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Agenda

Thursday, November 14

Continental Breakfast, Registration and Exhibits Open

California Foyer- Lobby Level

All sessions will take place in the California Ballroom unless otherwise noted.

Sponsored by

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Abe Madkour, Publisher & Executive Editor, Sports Business Journal

The State of Esports: Year Three

Presentation by Lagardère Sports

The Reality of Esports: A Candid Look at the Industry to Date and the Expectations Moving Forward

Moderator: Ben Fischer, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Networking Break

California Foyer

What's Driving Growth, What Are the Risks and What Lies Ahead?

Results from the 2nd Annual Esports Survey produced by The Esports Observer and Foley & Lardner LLP

Moderator: Tomek Borowka, Product Owner, The Esports Observer

Incremental Revenue Opportunities

What are teams doing to increase revenue? What are leagues doing to allow teams to raise more money? These individuals will weigh in on these questions, and others, as we address how to increase incremental revenue.

Moderator: Ben Fischer, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Case Study: Overwatch League Grand Finals- Creating the Super Bowl of Esports

Facilitator: Adam Stern, Staff Writer, Sports Business Journal

Networking Luncheon

Bayview Ballroom, Penthouse Level, 7th Floor

Networking Break

California Foyer

Exploring Esports Measurement and the Importance of Data Analytics

Moderator: Austin Karp, Managing Editor, Digital, Sports Business Journal

Presentation and Focus Group: Youth Consumption & Esports

Presentation on Gen Z Consumption Habits, along with a panel of Gen Zers, who will weigh in on their overall entertainment mix and how Esports fits into their habits.

Cocktail Reception

California Foyer

Hosted by

Reception Ends

Please note, continental breakfast begins at 8:00 a.m. in the Promenade. Meet in the hotel lobby at 9 a.m. to depart for Riot Games.

Friday, November 15

Breakfast

California Foyer- Lobby Level- Promenade

Meet in Hotel Lobby

Buses Depart for Riot Games Complex

Arrive at Riot Games | Tour Campus

Presentation – Behind the Scenes of the League of Legends Championship with Q&A

David Higdon, Global Head of Communications, Esports, Riot Games

Doug Watson, Head of Esports Insights, Riot Games

Depart Riot Games

Arrive at Hotel

Conference Concludes