EA SPORTS, Pringles, G2 Esports and ESL Pro League amongst first wave of ESI London speakers

ESI London 2023 Agenda Locked

Esports Insider (ESI) is pleased to reveal the first wave of speakers for its major flagship event ESI London.

Returning from October 19th-20th, ESI London 2023 will once again bring the world’s esports and video games industry festival to BOXPARK Wembley for the third year. Information and tickets for ESI London can be found here.

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Over two days, ESI London will be the go-to destination for the esports and video games industries. It will provide industry insights in the form of sessions, professional lead workshops, panels and presentations as well as the chance to network with a global attendance of over 700 across brands, teams, publishers, media, creators, investors and more.

Featuring speakers from companies such as EA SPORTS, Pringles, Invictus Games, G2 Esports, Logitech G and NASEF the agenda will include:

  • The future of Counter-Strike esports
    • Alex Inglot – Commissioner – ESL Pro League
    • Marcus Schön – CFO – 9INE
  • The perfect esports venue doesn’t exist?
    • Dalian Ghent – Events and Community Coordinator – SideQuest Gamers Hub
    • Adam Rydings – Director – Level Tap
  • Gaming, esports, recovery and the Invictus Games Foundation
    • Daniel Bingley – Network Architect – RBL
    • Sam Newell – Director Of Communications – Invictus Games Foundation
    • Daniel Penter – Managing Director & Co-Founder – UK Veterans Gaming
  • Who’s coaching the coaches?
    • FITGMR
  • More than just a stream: Innovating the esports experience
    • Luka Drezga – Chief Operating Officer – Ars Futura
  • EA SPORTS FC – A new era
    • Sam Turkbas – Sr. Director & Commissioner, FC Esports – EA SPORTS

As well as the industry-focused sessions, Day 2 of ESI London will feature Checkpoint, an event for the video game creator economy. Checkpoint will provide an array of panels and workshops for video game-focused content creators to learn from industry experts and connect with them including:

  • Content creators and esports orgs: Where is the value?
    • Alban Dechelotte –  CEO – G2 Esports
    • Mitsouko Anderson – COO – DotX Talent
    • Freeman Williams – Talent Manager – EXCEL ESPORTS
  • Uniting brands and creators: Why work together?
    • Morgan Caelum – UK Community and Creator Manager – Logitech G
  • Stay in the game: Creator campaigns that POP!
    • David Juvany- Senior Brand Manager – Pringles EU
    • Avril Ryan – Asst. Brand Manager Partnerships & Promotions – Pringles EU
  • Creator Platforms: A Shifting Landscape
    • Imogen Wood – Co-Founder – Socially 

The full agenda for ESI London can be found here.

ESI London 2023 will be Esports Insider’s biggest event, providing 20,000 square feet for industry esports and video game professionals to network, learn and connect. 

As well as informative sessions, and professional networking opportunities available to attendees, ESI London will promise fun, social experiences such as “PopGolf”, “Bad Axe Throwing” and “Meet Space VR” to bring out attendees’ competitive side.

Esports Insider’s tournament partner for ESI London, Lionscreed, will be bringing esports to the stage on the evening of the 19th October, hosting the live finals of their Lions Clash Rocket League collegiate tournament.

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ESI London will also host several exhibitors including Canon & WEX, TalkTalk Business, ESG Gaming, Ross Video and more. There will also be a plethora of brand activations and fun immersive activities. 

As well as a networking, panels, presentations and exhibition zone, ESI London will also feature a monitored safe space (supported by the*gameHERS) to allow attendees the option to take a breather and relax away from the main commotion of the event should they need or wish to do so.

Esports Insider is also excited to announce their very first ESI Summer Social on September 6th at Resorts World Birmingham. This exclusive free event will touch on a little of what ESI London is all about with panel insights, F&B, and networking with select attendees in Birmingham which will be ground zero for gaming, esports and creators. To register your interest in ESI Summer Social Birmingham click here.

The esports industry continues to undergo substantial change in 2023. An industry correction after years of rapid growth has birthed changes, challenges and opportunities for stakeholders to traverse. Nascent themes are also presenting themselves as esports, gaming and the creator economy continue to merge and evolve in exciting new ways.

ESI London brings esports and adjacent industries together to network, discuss, debate and uncover new opportunities in this vitally important — and rapidly evolving — entertainment sector.

For more information on ESI London 2023 and to purchase tickets, please click here.

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