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esports 101: An Interactive Professional Workshop

Friday, July 13, 2018 at 9:00am to 9:00pm

Turner Studios 1050 Techwood Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30318

The University of Oregon’s Warsaw Sports Marketing Center and Turner Sports have partnered to create an interactive workshop for sports industry professionals.

Organized, competitive video gaming, or esports, is an exploding industry. In 2016, the esports industry nearly broke the half-billion-dollar mark at $493 million, according to market research firm Newzoo. The firm estimates it will be a $1.5 billion industry by 2020.

This workshop seeks to educate sports industry professionals about esports and the market opportunity it presents. It will feature speakers from across the esports ecosystem in a mix of presentations and panels, with an emphasis on interactive conversations and opportunities for both learning and networking with participants and presenters. The day includes a VIP tour of the ELEAGUE Arena at Turner Studios and seats to view a live taping of the ELEAGUE Street Fighter V.


  • Overview of the esports ecosystem
  • Key stakeholders and business models
  • Understanding esports fans
  • Navigating esports distribution
  • Product innovation and technology
  • Sponsor best practices
  • And more

Cost: $495

Registration fee is nonrefundable. Fee includes:

  • Continental breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Happy hour

Space is limited for this exclusive event. Registration deadline is July 6.


Event Type

Lectures & Presentations, Workshop, Tour


Lundquist College of Business, Warsaw Sports Marketing Center, MBA

Target Audience

All Students, General Public, Alumni





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