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XLIVE Esports Summit 2019
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Digital Arenas: The Rise of Esports Venues | XLIVE Esports Summit 2019

Many of the world’s most prominent venues including Madison Square Garden, The O2, Staples Center, MGM Grand and Barclays Center have brought esports into their programming lineups by hosting major international tournaments over the past few years. With a core audience demographic of coveted 18-35 year old males, esports tournaments offer lucrative opportunities for venue operators to welcome fans that might not ordinarily visit their properties for more traditional sporting events, concerts or family shows. Hear from arena and venue managers as they break down the keys to bidding for and hosting a successful esports tournament for fans, team owners, esports players and broadcasters.

Speakers (left to right):

  • Stan Press (moderator), Industry Consultant
  • Brian Mirakian, Senior Principal and Director of Brand Activation, Populous
  • Matt Devuono, Executive Director, Esports Programming & Events, World Gaming Network
  • Josh Mora, Exe. Dir. Strat. Partnerships, Full Sail University
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