The Forum

Looking for curated workshops, insights and making informal business encounters? Attend as a Delegate for access to a 1-day programme of insight sessions and unparalleled networking activities. Our new Forum offering provides actionable esports trends data and vast opportunities to network and mentor—or seek mentors.
Get in on the game and join us at the crossroads of the global esports community.

Grow your esports business strategy

Mentoring Sessions

Training that dives into a wide range of actionable topics—pitching to investors, working with brands and more. And for those who wish to benefit from more personalised training, a lineup of Esports BAR Mentors is available for participant questions and to share insights.


Business Insights

Sessions sharing practical market data and exclusive facts on global esports trends, planned to help you break the esports code using exclusive data and case studies on the trends impacting esports today.


Networking opportunities

Mingle with esports decision-makers and discover new key players from around the globe: a range of networking sessions will give participants the chance to schedule meetings and rub elbows with experts.


Follow the Esports BAR Miami News!

Major League Soccer & EA discuss positive impacts of competitive gaming

Breaking news from Miami! Esports BAR announces a big coup: a fireside chat with Major League Soccer Business Ventures’ president and managing director, Gary Stevenson, and Todd Sitrin, SVP/general manager of Electronic Arts’ competitive gaming division.
This exciting joint keynote will cover the future of competitive FIFA and the partnership between MLS and EA, which saw MLS announce the launch of its own esports competition, eMLS, this year.

Leo De Biase, ESL Brazil CEO and Founder & Partner of BBL, joins the Advisory Team

Paris/Miami, 30 July 2018 - Leo De Biase is currently leading the Brazilian offices of ESL and is one of the co-founders and partner at BBL, the newly founded Brazilian Esports Holding Group.
Leo joins our Advisory Team and will share his vision and perpspectives on the Brazilian Market at Esports BAR Miami. 

NBA 2K League Brendan Donohue takes center stage in Miami

Paris/Miami, 23 July 2018 – Brendan Donohue, Managing Director of the NBA 2K League, is the latest esports leader to join the roster of keynote speakers at Esports BAR Miami (September 24-26, 2018). Brendan Donohue oversees the NBA 2K League, which launched in May 2018 and is now approaching its first-ever Playoffs and Finals this August.


Riot Games Head of North American Esports Chris Hopper to Keynote at Esports BAR Miami

Paris/Miami, 02 July, 2018 - Hopper will share insights on building the most watched esport in the world, Riot’s seven year track record of innovation, and lessons from the first year of franchising.   
As Head of North American Esports, Chris Hopper oversees the operation of the North American League of Legends Championship Series (NA LCS).

Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer to Keynote at Esports BAR Miami

Paris/Miami, 14 June 2018 – Overwatch League Commissioner Nate Nanzer will share his thoughts on the Overwatch League, its ground-breaking global franchise model, successes from the inaugural season and plans for continued expansion. As Commissioner of the Overwatch League, Nanzer oversees the entirety of the Overwatch esports ecosystem and is recognised as a leading esports game-changer.
Part of a full-day programme, entitled ‘The Forum’, Nate Nanzer’s keynote will be taking place on Monday 24th September, 2018.

Key learning and audience benefits

With the world’s best businesswomen and men in esports, hunting for new collaboration opportunities.

Your esports expertise on a wide range of actionable topics, including exclusive sector insights, data, facts and figures on global esports market trends.

Through a full day programme of personalized training sessions with Esports BAR Mentors.

The Esports BAR Mentors Roster

Grow your esports expertise and find out how to develop efficient long-term businesses with peers and non-endemic partners.
You have questions…the Esports BAR Mentors have the answers to help you stay ahead of your meta!



Michiel Bakker


Robb Chiarini
Head of Esports, NCSA, Ubisoft (USA)

Matthieu Dallon
Webedia Strategic Advisor, Trust Esport Ventures CEO (France)

Nicolas Gaede
Senior Vice President Marketing & eSports, Lagardère Sports Germany (Germany)

Heather ‘Sapphire’ Garozzo
Director of Fan Engagement, TEAM DIGNITAS (USA)

Wendy Lecot
Head of Strategic Alliances & Digital Marketing Innovation, Hyper X Gaming (USA)

Duncan Mc Monagle
SVP & GM Esports, Minute Media (UK)

Wouter Sleijffers
CEO, Fnatic (UK)

Ian Smith
Integrity commissioner, ESIC (UK)

Ready to Order?

Forum Delegate


-Access to 1-day Forum (24 September)
-Access to all networking activities including 1 lunch and the Warmup Cocktail (24 September)
-Access to Esports BAR Networking App

490$ excluded taxes



Forum Spotlight Pack (1-day pack)


-Access to 1-day Forum (24 September)
-Access to all networking activities including 1 lunch and the Warmup Cocktail
-Access to Esports BAR Networking App
-Access to your own fully equipped Demo Kiosk during The Forum
-10 minutes featured presentation of your company within the Forum Programme of Business Insight Sessions

4,000$ (excluded taxes), 4,280$ (taxes included)


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