• 12-14 February 2019
  • Palais des Festivals

Take Your Place at the Centre of Esports' Ecosystem

Esports BAR is once again bringing together the world’s best businesswomen and men in esports, this time with a packed Forum Programme. Three days of keynote sessions and mentoring opportunities with the brightest minds of esports…

Early Birds rates for Delegates until 15 Dec.

The Forum Offers

Business Insights

Get the latest data, facts and figures on global esports market trends + hear from decision-makers sharing insights on how to build efficient business models & strategies within the entertainment sector.

Mentoring Programme

Exclusive at Esports BAR
A packed schedule of mentoring in various formats: round-table mentored workshops, face-to-face mentoring sessions and unformal meet-ups.

Unparalleled Networking

Over Esports BAR Cannes 3 days, our BARtenders organise unparalleled networking activities so you can organically meet the industry leaders driving esports’ development.

Join the true game changers of esports

Esports BAR Cannes features an exclusive line-up of international leaders sharing insights and business strategies that have designed to shape the future developments of the sector.

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.

Be mentored by the people that are shaping esports

Benefit from a packed schedule of mentoring and networking sessions: round-table workshops, face-to-face and informal meet-ups with esports experts!
Topped with unparalleled networking opportunities amongst esports decision-makers and key leaders, The Forum will be ensuring you can test your knowledge instantly.
And to maximise your Miami experience, the Esports BAR mentors will customise sessions by attendees' needs.

Pick the mentor who'll best serve you!

Robb Chiarini
Head of Esports, NCSA, UBISOFT

Wendy Lecot
Head of Strategic Alliances & Digital Markting Innovation, HYPER x GAMING

Ian Smith
Integrity Commissioner, ESIC

Maria Carmen Fernandez
Digital Strategy Manager, MEDIAPRO

Wouter Sleijffers

Matthieu Dallon
Webedia Strategic Advisor, Trust Esport Ventures CEO

#1: Round-table mentoring sessions: 
Need an in-depth understanding of the do’s & don’t’ of esports? Then take your seat at one of our round-table session, just choose your table and let you curator walk you through the challenges and opportunities inherent to developing a long-term strategy in esports.

Session themes:
- How to work with brands? - How to work with publishers?
- How to work with media partners? - How to produce esports content for broadcast? - How to pitch to VC & funds?
- How to stay ahead of esports regulations? - How to work with Brazil? 
- How to work with leagues? + do’s & don’ts of esports…& more!


#2: 101 Mentoring & Meet-ups:
Face to Face with Experts 

New to esports and need a 1O1?
If you’re looking to connect with, and get advice from, key industry veterans, this session is for you. Our Esports BAR Mentors—a world-class team of decision-makers—have joined forces to help you through your biggest challenges.


Esports BAR Cannes: Agenda 2019

Attend Esports BAR as a Forum Delegate

Key Learning & benefits for Delegates

Mingle with top-level management and opinion leaders from around the world
Intimate, in-depth understanding on working with non-endemic brands and media
Personalised, exclusive training sessions with Esports BAR Mentors
Exclusive data, facts and figures on global esports market trends

Esports BAR Cannes Forum Delegate Pass

Included in your registration:

Access to 3 day Forum
Access to all networking activities including 2 lunches and the Warmup Cocktail
Access to all keynotes & insight sessions
Access to mentoring & roundtables sessions
Access to Esports BAR Networking App
Access to The Game Shakers Awards

12-14 February 2019

Forum Delegate Pass:

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Preferential rates for Delegates are available thanks to our official partner, Bnetwork.