SBC Summit North America is set to return to the Meadowlands Exposition Center, New Jersey, on May 9-11, 2023, where it will welcome 3,500 senior industry executives. The fourth edition of the conference and trade show is set to deliver educational content, a 2-day exhibition, and all-inclusive networking opportunities in some of New York’s finest venues.
The exhibition floor will feature 60+ top-tier industry heavyweights such as Better Collective, BetConstruct, Betegy, Betright, Condor Gaming, Fast Track, FSB, Optimove, Relax Gaming, Sportradar, SuzoHapp, Symplify, Trustly, White Hat Gaming, and more.
The Meadowlands Exposition Center exhibition and conference area will be divided into two floors, featuring three networking areas, three catering areas with free refreshments and food, two seating areas, a coffee bar sponsored by Neosurf, a sports bar sponsored by OpenBet, the SBC Leaders Lounge sponsored by Xpoint, a recharge zone, a media lounge, a speaker lounge, and a recharge zone “to ensure the comfort of the attending delegates.”
Additionally, the event will host a 3-day conference mindfully curated by over 300 world-class speakers, delivering industry-leading content dedicated to the fast-growing North American iGaming and sports betting markets.
On Tuesday, May 9, the delegates with a particular interest in player protection, compliance, and leadership will get the opportunity to follow a series of themed discussions covering the above subjects. There will be three stages running simultaneously, and those who wish to attend the limited-capacity C-level seminars, are required to purchase a ticket covering three conference days (3-day event pass).
During the core conference days (May 10-11), renowned industry leaders will deliver their insights on the trends and developments in sports betting, the converging worlds of sports, sports teams and the media, the future of iGaming and the surrounding innovations, best marketing and affiliation practices and targeting the next generation of bettors, fintech and innovations in payments, crypto and blockchain, emerging tech, and new markets across the 10 conference tracks.
The list of speakers features representatives from industry operators, affiliates, and suppliers, and includes names such as Adi Dhandhania (COO, North America Interactive, Bally’s Corporation), Charles Gillespie (CEO, Gambling.com), Dave Pridmore (Chief Gaming Officer, Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation), Gabriele Griesbacher (Global Director Payments and Compliance, Entain), Howard Mittman (President, US, 888 Holdings), Jan Jones Blackhurst (Board Member, Caesars), Jennifer Matthews (VP – Brand Strategy, FanDuel), Luisa Woods (VP of Marketing, Gaming Delaware North), Marc Frank Pedersen (CEO, Better Collective US), Matt Prevost (Chief Revenue Officer, BetMGM), Matthew Sunderland (SVP – iGaming, Caesars Entertainment), Sharon Otterman (CMO – Caesars Sports and Online Gaming, Caesars Digital).
Rasmus Sojmark, CEO & Founder of SBC, said: “SBC Summit North America is the largest dedicated iGaming and sports betting event that brings together senior-level decision-makers. Apart from the top speakers and the all-inclusive networking experiences, this event provides the perfect setting to conduct business and network with thousands of betting and iGaming professionals.
“The conference provides numerous learning opportunities for those working in North America and valuable insights to the European companies that want to know more about the North American markets,” he added.
The event will also host the third edition of industry startup competition SBC First Pitch North America, where a number of shortlisted startups will showcase their innovative ideas to a panel of independent judges and compete for a coveted prize fund, previously claimed by SharpRank and The Parleh (2021) and BetSwap (2022).
Additionally, the SBC Awards North America ceremony on the final event day will celebrate the movers and shakers of the North American gambling industry, who will be recognized and rewarded for their expertise and innovation. A separate ticket is required to attend this event.
Finally, the Sports Betting Hall of Fame ceremony, which runs from 2016, will recognize and honor the individuals with a long-lasting legacy who, with their accomplishments, contributed to the development of the North American sports betting industry.
The North American industry event will be powered by several meet-ups during the exhibition and conference hours, including the Global Gaming Women, Tribal Gaming, African Americans in Gaming, and the Canadian Gaming gathering.
In the evenings, SBC Summit North America attendees will enjoy a series of all-inclusive high-profile networking parties. The event organizer will host three parties — the pre-registration networking drinks on Tuesday, the official networking party, and the closing party wrapping up the event.