SBC Summit North America to provide a closer look into the evolution of the North American gambling industry

By | July 5, 2022

The upcoming SBC Summit North America at the Meadowlands Exposition Centre, New Jersey, will witness a star-studded speaker line-up that will deliver a comprehensive overview of the fundamental opportunities and challenges in the region. 

SBC Summit North America is the leading conference and tradeshow dedicated to the online betting and iGaming industry in the United States and Canada. The agenda of the third edition of the event, which takes place on July 12-14, covers a broad range of topics revolving around sports betting and iGaming innovation strategies, disruptive technologies, player protection and well-being, and the opening of Ontario.

Two limited capacity half-day educational conferences kickstart the action on Tuesday, July 12. 

The ‘Player Protection Symposium covers the ever-important topic of responsible gambling and consumer protection. The Symposium will consist of several panel discussions, including a session featuring New York Giants Ring of Honor Inductee Amani Toomer, the former NBA Basketball player Charles Oakley and the former NBA player and LivON Basketball Founder Randy Livingston.

The iGaming and Sports Betting 101 half-day conference will walk delegates through the fundamentals of the sports betting and iGaming industry. 

Several senior executives will be sharing insights from an operator’s perspective during SBC Summit North America. Matt Prevost (CRO) and Matt Sunderland (VP of Gaming) from BetMGM, Marina Bogard (Managing Director, North America) from Betsson Group, Bryan Bennett (COO) from Betfred USA Sports, Sharon Otterman (CMO, Caesar’s Sports and Online Gaming) from Caesars Entertainment, Scott Vanderwel (CEO) and Chantal Cipriano (VP of Legal, Compliance & People) from PoinsBet Canada and Kyle Christensen (CMO) from PointsBet USA, Noam Klivitzky (VP US Marketing) from 888 Holdings, Adi Dhandhania (COO, North America Interactive) from Bally’s Corporation, Lexi Janson (Director, Sportsbook Product) from DraftKings will be some of the speakers at the conference. 

The operator representatives will be joined by several experts from key industry suppliers, such as Quincy Raven (US Managing Director, Aspire Global), Chris Looney (Chief Commercial Officer, Bragg Gaming Group), Oren Cohen Shwartz (CEO, Delasport), Simon Lidzén (CEO & Co-founder, Fast Track), Todd Cravens (President & CEO, Galaxy Gaming), Marcus Yoder (CCO, Playtech), and Craig McDonald (Chief Business Officer, Trustly) among others.

The SBC North America Summit will also feature speakers such as Jesper Søgaard (CEO & Co-founder, Better Collective), Michael Daly (CEO, Catena Media), Max Bichsel (VP, gambling.com) and Marcos Oliveira (COO, Clever Advertising Group) representing some of the leading industry affiliate companies and advertising agencies operating in the industry.

In addition to the rich conference content, SBC Summit North America delegates will have the opportunity to visit the exhibition marketplace, bustling with the latest releases from games studios, new products from industry suppliers, and innovations from payments and compliance specialists.

Rasmus Sojmark, Founder & CEO of organizer SBC, said: “SBC always delivers an all-inclusive experience and strives to educate the delegates on everything they need to know about our industry to remain competitive. This year’s SBC Summit North America is the place to be if you want to connect with top industry brands and learn from the best of the best.” 

This year’s edition was enriched by a selection of networking events, including the ‘Tribal Gaming Networking Brunch,’ the ‘African Americans in Gaming Networking Event’ and the ‘Global Gaming Women Networking Breakfast.’ 

Completing the summit experience are a series of evening networking events, including pre-registration drinks at the Bar Moxy and Manhattan’s Magic Hour Rooftop, a networking party & Sports Betting Hall of Fame held at Meadowlands Racing, and the closing networking party at the Lighthouse at Pier Sixty – all of which are included with the delegate pass.

SBC’s networking events are the perfect opportunity to meet operator leadership teams, product and technology specialists, representatives of tribal and commercial casinos, investors, regulators, legal experts, and marketing strategists.

Finally, the SBC Awards North America will gather 600 guests and celebrate the achievements of the thriving operators, affiliates and suppliers from all the major disciplines. The event takes place on July 14 and requires a separate ticket.

Visit the event’s official website to access details on the SBC Summit North America conference and exhibition. 

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