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Friday, Sept. 15  |  Barclays Center, BKLYN

Overview

Just 24 hours before the ESL One NY tournament, Cynopsis is partnering with ESL to provide a high-level look at the opportunities and challenges in the esports industry, on course to generate 1 billion dollars in revenue by 2019, according to Newzoo. That’s why you and your colleagues will want to join us for an information-packed event with a lineup of experts sharing their opinions and experiences when it comes to revenue models, the major players, and more. Plus, you’ll get a VIP/behind-the-scenes tour of ESL One, and a pass to the weekend tournament.

Take part in special classes taught by some of the industry’s biggest and most successful names as they break down the essential elements you need to know about esports, including: audiences, the business landscape, sponsorship activation and the influencers who are changing the game, all while going behind-the-scenes of the east coast’s biggest tournament! Learn from the best in this unique opportunity and leverage that knowledge into your own partnership plans. 

Don’t miss out, as space is limited!

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Event Partner

Agenda

  1. 8:30 am - 9:00 am

    Registration + Networking

  2. 9:00 am - 9:30 am

    Spawn Point: Esports in 2017, what is it and where the audiences and dollars are flowing

    An introduction to the business of esports, discussing what it is, why companies are investing, growth trends and terminology. You'll learn if and why your company should be involved, how dollars are flowing and what sectors are best for your organization.

    • Stephen Master

      Stephen Master

      Managing Director of Americas, Sports & Commercial Director, Esports
      Nielsen
  3. 9:30 am - 9:35 am

    Esports Ad Bureau

    • Stuart Lipson

      Stuart Lipson

      Executive Director
      eSports Ad Bureau
  4. 9:35 am - 10:00 am

    Control Map: Who are the major players in esports?

    It can be easy to get lost! This session maps out game titles, publishers, teams, tournaments and leagues to showcase how the ecosystem fits together, detailing how they intersect and impact each other. You'll learn about the multiple entry points to partner in the space and where, exactly, that investment will be seen.

    • Craig Levine

      Craig Levine

      CEO
      ESL
  5. 10:00 am - 10:20 am

    A conversation with Team Dignitas

    • Adam Davis

      Adam Davis

      Chief Revenue Officer
      Team Dignitas (76ers + NJ Devils)
  6. 10:20 am - 10:40 am

    Networking Break

  7. 10:40 am - 11:05 am

    Support: How Successful Sponsors are Activating in Esports

    We'll hear from a brand executive who has struck gold within competitive gaming, cultivating new, loyal and engaged consumers as a result of their execution. 

    • Matthew Ungaro

      Matthew Ungaro

      Manager, Global Gaming & Esports
      GMR
  8. 11:05 am - 11:30 am

    Crowd Control: How a Global Community is Experiencing Competition

    How are esports fans consuming content? Join Twitch's Nathan Lindberg as he lays out viewing habits for consumers, detailing where the opportunities are and how sponsors are activating on his platforms. What's working? What's next? Learn how streaming and linear platforms are both contributing to the industry.

    • Nathan Lindberg

      Nathan Lindberg

      Director, Global Esports Sponsorships
      Twitch
  9. 11:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Grandmasters: Examining the Influencers Who are Shaping the Industry

    As content consumption has evolved, the faces of gaming (both competitive and non-competitive) have emerged as some of the most powerful influences for a generation. We'll learn about how these faces have built their audiences, what they have learned from their loyal audiences and how brands can play a huge role in shaping engagement.

    • Marius Faulhaber

      Marius Faulhaber

      Creative Lead
      ESL Video Network
    • Tweeday

      Tweeday

      YouTube personality
      CS:GO
    • Fidan Gutaj

      Fidan Gutaj

      Head of Sales Projects
      ESL Video Network
  10. 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm

    Networking Lunch

  11. 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm

    Tour of ESL One at Barclays Center

    Behind-the-scenes tour of ESL One at the Barclays Center as it gets ready for the East Coast's biggest esports event!

Speakers

  • Adam Davis

    Chief Revenue Officer
    Team Dignitas (76ers + NJ Devils)
  • Craig Levine

    CEO
    ESL
  • Nathan Lindberg

    Director, Global Esports Sponsorships
    Twitch
  • Stephen Master

    Managing Director of Americas, Sports & Commercial Director, Esports
    Nielsen
  • Chris Pursell

    Director, Esports Content & Chairperson, Master Class
    Cynopsis Media
  • Stuart Lipson

    Executive Director
    eSports Ad Bureau
  • Marius Faulhaber

    Creative Lead
    ESL Video Network
  • Tweeday

    YouTube personality
    CS:GO
  • Fidan Gutaj

    Head of Sales Projects
    ESL Video Network
  • Matthew Ungaro

    Manager, Global Gaming & Esports
    GMR

Venue

The 40/40 Club, Barclay's Center

620 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11217
212-832-4040

Pricing

Individual Rate
$795
Advanced Rate (Expired 08-30-2017)
$695
Regular Rate
$795
Group Rate
$745
Advanced Rate (Expired 08-30-2017)
$645
Regular Rate
$745

Past Sponsors

Who Attends

Contact

Registration

For questions related to event registrations:

Jenn Ocampo
Director of Marketing
Cynopsis Media
jenn@cynopsis.com
203.906.4603

Sponsorship

If you would like to purchase a sponsorship:

Mike Farina
VP, Sales & Marketing
Cynopsis Media
mike@cynopsis.com
203.218.6480

Programming

For information on programming and speakers:

Chris Pursell

Chris Pursell
Director, Sports and Esports Content
Cynopsis Media
cpursell@accessintel.com
818.744.3071