XLIVE Esports Summit

The Future of Esports Lives Here


August 22-23, 2017

New York City

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A community all about cultivating big ideas that create extraordinary live event experiences

Featured Speakers

XLIVE Esports Summit

Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsor

LVCVA

LVCVA

The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) is charged with marketing Southern Nevada as a tourism and convention destination worldwide and also with operating the Las Vegas Convention Center and Cashman Center. With nearly 150,000 hotel rooms in Las Vegas alone and more than 11 million square feet of meeting and exhibit space citywide, the LVCVA’s mission centers on attracting ever increasing numbers of leisure and business visitors to the area. Download the virtual reality app, Vegas VR, to experience Las Vegas from your iPhone or Android by visiting http://www.vrtv.vegas/. For more information, go to www.lvcva.com or www.visitlasvegas.com.

LVCVA
Thuzi

Thuzi

Thuzi is a worldwide leader in technology that blends events, mobile applications and digital campaigns that are truly Social by Design. Events powered by the award winning Thuzi Event Pass Platform leverage Thuzi’s extensive social media experience and game changing technology. These capabilities help our clients turn “live” events into “life” events shared across social media to achieve unparalleled brand immersion and monetization.Thuzi’s event & mobile platforms power events of any size from single photo activations for one brand to many activations across multiple brands, using one powerful registration credential.

Thuzi
FISH

FISH

FISH is the Live Event Operating System for many of the world’s most iconic events, including NFL Super Bowl, MLB, NHL, and NBA All Star Games, US Open Tennis, CMA Festival, and corporate conferences such as DreamForce. The FISH platform leverages RFID, BLE, and Mobile Technology to track attendee behavior, make events more experiential, and drive new digital sponsor revenues.

FISH

Supporting Sponsor

Access Event Solutions

Access Event Solutions

At ACCESSTM Event Solutions, we design and manufacture top-quality event credentials (backstage passes, conference badges, sports media credentials, and more) and develop innovative event management software and solutions for the world’s most image-conscious events, brands, sports teams and entertainers.

Access Event Solutions
Backstage Networks

Backstage Networks

Backstage Networks (BSN) is THE IT expert for the the touring, festival and event industries. BSN is a licensed telecommunications carrier, facilities-based VoIP system operator and world-class venue IT operator. With over 20 years of experience in providing complex fixed and temporary wired and wireless infrastructure, BSN is the most experienced and capable service provider for sports, entertainment and commercial tours, festivals and events.

Backstage Networks
Experient

Experient

Today’s event organizer faces changing regulations, higher-than-ever attendee expectations and tighter-than-ever budgets. Experient is the global event management agency that helps you remove your toughest obstacles. We’re the partner that delivers results for your event – and for you.

Experient
ShowClix

ShowClix

ShowClix is the platform built by fans of live events to help organizers grow their businesses. Our experts provide event technology and professional services that support our partners through the entire event life cycle. Iconic brands like New York Comic Con, The Gold Group, The Daily Show, and MoMa choose ShowClix to power their events.

ShowClix
Connect&GO

Connect&GO

Connect&GO is RFID. RFID Access Control, RFID Cashless Payments, RFID Sponsor Activations. From eSports to world tours to music festivals, Connect&Go is pushing the boundaries of technology and experiential so that the participant’s experience is at the core of its offering.

Connect&GO

Content Partner

The Next Level

The Next Level

The Next Level is a Media Publication covering The Business of eSports. Media, Brands, Startups, Pro Teams, TV, Platforms and whatever comes next for eSports.

The Next Level

Creative Partners

National Sports Forum

National Sports Forum

The National Sports Forum is the largest annual cross gathering of the top team sports marketing, sales, sponsorship, promotions and event entertainment executives from throughout the broad spectrum of teams and leagues, (e.g., NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, MLS, Minor Leagues, Colleges, etc.), in North America. The Forum meets each year for three-days of networking, idea sharing and listening to the industry's top spokespeople, through numerous breakout sessions, panel discussions, networking events and keynote speeches. The 23rd Annual National Sports Forum will be held February 11-13, 2018 in Frisco, Texas.

National Sports Forum
Prime Advocates

Prime Advocates

Prime Advocates is a not-for-profit strategic business consultancy and social finance law-firm run by ex-City business consultants and lawyers helping to deploy money for good. We use our expertise in innovative entrepreneurship and our ecosystem to grow sustainable businesses and facilitate the delivery of social / environmental impactful customer or user engagement.” Our network extends across many sectors from legal services, PR agencies, financial asset management to fashion and architecture. We would be happy to discuss how these organisations can be reached for XLIVE. Examples include: Deloitte, Weil, Gotshal & Manges, Linklaters, Orricks, BBB, Omnicom, BBB, Intel, Boening, Yunus Social Business, Oxfam, Car2Go (Daimler), Christies, C2 Montréal, Victoria Beckham, Foster & Partners, Thomas Heatherwick, Accenture, London Museum of Architecture, Zaha Hadid Architects, London School of Economics, University of Oxford, RiverRock European Capital LLP, Equilibrium Capital, Elizabeth Peyton Jones Fashion Fund, and many others.

Prime Advocates
Dot Esports

Dot Esports

Dot Esports is the premier destination for Esports coverage online: League of Legends, CS:GO, Overwatch, FGC, and more.

Dot Esports
Esports Insider

Esports Insider

Based in London, Esports Insider is a media platform for Esports professionals. We feature the latest stories alongside opinion pieces and interviews with those making waves in Esports business. We also offer content creation services and produce industry events with our parent company SBC.

Esports Insider
Player 2 Studios

Player 2 Studios

Player 2 Studios is an eSports-focused sponsorship and marketing studio that connects brands with teams, publishers, and events.

Player 2 Studios
Ultimate

Ultimate

Ultimate is a highly specialized gaming and eSports innovation company with services ranging from strategic consulting & content production to creating lifestyle products & event experiences. Our team has the ultimate ability to apply our extensive gaming and Esports industry experience to help brand partners navigate the deeply nuanced global Esports game community and culture. Ultimate features venture backed innovations and initiatives in Esports lifestyle apparel, news content, VR and experiential design.

Ultimate
Amplify Media

Amplify Media

Amplify Media is the fastest growing news outlet for the Venues and Live Events industry.

Canadian Music Week

Canadian Music Week

Canadian Music Week is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. The 2017 edition of the Canadian Music Week festival spans 4 nights from April 18-22 with over 800 showcasing bands at more than 40 music venues in downtown Toronto.

The Confluence

The Confluence

The Confluence is a full-service media agency that delivers best-in-class publicity, branding and content strategy to many of the world’s most influential brands, festivals, and artists. We help our clients make the biggest impact possible through our proprietary processes and the distribution of compelling content. We live for analytics and die for aesthetics.

EDMbiz

EDMbiz

Since it was created in 2011, EDMbiz has been the ultimate destination for dance music professionals worldwide looking to make their mark on the culture. From informative keynote conversations to diverse panels covering the biggest issues facing our community, the conference unites all facets of our business into a memorable event where ideas are exchanged, deals are done, and long-lasting friendships are made.

Event Safety Alliance

Event Safety Alliance

The Event Safety Alliance (ESA) is dedicated to promoting “life safety first” throughout all phases of event production and execution. We strive to eliminate the knowledge barrier that often contributes to unsafe conditions and behaviors through the promotion and teaching of good practices and the development of training and planning resources.

Events For Gamers

Events For Gamers

Whether you are an event coordinator, developer, media, fan, or simply curious about game industry events, Events For Gamers has the latest event updates for you in one easy to peruse location. Not only is the site an information resource, but also a vibrant community across multiple social networks.

Everfest

Everfest

Everfest puts your festival in front of millions of passionate, adventure-hungry festival fans each month. Attendees of XLIVE receive two free weeks of promotion to help grow your festival and an early invite to our premium FestClub rewards program. Email festivalgrowth@everfest.com to get started today.

HardPin’s

HardPin’s

HardPin’s founders spent 2012 helping drive home the narrative behind President Obama’s re-election. We honed our skills on Air Force One. We edited and uploaded in speeding motorcades. We cast pop-up live streams that drew hundreds of thousands of viewers and broke YouTube records along the way. Now, HardPin brings new strategy, tactics and on-the-ground production experience to companies, causes and events worldwide.

Music Business Association

Music Business Association

The Music Business Association is a non-profit membership organization that advances and promotes music commerce across all delivery models.

Music Festival Wizard

Music Festival Wizard

Welcome to Music Festival Wizard. We’re a small crew of dedicated festival fans rambling the country and writing about the experience. In our spare time, we’re building the largest database of music festivals on the Internet.

Naruscope

Naruscope

eSports & Casino Resorts presented by Naruscope is a two-day event in Las Vegas that will provide commercial gambling operators with a playbook for near-term integration of eSports while providing eSports stakeholders with a path to the unique opportunities offered by the casino resort environment.

The SF MusicTech Summit

The SF MusicTech Summit

The SF MusicTech Summit brings together visionaries in the evolving music/business/technology ecosystem, along with the best and brightest developers, entrepreneurs, investors, service providers, journalists, musicians, and organizations who work with them at the convergence of culture and commerce. We meet to do business and discuss, in a proactive, conducive to dealmaking environment.

SportTechi

SportTechi

SportTechie has become the world’s leading resource devoted to the burgeoning intersection of sports technology. We cover the latest technological innovations, ideas, and products that impact the fan experience, player performance, and sports industry as a whole. You will never find the latest player news or scores on SportTechie. Instead, we report the cutting-edge developments with in-depth analysis and exclusive interviews to educate fans and industry experts alike. We exist to analyze and illuminate the growing numbers of ways technology is evolving the sports we all love so much.


At XLIVE Esports Summit You Will:

LEARN...

From 175+ senior executives as they identify the business opportunities and barriers to entry in an industry with a global audience that is expected to generate $748 million in revenue this year and will be worth close to $1 billion by 2019.

UNCOVER...

The latest Esports investment opportunities, who is deploying capital and why.

DISCOVER...

How professional sports teams, athletes and brands are developing strategies for Esports.

EXPERIENCE...

Two days of interactive discussions with industry experts from the most successful team owners, tournament organizers, broadcasters, agencies, brands and more.

ENGAGE...

a passionate community of executives that are committed to the growth and sustainability of the Esports industry.

Who Attends?

Organizations attending include team owners, Esports athletes, tournament organizers, sponsors, pro teams investing in Esports, game publishers, streaming platforms, media, federations/alliances, broadcasters, consultants, legal firms, technology providers, talent agencies, product developers, venture capitalists, and other organizations serving the Esports community.

The Esports Insight & Information Your Organization Needs

Discover the latest trends, opportunities and challenges in brand partnerships, creating extraordinary live events, analytics, monetization strategies, industry growth, broadcast reach, fan engagement, talent development and much, much, more!

For three days you will interact, learn from and build relationships with the the leading organizations shaping the high growth Esports industry.