JUE 16 DE SEPTIEMBRE DE 2021 - 19:10hs.
In Miami, next October 27-28

SBC Summit Latin America announces first list of speakers with strong Brazilian presence

SBC Summit Latin America announced its first list of 20 speakers that includes six Brazilians. The inaugural edition of the event will take place at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami on October 27 and 28, and the organization confirms the participation of Gustavo Guimarães (Secretary of SECAP/ME), Andre Gelfi (Betsson), Alex Fonseca (Betano), Sérgio Garcia Alves (OAB/DF), Pedro Melo (Atletico Mineiro), Leo Baptista (Pay4Fun), along with executives from Betcris, Pragmatic Play and Vibra Gaming, among others.

The event features a conference agenda that focuses on key issues of the industry, such as how best to address the newly regulated markets in the Americas, the relationship between professional sports and betting, the future of lotteries, the latest payment technology and effective localized marketing strategies.

JD Duarte (CEO, Betcris), Xabier Rodriguez-Maribona (CEO, Grupo Retabet), Crispin Nieboer (Group Director - Corporate Development and Strategy, William Hill), Martin Lycka (SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, Entain) and Mattias Stetz (COO, Rush Street Interactive) will be among the speakers providing expert insight on these topics from the operators perspective.

Alberto D'Angelo (CEO, La Tinka) and Lourdes Britto (Director of Omnichannel Strategy, Apuesta Total), will share their views on the market in Peru, while participating Brazilian industry experts include Andre Gelfi (Managing Partner Brazil, Betsson) and Alex Fonseca (Country Manager - Brazil, Kaizen Gaming).

The list of speakers also focuses on legal and regulatory experience, led by Gustavo Guimarães (Secretary, SECAP), Orlando Rivera (Executive Director, Puerto Rico Gaming Commission) and Sérgio Garcia Alves (Chair of the Gambling Law Committee, Brazilian Bar Association), among other participants.

The inaugural edition of the event will take place at the JW Marriott Marquis Miami on October 27 and 28, 2021, when decision makers from across the Latin American gaming and betting industry gather in Florida for a conference, exhibition and for the SBC Awards Latin America.

From other sectors of the industry ecosystem will also participate Pedro Melo (CCO, Atlético Mineiro), Rodrigo Cigliutti (Executive Director, Cibelae), Evert Montero Cardenas (President, Fecoljuegos), Patrick O'Neill (CEO, Sherlock Communications), Ramiro Atucha will (CEO, Vibra Gaming), Leo Baptista (CEO, Pay4Fun), Victor Arias (VP ​​Latam, Pragmatic Play) and Karen Sierra-Hughes (VP ​​of Latin America & Caribbean, GLI).

Rasmus Sojmark, CEO and Founder of SBC, said: “Our international events are recognized for the quality of their agendas and the strength of the speaker lineup, and we wanted to make sure we achieved the same for our first in-person event dedicated to the markets of Latin America.”

“We are delighted to have some of the most influential executives from the region's leading gaming and betting operators join in Miami, along with regulators, trade associations, professional sports organizations and product experts. And there are many more big names, as we will announce 80 more speakers in the coming weeks,”
he added.

Delegates attending SBC Summit Latin America will also be able to attend an exhibition featuring 20 leading vendors and a selection of evening networking events, including the SBC Awards Latin America ceremony on October 28.

The awards, which have 29 categories, celebrate the best performing operators, affiliates and providers of products and services in Latin American markets.

Source: GMB / SBC