Global media house, Esports Insider (ESI), is pleased to reveal the full agenda and lineup of speakers for the inaugural ESI New York. Taking place on April 23rd at the Tribeca Rooftop NY, the event promises to set a new standard for traditional esports conferences with the highest calibre of delegates in attendance and best in class speakers. These include major publishers such as EA and Riot as well as esports organisations such as Team Liquid, Cloud9 and Echo Fox. The event also promises unrivalled networking opportunities including an extravagant after party at the renowned 40/40 Club.
Featuring 30+ leading industry speakers, 30+ esports and sports team representatives, 5 panel sessions and 4 roundtables, ESI New York promises a full day of interactive and debate worthy discussions. These will cover the ever changing esports landscape and the various approaches taken by key stakeholders in the industry who will share their insights and experiences. Sessions will cover topics such as the ever-changing responsibilities of pro players, the current state and potential of the fighting games community, esports venues, marketing developments, collegiate esports and bad practises in esports during the very first Esports Chamber 101 where industry vets will come together and outline what stood out to them over the years for all the wrong reasons.
Speakers: Head of NA Esports for Riot Games, Chris Hopper; Director of Business Strategy for EA, Ed Chang and CEO of Team Vitality, Nicolas Maurer; Director of Esports for Momentum, Tatiana Tacca; VP Esports for Cloud9 Esports, Eunice Chen
Brands: Pepsi, topps, AT&T, Swift, Acer
Media: Reuters, Wall Street Journal, ESPN, CNBC, Fox, GINX Esports TV, DBLTAP
Sponsors: Gaming malta, Barclays Centre, eSports integration, We Are Nations, Dreamhack, HKS
“We couldn’t be more excited about the potential of ESI New York to provide attendees with brand new insights into the world of esports from some of the highest profile speakers seen at an event like this. We want to make sure that we’re pushing the envelope on what it means to host an esports conference, set a new high standard in the industry and create a new experience altogether. These events regularly feature the same lineup of speakers who control the esports narrative. ESI New York is a chance to break that mould, ” said Sam Cooke, Co-Founder and Managing Director at Esports Insider. “Our events go beyond the ordinary. For ESI New York we’ll be hosting an exclusive after party at the 40/40 Club, a luxury sports bar which is co-owned by none other than Jay-Z, the ultimate venue to “network”.
ESI New York takes place on April 23rd. Find out more and register for the eventhere.
View the full and final agenda here.
ESI runs more esports industry events than any other company with ESI New York the latest in the lineup of newly revealed events for 2019 and the first ESI event to be held in North America. The 2019 edition of the ESI Hall of Fame will take place at E3 on June 10th and will once again recognise individuals who have built, moulded and continue to shape the esports industry. And ESI London returns as the biggest esports industry event this September.
Make sure to add the following dates to your calendar:
- ESI NYC - April 23rd 2019
- ESI Hall of Fame - June 10th 2019, Los Angeles
- ESI Summer Forum - July 9th
- ESI London - September 16-17th
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