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eSports – More than fun and games

August 28, 2018 @ 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm

The eSports industry is booming, but how do you connect with this growing audience? Join us to learn what it is and the untapped potential of the audience it attracts. 


Growing in viewership and popularity, marketing industries have taken notice. The Milwaukee Bucks are opening a studio dedicated to eSports, brand partnerships and content creation. The Racine School District has a full time position dedicated to Virtual Reality and eSports. There are more and more grants for eSports available for colleges across the country. How are brands capitalizing on this growing trend? How is it impacting the marketing world?


Learn more about eSports and how it’s making its own name in the marketing industry!


Schedule




  • 4:45pm - 5:15pm: Check in and networking (free drinks and food)




  • 5:15pm - 6:00pm: What is eSports? Panel discussion on history of eSports, who is engaged, where is eSports happening locally, nationally and globally.




  • 6:00pm - 6:15pm: More Networking (and free drinks and food!)




  • 6:15pm - 7:00pm: What are the business/marketing opportunities within eSports? Panel discussion on who can be marketed to through eSports, how to communicate across the platform, what works, what doesn't.




Panelists


Colin Hayes
Director of Business Development, Milwaukee Bucks


Andrew Buck
eSports Manager, Milwaukee Bucks


Mike Dahle
Coordinator, Wisconsin High School eSports Conference


Brian Mundt
eSports Podcast Host, ESPN Milwaukee

And more to be announced!

Details

Date:
August 28, 2018
Time:
4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/esports-more-than-fun-and-games-tickets-49233261009

Organizer

414digital
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/o/414digital-7990545

Venue

88Nine Radio Milwaukee WYMS-FM
220 East Pittsburgh Avenue, Milwaukee, WI 53204
Milwaukee, WI 53204 US
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