British Esports Association

Which events is British Esports speaking at?

The British Esports Association often attend public conferences, trade shows and other gaming events.

If you want to find out about our views or catch-up in person with us, attending these events is a great way to do so. Here's a list of some upcoming events we'll be attending or speaking at.

ESI London - September 20th

British Esports content director Dominic Sacco will be a part of ESI London's panel titled 'UK esports - it's coming home?'

The panel will take a look behind the scenes at what the UK is currently doing to grow esports locally, and tap into the fifth largest video game market in the world. It will run on September 19th from 2pm to 2.40pm. Speakers include:

  • Kieran Holmes-Darby - Managing Director - exceL Esports
  • Scott Gillingham - UK Gaming & Esports Lead - Intel Corporation UK
  • Ben Greenstone - Private Secretary to the Minister for Digital and the Creative Industries - DCMS
  • Dom Sacco - Content Director - British Esports Association

More info and tickets: ESI London website

Cacin Creative Fringe Conference - October 1st

The Conservative Arts and Creative Industries Network Creative Fringe Conference draws nearer. With the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport also due to give his conference speech on Monday 1st October, the event will be setting up screens so that attendees are able to watch the speech live.

British Esports founder Chester King will be talking on the day. He will be part of a panel looking at the future of content, and what will we see, feel and hear in 10 years' time. The panel is as follows:

  • Chair: Damian Collins MP, Chair of CACIN & Chair of the DCMS Select Committee
  • Chester King, Founder & CEO, British Esports Association
  • Anna Mallett, COO & Managing Director, Production, BBC Studios
  • Andrew Smith, Corporate Affairs Director, Pinewood Group

More info and tickets: Cacin website

Digital Families - October 10th

British Esports founder Chester King will be speaking in one of Parent Zone's ‘in conversation with’ sessions. It will be around 40 minutes long and will be filmed and shared online after the event.

The session starts at 2pm on October 10th and is called 'Preparing yourself for the future'. It's aimed at teachers, social workers, educators and other professionals that work with children; Chester will be explaining what esports is and answering questions people may have about the opportunities if offers young people.

The event takes place at Kings Place, 90 York Way, N1 9AG, and is about five minutes from King’s Cross.

More info and tickets: Digital Families event page

For more esports events and conferences, check out our events calendar here.


25 September
26 September
27 September
28 September

ESI Forum 3 - Esports and apparel 

29 September
30 September
1 October
2 October
3 October

Leaders Week : Esports Live 

4 October
5 October
6 October
7 October
8 October
9 October
10 October

World Mental Health Day 

11 October
12 October
13 October
14 October

BIG Autumn 2017 

2GG Championships Fire Emblem Saga 

15 October
16 October

Westminster Games Day 

17 October
18 October
19 October
20 October

Dreamhack Denver 

Dreamhack Denver 

21 October

DAT Blastzone 23 

Dreamhack Denver 

22 October

Staffordshire Univesity Esports Open Day 

Dreamhack Denver 

23 October
24 October
25 October
26 October

ESI Forum 4 - Sponsorship in esports, what do do and where's the value? 

27 October
28 October

ESL One Hamburg 

MCM London Comic Con 

29 October

ESL One Hamburg 

30 October
31 October
1 November
2 November

Future Games Summit 2017 Esports Workshop 

3 November
4 November
5 November