Let’s level up in esports together!

Esports BAR vision

At Esports BAR, we are committed to transforming the sport of the digital generation into the future of entertainment by providing industry leaders with the most efficient and meaningful B2B events.

By joining the club, you’ll find enjoyable places where esports tastemakers and top-management executives worldwide meet to shape esports’ future. Most importantly, you’ll gain insights, celebrate success, and find unexpected opportunities to accelerate your business.

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Advisory team

To provide the most productive esports matchmaking event possible,
Reed MIDEM has aligned itself with a team of elite sector professionals, directly invested in the future of esports.

Arnd Benninghoff
EVP, MTG & CEO, MTGx Ventures (Sweden)

Arnd brings professional gamers and esports enthusiasts the best of competitive events, content and tournaments, both globally and in the Nordics.

Matthieu Dallon
Esport Strategic Advisor for Webedia, France Esports founder (France)

Esport’s pioneer and entrepreneur since 2000, Matthieu is the former president of Ligarena and Games-Services. He created the ESWC in 2003.

Carlos Fonseca Junior
Co-founder and CEO of CNB e-Sports Club,
co-founder of MyCNB (Brazil)

Carlos Fonseca Junior pioneered different segments in Brazilian e-Sports since 2001. He is co-founder and CEO of CNB e-Sports Club, co-founder of the largest e-Sports news portal in Brazil: MyCNB, he is also president of the Brazilian Association of e-Sports Clubs: ABCDE.

Sidney Kim
Managing Director, ROX Tigers & ROX Orcas OverWatch team (Korea)

Sidney has worked in the video game industry since 1998. He owns the ROX Orcas OverWatch Team, and the ROX Tigers, a top Korean League of Legends professional team.

Ralf Reichert
CEO of ESL (Germany)

Founder of the now world-renowned clan, SK-Gaming, Ralf is now CEO of ESL, the largest video game event company in the world. As a passionate gamer himself, he is constantly striving to put eSports up there alongside ‘traditional’ sports.

Stuart Saw
Director of Esports Strategy, Twitch (USA)

Stuart is a video gaming and live streaming veteran. He joined Twitch in 2012 to launch Twitch’s operations in Europe and then moved to the companies HQ in San Francisco, building out long term strategy in the company’s largest vertical, Esports.

Mike Sepso
SVP, Activision Blizzard (USA)

Stuart is a video gaming and live streaming veteran. He joined Twitch in 2012 to launch Twitch’s operations in Europe and then moved to the companies HQ in San Francisco, building out long term strategy in the company’s largest vertical, Esports.

Todd Sitrin
SVP & GM, Competitive Gaming, EA (USA)

Todd leads the Competitive Gaming Division with the goal of making competitive gaming more accessible.  A 16 year veteran at EA, he formally led the Global Marketing and Product Marketing Organizations as well as the EA SPORTS brand.

Wouter Sleijffers
CEO of Fnatic (UK)

Wouter joined Fnatic in 2015 and is taking the Fnatic brand and organisation to the next level with his vast leadership and marketing experience.

They signed our golden book

"I'm thrilled to have been part of the inaugural Esports BAR. This format is exactly what I was dreaming for: meeting the whole esports industry at the same time and in a great place. This is the most efficient event I've attended so far."

 

Alban DECHELOTTE
Senior Entertainment Marketing Manager
 The Coca-Cola Company

"Esports BAR had by far the largest amount of decision-makers and industry leaders of any conference I’ve been to. The meeting organized were informative, meaningful and well-rounded. I’ve been able to make several meaningful connections and met players in the esports space who are pioneering the next generation of content."

Lester CHEN
Global Head of Esports
YouTube 

Reed MIDEM, BARtender at your services

Reed Exhibitions, the world’s leading exhibition and conference organiser, and its subsidiary Reed MIDEM, have a 50-year history of helping entertainment businesses grow through international professional markets. More than 60,000 leading executives from over 130 countries have already experienced Reed MIDEM B2B events all over the world (MIPCOM, Midem and MIPTV).