Discover: Esports is a unique two-day event where individuals, businesses and brands get to learn about the fundamentals of esports. Whether you’re completely new to the scene, or perhaps you’ve dabbled in competitive gaming in the past, Discover: Esports is an open and welcoming space for you to learn more about what this exciting industry has to offer.
EDUCATIONAL AND INSPIRING TALKS
Building the foundations
Get to grips with the core fundamentals of esports and learn about everything from its origins and how the industry gained popularity, to basic esports terminology and understanding the structure of esports organisations.
Get to know the games
Discover the games that provide the foundation for esports and learn all about popular esports titles, how live esports competitions and events work, as well as the rise of mobile esports
Learn all about the esports audience and how to connect with them, from community tools and platforms such as Twitch, Discord and YouTube, to the importance of diversity and inclusion and the role streamers and influencers play in the industry.
Global Director of Esports
Abdiqani H. Ahmed
Founder & CEO
Media, Community and EDI Executive
Co-Founder and Managing Director
Esports Partnership Coordinator for BWT Alpine F1 Team
Founder & Managing Director
Director of Learning for Esports & Business Manage
Queen Marys College & Yoyotech
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PRESENTATIONS, PANELS AND ROUNDTABLES
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29th Nov 2022
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30th Nov 2022
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Discover: Esports welcomed more than 120 brands, businesses and individuals in Newcastle for two days of esports industry learning
Last week on November 29-30, the inaugural Discover: Esports conference kicked into high gear welcoming attendees to Newcastle upon Tyne for a new kind of event designed to connect leading esports figures with brands, businesses and individuals who want to learn more about the potential of the growing esports industry and the business opportunities it offers.
Your guide to Geordie slang
So, as you plan to make your way to the glorious city that is Newcastle upon Tyne, we thought we would share some words and phrases and some basic knowledge to help you on your stay.
Media Exchange Group’s Lex Alexander on the opportunities for brands in esports
As we get closer to Discover: Esports we’re getting more and more excited to see esports professionals from far and wide share their knowledge and wisdom this November 29-30.
Today we sit down with Lex Alexander, Head of Global Business Development & Strategy at Media Exchange Group. Lex uses his breadth of experience across a variety of new media, in particular working with influencers and esports teams to deliver well balanced campaigns for clients. Lex has a real passion for gaming… even if he isn’t very good at it.
Discover: Esports takes place in the eclectic and unique Boiler Shop in central Newcastle, UK.
The Boiler Shop was constructed in the 1820s for the world’s first locomotive works, Robert Stephenson & Company; crucible of the Industrial Revolution. Rich in engineering history and architectural interest, it is Grade II* Listed.