24-26 September 2018 Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Let's level up in esports together!

Your Esports business network wishlist, all in one place.

Esports BAR Miami is back to unite the world’s best business minds in esports, actively hunting for new collaboration opportunities.
But wait, there’s more: on top of our 1-to-1 pre-scheduled meetings, Esports BAR Miami will include The Forum, a full-day programme of educational content, business insights and mentoring sessions.
Join us at the crossroads of the global esports community. Help plan its future, and cut deals in an intimate, highly productive environment.

Ready to rumble?


300 Attendees
30 Advisors & Mentors
1100 Meetings
30 Countries

The Menu

The Forum

Grow your esports expertise

The Forum is a full-day educational programme of insights and mentoring, designed to help you develop efficient long-term businesses with peers and non-endemic partners.

Take your place at the centre of the global esports ecosystem. Shape its future in an intimate, productive environment!


The VIP Arena

Join the most exclusive esports club

Attending as a VIP gets you a seat on the inside and provides access to an agenda of up to 16 guaranteed pre-scheduled 1-to-1 meetings with execs of your choice.

This rarefied group includes top esports decision makers; entry into Esports BAR’s VIP Arena is carefully curated. 



The Chill Areas

Mingling with the community

Over Esports BAR Miami’s three days, our BARtenders will organise unparalleled networking activities so you can organically meet the industry leaders driving esports’ development.

What’s more, our networking App will help you contact any executive attending the event. Invite your business crush to dinner or a drink!


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

Webedia Strategic Advisor, Trust Esport Ventures CEO (France)

Esport’s pioneer and entrepreneur since 2000, Matthieu is the former CEO of Oxent (acquired by Webedia), Games Services and Ligarena. He co-founded the ESWC in 2003, Toornament.com in 2013 and France Esports in 2016.

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.


Monday, Sept 24

The Forum

8.30 - 10.00
Welcome & Registration Kit Pick-up

10.00 - 11.15
Business Insight Sessions

11.15 - 11.45
Coffee Break & Open Meetings

11.45 - 12.45
Round-table & Mentoring Sessions

12.45 - 14.15
Networking Lunch

14.30 - 15.45
Business Insight Sessions

15.45 - 16.15
Coffee Break & Open Meetings

16.15 - 17.15
Round-table & Mentoring Sessions

17.30 - 18.00
Wrap-up Session

18.30 - 20.30
Warmup Opening Cocktail


Tuesday, Sept 25

The VIP Arena

9:00 - 10:00

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

11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break & Open Meetings

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

13:00 - 14:15
Networking Lunch

14:30 - 16:00
Pre-scheduled Meetings – X3

16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break & Open Meetings

16:30 - 18:30
Pre-scheduled Meetings - X4

19:00 - 23:00  
Halftime Dinner 

Wednesday, Sept 26

The VIP Arena

9:00 - 10:00

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

11:30 - 12:00
Coffee Break & Open Meetings

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

13:00 - 14:15
Lunch with Brands 

14:30 - 16:00
Pre-scheduled Meetings – X3

16:00 - 16:30
Coffee Break & Open Meetings

16:30 - 18:30
Open Meetings


Ready to Order?

You can join the club in three ways!

Forum Delegate

1-day pass

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!

-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

Forum Delegate Pass:

Early Bird (until 20/07/2018): 390$ excluded taxes
Regular (as of 21/07/2018): 490$ excluded taxes








Forum Spotlight Pack

1-day pack

Want your brand to shine in the eyes of attendees? With the Forum Spotlight Pack, showcase and demo your wares in a dedicated, central space that includes your own private meeting table. Space is limited, so contact a BARtender to hit the floor!

-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

Forum Spotlight Pack:

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








VIP with Agenda

3-day package

Need the most efficient way to do business in esports? Apply to be selected and attend with an agenda, this offer will let you know in advance who you’ll meet during your 1-to-1 meetings ... but watch out, seats are limited! Secure your deckchair!

-Access to 1-day Forum (24 September)
-Access to all networking activities including the Warmup Cocktail (24 September), the VIP Dinner (25 September) and the Brand Lunch (26 September)
-Access to Esports BAR Networking App
-Access to the VIP Arena and an Agenda of up to 16 pre-scheduled 1-to-1 meetings for 1 executive (25 & 26 September)
-Invitation for 2 hotel nights (24-25 September)

Company package:
3990$ excluded taxes
+ 1990$ per additional executive excluded taxes

Esports team package:
Independent esports team with no more than 20 employees (upon approval)
 1990$ excluded taxes
+ 1990$ per additional executive excluded taxes


They signed our golden book

"Esports BAR Miami has definitely been the most efficient event to meet a variety of international executives from media, brands and esports organisations. I do look forward to the Cannes edition next February."

SVP & GM, Competitive Gaming,
Electronic Arts

"After Esports BAR is the first event where every minute of my time was productive. I was impressed by the high level of attendees from the esports industry.”

Head of Partnerships Latin America

“Esports BAR is the place to be for all media executives wanting to seriously enter the esports arena”


Joaquin DURO
VP Digital Sports
Telemundo Network

“Esports BAR Miami has been an incredible event. I was so impressed with the diverse group of attendees and the conversations that took place. All attendees played a role in advancing the esports industry.”

Josh Kocurek
Global Manager of Marketing & Partnerships
Hewlett-Packard Inc

"Great chance to meet industry though leaders/visionaries that are shaping the future of gaming culture towards mainstream adoption."

Wendy Lecot
Head of Strategic Alliances

“Amazing conference. Really enjoyed myself and met great like-minded people.” 


Alex Igelman
Millennial Esports

They shared a drink at last Esports BAR Miami

See you at Esports BAR

1 Hotel South Beach

2341 Collins Avenue Miami Beach FL 33139

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?