140 world class speakers confirmed for Betting on Football

Fortuna Entertainment Group CEO Per Widerstrom, GVC Holdings COO Shay Segev and Ladbrokes Ambassador Chris Kamara are just three of the key names presented by SBC Events for the most extensive senior speaker line-up ever seen at a sports betting industry event.

140 industry leading speakers will be addressing the 800+ delegates attending next week’s Betting on Football 2017 at Stamford Bridge (3-5 May) – the fourth edition of the biggest international football and betting trade conference.

Widerstrom, the Group CEO of the largest Central European betting operator, is speaking on a Betting Leaders Panel alongside Kindred Group CPO Britt Boeskov and 10Bet CEO David Bazak.

He commented: “It’s a very interesting time for the sports betting sector not least from the perspectives of regulation, technology and consolidation. The Betting on Football is a great event to meet up with the industry stakeholders to further explore the opportunities and challenges in this dynamic time.”

The high-level #bofcon2017 speakers will be split across four conference tracks, each made up of seven or eight 40 minute sessions, covering Leadership, Market Profiles, Marketing & Media and Trading & Operations.

The impressive list of CEO speakers includes SNAI’s Fabio Schiavolin, Mybet’s Markus Peuler, Danske Spil’s Niels Erik Folmann, Mr Green’s Jesper Kärrbrink, LeoVegas’ Johan Styren, Gaming Innovation Group’s Robin Reed, FavBet’s Nikos Halikias, BetOnBrazil’s Stuart Tilly, Matchbook’s Mark Brosnan, BetConstruct’s Vahe Baloulian, EasyOdds’ James Garmston, OLBG’s Richard Moffat, San Manuel Digital’s Matthew Cullen, Don Best’s Benjie Cherniak, SBTech’s Richard Carter, Golden Race’s Martin Wachter, OPTIMA’s Jacob Lopez Curciel, Parimatch’s Sergey Portnov, Football Index’s Adam Cole, TCM Inplay’s Jim Yu, Goldblue’s Andre Rodrigues, Sportito’s Riccardo Mittiga, Squawka’s Sanjit Atwal, Colossus Bets’ Bernard Marantelli, Oulala’s Valery Bollier, Entourage Sports & Entertainment’s Paul Brighten and Premier Punt’s John Gordon.

Meanwhile, there will be expert insight from the likes of John O’Reilly, Non-Executive Director for William Hill, BetStars’ Managing Director Zeno Ossko, Merkur Board Member Alexander Martinand EnergyBet’s Managing Director Marcin Sapinski, alongside GVC Holdings Group Trading & B2B Director Jim Humberstone.

Betting on Football also has speakers representing clubs from three different levels of English football, as well as the CCO from seven-time European Cup winners, AC Milan. Jaap Kalma will be speaking about the Italian market while AFC Wimbledon’s Commercial Director Ivor Heller will be sharing his thoughts on the efforts to prevent match fixing. Other football organisations involved include La Liga, Liverpool, Leicester City, Fulham, Nottingham Forest and Sheffield United.



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