ICE North America Debuts

Clarion Gaming moves into the U.S. with show that focuses on iGaming, sports betting and technology

With the debut of ICE North America, Clarion Gaming has consolidated two of its previous conferences—GIGSE and Sports Betting USA—into one powerful event.

Kate Chambers, the managing director for Clarion, calls ICE NA the “biggest sports betting conference in America.”

“Wherever Clarion Gaming operates in the world we do so in partnership with the industry sectors that we set out to serve,” she says. “The decision to consolidate our presence in the United States into a single event and broaden our remit to include the five verticals of sports betting, iGaming, esports, iLottery and affiliate marketing, was taken after close consultation with stakeholders active in North America who told us that there was a need for a professional and, most importantly, for a trusted platform to help drive the future of gaming across the continent.

“As such, our vision is to ensure that the entire A-Z of the gaming ecosystem in North America will benefit from the reputation and influence of what is the world’s most successful gaming event brand. ICE North America will enable gaming brands to establish a competitive advantage in what is a tremendously dynamic market full of opportunities to collaborate across all of our five key verticals.”

More than 3,000 delegates were registered for the event, held at the Boston Convention Center, and heard from more than 200 expert speakers on a variety of topics.

“Delegates invest a great amount of time attending the events organized by Clarion Gaming, and it is our duty to deliver the very best market analysis and insight,” said Chambers. “Our speaker list reflects this, and delegates can look forward to a disruptive learning and network experience that explores the key issues and topics from every perspective.”

A total of 29 commercial sponsors drawn from 14 countries put the power of their brands behind ICE North America. The collection of sponsors comprises a host of leading industry names from both sides of the Atlantic, including: 1xBet, Alderney eGambling Ltd., BetConstruct, Betgenius, Betinvest, Camelot Lottery Solutions, Continent8, Covers.com, Dentons, Digital Choo, Fox Rothschild, Gaming Laboratories International, Global Payments Gaming Solutions, IGT, INTRALOT, iovation, Kambi, Mazooma, NeoGames, Onfido, Optimove, Paysafe, Perform, SBTech, Scientific Games, SoftecDigital, Sportech, Sportradar, and SunTrust Robinson Humphrey.

This group of sponsors joined the 42 exhibitors and the 200-plus opinion-forming speakers who cemented ICE North America’s status as the continent’s premier interactive gaming event.

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