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Esports Insider Announces Updated Schedule and Return of ESI Hall of Fame for ESI Digital Winter 2021


Taking place online on December 1 and 2, ESI Digital Winter is the sixth edition of ESI’s successful digital events program.

The conference enables attendees from around the world to network, explore, educate and be educated in the esports space, regardless of travel restrictions. After ESI Digital Summer, ESI Digital Winter promises more networking, education, debate and top-notch content.

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Alongside ESI Digital Winter, supported by Gold Partner GRID Esports and Silver Partners Omnicoach and Nuvei, the digital conference will also include the fourth edition of the ESI Hall of Fame.

The ongoing project, which is in partnership with Gaming Malta, was created to recognize and reward the people who have built, shaped and continue to shape the esports industry. Former Hall of Fame inductees include Naz Aletaha (Riot Games), Marcus ‘Djwheat’ Graham (Twitch) and Jason Lake (Complexity Gaming), among others.

Sam Cooke, Managing Director, Esports Insider, commented, “We are thrilled to bring back the Esports Insider Hall of Fame to wrap up what has been an incredible series of digital events in 2021. It is always important to reflect and celebrate some of the biggest successes in the industry and We can’t wait to announce who will be inducted into our 2021 class.

“In addition, I would like to thank all of our partners who have helped make ESI Digital Winter possible. I can’t wait for participants to see (virtually) what we have in store! “

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ESI Digital Winter attendees can use Brella’s industry-leading matchmaking and networking capabilities, complemented by ESI’s truly international event community, to uncover new opportunities. Participants will also be able to discover exclusive content ranging from regional and global themes.

ESI Digital Winter will bring together leaders from the esports industry, sports and global brands to discuss and debate community, diversity, global growth, marketing and more. The agenda includes speakers like Halo Esports / 343 Industries, Nerd Street, Belong Gaming Arenas, Omnicoach, Square Enix, Hi-Rez Studios, T1 Entertainment & Sports, Nuvei and BMW Group, among others.

Currently confirmed topics and speakers include:

  • Develop the ESL Pro League? – With ESL games, ESL Pro League, Fnatic and Berlin International Gaming among others.
  • A session by Omnicoach on how esports teams can better embrace AI for fan engagement.
  • “Gaming for Global Good†– With BMW Group, Veritas Entertainment and more.

To find out more about what to expect, check out the current agenda here.

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