Introduction to esports


This event serves to provide an introduction to the world of esports for those who may not yet be familiar with this rapidly expanding sector. The forum will last for half a day and is a great opportunity for attendees to improve their esports knowledge and engage in networking with other like-minded individuals and groups in order to increase capabilities in the sector.



year on year market growth; industry will grow to $905m in 2018


of revenue generated through advertising, sponsorship, media rights & content licenses

Session 1

Hon. Silvio Schembri – Junior Minister for Financial Services, Digital Economy and Innovation
Simon Decesare – CEO – Eden Leisure Group
Ivan Filletti – Head of Ops & Business Development – GamingMalta

Key Market Insights
Salvatore De Angelis – Senior Manager – Nielsen Sports & Entertainment
Koen Schobbers –esports Expert, Presenter IE FOX – Sports
Per Lambaek – Head of Development – HLTV

Panel Discussion moderated by Simon Theuma – Quickfire

Session 2

Ian Smith – Integrity Commissioner – ESIC

Dr Joseph F. Borg – Senior Partner – WH Partners

Christoffer Cederholm – Esports Product Owner – Catena Media

Sergey Bidzan – Head of esports – Starladder

Eirik Kristiansen –

Panel Discussion moderated by Dr. Michele Magro – MGA


Followed by a networking event

Our Speakers


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