NEWS AUSTRALIAN AMBASSADOR TO THE US - JOE HOCKEY VISITS AINSWORTH NORTH AMERICAN HEADQUARTERS QHA REVIEW | 12 On a recent trip by the Australian Ambassador to the US – Joe Hockey – to Las Vegas, Joe included a visit to Ainsworth Game Technology. Ainsworth has been in operation for over 28 years, employs over 570 people nationally and internationally and has a key presence in the North American market. Executives and Staff of Ainsworth Game Technology were buzzing with excitement last week as Joe Hockey conducted a tour of the new Ainsworth North American Headquarters. Ainsworth’s North American Headquarters opened in late 2016 to which local, state and federal American officials along with Ainsworth executives including Executive Director Len Ainsworth, CEO Danny Gladstone, President-North America Mike Dreitzer and President-Latin America Miguel Cuadros attended the ribbon-cutting ceremony. Located along the 215 Beltway near South Jones Boulevard in the valley’s emerging gaming-technology corridor, the $40M 291,000-square-foot facility — includes office, warehouse and manufacturing space. It dwarfs the company’s former 45,000-square-foot facility near Decatur Boulevard and Badura Avenue. During his visit to Ainsworth, Joe praised the success as an example of how investment leads to growth. In the past year, the North American team has grown exponentially.