N3rd Street Gamers to speak at Esports Business Summit in Las Vegas September 10 – 12

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The Esports Business Summit presented by Cynopsis Esports brings together all sectors of the esports ecosystem for three days of networking, education and inspiration. 

N3rd Street Gamers will be speaking on multiple panels throughout the conference. Make sure to stop by our sessions and say hi to our team!

Tuesday, September 10

BUILDING A BETTER MAP: EMERGING MARKETS, VENUES AND COMMUNITIES FOR ESPORTS

1:45pm PT – 3:45pm PT | Room: PREMIER 320

Spotlighting the new esports ecosystem and its connections with local communities, this session will explore the pioneering efforts being conducted worldwide to establish long-term roots within cities through infrastructure. We’ll scope out opportunities in emerging markets, learn about the economic impact of esports within communities, hear from the architects behind the newest esports venues and discover how esports can lift brick-and-mortar outlets with its audiences

Speakers:
John Fazio, CEO, N3rd Street Gamers
Jud Hannigan, CEO, Allied Esports
Zsuzsa James, Trade Commissioner for Games & Esports, Consulate General of Finland LA
Jonathon Oudthone, President, Esports Stadium Arlington
Christie St. Martin, Director of Gaming, IMC: An Experience Studio
Lisa Hanson, Founder and Managing Partner, Niko Partners
Ari Segal, CEO, Immortals Gaming Club
Matt Edelman, Chief Commercial Officer, Super League Gaming
Arnold Hur, COO, Gen.G
Greg O’Dell, CEO, Events DC
Moderated By: Stan Press, Industry Consultant/Advisor

Wednesday, September 11

CAREER RESPAWN: BUFFING YOUR STAFF IN ESPORTS

2:30pm PT – 3:15pm PT | Room: PREMIER 301-302

Prodigy Sports Principal Consultant Dan Rossetti welcomes a lineup of executives who will break down their company’s staffing needs, issues and openings and where they are finding talent. We’ll discuss the importance of diversity, transitioning from other industries and the skills that esports organizations are coveting.

Speakers:
Pete Powell, Human Resources Director, N3rd Street Gamers
Greg Skasko, CEO, Abacus3
Dan Rossetti, Principal Consultant, Prodigy Sports
Eryn McVerry, VP, Marketing, Vision Venture Partners
Scott Campbell, Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, Blizzard Entertainment

Thursday, September 12

THE GROUND GAME: OPPORTUNITIES IN AMATEUR ESPORTS

9:30am PT – 10:15am PT | Room: PREMIER 318

The path from player to pro is a dual-edged sword, a muddied path for gamers looking to rise in the ranks, but filled with opportunities for true engagement at the grassroots level. We’ll chat with executives will break down their unique insights and voices within the local communities, and learn about how the path up the ladder is becoming clearer and ripe for partnerships.

Speakers:
John Fazio, CEO, N3rd Street Gamers
Neil Duffy, Chief Commercial Officer, WorldGaming and Collegiate Starleague
Andy Babb, Executive Vice President and Head of Games, Super League Gaming
Roderick Alemania, CEO, ReadyUp
Moderated By: Miguel Gil, Founder, United States Esports Association

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