Tribal Gaming and Hospitality Executives Choose Raving for Annual Education with Three Signature Conferences in 2024

Reno, NV  (December 5, 2023) — When it comes to industry-specific training for casino operators and Tribal leadership, one company has been the choice for the last 25 years. Gaming and hospitality executives have relied on Raving, a Native-owned business, for training, education, and outsourced services. Raving, a company of former operators, share their knowledge and expertise through annual conferences, publications (Tribal Gaming and Hospitality Magazine), training and managed services.

Thousands of commercial and Tribal gaming leaders and executives have completed the rigorous, relative, and hands-on programs represented by the following three conferences. Known for integrating technology, current survey data and an interactive format to meet every learning style, previous attendees have rated Raving conferences as a must attend for accomplishing their learning goals each year.

For long-term strategic visioning, Tribal gaming leaders turn to Raving NEXT: Indian Gaming Strategic Operations & Leadership Conference. From economic volatility and an evolved regulatory landscape to cultural preservation and workforce management, critical conversations about the future of Tribal entities are on the table. “At Raving NEXT, we take the 10,000 foot view,” shares Raving CEO & Owner Deana Scott, “This is the time, as an industry, to define our market position and ensure long-term sustainability for future generations.” Attendees also can get credit through University of Phoenix for this conference.

Who: Tribal Council, GMs, CEOs, Senior HR, Emerging Leaders

What: Raving NEXT: Indian Gaming Strategic Operations & Leadership Conference

When: January 30 – February 1, 2024 & January 2025

Where: Choctaw Casino & Resort (2024), TBD (2025)


The Casino Marketing & Analytics Conference offers savvy casino marketers a pulse on what’s next in casino marketing. As Scott shares, “We offer solutions to today’s challenges, while bringing thought leaders together to prepare for tomorrow’s opportunities.” Topics will cover personalization and data privacy, rising competition, technology integrations, and ROI measurements to sharpen marketing performance. As Scott adds, “In today’s landscape, your communication, analytics, and technology must work together to serve the best experience personalized to each guest, on and off the floor.”

Who: Casino Marketers, PR, Data Analysts, GMs, PD teams, Senior Executives

What: Casino Marketing & Analytics Conference

When: July 16 – 17, 2024

Where: Grand Sierra Resort & Casino | Reno, NV


Alongside the Casino Marketing & Analytics Conference, attendees can take advantage of the Host Player Development Conference. Leading the charge in proven sales techniques and player acquisition strategies, this event provides a tailored learning experience for new hosts and player development directors and managers. In 2024, Host and PD teams can hear from seasoned experts and expect to learn about new player preferences, the increasing competition for high value players, and how to turn your entire casino floor into a sales team.

Who: Casino Hosts, PD Managers/Directors, GMs, Marketing

What: Host Player Development Conference

When: July 17 – 18, 2024

Where: Grand Sierra Resort & Casino | Reno, NV


For more information on Raving services or their events, please contact Gency Warren, Director of Marketing, 775-329-7864, Visit the company’s website at