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The Importance of Contracts in Esports

Esports is a rapidly growing industry that is constantly evolving. Companies are starting facilities, new teams and organizations are being founded, and companies are beginning to enter into high-level contracts for their business.  As such, individuals, and companies should be consulting with an experienced attorney who understands the intricacies of contracts to ensure their protection.…
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The Esports Trade Association Welcomes Distinguished Cohort of 2022 Board of Directors

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Van Petten | info@esportsta.org November 18, 2021   The Esports Trade Association Welcomes Distinguished Cohort of 2022 Board of Directors Accomplished Array of Professionals Reflect the Diversity of Association Membership    Chicago – The Esports Trade Association (ESTA) is pleased to announce a new 2022 Board of Directors. The ESTA board…
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Why Your Business Needs Professional Bookkeeping

Does your business need professional bookkeeping? Whether you’re starting a business or taking your business to the next level, here’s what to consider. Amortization. Depreciation. Capitalization. Reconciliation. If you run a business and don’t thoroughly understand what these terms mean, you need professional bookkeeping support. From gaining time to focus on growing your business to setting…
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Esports Insurance

Esports Trade Association has members throughout the esports ecosystem, including game developers, tournament organizers, sponsors, advertisers, influencers, and other stakeholders who are cashing in on this phenomenon. Before Covid19, professional players competed in huge arenas for seven-figure prize money with millions of fans watching live-streamed coverage all over the world. Despite the pandemic, influencer players…
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Key Trends Shaking up the Esports Industry

With stadiums closed and fields left empty at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, esports became a popular alternative for fans as they waited for postponed games and tournaments. This already-growing industry saw increased media attention and new users amid social distancing and stay-at-home orders. Read the Complete Story
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My membership in ESTA has been an invaluable part of my professional life connecting me with all aspects of the esports industry both domestically and internationally, as well as keeping me informed of major research and providing new educational opportunities. I just could not do my job without being a member of ESTA!

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