XLIVE Esports Summit

The Future of Esports Lives Here


August 13-14, 2018 | New York City

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

XLIVE Esports Summit

Sponsors & Partners

Presenting Sponsor

EVENTBRITE

EVENTBRITE

Eventbrite is the world’s largest ticketing and event technology platform, powering two-million events around the world each year. From large-scale music festivals to intimate concerts, marathons and conferences, we help hundreds of thousands of organizers promote and manage their event, sell more tickets, and deliver experiences that enrich people’s lives.

EVENTBRITE
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
MS Event

MS Event

MS Event Production is a boutique firm offering turnkey production solutions for festivals, events, concerts, trade shows, and activations. We offer an array of services and AV inventory that can be scaled from a basic rental to completely producing an event from start to finish. Having participated in everything from private home events and club shows to Comic-Con and Coachella, MS Event Production can match the scale and scope of whatever your needs may be.

MS Event
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

Premier Sponsor

SquadUP

SquadUP

SquadUP provides hosts and event-goers with an immersive social event experience through their web and mobile devices. Hosts create a central, highly customizable event page and may send invitations, track RSVPs, sell tickets and collect donations. SquadUP transforms the event experience with an end-to-end, mobile first solution for event planning, messaging, image sharing and ticketing. No existing event platform provides a solution that spans planning, ticketing, messaging and photo and video sharing. Only SquadUP provides organizers with tools to continually engage event attendees before, during, and after the event. Don't get stuck using a variety of platforms to engage attendees, as well as plan, ticket, communicate and share experiences. SquadUP is the comprehensive solution for event hosts of any size that allows for hosts and attendees alike to focus on making their event epic.

SquadUP
World Stage

World Stage

WorldStage provides Audio, Video and Lighting technologies to live event communities, specializing in developing unique and imaginative technical solutions. We create and deliver technologies that range from engaging an individual during an activation to delivering a transformative experience for an audience of thousands. Our 30+ year history and unparalleled technical expertise combined with an extensive R&D focus is why WorldStage is recognized as both a pioneer and leader in LED video, media servers, projection mapping, audio design and full-service lighting. This peerless combination of technology and expertise consistently positions our clients and partners as leaders in their own industries.

World Stage

Supporting Sponsor

Drug Free Sports

Drug Free Sports

Drug Free Sport is a world-wide leader in anti-doping solutions, health education, and performance optimization for athletes and sport. Our partners include MLB, the NFL, the NBA, the WNBA, the PGA Tour, the LPGA, NASCAR, the CrossFit Games, the NCAA, the Big Ten Conference, the NAIA, esports events, and more than 300 colleges, universities, and amateur athletics organizations around the world. World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA)-compliant testing for performance-enhancing substances and industry-innovating sport drug testing collection and education technologies are just a part of the comprehensive and confidential total solutions Drug Free Sport provides for drug prevention needs.

Drug Free Sports

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

Media Partner

GG Media Network

GG Media Network

GG Media Network is leading the industry across various games with numerous online and offline competitions. It operates high profile, branded international and national non scripted content and shows. GG Media Network covers a broad field of services in gaming technology, event management, advertising and TV production, fully catering to the needs of the esport’s ecosystem.


Creative Partners

Esports Ad-Bureau

Esports Ad-Bureau

The Esports Ad Bureau cuts through the clutter of the rapidly expanding esports market so that brands have an easier path to reaching this valuable and engaged audience. We bring forward premium ad opportunities for U.S. marketers. The organization is dedicated exclusively to esports to facilitating value proposition messaging common to all members, providing esports ad landscape education and guidance to agencies and brands and promoting best practices and accepted ad metrics

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
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
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.

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.

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.

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.