18-20 September 2017 Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Let's level up in esports together

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Your Esports business network wishlist , all in one place

Following our successful inaugural Cannes edition, Esports BAR is coming to Miami to bring together the world’s best businesswomen and men in esports, hunting for new collaboration opportunities.

Non-endemic & endemic brands, media, esports teams, professional leagues, game publishers, advertising agencies: meet them in 1-to-1 pre-scheduled meetings, dedicated networking sessions and over drinks with your toes in the sand. The melting pot of esports is back. Are you ready to make your mark in the arena?

Esports BAR Miami application is now closed

100 + Pre-selected attendees
60 Hours of networking
16 Guaranteed meetings
89 % satisfaction rating

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."

Senior Entertainment Marketing Manager
The Coca-Cola Company (USA)

"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.”

Lester CHEN
Global Head of Esports
YouTube (USA)

“By far the most productive conference I've attended.  The innovative format provided a perfect combination of efficient meetings and fun social interactions with industry leaders from around the world.”

Global head of esports partnerships
Facebook (USA)

“The one-to-one meetings, which is unique to Esports BAR, meant that in a short space of time one could have very productive initial exchanges with the major actors in the sector.”

Christophe AGNUS
Vice President, Project Development
Vivendi Contant (France)

"Esports BAR in Cannes has been an amazing experience overall. Very well rounded event with a highly dedicated team at the heart of it."

Marketing Director
SK Gaming (Germany)

“Considering the high level decision makers gathered at Esports BAR, the business discussions I’ve hold there have been of high value and truly accelerating to our esports projects.” 

Chief Communications Officer
Voyages-SNCF (France)

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.

Christina Alejandre
GM of ELEAGUE & VP of Esports, Turner Sports (USA)

Christina Alejandre leads development and strategy for ELEAGUE, the premium esports tournament and content brand created in partnership between Turner and IMG. In this role, she is responsible for business operations, content and program strategy, as well as the pursuit of new esports opportunities.

Arnd Benninghoff
EVP, MTG & CEO, MTGx (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 Strategy Advisor, Webedia (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

CEO & President,  ROX Tigers & ROX Armada(Vainglory Team) & ROX Knee(Tekken player), South Korea (Korea)

Sidney has worked in the video game industry since 1998. He owns the ROX Tigers, one of top Korean League of Legends professional team and ROX Knee, One of the Legendary Tekken Player in the world and ROX Armada No. 1 Vainglory team in the world (2016).

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’slargest vertical, Esports.


Mike Sepso
Co-founder MLG, SVP Activision Blizzard (USA)

Co-founder of Major League Gaming, Mike is SVP of Activision Blizzard Media Networks, a division devoted to creating the best esports experiences for fans across games, platforms and geographies.

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.

The menu

1-to-1 pre-scheduled meetings

Esports BAR ensures a smooth entry into the esports arena: professionals are guaranteed 16 1-to-1 pre-scheduled meetings with participating companies.

Then add up more open 1-to-1 meetings with other participants of your choice on-site.

Planning a productive 3 days is simple and quick. With our plug-and-play solution, set up a company profile and receive a bespoke meeting schedule.

Networking Sessions

In addition to 1-to-1 meetings, do business “the old-fashioned way” over lunch, dinner,  and the diverse activities we’ve prepared.

No atmosphere could be better: Sip your drink of choice, and enjoy the fresh air of Miami Beach while organically expanding your esports network.


Business Insights

At Esports BAR, your first afternoon will be dedicated to sessions, providing industry context and insights for decision-makers across sectors.

Need some inspiration? Best practices and market data will offer you a glimpse of esports’ possibilities.

Learn how brands are the best placed to boost the esports sector. Download Esports and Brands, Gaming’s New Best Friends’ whitepaper


Monday, Sept 18

11:00 - 14:00
Welcome & Survival Kit Pick-up

14:30 - 18:00
Business Insights Sessions Featuring the Esports BAR Advisory Board

18:30 - 20:30
Warmup Cocktail at the BAR

Tuesday, Sept 19

9:00 - 10:00

10:00 - 11:30
Pre-scheduled Meetings – X3

11:30 - 12:00

12:00 - 13:00
Pre-scheduled Meetings – X2

13:00 - 14:30

14:30 - 16:30
Pre-scheduled Meetings - X4

16:30 - 17:00

17:00 - 19:00
Open Meetings – X4

19:00 - 23:00  
Halftime Dinner 

Wednesday, Sept 20

9:00 - 10:00

10:00 - 11:00
Pre-scheduled Meetings – X2

11:00 - 11:30

11:30 - 13:00
Pre-scheduled Meetings – X3

13.00 - 14:30

14:30 - 15:30
Pre-scheduled Meetings - X2

15:30 - 16:00

16:00 - 18:00
Open Meetings – X4

Ready to order?

$3,800* company package

Full event access for 1 executive includes:

  • 1-to-1 online matchmaking platform and meeting generator
  • Agenda with up to 16 mutually agreed meetings
  • More non-mandatory open meetings
  • All informal networking events
  • Keynotes and business insight sessions
  • Attend with your team: $1,900** per additional executive

*Esports BAR provides each attendee two full pension nights' hotel accommodation for one person.
**Additional delegates can only be purchased with 1 company Main Delegate package. It excludes a dedicated agenda of meetings.  


Esports BAR Miami application is now closed

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See you at Esports BAR

The Miami Beach EDITION
2901 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach. FL33140

Full accommodation 
Super high-speed internet in each room
On-site heated swiming-pool and spa
View on the Atlantic
2 400 square foot private outdoor terrace


Esports BAR would like to thank its sponsors & partners

Reed MIDEM, BARtender at your service

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).

To honour esports’ huge, passionate fan community, and explosive market interest, “the sports of the digital generation” merits a major B2B event. Ready to level up?