Esports: The Next Generation of Sport and Entertainment
Did you know the esports industry is expected to hit $1.48 billion in revenue in 2020? Quickly becoming the fastest-growing sport in the U.S, the competitive video gaming industry is a game changer affecting the way sport business professionals play and compete globally.
Join Temple University’s School of Sport, Tourism & Hospitality Management (STHM) and the Sport Industry Research Center (SIRC) for a one-day event exploring the esport industry. This event brings together academic experts, leading industry figures, and professional sport organizations involved with esports to discuss trends within the industry.
Discuss the State of the Industry and drivers of esports growth from sports tech venture capitalist, Wayne Kimmel
Learn how traditional sports teams are incorporating esports into their business strategy
Learn about new dynamics growing the industry including geo-based leagues and a growing global presence
Discuss emerging opportunities for sports teams & sport-based video games with esports experts
Hear from a panel of experts about careers in the esport industry and how you can turn your passion for esports into a career