SBC Summit Tbilisi to explore Black Sea, Central Asia & Balkans dynamics

SBC Summit Tbilisi

SBC Summit Tbilisi is to present an all-encompassing series of conference sessions that will delve into the numerous opportunities in Georgia and its neighbouring regions, spanning the Black Sea Region, Central Asia, and the Balkans.

The event, jointly organised by SBC and SMH, a Georgia-based igaming and sports management organisation, is scheduled to occur on October 23-24 at the Sheraton Grand Tbilisi Metechi Palace.

SBC Summit Tbilisi aspires to convene industry leaders, visionaries, and trailblazers to collectively explore the remarkable expansion of the sector in the region and its consequential influence on the global stage.

The conference will showcase two tracks: Market Digest and Innovation. The first will centre around specific markets such as Georgia, Eastern Europe, and Central Asia, while its complementary offering will delve into advancements that enhance customer loyalty, elevate performance marketing outcomes, harness the potential of AI, and explore the revolutionary capabilities of Web3.

Session highlights:

  • Georgia – Eastern European Hub of the World’s Leading iGaming Organisations: The panel will delve into the factors that have made Georgia a thriving hub for both operators and providers, including industry expertise, cultural understanding, efficient regulations, and human resources.
  • Eastern Europe and Central Asia – How the Region is Evolving: Regional specialists will unravel the dynamic developments and shed light on the opportunities present in key markets such as Romania, Ukraine, Georgia, and Central Asia. 
  • Performance Marketing Unlocked: Marketing experts will dissect the world of performance-driven marketing and its role in driving and converting traffic. Attendees will gain insights into the latest trends, effective models, and the synergy between affiliates and operators.
  • AI Superpowers: Revolutionising iGaming Operations: The panel will explore how AI technologies are transforming igaming operations, simplifying processes, and improving efficiency. Attendees will learn about the opportunities and benefits of integrating AI into their businesses.
  • Balancing Player Protection and Growth: Regulators and operators will share insights on navigating regulatory challenges and ensuring player protection in the midst of global inflation.
  • Why Flexible Payment Solutions Are Taking the Industry by Storm: This panel will delve into the world of flexible payment solutions, discussing their impact on user conversion, retention, and business growth.
  • eSports Betting: A Game-Changer for the Region: Panellists will explore the rising significance of esports in betting and its potential to reshape the industry landscape.

Rasmus Sojmark, CEO & Founder of SBC said: “As with all SBC events, educational opportunities will dominate. The markets we’re examining at SBC Summit Tbilisi are all incredibly interesting and promising.

“Whether it’s Georgia and its booming industry, Romania, or the developments in Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, these are all unique and worth exploring. We are glad to offer a comprehensive platform to meet with the decision-makers and hear how they’re taking the industry by storm.”

The impressive line-up of speakers will include over 40 representatives from local operators, alongside global stakeholders with a local presence, marketing agencies, traffic acquisition experts, suppliers providing their services in the region and associations like the Georgian Gambling Association and the Ukrainian Gambling Council.

Notable names sharing their comprehensive understanding of the region’s evolving trends, regulatory shifts, and emerging prospects, include names such as Maia Kopinadze (CEO, Europebet), Tereza Tokmajyan (CMO, TotoGaming), Nika Gudushauri (CCO, Betlive), Tamar Badashvili (Deputy CEO, Setanta Sports), George Mamulaishvili (Head of Administration, GGA), Vlastimit Vukadinovic (Marketing Director, Superbet Romania), Revaz Chikvaidze (Head of Crypto, VBet), Viktoriia Zakrevskaia (Deputy Chairman, UGC), Dan Iliovici (VP, Rombet), Marcin Jablonski (CCO, LVBET), David Gagadze (CSO, Adjarabet) and more.

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For exhibition and sponsorship opportunities please contact [email protected] or Baki Lortkipanidze at [email protected].

You can purchase a full-event pass that provides access to the exhibition, conference, and evening networking events at the discounted rate of US$150 (a $50 discount from the regular event price). This offer is valid until October 2nd.

Operator and affiliate representatives can submit a form to apply for a complimentary pass. The form will be vetted by SBC and SMH representatives to determine whether they qualify. Operator form. Affiliate form.