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Sports Betting East Africa+ Summit (SBEA+) to take place in Uganda – Eventus International

The annual Sports Betting East Africa+ summit is returning to East Africa for the eighth time thanks to Eventus International. The event will take place from 13th to 14th July 2023 at the Kabira Country Club, Kampala, Uganda.

For African operators, regulators, and others in the Igaming ecosystem, this comes as one of several opportunities for interaction, networking, and collaboration. SBEA+’s main aim is to be a center for, starting partnerships, closing deals, and meeting most if not all, the East African decision-makers in this industry.

For sports operators and providers who want to understand and if possible dive into the East African market, this is the perfect venue. The “Connecting East Africa” themed summit will see interactive topics covering, best practice marketing strategies to the ins and outs of the regulation in the region.

Key topics to look out to include:

  • Updates on the day-time betting ban in Uganda and the future of the industry in the country
  • Africa versus Europe: How the continents differ and how to appeal to each market
  • How to effectively improve player protection and responsible gaming
  • Staying relevant in the growing African market: How to creatively take your business to the next level

Organizations such as Bizin Africa iGaming Consultants will grace the occasion with speeches from industry operators, affiliates in the sector, regulators, government officials, and consultants among other players in the industry who will be present.

The summit comes amid growing concerns over new regulations that have come to play in most East African countries aiming at protecting players who are highly vulnerable to abuses from illegal gambling activities. All these topics will be analyzed by industry experts at the summit and therefore you just can’t afford to miss it!

The bodies involved hugely applaud the previous summits and this one is no exception. The vibrant list of speakers who are well-versed in the African sports betting ecosystem as well as globally makes the event a must-attend.

Some of the speakers in the lineup include:

Yudi Soetjiptadi, Managing Director, Eventus International said,

Eventus International is excited to bring The Sports Betting East Africa+ Summit 2023 back to Kampala, Uganda. This is one of our longest-standing events which continues to grow from strength to strength along with the rapidly developing East African iGaming market. We foresee significant business opportunities in East Africa and we are thrilled to bring local and international stakeholders to the region to network, learn, and grow together to shape the future of iGaming in the region.

Here is what some of the attendees of the event are saying,

Ronald Louis, Tanzania Country Manager, Tanzania Country Director at 888Africa says,

A great platform to engage with the most prominent minds in the sports betting industry from the continent and beyond.

Jeremiah Maangi, the founder and CEO of Bizin Africa, and says,

The African internet gaming industry has grown over time thanks to events such as those organized by Eventus International on the continent. It is only by coming together and talking can we bring change to different sectors of our economies, gambling being one of them. I therefore invite all who are in or interested in the East African sports betting sector to be part of this exciting conference happening in Uganda, the land of Matoke (Sweet Bananas).

At its networking events, SBEA+ has developed a reputation for creating novel partnerships and closing deals. SBEA+ provides you with numerous opportunities for networking during the event, giving you the chance to connect with decision-makers and business leaders to complete transactions and forge new alliances.

Photo Gallery Above: Moments from SBEA Tanzania 2022


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Jeremiah Maangi

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