An IAGA International Gaming Summit wouldn't be complete without exceptional social events each evening, and our 2017 New York events will be no exception. Held at some of the city's most appealing venues, each evening will feature exceptional cuisine coupled with a great opportunity to catch up with your global industry colleagues.


Opening Reception
Tuesday, May 30

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

JW Marriott Essex House Art Deco Room

Step back in time to the roaring 1920's when the Gatsby's roamed New York. Held in the Essex House's Art Deco Salon that features unique artwork paying tribute to the city's historic Art Deco past, our opening reception will combine a lively, speak-easy atmosphere with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. 

Attire: Business Casual or Cocktail Attire

altCocktails in the Park
Wednesday, May 31
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Loeb Central Park Boathouse

Perched on the edge of Central Park's lake amid beautiful natural landscaping, the Loeb Boathouse is both a landmark restaurant and a place where boating enthusiasts can rent a rowboat and participate in a tranquil New York City activity popular since the 1860's. Our Wednesday evening reception will take full advantage of this memorable location with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres overlooking the lake with views toward Bethesda Terrace.

Attire: Business Casual or Cocktail Attire

altPresident's Reception and Dinner
Thursday, June 1
Cocktails: 6:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Dinner: 7:30 - 9 p.m.

The Metropolitan Club

Our President's Reception and Dinner will be held at The Metropolitan Club, a private club overlooking Central Park from its prestigious location on Fifth Avenue and Sixtieth Street. Founded in 1891 by a group of New York gentlemen prominent in the city's civic, commercial and financial life, the Club's first President was JP Morgan and paintings of many of its historic members grace the club's walls. With its grand marble foyer and rooms featuring original murals, The Metropolitan Club is a perfect venue to celebrate the conclusion of the 2017 Summit.

Attire: Gentlemen are required to wear a jacket and tie, with equal formality required for all ladies.