The gaming world takes a significant step forward.
Meet the industry expert poised to shape the future of gaming events.
Experience the vision and expertise of Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes.
Witness a transformative era for ICE events with Karen’s ambassadorship.
Clarion Gaming has strategically expanded its prestigious ICE Ambassador program, welcoming a new echelon of gaming distinction with the appointment of Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes, the acclaimed Vice President of Latin America, Caribbean and Spain at Gaming Laboratories International (GLI).
As a respected Panamanian attorney holding a Master’s in Commercial Law, Karen brings an extensive tapestry of experience in gaming, sports betting, and lottery sectors. Her significant contributions have catalyzed the evolution of the Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry towards a regulated framework mirroring international best practices.
Stuart Hunter, Managing Director at Clarion Gaming, articulates the essence of the ICE Ambassadorship: “The ICE Ambassador roster is an assembly of esteemed international thought leaders from diverse industry sectors who generously share their insights and expertise.
“Our ICE Ambassadors are akin to a C-Suite of critical friends, offering invaluable counsel to the ICE team, enriching the show experience for exhibitors, and the myriad of professionals spanning over 150 nations who convene at ICE.
“Karen utilizes her law degree and profound regulatory knowledge to advise Latin American government agencies on enhancing regulatory environments, fostering laws and regulations that are comprehensive and responsible. Her unique perspective is enriched by her tenure as Legal Director of the Panama Gaming Control Board.
“We are thrilled to have Karen Marcela Sierra-Hughes join us as an ICE Ambassador during this pivotal period as we gear up for ICE London 2024 and the groundbreaking inaugural edition of ICE Barcelona in January 2025. Her profound understanding and background align perfectly with the increased Latin American presence expected due to ICE’s new Barcelona chapter.”
The ICE trade show, renowned as the world’s largest gaming industry event, anticipates hosting over 600 exhibitors and up to 45,000 attendees. This eminent gathering offers unparalleled opportunities for networking with top-tier decision-makers, regulators, operators, and innovators across all gaming sectors.