Find Out Why SBC Summit North America 2023 Drew Record Attendance
The SBC Summit North America conference and tradeshow held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in New Jersey surpassed all expectations, drawing a record-breaking crowd of over 3,000 attendees.
Renowned as the premier gathering for iGaming and sports betting companies in North America, this exceptional conference featured three action-packed days filled with insightful conference sessions and networking opportunities.
The iGaming event kicked off with an exclusive pre-day event at the Altman Building in Chelsea, focusing on critical subjects like Player Protection, Compliance, and Leadership. This captivating conference attracted 300 industry leaders and set the stage for the days to come.
One of the highlights of the SBC Summit North America was the lineup of esteemed speakers who delivered thought-provoking keynotes. Matt King, CEO of Fanatics Betting and Gaming, shared invaluable insights on revolutionizing sports betting and iGaming with a fresh mindset. Frank Abagnale, a world-renowned cybersecurity expert, and fraud prevention specialist whose life inspired the film "Catch Me if You Can," also took the stage, captivating the audience with his expertise.
The event featured a plethora of industry experts, including Barry Gibson (Chairman, Entain), Bill Miller (President and CEO, American Gaming Association), Richard Schwartz (CEO of Rush Street Interactive), and more). These notable personalities contributed their knowledge and insights to the conference sessions, elevating the event to new heights.
The atmosphere at the Summit was absolutely electric. The spirit of collaboration was embraced wholeheartedly, with people exchanging ideas left and right! This wasn't just our biggest event in North America; it was also our most engaging ever. What really excited me was seeing so many new faces this time around. It's clear that the Summit is growing, attracting fresh perspectives and voices.
In addition to the conference sessions, attendees had the opportunity to explore a dynamic exhibition area with 60 booths, providing a platform for companies to showcase their products and services. The event also included lively networking events in the evenings, fostering connections and collaborations among industry professionals.
A notable moment at the SBC Summit North America was the induction of four industry titans into the 2023 Sports Betting Hall of Fame. Michael Gaughan (Owner of South Point Casino), Nick Bogdanovich (Sportsbook Manager/Oddsmaker, Circa Sports), Trish Lewandowski (Sportsbook District Manager, Caesars Digital), and David L. Rebuck (Director of the NJ Department of Gaming Enforcement) were honored for their significant contributions to the industry.
The conference also featured the SBC First Pitch North America competition, where five startups competed for a grand prize package worth over $55,000. Scrimmage, a retention tool revolutionizing the betting space with a gamified rewards program, emerged as the winner.