The live Esports Venue Summit will take place at the Swansea Arena in Wales between the 4th and the 5th of May. It’s being organised by PanStadia & Arena Management, the publication for sports venue professionals which is owned by Hemming Group Ltd.
This is the first physical Esports Venue Summit following the launch of its virtual event in October 2020.
There will be conference panels, time set aside for networking, plus an exhibition of industry suppliers as well as a behind-the-scenes arena tour. There will also be an opening night network reception on the 3rd of May.
The event boasts a mix of experienced industry members from esports in the UK and beyond, including Epic.LAN MD Jon Winkle, ESL director of UK strategy and commercial James Dean, Blast TV director of operations and production Andrew Haworth and more, who will be talking on a panel about how the pandemic has reshaped live esports tournaments.
Other speakers include Sinead Hosey, co-founder of Epic Global, Craig Ryan, director of Pixel Bar, Chris Kissack, business development manager of Affinity Group and more.
Other panel topics include ideas and inspiration for upcoming esports events, the evolution of esports venues, broadcast technologies, event trends, fan engagement and technology trends to name a few.
The full list of speakers and panels and ticket booking is all on the Esports Venue Summit website.