24-26 September 2018
Miami Beach, Florida, USA

Let's level up in esports together!

The must-attend event to meet esports industry leaders and build the future of entertainment.

At Esports BAR, we are committed to transforming the sport of the digital generation into the future of entertainment by providing industry leaders with the most productive and meaningful enjoyable experience. 
By joining the club, you'll find enjoyable places where esports tastemakers and non-endemic top-management executives meet to shape esports' future. 
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300 Attendees
30 Advisors & Mentors
1100 Meetings
30 Countries

See the 2018 keynotes, mentors & speakers line-up

Nate Nanzer
Commissioner, The Overwatch League


Chris Hopper
Head of Esports North America,
Riot Games 


Brendan Donohue
Managing Director, NBA 2K League

Ben Spoont
Co-founder and CEO
Misfits Gaming & Florida Mayhem

James Ruth
Senior Director, Properties, Soccer United Marketing, Major League Soccer

Brent Koning
Commissioner, EA Sports FIFA Competitive Gaming

Jason Fung
Global Esports Director, Alisports, Alibaba Group

Leo De Biase
ESL Brazil CEO and Founder & Partner of BBL

Samart Benjamin Assarasakorn 
Executive Chairman & CEO
BIG – Benjamins International Group and Executive Secretary to President, Thailand Esports Federation (Thailand)


Michiel Bakker

Robb Chiarini
Head of Esports, NCSA, Ubisoft (USA)

Matthieu Dallon
Webedia Strategic Advisor, Trust Esport Ventures CEO


Maria Carmen Fernandez
Digital Strategy Manager, MEDIAPRO (Spain)

Heather ‘Sapphire’ Garozzo
Director of Fan Engagement, TEAM DIGNITAS (USA)

Alexander "Zerogravity" Kokhanovskyy
CEO & Co-Founder, DREAMTEAM (Ukraine)

Wendy Lecot
Head of Strategic Alliances & Digital Marketing Innovation,
Hyper X Gaming (USA)

Duncan Mc Monagle
SVP & GM Esports, Minute Media (UK)

Sergi Mesonero
Relaciones Institucionales, LVP, Liga de Videojuegos Profesional


Wouter Sleijffers
CEO, Fnatic (UK)

Ian Smith
Integrity commissioner, ESIC (UK)

Esports BAR Miami 2018

The Forum

To grow your esports expertise

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

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

1-to-1 Matchmaking

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.

Unparalleled Networking

Mingle 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!

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See the 2018 Agenda

2018 VIP Attendees

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?