XLIVE is transforming the way esports and live events share expertise, learn and revolutionize experience.

For 15 years XLIVE has been providing resources and information to the live event and esports industries. The XLIVE Esports Summit is the first senior level forum of its kind that will bring together esports industry stakeholders and traditional professional sports franchises under one roof to discuss the development of teams, players, organization infrastructure, collegiate-pro ecosystems and player unions. This event will convene esports team owners/players, venue operators, tournament organizers, broadcasters, sponsors, agencies, legal experts, consultants, product developers, venture capitalists with professional sports teams investing in esports for an intimate event focused on developing a growing ecosystem and community within the esports marketplace.

In 2017, the global esports audience will exceeded 250 million, millennials make up 69% of U.S. esports fans and the market generates $1.1 billion in revenue worldwide, rapidly approaching $1.5 billion by 2020. This is the only conference where you will not only meet the leading organizations and executives at the forefront of the esports industry but have the opportunity to gain insights into how professional sports teams, global brands and professional athletes are playing a significant role in investing and fostering the growth of the esports community worldwide. This executive summit will enable you to make sense of investment options, brand partnerships, talent development, risk factors, scalability, and more.     



At the XLIVE Esports Summit taking place August 13-14, 2018 in New York City you will:  

LEARN– from 300+ esports industry leaders as they identify the business opportunities and brand building strategies for players, teams, leagues, sponsors and other key esports stakeholders.  

UNCOVER– the market factors influencing professional sports teams, athletes and brands to actively invest in the esports industry

EXPERIENCE – A day and a half of networking and 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!


XLIVE is transforming the way live events share expertise, learn and revolutionize experience. XLIVE convenes industry leaders at the intersection of music, sports, film, culinary, beverage, eSports, technology, brands and the experiences that culminate at festivals and live events. Driven by a thirst to provide unique, memorable and life changing experiences, the live entertainment industry represents a dynamic and influential community valued over $100 billion.

XLIVE reflects the passion of this vibrant community bringing together industry leaders to share, learn and explore the latest trends and a vision for the industry’s future.