Leaders from All Over the World Will Gather at SBC Summit Barcelona as Part of the Global Gaming Leaders Track

At the SBC Summit Barcelona, ​​delegates will have the unique opportunity to hear in-depth insights into global markets from international experts as part of the Global Gaming Leaders track taking place at Fira de Barcelona Montjuïc on Thursday, September 21.

This event will offer delegates fresh insights from industry leaders who will discuss the key role of technology, competitive advantage and innovation strategies across regions including the US, Latin America, UK, Japan, India and more.

Rasmus Sojmark, CEO & Founder of SBC, noted: “As SBC Summit Barcelona is a global event, we have ensured to leverage the knowledge and expertise from a range of diverse perspectives to provide an all-encompassing overview of some of the most profitable markets and emerging powerhouses in the world. This track serves as an invaluable platform to educate attendees on the unique opportunities and challenges of each region.”

At a panel titled “Latin America — In Political Shifting Sands — Where Are Opportunities Right Now?”, Jose Duarte (CEO, Betcris), Gonzalo Pérez (CEO, Apuesta Total), Ramiro Atucha (CEO, Vibra Gaming) and Lívia Troise (CEO, Betmais) will discuss the optimistic changes in the regulation of the gaming industry in Latin America and the strategies that leaders use to take strategic advantage of these changes. An important topic will be the impact of Argentina’s success in land-based gaming on rules and regulation in Brazil, as well as the role of traditional betting in supporting player participation and regulation in the region.

At the panel “Eastern Europe — Future Opportunities for Europe?” notable contributors such as George Athanasopoulos (CEO, Novibet), George Mamulaishvili (Head of Administration, Georgian Gambling Association), Darko Živanov (CEO, MaxBet Group), Radim Haluza (CEO, Entain CEE) and panel moderator Dario Jurčić (CEO, NSoft) are exploring the many new opportunities emerging in Eastern Europe due to the rapid development of markets. The discussion will focus on how a strong position in the region can become a solid foundation for international expansion, as well as lessons to be learned from the pioneering experiences of the Eastern European gambling industry.

The “Accessing Africa — hyperlocalization or hyper-advertising?” panel will be dedicated to the challenges that international operators face in entering the African region and how they still succeed despite restrictive regulations, technology and political agendas. The list of speakers at this panel will include Sab Jhooti (CEO, Bonmoja), Tyrone Dobbin (Co-Founder, Sportingbet South Africa), Olabimpe Akingba (Executive Secretary, Association of Nigerian Bookmakers) and Charles Lee (CEO, Kwiff) who will examine regulatory changes and evolving markets in the region with a focus on the role of affiliates and local partnerships, as well as the investment, technology and strategic partnerships required to succeed in the African gambling market.

Roundtables at the conference will facilitate special regional discussions in various countries and regions, including Spain, Italy, UK, DACH (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), North America, South America, Africa, India and Asia. Participants will be able to exchange ideas, strategies and challenges with regional experts.

The second day of the conference will include various streams such as Sports Betting Innovation track, Casino & iGaming Innovation track, Marketing & Media track, Payment Innovation track, Technology Innovation track and Player Protection Symposium. These sessions will allow participants to get acquainted with the latest trends and new developments in the relevant areas of the gambling industry.

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