SBC Summit Latinoamérica is set to return to the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Miami from October 31 to November 2 with its most far-reaching and in-depth conference agenda to date.
Over 2,000 delegates will gather for the third edition of the summit, which will focus on the Latin American region. Markets such as Brazil, Chile, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and Argentina, amongst others, will be at the heart of event, which will help operators, suppliers, and affiliates navigate complex compliance and regulations, ethical pain points, and omnichannel models to operate in the region.
Alongside an exhibition floor that will host 60 top brands, such as Betcris, Super Afiliados, Vibra Gaming, Pragmatic Play, Incode, Vesta, PayBrokers, and EstrelaBet, summit attendees will also be able to take advantage of the extensive two-day conference agenda.
That will encompass a large range of topics, including mitigating advertising bans, building a sustainable future for digital payments, enhancing company presence in LatAM markets, and omnichannel models, to name a few. Discussions will take place on three stages, with each panel hosting industry experts who will share their insights and experiences, equipping attendees with the knowledge to make a mark in these burgeoning markets.
Upwards of 150 senior decision-makers will grace the summit, including Graciela Garay (Ethics and Compliance Officer, CONMEBOL Libertadores), Fellipe Fraga (Chief Business Officer, EstrelaBet), Xabier Rodriguez-Maribona (CEO, Grupo Retabet), Rodrigo Fort (Head of Regional Marketing LATAM, Betsson), Rodrigo Cigliutti (Executive Director, CIBELAE), Florencia Brancato (Global Head of Markets, Pinnacle), David Lopez (CTO, Orenes Grupo), Santiago Montes (Innovation & Business Manager, Club Deportivo Guadalajara), Andre Gelfi (President, Brazilian Institute of Responsible Gaming), Christopher Guzman (Head of Affiliates, Logrand Entertainment), Zeno Ossko (CEO, BetWarrior), Alexandre Fonseca (Country Manager Brazil, Kaizen Gaming), Noelia Groisman (Affiliate Leader, Codere), and many more to be announced.
The panel “LatAm Leaders: A New Crucible for Innovation in Gaming and Sports Betting,” will be part of the Leaders conference track and explore the innovation opportunities in Latin America and the soon-to-be-regulated Brazilian market through insights from local operators. Panelists will center their discussion on the crucial role played by local operators within an environment where international operators are actively pouring in to capitalize on emerging opportunities. Expert speakers include Gonzalo Perez (CEO, Apuesta Total), JD Duarte (CEO, Betcris) and Xabier Maribona (CEO, Grupo Retabet).
The “Sports Betting in Brazil: A Sleeping Giant Awakens” panel will be part of the Sports Betting Product track, exploring the enormous potential Brazil has to offer, how local and international operators will reap the benefits of this emerging market, and what innovations will emerge to benefit the global gaming industry. Expert speakers Alexandre Fonseca (Country Manager Brazil, Kaizen Gaming), Sebastián Salazar (CEO, Estelar Bet) and Florencia Brancato (Global Head of Markets, Pinnacle) will lead the conversation.
The panel “Transcending the Traditional Affiliate-Operator Relationship: Building Trust in LatAm” will form part of the Affiliates & Advertising conference track and discuss how the emerging LatAm region, with its millions of sports fans and distinctive cultural factors, creates the perfect environment for operators and affiliates to collaborate to build trust with their audiences. The panel, which will be moderated by Alessandro Valente (Co-Founder, Super Afiliados) and feature guest speaker Javier Troncoso (CCO, Futbol Sites), among others, will also dive into techniques for building brand loyalty and maximizing conversions through affiliate sites.
Other conference tracks will include Emerging Markets & Technology, Sports Teams & Media, Payments & Compliance, Lotteries & iGaming, and Player Protection, as well as a host of industry roundtable discussions on Latin American markets.
Rasmus Sojmark, CEO & Founder of SBC, said, “Industry players have been consistently introducing their brands in the region, showcasing impressive results from their presence on the continent. Thus, it becomes crucial to sustain a dynamic discussion as more countries enact intricate regulations, demanding forward-thinking strategies and information exchange. This year’s agenda places a strong emphasis on exploring opportunities in multiple Latin American countries to cater to the needs of industry stakeholders.”