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?
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"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.”
Global Head of Esports
“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
“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.”
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."
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
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.
EVP, MTG & CEO, MTGx Ventures (Sweden)
Arnd brings professional gamers and esports enthusiasts the best of competitive events, content and tournaments, both globally and in the Nordics.
Esport Strategic Advisor for Webedia, France Esports founder (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.
Managing Director, ROX Tigers & ROX Orcas OverWatch team (Korea)
Sidney has worked in the video game industry since 1998. He owns the ROX Orcas OverWatch Team, and the ROX Tigers, a top Korean League of Legends professional team.
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.
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’s largest vertical, Esports.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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 - 18:30
Open Meetings – X3
19:00 - 23:00
9:00 - 10:00
10:00 - 11:00
Pre-scheduled Meetings – X2
11:00 - 11:30
11:30 - 12:30
Pre-scheduled Meetings – X2
12:30 - 14:30
14:30 - 15:30
Pre-scheduled Meetings - X2
15:30 - 16:00
16:00 - 18:00
Open Meetings – X4
Full event access for 1 executive includes:
*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.
The Miami Beach EDITION
2901 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach. FL33140
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
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?