Esports Asia 2020


Pre-Conference Workshop: 8 June 2020, Monday

9:00 am - 12:00 pm Workshop A: The complete guide to launch eSports in Asia – the fastest growing industry with more than 9.5 million eSports enthusiasts!

Francis Carlo Lopez - General Manager, Sedna Esports Organization
Revenue from PC games alone projected to reach $1.1 billion by the end of last year, and then surpass $2 billion in 2021, according to a November report from market research firm Niko.
ESports is more fast-paced and scalable because of its reliance on digital platforms. This causes a massive learning curve as game dynamics and strategies can dramatically evolve.
This guide helps to demystify the eSports space towards a digitally native and passionate audience to get in the game with eSports in Asia!
§  Evaluating business objectives and identify opportunities for performance improvements and cost savings
§  Recommending relevant technologies and services, document technical architecture, deployment plans, “measures of success.” Budgets and timelines
§  Assisting with product fulfilment, configuration, broad-scale implementation, integration and training
§   Proactively monitor systems to ensure technology is running as intended and provide support when and how you need it

Francis Carlo Lopez

General Manager
Sedna Esports Organization

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Workshop B: Actualising your eSports investment value in an investors and investees perspectives

Maurizio Barbieri - Head of Sports Partnerships for SEA and Greater China, Twitter
2018 was the year of record for both number of investors and investments dollars with over $4.5 USD billion invested into the industry, according to a report generated by Deloitte.
The eSports ecosystem offers a variety of different investment opportunities such as team organizations, consumer products, and event planning, which could be more palatable to investors entering the space for the first time.
Find out how to obtain access to a variety of tangible and intangible benefits that can help to fuel growth, establish operational efficiencies, and drive market positioning to your investors and investees.
§  Exploring the diverse investment opportunities across the industry’s ecosystem
§  Understanding the value of and eSports investment: an investor and an investee view
§  Building your social aspects of your eSports entertainment value
§  Finding out what are the key questions your investors will ask during your pitch!

Maurizio Barbieri

Head of Sports Partnerships for SEA and Greater China