Tag Archives: AC Milan

Jaap Kalma to bring blue chip experience to SBC commercial team

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SBC (Sports Betting Community) has confirmed the permanent appointment of Jaap Kalma as Group Chief Commercial Officer. Kalma has been working with SBC for the past four months in an interim role as Business Development Director overseeing the growth into the sports sponsorship industry, having already partnered with SBC to launch the SBC Sponsorship Forum at last year’s Betting on …

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AC Milan legend Franco Baresi to open Betting on Football 2019

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Legendary AC Milan and Italy central defender Franco Baresi has been confirmed as the star name to open this month’s Betting on Football conference. It is fitting that the sixth edition of the event, held at Chelsea FC’s Stamford Bridge from 19-22 March, will be opened by Baresi – a footballer that performed for AC Milan with such distinction that …

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Global sports expert Jaap Kalma to drive SBC’s Betting on Sports America

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SBC has secured the services of a global sports marketing and sponsorship expert to help promote the Betting on Sports America event in New Jersey/New York from 23-25 April. Jaap Kalma previously held senior executive roles at Ferrari and seven times European Champions AC Milan, and will be working with SBC on its Betting on Sports America and Betting on …

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SBC’s On The Ball – The leaks that rocked football

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition picks out some of the key stories from the leaks by German magazine Der Spiegel. Leaks, leagues and deceit The leaks of German magazine Der Spiegel sent shock waves through world football, unearthing information that could …

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SBC’s On The Ball – Wembley, Eleven Sports and AC Milan

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition takes a closer look at why the sale of Wembley stadium fell apart, as well as a tough financial year for one of Italy’s biggest clubs. Khan withdraws Wembley interest  The £600m sale of Wembley stadium …

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SBC Sponsorship Forum

The SBC Sponsorship Forum is part of the wider Betting on Sports Week. The specialist forum is an invite-only, industry-first forum for Sports Clubs and Bookmakers / Gaming Brands to discuss and explore opportunities around sports sponsorships. The event is organised by SBC Events, and hosted by former Chief Commercial Officer of AC Milan, Jaap Kalma. As part of the …

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Winning Post – The implications of Italian regulations

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Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, takes a look at some key developments for the gambling industry in its ‘Winning Post’ column. Italy: commercial gambling – ad ban demonstrates failure to communicate Further to last week’s reports, Italy’s council of Ministers approved the so called ‘Dignity Decree’on Monday which introduced a blanket ban on …

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SBC’s on the Ball – Ronaldo’s Italian job

As both the World Cup and the transfer window simultaneously reach fever pitch, there’s been a plethora of business news from the world of football. This edition looks at the potential transfer of football’s biggest star and the astonishing viewing figures that are being drawn by the World Cup. Ronaldo’s remarkable move In a transfer that would send shockwaves throughout …

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SBC’s on the ball: Beckham’s big plans, Italian football and a bizarre transfer

From sponsorship to the ever-expanding world of football media coverage, when it comes to the business of football, SBC has you covered. This edition looks at the sale of AC Milan, a new MLS team and a bizarre transfer deal from Turkey. ____________________ Becks launches plans for Miami expansion Former England captain, David Beckham has launched his plan to form …

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Jaap Kalma: SBC Sponsorship Forum – Why Football Sponsorship can make a positive difference in 2018

Heading up the SBC Sponsorship Forum at the upcoming Betting on Football Conference (20-23 March) is sports marketing and commercial veteran Jaap Kalma, who believes that sponsorship is now more important than ever for the betting industry and its wider stakeholders. Ahead of the event at Stamford Bridge, Kalma says that industry stakeholders have to understand new sponsorship values which are changing …

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