• 11-13 February 2020
  • Palais des Festivals

Take your place at the centre of the esports industry

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 to understand the esports market growth and how to invest in esports.

How to invest in esports? The Forum offers you the clues:

Business Insights

Get the latest data, facts and figures on global esports market trends to undertstand how to invest in esports. 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 informal meet-ups with esports industry leaders.

Unparalleled Networking

Over the 3 days of Esports BAR Cannes our BARtenders organise unparalleled networking activities so you can meet the industry leaders driving esports’ market growth.

The true game changers of the esports industry converge to Cannes in February

Esports BAR Cannes features an exclusive line-up of international leaders sharing esports insights to shape the future developments of esports.
Stay tuned to discover the 2020 line-up of speakers and mentors.

Last February, Esports BAR Cannes welcomed:

Jack Etienne
CEO & Founder

Justin Dellario
Head of Esports

Matt Schnider
Head of Digital Production

Alban Dechelotte
Head of Esports Sponsorships and Business Development in Europe, Riot Games

Ryan Wyatt
Head of Global Gaming & VR, Content & Partnerships

Dirk Baur
President Marketing Labs
Universal Music Germany

Carlos "ocelote" Rodríguez Santiago
Founder & CEO
G2 Esports

Jens Hilgers
Founding Partner
BITKRAFT Esports Ventures

Ralf Reichert

Be mentored by the people who 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!
Made up of unparalleled networking opportunities with esports decision-makers and key leaders, The Forum will ensure you can test and grow your knowledge 'live'.
And to maximise your Cannes experience, the Esports BAR mentors will customise sessions according to attendees' needs.
Last February, Esports BAR Cannes mentors included:

Robb Chiarini
Director, esports NCSA

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

Leo De Biase
CEO, ESL Brazil
Founder & Partner, BBL

Wouter Sleijffers

Anna Baumann
Managing Director and General Counsel, Rogue Sports Europe

Anna Lockwood
Head of Global Sales
Telstra Broadcast Services

Martin Wyatt
Head of Partner Relationships
Gfinity Plc

Ian Smith
Integrity Commissioner

Duncan McMonagle
Attention Sports & Media Ltd

Maria Carmen Fernandez
Digital Strategy Manager

Matthieu Dallon
CEO, Trust Esport Ventures

David Yarnton
Sensei & Chairman
Edge Esports Ltd

How to invest in esports?

Find out more with the Esports BAR Cannes Investors Programme

Investing in esports has become a central topic for the entire esports industry with outside investments that have ramped up all over the year.
Esports BAR, the world’s must-attend B2B esports event, is committed in helping the esports market to find out new forms of growth and development.

Back again in 2020, a special programme to help connections between funds & start-ups will be especially scheduled for all of us.

What do I get:
- A kick-off keynote + track of sessions:
Featuring international investors, funds & VCs.

- A full-day of Face to Face with Investors:
That will give the opportunity to start-ups and new esports companies to pitch a selection of investors.

Esports BAR Cannes 2020 : At-a-glance Programme

Attend Esports BAR Cannes 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 with your registration:

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

11-13 February 2020

Forum Delegate Pass:

Regular Rate: 
(From 16 December 2019 to the show)