Events and media company SBC has announced the Road to BOSA-Digital (Betting on Sports America – Digital) webinar series, which will deliver deep-dive discussions around the crucial issues facing the sports betting industry in the U.S. and offer a preview of the conference agenda for the BOSA-D event on Dec. 1 & 2.
Each webinar in the series conducted throughout the month of November will be co-produced with one of SBC’s strategic partners. The series is intended to begin in-depth discussions on some of the topics that will be further debated at the BOSA-D virtual conference and expo.
The series kicks off on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2020 at 9 a.m. PST/Noon EST with the
Betting Brands = Good Business for Teams and Venues. BOSA-Digital media partner Front Office Sports will join forces with SBC on the webinar. The discussion will center on the influx of betting brands into the market and how they have helped to open up revenue streams and strategic alliances for teams and venues like no other vertical before.
Moderated by Kevin Smith, Director of Marketing – North America for SBC, the panelists include:
- Jim Van Stone, President of Business Operations and Chief Commercial Officer for Monumental Sports & Entertainment
- Eric Foote, Chief Commercial Officer at PointsBet USA
- Pat Evans, Reporter for Front Office Sports
You can register for the Front Office Sports/SBC webinar here.
The second installment of the Road to BOSA-Digital webinar series will be Data Collection Among Sports Betting Consumers on Wednesday, Nov. 18 @ Noon ET, when SBC joins forces with event partner National Sports Forum for a discussion on data collection among sports betting consumers.
This webinar will cover the technologies being used and how strategic partnerships with betting companies have opened up a treasure trove of data for teams and ownership groups.
Jim Kahler, Director of Sports Gambling Education at Ohio University, will moderate the session and he will be be joined by:
- Adam Heintz, SVP of Business Intelligence at Monumental Sports & Entertainment
- Matt Holt, President of US Integrity
You can register for the National Sports Forum webinar here.
The third and final installment of the webinar series, The Rise of SPACs in Sports Betting Industry, takes place on Thursday, Nov. 19 @ 2:30 ET and will focus on the rise of SPACs (Special Purpose Acquisition Companies). The session will be a joint production with BOSA-D investment and banking partner Truist Securities.
The use of SPACs is a clear sign of the growth potential within the U.S. market and this webinar will look at the long and short-term implications for the industry. As more global companies look to the U.S. for IPOs and market entry, what level will the market level out at and when can we expect that to happen?
The webinar will be moderated by Joel Simkins, Managing Director/Head of Gaming & Leisure IB, Truist Securities, who will be joined by:
- Christian Goode, CEO of IG Acquisition
- Matt Davey, President & CEO at Tekkorp Capital LLC
- Gavin Isaacs, Director at DraftKings Inc.
- Niccolo De Masi, CEO, dMY Technology Group
You can register for the Truist webinar here.
The webinars lead up to Betting on Sports America – Digital and offer a glimpse of the conference subject matter and high level of speakers that are part of the event. BOSA Digital offers a lineup of 130 speakers, comprising operators’ senior executives, regulators, affiliates, suppliers, teams, leagues and advisors, for an eight-track conference.
The event will also have an interactive product display area where operators will be able to learn about the next generation of products and solutions from international suppliers, talk to suppliers’ expert teams, and experience the products directly through demos. There will be further opportunities for delegates to connect and build their network in the burgeoning U.S. betting industry in the virtual networking lounge, the meeting rooms in the virtual networking bar, and at the program of themed networking roundtables.
Betting on Sports America – Digital is free to attend. To join the U.S. and international delegates set to participate in the event, click here to register for free.
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