Seven key reasons to attend Betting on Football 2017

Betting on Football 2017, the fourth incarnation of the largest international football and betting trade conference, will take place at Stamford Bridge from 3-5 May.

With no less than 130 leading industry speakers, #bofcon2017 is set to deliver the most senior speaker line-up of any betting conference to date.

SBC Events Director Lizzie Blake explained that there is something for everyone at this multi-faceted event and highlighted seven key reasons for people to attend.

Access to the betting industry’s key decision makers

“You get 1-on-1 access to 800+ senior executives from operators, affiliates, football clubs, and key suppliers from Europe and beyond,” Blake explained.

The extensive list of executives confirmed for Betting on Football includes: Chairman of 888, CEO of; CEO of BetBright, CEO of Favbet, COO of BetOlimp, Director of Codere Apuestas, Executive Director of SBOBET, Managing Director of EnergyBet, Group VP of, Co-founder of Comeon!, CEO of BetOnBrazil, Sports Director of BetVictor, CEO of Betcart, CEO of 12BET, COO of FUN88 / TLC BET, Sports Director of Betway, Head of Performance Marketing of bet365, CEO of Novibet, CMO and CPO of Mybet, COO of OddsRing, COO of Smarkets, Co-founder of Vbet, Invest Manager of Penta Investments, COO of, Director of Livesport Media, CEO & Co-founder of Squawka, CCO of AC Milan, MD of AS Roma and Director of Manchester City.

Unrivaled source of industry expertise and knowledge

“You, your company and team members will hear and learn from the absolute best and brightest in the sports betting industry. In fact, we have 130 expert speakers to make sure of this!”

The list of confirmed speakers includes:

  • Shay Segev, COO, GVC Holdings
  • John O’Reilly, Non-Executive Director, William Hill
  • Fabio Schiavolin, CEO, SNAI
  • Per Widerstrom, CEO, Fortuna Entertainment Group
  • Britt Boeskov, CPO, Kindred Group
  • Zeno Ossko, Managing Director, Betstars
  • Markus Peuler, CEO, Mybet
  • Jim Humberstone, GVC Holdings, Group Trading & B2B Director
  • Niels Erik Folmann, CEO, Danske Spil
  • Jesper Kaarbrink, CEO, Mr Green
  • Johan Styren, CEO, Leo Vegas
  • Alexander Martin, Board Member, Merkur / Cashpoint
  • David Bazak, CEO, 10Bet
  • Sergey Portnov, CEO, Parimatch

Give your business a boost

“You can easily convert your new acquaintances and meetings into business leads and bring back plenty of ROI from the event.”

Network at some of London’s leading event venues

Kensington Roof Gardens, the famous restaurant and club owned by Richard Branson, is the location for the official networking party Wednesday 3rd May.

‘Under the Bridge’, a famous club below Stamford Bridge, is the venue for the closing party on Thursday 4th May. Roman Abramovich’s favourite venue was recently refurbished for £30 million.

Check out the latest products to shake up the industry

“You can discover new products and business opportunities from the 40 exhibitors in the 1,400 sqm large exhibition area, which also includes two large networking areas for sit down meetings.”

Organise high-level meetings before and during and the event

“We have made sure that you can use the Conference App (iOS and Android Stores) to access a list of all attendees. You have the option to message everyone to arrange meetings before and during the event.”

Leave your purses and wallets at home

“Once you have paid for your conference ticket, everything is free! This includes breakfast, lunch, exhibition, conference sessions, networking drinks, networking events and parties, and much more.

“On top of that we have deliberately kept the ticket costs to an absolute minimum considering the value provided by top speakers, sessions, networking and high level business opportunities,” Blake concluded.



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