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 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?

150 + Pre-selected attendees
60 Hours of networking
16 Guaranteed meetings
20 + Countries

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

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.

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 attendees 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.

> Apply now

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 the exclusive Esports BAR white papers


Monday, Sept 24

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

14:30 - 18:00
Business Insights Sessions

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

Tuesday, Sept 25

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 26

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?

Company package:

  • Early Bird Rate (until 18 May 2018): 3590$*
  • Regular (from 19 may 2018): 3990$*
    + 1990$** per additional executive

Esports team package:

  • Independent esports team with no more than 20 employees (upon approval)
  • Early Bird rate (until 18 May 2018): 1790$*
  • Regular (from 19 May 2018): 1990$*
    + 1990$** 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.

They shared a drink at last Esports BAR Miami

See you at Esports BAR

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?