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Esports BAR Cannes 2020: Highlights

The Game Shaker Awards announces: Former professional basketball player and founder of Tony Parker Adéquat Academy

The Game Shakers Awards are glad to announce Tony Parker as our new ambassador for the 2020 edition, succeeding to Jean Alesi. He will honour The Game Shakers Awards by delivering a dedicated focus on the importance of the development of education and esports at the ceremony in Cannes.Save the date on 11 February 2020 at Esports BAR Cannes!

 

100 Thieves CEO, Matthew ‘NaDeShot’ Haag to be rewarded as the Game Shaker of the Year at Esports BAR Cannes 2020

The Game Shakers Awards are back for their 3rd edition, rewarding those best taking esports mainstream!We are glad to announce that 100 Thieves CEO, Matthew ‘NaDeShot’ Haag will be honoured with the Shaker of the Year Award. Taking place on 11 February 2020, the awards are the one and only truly international event to reward outstanding professionals within five categories – Shaker of The Year, Media Shaker, Brand Shaker, Sport Shaker and Community Shaker, for bringing esports to mainstream audiences.

Esports BAR Miami 2019: Highlights

Todd Harris, Co-Founder of Hi-Rez Studios & President of Skillshot Media will keynote at Esports BAR Miami 2019

Todd Harris is one of the Co-founder of Hi-Rez Studios, one of the largest video game studios in the Southeast, and President of Skillshot Media, the largest dedicated esports production company on the East Coast.  Todd has joined the first class keynotes for Esports BAR Miami!

MonteCristo kick-off keynote of Esports BAR Miami 2019: Esports broadcasting, successes and records of a business saga

An esports casting veteran with experience across multiple titles over 15 years, MonteCristo currently serves as a broadcaster for Activision-Blizzard’s Overwatch League. During this time he has also served as a professional  team owner, consultant, manager, coach, and occasional journalist. MonteCristo’s broad experience gives nuanced insight to the rise of the esports industry across titles and developers.
MonteCristo will be keynoting at EsportsBAR in Miami next Oct. 2-4th! 

Esports BAR Advisory Board extends and welcomes Stuart Saw, SVP, Esports at IMG!

Paris/Miami 23 April 2019 - Stuart Saw, SVP, Esports at IMG joins the roster!
Within one of the major worldwide entertainment group, he is at the centre of esports, leading partnerships with both brands, esports leagues and game developers.He will be taking part in the Advisory Board among esports experts.
Join the VIP Arena to meet him in Miami! 

Justin Dellario, Head of Esports Programs joins the Advisory Team



Justin Dellario, the Head of Esports Programs for Twitch where he oversees esports content and operations for the world's largest video game live streaming service; joins our advisory board.

 

Esports BAR Highlights & News

Esports BAR heads to South Korea in 2018

Paris/Seoul, 15 May, 2018 - Esports BAR is coming to South Korea on August 3, 2018. The first Esports BAR Summit will take place in the South Korean capital during the Game Convention Seoul. Organised by Reed MIDEM, in partnership with Reed Exhibitions Korea, Esports BAR Summit at Game Convention Seoul will be an invitation-only, one-day event bringing together 50 key Asian and international esports industry leaders.

Esports BAR Cannes goes mainstream

Cannes, 15 February 2018 – More than 300 delegates from 40 countries came together at Esports BAR Cannes (February 12-14), the leading networking, knowledge-sharing and business event for companies operating in the international esports ecosystem. And over the three-day event, much attention was focused on how to reach out to non-endemic audiences.



Esports BAR launches the Game Shakers!

Paris, 13 December 2017 - Esports BAR, the leading networking, knowledge-sharing and business event for companies operating in the international esports ecosystem, today announces the launch of the Esports BAR Game Shakers
The new initiative will recognise individuals and companies for their forward-thinking approach to esports, in particular for their success in raising awareness of esports beyond the endemic esports community.