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Last chance to register for Next Stop Esports event

There’s still time to register for our Next Stop Esports event, designed to help venues, clubs and destinations demystify esports events and develop this valuable new revenue stream!

In association with our event partners Destination Esports, Arena Consultancy and Inner Circle Solutions, LLC, we’ve put together a stellar line up of over 30 expert speakers who attendees will be able to ask LIVE questions to after each discussion.

See the full program here –

Regular eNetworking breaks throughout the event offer delegates a unique opportunity to move between the virtual tables and chat on cam with fellow attendees, allowing you to see old friends and make invaluable new connections.

All sports, entertainment and convention venue executives, sports franchise professionals, destination marketing staff and esports tournament organisers and right holders are all entitled to FREE of charge passes using the code ‘NSEU21’

Register for your pass here –

Following recent tough times Next Stop Esports will help venues, clubs, CVBs & destination marketers – whether already reopened or finalising reopening plans:
• appreciate the benefits that esports events offer as a new revenue stream
• discover the kinds of events you can potentially host or be affiliated with
• learn about the changes you can make to create a more ‘flexible venue’
• understand ‘local legitimacy’ – what it is and how to establish it
And for esports teams, tournament organisers, publishers, rights holders & more, Next Stop Esports will help them:
• meet with esports ready venues and destinations waiting to host your next esports tournament or become your base for a homestead
• eNetwork direct with sponsors (including leading architects and technology suppliers); event partners; speakers and delegates (see below)


Next Stop Esports is designed to attract delegates from across the following groups:
• Esports team owners & senior executives
• Esports tournament/league organisers
• Esports property owners, operators & games developers
• Senior executives from stadiums and arenas & multi-purpose entertainment venues,
• Senior executives from theatres, performing arts venues, convention centres, major hotel chains, theme parks, cinemas, shopping malls and mixed use development projects
• Municipal/local authority sports department and sports commission officials
• Convention & visitor bureau officials & destination marketing organisations
• Venue operating and property management companies
• Events rights holders & cities/venues bidding to host future esports events
• Architects and commercial suppliers who can help make venues ‘esports ready’

And key speakers not to be missed include:

·         Matt Wilson, Vice President of Sports, Arlington Convention and Visitors Bureau

·         Kim Meltzer, Co-founder & CEO, Destination Esports

·         Ben Akroyd, Lead Consultant, Arena Consultancy

·         Tim Reichert, Managing Director Esport, Schalke 04

·         Andrew Haworth, Director of Operations & Production, BLAST

·         Luc Delaney, Director of Creative Technology & Esports, Northern Lights Arena Europe

·         Christoffer Melin, International Expansion Manager, ESL GAMING

·         Devin Murphy, Esports Events Lead, North America, Riot Games

·         Matt Payne, Founder, Inner Circle Solutions

·         Buffy Christie, Founder, Inner Circle Solutions

·         Jason Spiller, Owner & Team Principal, Dire Wolves

·         Jules Simpson, Event Manager, BLAST TV

·         Ben Feferman, CEO, Amuka Esports

·         Luke Thompson, Head of Esports, ReedPOP

See you there!