EsportsNext 2023 to Partner with The Coca-Cola Company

July 10, 2023

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EsportsNext 2023 to Partner with The Coca-Cola Company

Industry leaders, business professionals, and gaming enthusiasts to showcase cutting edge products and services and learn about trends at the Chicago conference.

[Chicago, July 7] – The Esports Trade Association (ESTA) announced today that The Coca-Cola Company will be the title sponsor for EsportsNext 2023. The conference is August 21-22, 2023 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel in Chicago. It’s the ultimate gathering for industry leaders, business professionals, and gaming enthusiasts from around the world.



EsportsNext is a business-to-business esports conference designed to help develop valuable connections and navigate a global industry. The conference will include:

  • Luminaries and experts to discuss the latest trends and developments in esports, from player behavior and fan engagement to the role of traditional sports teams and media companies.
  • Networking sessions and an exhibitor hall where companies showcase cutting-edge products and services.
  • Hands-on workshops and interactive sessions that cover topics ranging from marketing and branding to event production and game design.

“The partnership with The Coca-Cola Company reinforces the growing recognition of esports as a global phenomenon that captivates millions of fans worldwide,” said Megan Van Petten, founder, ESTA. “As the title sponsor, Coca-Cola showcases their unwavering commitment to the esports community and their dedication to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in the gaming world.” 

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with Coca-Cola’s representatives and activations, further enhancing the overall experience and providing unique opportunities for networking and engagement.

“The Coca-Cola Company and its brands have been bringing people together since the company’s inception,” said John Davidson, ESTA board chair and expert in gaming culture and brands. “Gamers are creators and innovators and Coca-Cola recognizes the influence they have on culture and trends.”

For media inquiries or further information about the Esports Trade Association and the EsportsNext 2023 conference, please contact [email protected].

About the Esports Trade Association:
The Esports Trade Association (ESTA) is dedicated to promoting, protecting, and advancing the broader interests of the esports community. Through professional development programs, networking opportunities, industry research, and valuable resources, ESTA strives to foster business expertise and sustainable growth within the esports industry. The association’s initiatives aim to increase the number of participants, sponsors, products, and services while executing industry events and procuring industry research.

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