2023 FSGA Winter Conference

Explore Emerging Opportunities

Discover the emerging markets, games, and trends shaping the future of fantasy sports and gaming.

📍 Las Vegas, NV | 📆 February 16-17

What’s The Play?

A COMMUNITY OF FANTASY SPORTS AND SPORTS BETTING LEADERS ON THE CUTTING EDGE OF HISTORY

The 2023 FSGA Winter Conference is your all-inclusive opportunity to connect with fantasy sports and sports betting leaders.

Get unmatched networking opportunities, top-of-the-line education, and research to take your business to the next level.

Join us at the forefront of the emerging fantasy sports and sports gaming industries.

The 2023 FSGA Winter Conference is powered by Stunt – the world’s first major social media & content platform built specifically for sports fans.

What’s On Deck?

A Power-Packed Agenda

Want to meet the most innovative leaders of the industry’s biggest companies? How about the founders and visionaries creating the future?

Or maybe you’re more interested in discovering the latest trends or getting hard-won insights straight from world-class pros?

Why choose just one?


11 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Content Creators Workshop – Sponsored by Rotoworld

Our first ever workshop is a 4-hour event consisting of four 30-minute panels, plenty of time for lively discussions, networking and Q&A, as well as a special appearance by fantasy sports legend Matthew Berry. We encourage both aspiring content creators, veterans of the industry and everyone in between to attend and discuss the current state of play in the fantasy sports and sports betting content world, the latest trends, what the future may hold and more.

Panels include:

*Available as a standalone workshop or included as part of your full registration.

2 – 5 p.m. | Exhibits Open

2 – 8 p.m. | Tophy Smack Game Zone & VIP Lounge Open

3 – 5:30 p.m. | Live FSGA Experts League Drafts

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. | New Attendee Welcome – Sponsored by GeoComply

5:30 – 6:30 p.m. | Quick Pitch Competition – Sponsored by Vela Wood

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. | Welcome Cocktail Reception – Sponsored by Underdog Fantasy

6:30 – 8:30 p.m. | Trophy Smack Game Zone Tournaments and Free Play

8 – 10 a.m. | Breakfast and Exhibits

8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. | Exhibit Room Open

8 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. | Trophy Smack Game Zone Open

10 – 10: 15 a.m. | Welcome and Opening Remarks

10:15 – 10:55 a.m. | Bet on Women

Moderator: Ashley Hart, She Plays

Speakers

Brett Abarbanel, UNLV International Gaming Institute

Lacey Rutter, BetMGM

Brianne Doura-Schawohl, Doura-Schawohl Consulting, LLC

10:55 – 11:35 a.m. | Content: Convergence of Fantasy and Sports Betting – Sponsored by FTN Network

Moderator: Jen Piacenti, Sports Illustrated

Speakers

Jeff Ratcliffe, FTN

Howard Bender, Fantasy Alarm

Liz Loza, ESPN

Adam Levitan, Establish the Run

11: 50 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Emerging Leagues – Sponsored by U.S. Integrity

Moderator: Ali Schempp, U.S. Integrity

Speakers

Eric Scott, Thrill One Sports and Entertainment

Justin Williams, BIG3 Basketball

Todd Ballard, ALT Sports Data Inc

Seth Young, Executive

1:20 – 2:20 p.m. | Matthew Berry Game Changer Award, FSGA Industry Awards, and Expert League Awards

2:20 – 3:05 p.m. | Investor Pitch – Sponsored by Vela Wood

Moderator: Kevin Vela, Vela Wood

Panelists

Dan Fetters, Acies Investments

Scott Barber, EBCI Holdings

Steve Ahern, KB Partners

Lloyd Danzig, Sharp Alpha Advisors

3:20 – 4 p.m. | Streaming and Innovation

Moderator: Jay Croucher, Fantasy Football Happy Hour with Matthew Berry/NBC Sports

Speakers

Michael Mobley, DAZN

Phil Valente, MLS

4 – 4:45 p.m. | FSGA Research: Market Growth Opportunities

Speaker: Ethan Bondar, Leger

4:45 – 4:50 p.m. | Pitch Competition Winner

4:50 – 5 p.m. | Closing Remarks

5 – 7 p.m. | Closing Reception

5 – 7:30 p.m. | Closing Reception – Sponsored by MetaBet

Who’s Talking?

The Best of the Best Meet Here

So why would you expect different from our speakers?

This year’s keynote speakers mastered their crafts to become the best in their fields.

Ready to be inspired?

Matthew Berry

NBC Sports/Matthew Berry’s Fantasy Life

Lead fantasy and betting analyst, Football Night in America, NY Times best selling author, FSGA Hall of Famer, founder & entrepreneur

Brett Abarbanel

University of Nevada (UNLV)

Executive Director, International Gaming Institute

Steve Ahern

KB Partners

Partner

Todd Ballard

ALT Sports Data, Inc

Co-Founder/CMO

Scott Barber

EBCI Holdings, LLC

CEO

Andy Behrens

FSWA and Yahoo! Sports

President of FSWA (Fantasy Sports Writers Association) and Writer at Yahoo! Sports

Howard Bender

Fantasy Alarm

V.P. of Operations, Head of Content at fantasyalarm.com, Host of the Fantasy Alarm Show on SiriusXM Radio

Ethan Bondar

Leger

Associate Vice President

Joe Bryant

Footballguys.com

Co-Founder & CEO, FSGA Hall of Famer

Matt Cannata

Pro Football Network

CEO

Denny Carter

NBC Sports Edge

Writer/Analyst

Elliot Crist

Matthew Berry’s Fantasy Life

CEO

Jay Croucher

NBC Sports

On Air Talent & Lead Betting Analyst

Lloyd Danzig

Sharp Alpha Advisors

Managing Partner

Matt Deutsch

Bettor Sports Network

Founder

Brianne Doura-Schawohl

Doura-Schawohl Consulting, LLC

Founder and CEO

Jeff Erickson

rotowire.com

Senior Editor

Dan Fetters

Acies Investments

Managing Partner & Co-CIO

Scott Fish

Sportshub Games

SafeLeagues Fantasy Contest Operator

Ashley Hart

She Plays

Co-Founder & CEO

Justin Henry

Bettor Sports Network

NFL/NBA Fantasy & Betting

Lawrence Jackson, Jr

Rotoworld/NBC Sports

Creator/Writer

Jason Klabacha

Yahoo! Sports

Director of Fantasy Content

James Koh

DIRECTV

Sports Broadcaster

Adam Levitan

Establish the Run (formerly of Rotoworld, DraftKings)

Founder ‘Establish the Run’, DFS Specialist

Josh Linforth

Genius Sports

Chief Revenue Officer

Liz Loza

ESPN

Fantasy and Sports Betting Expert

Kate Magdziuk

Gaming Society

Senior Content Creator

Jorge Martin

Fantasy Points Media Group

Founder & Host, Familia FFB Podcast at Familia FFB

Michael Mobley

DAZN

VP, North America – Media & Partnerships

Jennifer Piacenti

Sports Illustrated

Writer, Host & Fantasy and Sports Betting Analyst. Radio host at SiriusXM.

Jeff Ratcliffe

FTN Network

President of FTN Network. Host of Jeff Ratcliffe show on SiriusXM.

Lacey Rutter

BetMGM

Manager, Trading Process & Performance

Ali Schempp

U.S. Integrity

SVP, Head of Business Development

Eric Scott

Thrill One Sports & Entertainment

Vice President of Strategy & Corporate Development

Dan Titus

Yahoo! Sports

Lead Fantasy Basketball Analyst

Phil Valente

Major League Soccer (MLS)

Director, Sports Betting

Kendall Valenzuela

Matthew Berry’s Fantasy Life

Sr. Analyst & Director of Social Media

Tom Washington

Genius Sports

Marketing Director

Justin Williams

BIG3 Basketball

Chief Marketing Officer

What Are Attendees Saying?

Don’t Take Our Word For It

When people throw around words like “incredible” and “brain trust”, there must be something going on.

But when 99% (well, 98.78% to be exact) say they would recommend an FSGA conference to a friend?

That’s a lot of something.

Where Will You Stay?

ARIA Resort & Casino

The ARIA is the host for the 2023 FSGA Winter Conference. Due to high demand, our room block at the ARIA is sold out. Please book your room at Vdara instead.

Vdara Hotel and Spa

Vdara Hotel and Spa lets you choose your Vegas. Steps away from the action you love. Private and spacious enough for the escape you need. That’s the freedom to Do Vegas Differently.

Contact FSGA Meetings Manager Nina Ifurung at nifurung@thefsga.org with any questions.

Who Supports The Conference?

An Unstoppable Community

FSGA sponsors are dedicated to creating fair and engaging ways to play. They’re forging the future of fantasy sports and sports gaming.

Title Sponsor

Champions Sponsor

Endzone Sponsor

Hat Trick Sponsors

Tailgate Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Panel Sponsor

Game Lounge Sponsor

Event Sponsor

P.S. Want To See Your Name Up In Lights?

Then become a sponsor. When you sponsor an FSGA Conference, you mark your company as an industry leader and advocate. Explore our Sponsor Prospectus to find the perfect package for you.

What’s it cost?

Exclusive Deals and Early Bird Savings

Exclusive member pricing is a sweet deal. But we’ve got you covered even if you aren’t a member (yet).

Think now is the perfect time to become a member?

You’re right. Special bundled pricing gets you a place on the hottest team in fantasy sports and gaming along with discounted attendance this year. Win-win, right?

Standard Registration (after Dec. 21)
Member$1,099
Member Group (2+)$949
Non Member$1,624
Registration + New Membership$1,824
Content Creator’s Workshop
*included in full conference registration
FSGA/FSWA Members: $200
Non-Members: $250
*Add access to Thursday’s reception for $125.