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The Next Phase of Esports

19 Jun 2024

Esports events are no longer emerging: They are here and part of the permanent landscape of events. In this session, hear from leaders in esports at all levels on where they’ve seen the industry come but more importantly, where they see it going. How can your sport organization, destination or hotel get more involved in esports? What will events look like in the years to come and what will they require to produce? We’ll answer these questions and more in this important session on one of the fastest-growing segments of the industry.

Bobby Hare, Director, Host City Partnerships & Hospitality - ESL FACEIT Group
Andrew Haworth, Vice President - BLAST Ecosystems, Valve and Riot Games
Nalain Naidoo, Board Member - International Esports Federation
Filip Ljubicic, Chair, Indoor Rowing Commission - World Rowing
Jason Gewirtz, Vice President/Executive Editor and Publisher - Northstar Meetings Group Sports Division/SportsTravel