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What is Esports BAR Cannes ?

Esports BAR Cannes, the must-attend esports event for meeting the industry leaders and building the future of entertainment, will take place on October 13-15, 2021! The event will be held alongside MIPCOM (October 11-14), the world’s leading entertainment content market.

Our B-to-B esports event acts as the main international bridge connecting the very best of esports and global companies. A 3-day opportunity to do business, network and learn from C-level players and esports leaders. 

It’s the ideal arena to make business, accelerate long-term partnerships and to expand globally!

Get ready for Esports BAR Cannes 2021!

Over three days from October 13-15, 2021, Esports BAR Cannes offers:

  • An exclusive 1-to-1 Matchmaking Programme for networking with esports industry leaders & top leading brands.
  • Mentoring and insights to help develop your esports business expertise in key topics, including innovation, monetisation, investment, audiences, education and more...

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How to attend Esports BAR Cannes ?

Join as a VIP


As a VIP, you have access to the fully curated
1-to-1 Matchmaking Programme, with at least 16 pre-scheduled meetings guaranteed. In addition, you have access to all keynotes & to the Esports BAR networking mobile app before, during and after the event!

Join as a Delegate


Grow your network exponentially by diving deep into the esports industry over 3 immersive days. Delegates have access to all keynotes and insight sessions, as well as the Esports BAR networking mobile app. They will also benefit of exclusive Benefit from mentoring & roundtable sessions with insightful esports experts!

Join the Hosted Brands Programme

A premium formula that gives you access to an exclusive mentoring programme to learn how to do business with the world's esports leaders and top management. 
Learn, share insights and build long-term partnerships as a member of the Hosted Brands Programme!

Who will you meet in Cannes ?

Profiles of last year’s attendees

Partnership Opportunities at Esports BAR Cannes

Be at the forefront of the esports industry with Esports BAR's sponsorship & partnership packages! We have designed tools to help you elevate your company’s brand awareness. Let's build together a complete and curated communication plan.

Take a look at Esports BAR 2020

Esports BAR Cannes features an exclusive line-up of international leaders sharing esports insights to shape the future of esports. Check some of the best interviews with the true game changers who attended Esports BAR Cannes 2020!

A special Mentoring Programme

Our attendees from Esports BAR Cannes 2020 benefited from a packed schedule of mentoring and networking sessions, round-table workshops, and face-to-face & informal meet-ups with esports experts! Here are some of last year’s mentors:

Anna Baumann
Managing Director

Robb Chiarini
Director Esports
NCSA Ubisoft

Julien Dupont
Head of Partnerships
Team Vitality

Wendy Lecot
Head of Strategic Alliances & Digital Marketing Innovation Development

Bill Le Voir-Barry
CTO Esports & Video Games

Ricardo Rodrigues
Head of Business Development - Americas, Broadcast Services

David Smith
Founder & COO
Women in Games

Tobias Heim
Managing Director
Build A Rocket GmbH

Feedback from attendees on their esports networking opportunities

Excellent environment to understand the ecosystem of esports and develop global contacts for endemic and non-endemic co-marketing.

Wendy Lecot, Head of Strategic Alliances & Digital Marketing Innovation, Hyper X Gaming

Esports BAR is the first event where every minute of my time was productive. I was impressed by the high level of attendees from the esports industry.

Yuri Morales, Head of Sponsorships Latin America Visa LAC

Esports BAR Miami has definitely been the most efficient event to meet a variety of international executives from media, brands and esports organisations. I look forward to the Cannes edition next February.

Todd Sitrin, SVP & GM, Competitive Gaming, Electronic Arts

With the growth of esports, we’ve seen the launches of various conferences and events all around the world. Esports BAR is quickly becoming the reference as the most productive and qualitative one that I’ve seen so far."

Michele Attisani, CEO & Co-founder, Faceit

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