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Twitch Streamer of the Year to Speak at Esports Summit

Imane “Pokimane” Anys, Shorty’s 2018 Twitch Streamer of the Year and the #1 female on Twitch, will participate in Streamers: Building a Community and Business in Gaming at XLIVE Esports Summit later this month.

Originally known for being the top female League of Legends streamer on Twitch, Anys has spanned into Fortnite, becoming the top female streamer of both titles. She has been a brand ambassador for HyperX, created products in the beauty space and continues to work with other notable brands such as the NFL becoming one of the first generation of Twitch creators to break into mainstream. Anys will discuss the evolution of how playing video games has become a real career, exloring perspectives with fellow streamers Leslie “Fuslie” Fu and Rachell “Valkyrae” Hofstetter and moderated by United Talent Agency (UTA) esports agent Hana Tjia.

The panel aims to help marketers understand how brands can become meaningful partners, discuss unique attributes of the gaming community and their experiences in the space.  

The XLIVE Esports Summit is the only esports event catering to both established esports industry executives and non-endemic brands and organizations, to discuss esports industry growth, fan engagement, talent development, brand partnerships, monetization strategies, technology implementation, the development of teams, collegiate-pro ecosystems, player unions, and more.

In 2019, the global esports market is expected to reach $1.1 billion in revenue, with $897.2 million (82%) drawn from expanded media rights, advertising, and sponsorship. For two days you will interact, learn from, and build relationships with the leading organizations shaping the high-growth esports industry.

Register here.


Also, check out some of the many networking opportunities at Esports Summit:

XLIVE Esports Summit Kickoff Party at the Pool

Tuesday, June 25   6PM - 8PM
Ace Hotel Poolside

Join us in kicking off the 2019 XLIVE Esports Summit with luxury beer & wine and passed canapes. Connect with others in the industry and share your successes and insight from the past year. 


XLIVE Esports Summit Closing Reception - Aces vs Sparks - Sponsored By MGM 

Thursday, June 27- 7:30 PM
Staples Center – Hyde Room

Entrance – VIP Entrance
Las Vegas Aces vs Los Angeles Sparks
Game starts at  7:30 PM. Doors open at 6 PM

Do not miss this wrap-up party. Join your colleagues to discuss what you learned at XLIVE Esports Summit 2019!

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