Betting on Sports 2017 (BoS) continues to be the must-attend event for the sports betting industry, with some of the sector’s most recognisable figures already lined up as speakers at this year’s show.

Confirmed speakers include Nick Rust, CEO of the British Horseracing Authority, who will be lending his expertise to the “Image Conscious – Analysing the Media Rights Impact” panel, while Seth Schorr, Chairman of Downtown Grand and CEO of Fifth Street Gaming will speak at day two’s “Saving Las Vegas”, a look at how esports and land-based casinos can and should work together.

Jens Nielsen, Head of Sportsbook at Danske Spil, Jamie Hart, Group Director of E-Commerce for Superbet and BetStars Managing Director Zeno Osskó are also among this year’s stellar selection of speakers, while Bodog Founder Calvin Ayre will be in attendance over the three-day event.

Pinnacle CEO Paris Smith, BetBright CEO Marcus Brennan and Mybet CEO Markus Peuler will all be speaking at day one’s look at “Embracing the challenges of a changing global industry”, while Coolbet CEO and Founder of NordicBet Jan Svendsen will join a panel of thought leaders discussing “Creativity within technology constraints”.

Held at the Olympia Conference Centre in London from 12-15 September, this year’s event is the second incarnation of the world’s largest international sports and betting trade conference.

The conference schedule is the busiest yet, with eight packed conference tracks now finalised across two days.

More than 1,200 delegates and 160 speakers will attend BoS 2017, demonstrating the conference’s growth and immense pulling power.

The sessions will cover the full length and breadth of the sports betting industry, with conference tracks including Leaders in Betting, Betting on Affiliates, Betting on Esports, Betting on Data, Betting on Innovation and Sport in Focus.

Andrew McCarron, Managing Director at SBC, said: “This year’s Betting on Sports is on course to be the biggest and most exciting yet, with an excellent line-up of speakers confirmed and eight conference tracks providing the most comprehensive coverage of any event in the sports betting industry.

“With such a wide selection of talks and speakers in attendance, the show presents the perfect opportunity for senior management teams from across the industry to learn and share their views in a rich and stimulating environment.”

Delegates will be treated to an appearance from England’s most successful test cricket captain, Michael Vaughan, who will be attending the show as Mr Green’s first ever ‘Sports Gent’ and available for a 20-minute Q&A session at the operator’s stand during the first day’s mid-morning break.

Mr Green are one of 22 first-time exhibitors for this year’s show, alongside SBTech, Betgenius, OtherLevels, eMerchantPay, Trustly, Matchbook and Millennial Esports, who will also be sponsoring the Betting on Esports track.

Exhibitors at May’s Betting on Football 2017 also committed to BoS include Golden Race, BetConstruct, Optima, VSoftCo, HiPay, Digitain, EnergyBet and Intertops.

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