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.
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As the founder of Esports Trade Association (ESTA) and owner of the association management company, Van Petten Group, Megan Van Petten has her finger on the pulse of the burgeoning industries of management and esports. Van Petten states, “I saw the esports industry as promising uncharted territory, and by bringing the players, teams, leagues, […]Read More
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