Audi, Team Liquid and Flanders Classics among first wave of Esports Revolution 2022 speakers

29 September 2022


Esports Insider and Benelux esports and gaming agency META are excited to reveal the first wave of speakers for the upcoming 2022 Esports Revolution.  

Esports Revolution will take place at Autoworld Brussels, a national vintage car museum in Belgium, on November 15th. With a historic building and a unique backdrop, attendees will also have the opportunity to access the whole museum, which is included in their pass, if they want to explore the venue’s special exhibition celebrating 75 years of Ferrari.

With over 35 industry-leading speakers and a range of presentations, showcases and panels to attend, Esports Revolution will bring together 250+ of the top esports leaders, brands and technology partners from across the Benelux region and the world.

Speakers at this edition will include high-level executives such as:

  • The Marketing & Communication Manager at Audi Belgium, Stef Sleurs, who will be presenting Audi’s case study and their strategic choice of using esports in their campaigns
  • The CEO of Flanders Classics, Tomas Van Den Spiegel, discussing cycling and esports  crossovers.
  • Hyperion Group Partner, Wim Vanden Driessche, joining the ‘Mastering Esports Team Mixology’ panel.
  • Team Liquid discussing their BrainsFirst partnership within The Pro Lab project, which is a physical training facility, currently based in Los Angeles & Utrecht.
  • The Senior Strategy & Innovation Consultant, Griet Cappelle, from TomorrowLab joining a panel on virtual sports crossovers.

Content and education lie at the heart of the event, offering a plethora of topics which will be divided into four key tracks.

Morning sessions will kick off with the first track — Brands Deepdive: Automotive & FMCG — where the focus of the showcases will be on the impact that brands can have within the esports industry. The conference is at the intersection of brands, stakeholders and the broader industry itself and offers plenty of insights into how the industry works and how it evolves within the wider sponsorship and partnership sector.

The second track of the day will look at Virtual Sports & Crossovers, seeing how esports is often compared to traditional sports and franchises such as FIFA, NBA2K, Madden, virtual cycling and others. In this track attendees will find out what the biggest synergies, opportunities and differences are between these two entities. 

In the third track — Performance in Esports — performance specialists will explore the different approaches to building winning teams where a variety of aspects come into play such as stress management, media training, developing and maintaining healthy habits and more. In this regard, this track will explore how esports at large matured over the last few years, what are the trends, and what’s coming next?

The final track and panel of the day will focus on Regulation in Esports & Gaming, particularly looking at the current state of play and lack of regulation of the skins trading in the CS:GO scene.

The full line-up of speakers and the agenda will be revealed shortly. Alongside content, there will be plenty of networking opportunities, with three extensive breaks throughout the day. There will also be an all-inclusive breakfast, lunch and dinner with the aim to expand networks, make business, learn from the insiders and share successes and failures.

For those delegates who wish to hang around a little longer, there will be an unofficial social at the Delirium Cafe in central Brussels, a bar which is a 2004 Guinness World Records holder for the number of beers available for tasting.

The Esports Revolution conference will bring together global powerhouses in esports to reveal the direction the industry is moving in and how to get involved. To gain valuable insights from experts to help define and refine plans you may have for this rapidly developing industry, in Benelux and beyond.

Early bird tickets for Esports Revolution are still available here, but only until Sunday, October 2nd.

Esports Insider