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:

  • Esports Tournament Organisers, Rights Holders and Games publishers – has the pandemic reshaped future in-person esports tournaments?
  • Innovations Showcase – Ideas and inspiration for your next esports event
  • The evolution of esports venues – latest approaches to both purpose-built and mixed use venues 
  • The role of Design and Temporary Infrastructure in Esports Events 
  • Esports and broadcast technologies – where to next?
  • The importance of creating an Immersive Experience for Esports Events

Day 2 sessions:

  • Venue Spotlight - An exciting in-depth look at 2 esports and mixed-use venues currently ‘on the boards’ 
  • Technology Showcase: Enhancing your Esports Event through Professional Camera Solutions – presentation from Panasonic Business
  • An esports Hub in Focus - presentation from Here East
  • ‘Esports ready’ venues – adding esports to your event calendar, whatever your venue type
  • Esports Hotspots – destinations bringing esports front and centre
  • The team perspective – training centres, HQ’s and Homestands

See the full preliminary programme here:

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

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 WibrewHead 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”