Delegates will have the possibility to listen and learn in sessions and workshops, as well as gather with other executives in different networking activities.SiGMA, the world’s leading hub in iGaming, including regulation, responsible gambling, and marketing, will host the SiGMA Americas Summit from June 6-9th at the Enercare Centre Exhibition Place in Toronto. This territory is poised to become a North American reference in iGaming, building on the foundation of deeply supportive frameworks. The event coincides with the passing of Bill C-218, legalizing single-game sports wagering in Canada. This is a watershed development in the landscape of North American iGaming. The fast-growing sector can draw on a well-established financial ecosystem, with a network of globally renowned Fortune 500 companies and a culture of regulated gambling sectors in North America.
This conference will bring together operators, providers, IT experts, innovators, entrepreneurs and investors from the iGaming sector. The SiGMA Group will help foster relationships between industry leaders and experts from across various segments, including charitable gaming, Esports, horse racing, lotteries, online gaming and many more. The event (that will include the Affiliate Grand Slam and the AIBC Summit) will also feature a Toronto cultural activity at the Westin Harbour Castle, a networking poker tournament powered by GGPoker, iGathering dinners, a drinks reception with Global Gaming Women, SiGMA/AGS Awards ceremony (the night of June 8th, at Rebel Night Club), followed by the SiGMA official closing party, and a Niagara Falls & vineyard tour.
Among the hundreds of exhibitors, most relevant will be Altenar (booth G7), BetConstruct (S10), Betway (G2), GGPoker (G6), Play’n GO (1), and Soft2Bet (BR3_55). About sessions and workshops, there will be very capable experts that will share their views on key issues of the sector during the SiGMA Conferences, the SiGMA Deep Tech and the Affiliate Grand Slam Conference. Some of the big names that will be speaking at SiGMA Americas are: Shelley White (CEO, Responsible Gaming Council Canada); Derek Ramm, Doug Hood and Alexander Bishop (The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario, AGCO); Amanda Blackford (Director of Operations and Responsible Gambling, Ohio Casino Control Commission); Becky Harris (Distinguished Fellow, UNLV); Christine H. Thurmond (Head of Responsible Gaming, DraftKings); Adam Warrington (VP of Responsible Gaming, FanDuel); Scott Vanderwel and Nic Sulsky (CEO and COO, respectively, PointsBet Canada); Martin Lycka (SVP for American Regulatory Affairs and Responsible Gambling, Entain); Seth Schorr and Seth Young (CEO and CSO, respectively, Fifth Street Gaming); Grant Johnson (CEO, Esports Entertainment Group); Leslie Badger (VP, Lottery Content & Interactive Account Management, Scientific Games); Jonathan Doubilet (MD & VP Business Operations, Playtech); Jordan Gnat (CEO, Playmaker Capital); Steven Salz (Co-Founder & CEO, Rivalry); Vladimir Malakchi (CCO, Evoplay); Lindsay Slader (Executive Director, GeoComply); Tiffany Sadler (Marketing Director, SuzoHapp); Daniel Kustelski (Co-Founder & CEO, Chalkline Sports), and Meghan Chayka (Co-founder, Stathletes Inc.).
On Day 1, June 7th, the SiGMA-AGS Pitch will let a hundred start-ups compete for a chance to pitch their idea to a panel of investors with up to USD 500,000 of equity investment and a suite of other benefits. That day, conferences will deal with topics such as sports betting and Esports, skill-based games, online affiliation & digital marketing, GameFi & metaverse ecosystems. There will also be investors workshops (focused on crypto currencies), and IMGL Masterclasses about gaming law in the Americas.
Activities of Day 2, June 8th, will comprise the SiGMA Career Fair, providing firms small and large with the opportunity to recruit the best and brightest in the marketing, compliance, regulation, AML, KYC and sales sectors to supercharge their own growth. Moreover, conferences will focus on law, regulators & government affairs, mergers and acquisitions, and lottery & iGaming, while the Workshops Room will bring attendees info about the LatAm gaming market, horseracing, public financing, leadership & coaching, and data & analytics.
Regarding SiGMA Americas, visionary leader and SiGMA founder Eman Pulis expressed: “We are excited about the uniqueness of this event. Not only do we have some of the best speakers in the industry, but it also comes at a time when the sector in Canada is taking off in a big way. Our attendees will have a wonderful opportunity to interact with leaders at the forefront of the space.”
To learn more about sponsorship and speaking opportunities or to inquire about attending the event, please contact Sophie Crouzet on firstname.lastname@example.org.
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