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02 Oct 11am-4pm ET

The Billion Dollar Business of esports - Are You In?


The Billion Dollar Business of esports - Are You In?

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Topping over $1 billion dollars (US) in revenue in 2020 and a global audience approaching 500 million, the global business of esports is the future and the future is here. Esports has become a dominant global force by attracting players, teams, investors, sponsors, and fans at a rapid clip while filling venues to capacity and raising online viewership. With its meteoric rise, esports is becoming the most financially lucrative sector of the sports industry.

This seminar convenes esports subject matter experts and thought leaders to explore the business of esports and the esports ecosystem. With industry growth comes business and professional opportunities spanning brand partnerships, content creation, and distribution, competition, and event organizers as well as media rights and streaming technology. The seminar will also explore the culture of esports, its audience and fan base, and the dominant game genres comprising the industry. Attend, learn, and understand the power of esports and ways to get into the game.

Topics and Panel Discussions Include:

  • Esports 101
  • Building a Brand
  • Content, Streaming, and Platforms
  • Events
  • Partnerships
  • Inclusion Development
  • The Business of esports

Hosted by:

  • Keisha Howard, Founder of Sugar Gamers
  • Dr. La Quita Frederick, Georgetown University, Faculty Director and Associate Professor of the Practice for the Sport Industry Management (SIM) Master of Professional Studies Program

With VIP Speakers:

  • Grant Paranjape, VP Washington Justice
  • Harris Rubenstein, Social & Digital Content Producer at NBA 2K League
  • Claire Kaido, Director, Business Operations, Westchester Knicks and Knicks Gaming

With Monumental Sports & Entertainment VIP Panelists:

  • Zachary Leonsis, Monumental Sports Senior Vice President of Strategic Initiatives
  • Andrew McNeill, Monumental Sports, Director of esports
  • Patrick Crossan, Monumental Sports Team Manager, Wizards District Gaming

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