Registration is now open for the Esports Venue Summit which will be held at the iconic Twickenham Stadium in London from 3-4 November 2021.
This pioneering forum, dedicated solely to esports venues and spaces, will help shape the future of esports hosting, venue design, technology and operations.
The Esports Venue Summit will provide two days of thought-provoking sessions with speakers and panellists from every aspect of the esports world represented, including tournament organisers, games publishers, team owners, players, esports property owners, esports venue operators, architects, investment bankers, leading industry bodies & associations, key technology suppliers and more.
By attending the world’s only forum dedicated solely to esports venues, you will discover invaluable content to help your organisation secure new income streams.
For those unable to travel, the summit will also take place virtually from 15-18 November with region-specific editions for the Americas, APAC and EMEA.
At the in-person conference at Twickenham Stadium, sessions on Day 1 include:
Day 2 sessions:
See the full preliminary programme here: https://www.esportsvenuesummit.com/conference/preliminary-programme-2021/
There will also be a bespoke venue tour of Twickenham Stadium available to participants at the summit. We look forward to seeing you there!
An Early Bird discount saving £100 a ticket is available until 1 October.
Register for the conference here:
Call for speakers
If you would like to take up the exciting opportunity to speak at the Esports Venue Summit, please contact Content Director John Sheehan email@example.com.
Priority will be given to expressions of interest from Esports Tournament Organisers, Rights Holders, Team Executives and also venue professionals and operators who have experience of hosting in person esports events. We look forward to hearing from you!
Sam Wibrew, Head of Stadia & Esports for the organisers Hemming Group, said: “We’re delighted to finally be able to bring the esports and entertainment venue sectors together in-person at Twickenham Stadium this November. It’s been a long time in the planning!
“As an increasing number of venues reopen their doors it’s clear that they are keen to explore the opportunities that hosting esports tournaments and events offer them as an ongoing revenue stream and our program will have plenty to offer in that regard.
“We are excited to also include presentations on innovative, bespoke esports venues that are currently on the boards, plus mixed use projects that plan to incorporate esports events. We are all looking forward to catching up with old friends and making valuable new connections from such as exciting and fast-moving sector”
PSAM editor John Sheehan caught up with Yves De Cocker, Managing Director of PitchTecConcept, who explains how his company bridges the gap between sports organisations and the technology used in the playing surface industry.
The interview covers:
Yves 20+ years industry leading experience in the evolution of hybrid grass, trends he has noticed and some of the notable projects he has been involved with
The key reasons for Yves launching PitchTecConcept
Common mistakes often made with playing surface management
The steps he offers as a bridge between the industry and the end user
Advice to clubs looking to maximise their event calendars without compromising on the performance of their playing surface