*Speakers, descriptions and times are subject to change. All times listed are Pacific
Future of College Esports is a 1-day executive conference focused on developments in the burgeoning college esports market. The event is designed to provide a roadmap for stakeholders, including athletic directors, coaches, players and team representatives, to launch and grow collegiate esports programs and to identify the opportunities to work with brand marketers, digital platforms, influencers, broadcasters and professional teams, while preparing students for careers in the esports industry.
The program is produced by Digital Media Wire in coordination with Launch Esports, a full-service esports management company for Division II, Division III, NAIA, and community college conferences and universities. Launch is a partnership between Mainline and Steel Planet Esports that combines leading esports tournament software, operations, and production with sponsorship and esports rights management representation.
Our opening presentation covers the latest research on the developing market for collegiate esports and the esports ecosystem in general. What are the biggest trends and opportunities driving the market... Read More
The NCAA’s new name, image and likeness (NIL) rules and state laws allow college athletes to profit from legitimate brand partnerships, opening opportunities for brands to engage fresh influencer talent... Read More
This panel discusses the role that collegiate esports competitions can play in incubating talent for professional careers as streamers, influencers, and casters and the important role that talent plays in... Read More
This panel provides an inside look at how a collegiate multi-media organization helps administrators drive student engagement with esports by organizing live and online tournaments. Participants will learn how gaming... Read More
This panel will discuss the role of teams, games-focused brands, competitive gamers, streamers and influencers and the rapidly growing market for esports and gaming culture and lifestyle content. What content... Read More