ESI Digital Summit 2020 Announcement

Esports Industry’s Finest at ESI Digital Summit

Join leading brands, Nestle, Kia, Barclays, Columbia Records, Deloitte, world-renowned esports teams, Fnatic, Team Vitality, FaZe Clan, Astralis and esports experts from Riot Games, GRID, Call of Duty League and ESL for the ESI Digital Summit- the first dedicated virtual B2B esports conference on May 26th and 27th.

London, UK, May 22nd 2020: ESI, the leading B2B esports events company is pleased to reveal the lineup of speakers for the first ESI Digital Summit (#ESIDIGITAL). Taking place across two days, over 100 of the esports industry’s finest will speak across five tracks: Investment, Betting, Brands & Sponsorship, Sports Meets Esports & THINK. The summit will be the first dedicated digital B2B esports conference covering everything from brand integration, the impact of COVID-19, investment, media rights, the betting boom, and more. Taking place each day from 2 pm BST to 8 pm (BST), tickets are available here.

Order of Events

Kicking off the summit will be the Brand Showcases with Riot Games and Nestle, Fnatic with OnePlus, and Rogue Esports Europe alongside Kia. Each organization and its commercial partners will discuss their recent successful activation, detailing how the deal was formed, how they were introduced into the esports marketplace, and how this partnership compares to similar spending in traditional markets. Day one will also see the return of The Clutch Digital, the pitching initiative designed for esports startups, where four of the industries hottest startups will have just five minutes to pitch in front of a live audience and esteemed judging panel including presenting partner Esports Global, We Are Nations, Station12, BITKRAFT, and Barclays Ventures.

Day Two explores Sports Meets Esports, the increasing sports and esports crossover covering sim racing, FIFA, and the sports teams acquiring esports properties with Formula 1, Gfinity, Misfits, Miami Heat and more weighing in on the conversation. The THINK track will run across both days providing a unique insight into the industry’s latest issues, emerging markets to keep an eye on, can city-based teams be successful, how important are performance management and nutrition in esports?

Over 100 speakers are confirmed across 29 keynotes, panels, and programs.

Full Lineup of Companies, Teams, Brands, Industry Figures

  • Rogue Sports Europe
  • Kia
  • Fnatic
  • OnePlus
  • Riot Games
  • Team Vitality
  • Nestle
  • CSM
  • One Esports
  • ESL
  • Evolved Talent Agency
  • Twitch
  • Skybox
  • Hotdrop
  • Hiro Capital
  • Ross Video
  • Esports Global
  • Makers Fund
  • Deloitte Corporate Finance
  • Canaccord Genuity
  • We Are Nations
  • Barclays
  • BITKRAFT
  • Station12
  • PlayBrain
  • TV 2 Sport
  • Mineski
  • Team Flash Nixon Peabody
  • Platform
  • HKS Sports & Entertainment
  • Nerd St Gamers
  • Allied
  • Momentum
  • Houston Outlaws
  • London Royal Ravens
  • Call of Duty League
  • Rod ‘Slasher’ Breslau
  • Swipe Right PR
  • CTRL
  • Statespace
  • G-Science
  • WePlay! Esports
  • Luckbox
  • Parimatch
  • RTSmunity
  • Pinnacle
  • Puntt
  • Midnite
  • Betway
  • Oddin
  • GRID
  • GameCo
  • University of Nevada
  • Fifth Street GamingESIC
  • Formula 1
  • Init Esports
  • Veloce Esports
  • Torque Esports
  • Motorsport Games
  • Hashtag Utd
  • Gfinity
  • 7F
  • Misfits
  • Orlando Magic
  • Miami Heat
  • Tribe Gaming
  • GameGether
  • Nodwin Gaming
  • IMC
  • FlyQuest
  • Jung von Matt
  • Astralis
  • David Fenlon
  • ENCE
  • Dexerto
  • Amber Gaming
  • Ninjas in Pyjamas
  • BLAST
  • Promod
  • ESIC
  • Queens Marys College
  • The NUEL
  • Staffordshire University
  • EGF
  • Collegiate StarLeague
  • Mainline
  • Unified Collegiate Esports Association
  • CAA
  • MerchRoadie
  • Faze Clan
  • Columbia Records
  • RAC
  • DWT

The full lineup of speakers and agenda can be found here, with more names and the full schedule available now. Tickets start at only £50 for a two-day pass. Follow Esports Insider on Twitter for the latest updates.

Esports Insider

Based in London and founded in 2016, Esports Insider is an industry-focused esports news platform, B2B agency, media, and events company.

ESI runs a world-leading and international esports industry news site operates The Esports Journal magazine and has run more industry events than any other company globally, from London to Los Angeles. Other arms of the company include ESI Media and ESI Connect which assists brands, investors, and suppliers with strategy and a route to market via esports rights holders.

Tickets are available here.
The Full Agenda can be viewed here


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