Back to the Future: Why eSports Needs a Colosseum

Mar 12, 2017 | 2:00pm – 3:00pm CT
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Back to the Future: Why eSports Needs a Colosseum


Brian Mirakian


Stan Press

Wim Stocks


eSports are growing at an exponential rate across the world. It’s what every traditional sports league is desires to become: young, global, digital and increasingly diverse. Led by journalist and broadcaster Bonnie Bernstein, joined by Wim Stocks Executive Vice President of WorldGaming, Stan Press Managing Director for Magid Associates, and Brian Mirakian Principal and Director at Populous – world-renowned designers, this session will explore the future of eSports through the lens of the broadcast, fan experience, competitor, and the technologically immersive venues of tomorrow. Join us to learn more about the industry’s growth and explore the revolutionary eSports experience of the future.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Sports