SBC Summit North America Starts July 12

Leaders of the gaming industry will participate in panels, exhibits and networking events at SBC Summit North America, set to take place July 12 through July 14 in New Jersey. The conference is expected to attract 3,000 visitors, up from 2,000 last year.

SBC Summit North America Starts July 12

An estimated 3,000 attendees are expected at SBC Summit North America, set for July 12 through July 14 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey, featuring presentations and panels by recognized experts in the gaming industry. Last year’s event, delayed until December due to Covid-19 restrictions, attracted 2,000 people.

SBC Founder and Chief Executive Officer Rasmus Sojmark 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.”

As in previous years, the conference will feature the Player Protection Symposium, a half-day event on July 12 dedicated to responsible gambling and consumer protection. Scheduled speakers will include ex-New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer, former National Basketball Association (NBA) player Charles Oakley and former NBA player and LivON Basketball founder Randy Livingston.

A half-day conference called iGaming and Sports Betting 101, which will present sports betting and iGaming industry basics, is also scheduled for July 12.

Gaming industry senior executives scheduled to speak during the conference are: BetMGM Chief Regulatory Officer Matt Prevost and Vice President of Gaming Matt Sunderland; Betsson Group Managing Director, North America Marina Bogard; Betfred USA Sports Chief Operating Officer Bryan Bennett; Caesars Sports and Online Gaming Chief Marketing Officer Sharon Otterman; PointsBet Canada Chief Executive Officer Scott Vanderwel and Vice President of Legal, Compliance & People Chantal Cipriano; PointsBet USA Chief Marketing Officer Kyle Christensen; 888 Holdings Vice President US Marketing Noam Klivitzky; Bally’s Corporation Chief Operating Officer North America Interactive Adi Dhandhania; and DraftKings Director, Sportsbook Product Lexi Janson.

Speaker from the industry supply side include Aspire Global US Managing Director Quincy Raven; Bragg Gaming Group Chief Commercial Officer Chris Looney; Delasport Chief Executive Officer Oren Cohen Shwartz; Fast Track Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Simon Lidzén; Galaxy Gaming President & Chief Executive Officer Todd Cravens; Playtech Chief Commercial Officer Marcus Yoder; and Trustly Chief Business Officer Craig McDonald. Joining them will be Better Collective Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder Jesper Søgaard; Catena Media Chief Executive Officer Michael Daly; Vice President Max Bichsel; and Clever Advertising Group Chief Operating Officer Marcos Oliveira.

The SBC Summit North America marketplace will spotlight the latest releases from gaming studios and innovations from payments and compliance specialists.

Scheduled networking events will include the Tribal Gaming Networking Brunch, African Americans in Gaming Networking Event and the Global Gaming Women Networking Breakfast. Other networking events will include pre-registration drinks at the Bar Moxy and Manhattan’s Magic Hour Rooftop; a networking party at the Sports Betting Hall of Fame at Meadowlands Racing; and a closing networking party at the Lighthouse at Pier Sixty.

On July 14, SBC Awards North America will attract an expected 600 guests to celebrate the achievements of operators, affiliates and suppliers from all the major disciplines.