaid? SCA Gaming will again be supporting the conference with handfuls of cash in a special networking break where attendees got a chance to participate in a casino promotion.

Travel for 2015

To stay at our host property, please call Harrah’s Resort Southern California no later than January 10. After this date, room rate and availability is not guaranteed. Saturday rooms are very limited.

Group Code:  S01RAV5

Rate: $129 per night (no resort fee) if booked by January 10, 2015

Reservations: 1-800-HARRAHS. You can’t use your discount code online.

The nearest airport is San Diego International Airport Harrah’s Southern California will provide free shuttle service with a reservation from this airport. More details to come. Plan on a 45 minute to one hour drive in non-commute hours.


Sponsors and Exhibitors

There are several unique sponsorship opportunities at this conference including traditional booth space (we always sell out). For more information on exhibiting at the event or being a sponsor, please contact Amy Hergenrother, VP of Business Development, Raving Consulting Company, 775-329-7864, Download the Sponsorship Form and Layout

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