Will Bayley to share inspirational life story at Manager’s Conference

Inspire: Believe: Achieve’ is the motto that’s seen Will Bayley achieve his life ambition and become World Number 1. At December’s Conference he will be outlining exactly what his journey has entailed.

Will Bayley who in the autumn was unveiled as MERKUR UK’s Brand Ambassador will be making his first official appearance as keynote speaker at the annual Managers Conference, which is taking place at Milton Keynes.

Will, who became a household name as a contestant on Strictly Come Dancing, has overcome profound challenges to achieve his life ambitions. Having been born with arthrogryposis a rare congenital disorder that affected all four of his limbs, he subsequently underwent chemotherapy at Great Ormond Street Hospital for the treatment of Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma when he was aged just 7-years.

It was during his recovery from Chemo that he took up table tennis having been given his first bat by his grandmother.

MERKUR Casino UK Chief Operating Officer, Mark Schertle said he was delighted to be able to confirm Will’s participation in the Conference which will be attended by over 200 of the company’s venue managers. He stated: “First of all it will be fantastic to have a World Number 1 with us in Milton Keynes!

“Will has a compelling life story which has seen him overcome some extremely big challenges and progress to rise to the very top of his sport.
His motto of ‘Inspire: Believe: Achieve’ has a lot in common with the philosophy that drives our management team, a team which I genuinely believe to be the very best in the business and which is responsible for delivering the industry’s very best socially responsible low stake low prize gambling entertainment experience.”