Bringing sportsbook into the next decade

PRESS RELEASE: Free conference passes for start-up companies Ref. : Clarion Gaming: BetMarkets 2011 BetMarkets 2011 8-9 June, Arcotel Wimberger, Vienna BetMarkets 2011 is the world’s only sports betting focused conference and exhibition. Returning to Vienna, as a new-look conference, BetMarkets 2011 will focus on bringing sportsbook into the next decade. Tackling key challenges facing the industry such as the integration of social media, customer retention projects and building partnerships throughout sports associations and media this year’s BetMarkets is a must-attend event. BetMarkets 2011 is also the central networking event of the sports betting world. The now famous BetMarkets party is the perfect place to share a drink (or two!) with fellow delegates, speakers and also this year, Sports Betting Community members. Re-branded as “Vienna Calling”, famous words from Austria’s own Falco – the BetMarkets party is co-hosted by SBC and will offer attendees a true Viennese experience. Rasmus Sojmark, Founder of SBC said “It’s a great honour for the Sports Betting Community to partner with BetMarkets. SBC is known for its networking events among sports betting professionals and we are very excited to be hosting the Vienna Calling party. It will be an evening of Austrian treats, schnapps, new business ideas and making contacts. BetMarkets delegates and SBC members can already RSVP for the party at the SBC website and it’s free to attend. We look forward to seeing everyone out in Vienna.” The conference boasts an impressive speaker line-up, with exclusive participation from a number of Europe’s leading sportsbook operators including Betfair, sportingbet, bodog, Sky Betting and Gaming and Virgin Games who will deliver cutting edge presentations over two full days of conference sessions. For the first time this year, BetMarkets 2011 will offer free tickets for start-up organisations. “We want to invite a limited number of start-ups to attend BetMarkets 2011 for free, to give them the best possible start in their business, and it reflects our long-term commitment to foster innovation in the gaming industry through initiatives like this and others such as the EiG LaunchPad,” comments Mark Walker, Global Head of Conferences, Clarion Gaming. BetMarkets 2011 will be held Vienna at the Arcotel Wimberger on 8-9 June. You can gain more details by visiting the website . -ends- Notes to editors: 1.For further information please contact Yeemay Huang on +44 (0) 207 370 8579 or by email: [email protected] 2.Visit to register and to receive details on the conference or contact Kerry Jones on +44 (0)1242 529 090 or by email: [email protected] for further information. 3.Information on individual companies/speakers is available on request About Clarion Gaming Clarion Gaming is the first choice provider of quality information, events and services to the global gaming, gambling and betting industries. It is dedicated to supporting the industry – whether traditional or new, supplier or buyer, trade association or government department. Clarion Gaming’s ongoing goal is to maintain its position of leadership both within the industry and in representing the industry to the business community at large, providing world class customer service in the process. About the Sports Betting Community SBC serves as a forum for betting news, discussion, information and networking among sports betting professionals. SBC currently consists of 2,000 + members and is known for its invite-only social events taking place four times a year in London and Gibraltar. SBC is constantly looking for writers to contribute content that is relevant to sports betting professionals across as many gaming verticals as possible. So whether you’re in Asia, South America or in one of the European regulated markets, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with SBC if you want to write good copy. The two groups are the key drivers behind the community: •SBC website: •LinkedIn group: Contact: Rasmus Sojmark: [email protected]