Our mission is to bring together the players, teams, leagues, and stakeholders in the esports space to support and strengthen sustainable growth for the industry. Our communication channels include an annual conference, newsletter, and SLACK channel; all of which offer our members an opportunity to network and collaborate for the betterment of the industry.
The Esports Trade Association is a 501(c6) non-profit entity comprised of a variety of businesses that have an interest in esports. We’re run by an elected Board of Directors who oversee various committees which serve our membership. We provide our membership with research, industry awards, legislative advocation, networking, and sponsorship opportunities.
The ESTA is currently granting membership on an invite only basis. If you’re interested in us, we’re interested in you! We’d love to talk with you about joining our organization. Our current enrollment is free. Contact us to learn more.
There are more than 215M people globally interested in Esports. The global phenomena has grown to over a $1B a year industry. Our association can give you the in-depth research and data you’re looking for. Just reach out.
The rise of e-sports is no surprise to anyone who has followed the video game industry. They are expected to bring in more than $1 billion in global revenue this year, as millions of fans watch hundreds of events from all over. But those fans typically view the matches from home on streaming platforms like […]Read More
In an effort to increase the visibility of women working within the esports industry, The Esports Observer has created a monthly interview series. This series will highlight professionals working throughout the industry from startups to major developers, and everything in between. Our goal with this series is to help dispel the myth that competitive gaming […]Read More
Dreamleague Gaming, a California-based company that hosts live amateur video gaming tournaments, is opening a New Orleans studio, which will serve as a Southern hub for its events. The studio is expected to employ 25 people. Dreamleague CEO Nathaniel Tsai said the company’s move to New Orleans is part of its push to expand its […]Read More
Akron now has another downtown sports venue. In addition to Canal Park, which is home to the RubberDucks minor league baseball team, and the University of Akron’s facilities, it now has the Bounce Innovation Hub. There, first-floor space has been converted into a state-of-the-art esports venue. Bounce tenant company New Territory, a virtual- and augmented-reality […]Read More