Event Description

Presented by Ohio for Responsible Gambling and hosted by the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio, the 2019 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference will bring together national and local experts in problem gambling prevention, intervention, treatment, recovery, research, administration and responsible gambling.

the 16th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference 2019: Mitigating Harm, Maximizing Effectiveness will feature multiple presentations that focus on providing cohesive services.

NCPG hours, RCH’s and CE’s for Counselors and Social Workers are being sought via OhioMHAS.

Conference Objectives:

  • Participants will learn best practices to help integrate problem gambling services into behavioral health

  • Participants will learn strategies to help enhance community readiness around problem gambling in Ohio

  • To promote best practices in problem gambling treatment, prevention and intervention.

  • To strengthen the relationship between problem gambling service providers and responsible gambling efforts in the gaming industry.

Registration Information

Early Bird Registration December 14, 2018 to January 14, 2019

PGNO Member $100
Non-Member $125

January 15 to February 27

PGNO Member $125
Non-Member $150

Registrations cancelled on or before February 14, 2019 will receive a refund of the conference registration. After February 14, a substitution will be accepted if the registered participant is unable to attend but refunds will not be available. Cancellation requests must be made in writing to DLongmeier@pgnohio.org and must identify the registrant’s name, email address, billing address and amount paid. Substitution requests must come from the original registrant and include the original registrant’s email, billing address, full name and amount paid, plus the replacement attendee’s email, and full name. Send registration substitution requests to DLongmeier@pgnohio.org. 

Hotel Information

Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center
100 Green Meadows Drive South
Lewis Center, Ohio 43035

A block of rooms have been reserved at the Nationwide Hotel and Conference Center for attendees of the 2019 Ohio Problem Gambling Conference at the cost of $132 per night. Reservations may be made by calling (614)880-4300 or via the hotel website at www.nwhotelandconferencecenter.com and entering 194682 into the group access code box.

Reservation requests received after the cut-off date of February 6, 2019 will be offered on a rate and space available basis.


February 28, 2019

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens

8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks and Keynote

10:45 a.m Breakout Sessions

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:45 p.m. Breakout Sessions

3:30 p.m. Afternoon Session and Speakers

4:45 p.m. Closing Remarks

5:00 p.m. PGNO Annual Meeting

March 1, 2019

8:00 a.m. Registration Opens

8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks and Keynote

10:30 a.m. Breakout Sessions

12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks

12:00 -12:45 p.m. PGAB Meeting

12:45- 4:00 p.m. Optional: Ethics Training

Sponsor Level Information

Gold $5000 (organization/corporation), $3500 (non-profit/government)

Silver $2500 (organization/corporation), $1700 (non-profit/government)

Bronze $1750 (organization/corporation), $1250 (non-profit/government)

Click here for descriptions and benefits of all Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship A La Carte

Attendee Bag Insert $100

6’ table with 2 chairs (2 days) Non-Profit cost $150 Commercial cost $400

6’ table with 2 chairs (1 day) Non-Profit cost $150 Commercial cost $400

Conference Guide Advertisement

1/4 page ad $125 1/2 page ad $200 Business card size $75

Breakout Session Host with signage $250

Break Host with signage $1000

Speaker Host with signage $1500

Meal sponsorship with signage $2500

Network reception Host with signage $5000

Additional meals purchase February 28 - $75

Additional meals purchase March 1 - $50

The “Mitigating Harm, Maximizing Effectiveness: 16th Annual Ohio Problem Gambling Conference 2019” is sponsored by Ohio for Responsible Gambling and is being coordinated by the Problem Gambling Network of Ohio.