• 12-14 February 2019
  • Palais des Festivals

What is Esports BAR Cannes?

Esports BAR Cannes is the world's business events where top-management esports executives and non-endemic leaders meet to shape esports’ future.

In three days, Esports BAR Cannes offers an exclusive 1-to-1 Matchmaking that carefully mix industry leaders, together with a 3-day Forum programme featuring mentoring and insights to develop business expertise in esports.

600 Attendees
40 Countries
1100 Meetings
96 Satisfaction Rate

Esports BAR Cannes Breaking News!

NFL & Twitch Take Centre Stage Together, in Cannes…

NFL's Head of Digital Production Matt Schnider and Twitch's Head of Esports Justin Dellario are going to be discussing the potential of NFL's content on digital platforms - the kicker?

Esports BAR focus on media convergence with esports with ProSiebenSat.1 Sports

ProSiebenSat.1 Sports MD Stefan Zant sharing insights on why esports is now a central strategic objective for the media networks.
In Germany, several of the major broadcasters are trying to make esports a staple of their programming, Zant is definitely one of those pioneering executives that have predicted the importance of esports for the media industry. Zant co-founded 7Sports, the sports business unit of ProSiebenSat.1, where he now serves as managing director.

YouTube Ryan Wyatt to Keynote in Cannes

Ryan Wyatt is head VR and Gaming at YouTube where he oversees both the Gaming business and the growing Virtual Reality business.
He manages publishers partnerships, top gaming creators, live streamers and esports leagues as well as virtual reality business.
Ryan will be sharing it with us his strong expertise in esports in February.

Esports BAR Cannes 2019

Esports BAR Cannes is back to unite the world's best business minds in esports, actively hunting for new collaboration opportunities...
A 3-day unique experience to help you develop efficient long-term businesses with peer and non-endemic partners.

The Forum

The Forum is a 3-day conference & networking programme designed to help delegates develop their business strategy in esports and grow their expertise to plan.

The Forum offers:
-Mentoring & Business Insight Sessions
-Demo Space & Showcase
-Unparalleled Networking Opportunities
 

1-to-1 Matchmaking

That exclusive club mingling top esports tastemakers with non-endemic top management executives.

The most direct, cost effective & easy way for non-endemic & endemic brands, media, advertising agencies, publishers and esports organisations to forge succesful business partnerships.

 

Games Shakers Awards

Esport goes mainstream, Esports BAR celebrates the game changers of esports!
The Game Shakers Awards is the one and only truly international event to reward outstanding professionals for their contribution to develop esports recognition and credibility throughout the world.

 

Attend Esports BAR Cannes 2019

Whether your business goals are, brokering a partnership deal,
negotiating broadcasting licensing or gaining mentorship and business insights,
Esports BAR Cannes suits you and your company’s needs.
Ready to level up in esports together?

Esports BAR Cannes 2019 Agenda

Hosted Brands: Special Programme

To provide non-endemic brands the support they need within the esports sector and facilitate their collaboration with the entire global community, Esports BAR hosts a dedicated and exclusive programme for leading global brands.

Who can join the Hosted Brand Programme:
The Hosted Brand programme is targeted at senior decision makers of non-endemic brands, responsible for sponsorship, marketing or advertising activities across the globe.

We define non-endemic brands as companies operating in the following industries:
Airlines, Rail ; Automobiles; Banks, Insurance; Beverages, Food; Energy; Textiles, Apparel…

We only accept the very best non endemic brand decision makers in the industry; all applicants for Esports BAR Hosted Brand Programme are required to fulfill a strict criteria and will be asked for reference checks.
Hosted Brands in attendance will meet with the best of the best in the esports industry, from game publishers to tournaments organisers and teams.

What a brand gets at Esports BAR: 
A 3-day package including access to the Forum and all networking activities
-Exclusive Mentoring Programme for Brands: NEW!

Including 2 hours of tailored round-table workshop exclusively open to hosted brands
-A Pre-scheduled Agenda of 1-to-1 meetings for 1 executive - up to 16 meetings (Value: 3.990€)
-Travel Costs to Cannes (up to 300€ from/to Europe; up to 1000€ for all other countries).
-Hotel Invitation for 2 nights (Tuesday 12 & Wednesday 13 February)

What a Brand does at Esports BAR:
Hosted Brands presence in Cannes are required from Tuesday 12 February, 14.00 to Thursday 14 February, 16.00.
They are actively asked to participate in all pre­scheduled 1-­to-­1 meetings with attendees.

They shared a drink at Esports BAR Cannes 2018:

2018 Official Partners

Rendez-vous in Cannes

Palais des Festivals 
La Croisette CS 30051
06414 Cannes Cedex
France