Member Benefits

Join the international trade association for esports business leaders by becoming a member today!

Discover the benefits of becoming a member of the Esports Trade Association.

ESTA Member Benefits*

Exclusive Discounts

Members can take advantage of special prices for the EsportsNext Conference, and will be eligible for discounts & savings on ESTA products and business services.

Member Directory Listing

Ability to list your company and your product and/or services on ESTA’s Member Directory. A credible resource for individuals, including buyers, to find solutions to their business needs in the esports industry.

Networking Events

ESTA hosts various networking events on, at minimum, a monthly basis for the membership to have opportunities to come together at virtual or local events for the sole purpose of networking with each other.

Member Spotlight Opportunities

We love to let our members shine under the spotlight through our Esports Connected podcast, our Member Spotlight announcements on our website and social media pages, as well as posted press releases and shout-outs on social. 


Access to industry research data routinely curated through ESTA. Members could ask custom proprietary questions to be included in surveys used to conduct the research.

Shape the Esports Ecosystem

Ability to learn and be part of conversations that will shape the esports ecosystem from the development of a player’s bill of rights, to state/city laws & regulation discussions, and many other topics.

Connect with
Industry Professionals

Access to other ESTA members who represent and serve the esports business community including investors, publishers, esports business professionals, and 20+ other verticals.

Professional Development

Our webinars feature a new special guest who has extensive experience in an area that will be beneficial for our members to learn about and is willing to share his/her knowledge via a presentation and Q&A session. Webinars are available to members on-demand.

On-Demand Access

Members can take advantage of lifetime access to recorded events they attended such as the EsportsNext conference and ESTA webinars.

Job Board

Access a number of job ads with our ESTA members in mind. Post a job and/or apply directly through our member hub and have access to recruiter information to contact directly and have a greater opportunity at gaining your dream job. Contact ESTA at on how to post your own job listings.

Elevator Pitch Competition Participation

The ESTA Elevator Pitch is the perfect opportunity to submit your business idea for the chance to present it to a crowd of industry professionals. By being an ESTA member you get exclusive eligibility to participate in this event.

Ask An Expert

Do you have a question(s) you'd like to ask an esports industry or business expert? Members can ask a question(s) and ESTA will find experts to answer them on ESTA Live (LinkedIn, Facebook, and Twitch) or other platforms.

*Member Benefits vary by membership tier. Please take a look at each membership type description for more details.

Member Testimonials

Our association is focused on bringing together the esports community to enable sustainable growth for our industry.

Brandon Brunhammer
Vice-Chair, Esports Trade Association

My membership in ESTA has been very resourceful. I’ve been able to connect with key members from firms such as YouGOv to help support the work I execute for clients. I feel members of the ESTA have a great understanding of the esports industry which is a valuable tool for anyone.

Cody Daniels
Founder & CEO, NGame Esports

ESTA has allowed our firm to network with several business owners, referral sources and potential clients within the eSports space. Even though the challenges of COVID-19 we were able to make connections in the industry, and meet individuals who were interested in utilizing our services. We are thrilled with the additional exposure our firm has received in our local market and across the country within the industry.

Jared P. Vasiliauskas
Attorney, Power & Cronin, Ltd.

The setup of the ESTA conference was excellent, it's very intimate, you can engage with the speakers and participants to really get your questions answered and being in touch with real professionals.

Miles Dean
Director of Business Development, Fair-Play Corporation

Megan and ESTA has formed a fantastic community of gamers and advocates of the gaming community in one location. The membership is heartfelt and active, working with ESTA has been a great pleasure and mutually beneficial.

Carlos E. Duque
Attorney, Bailey Glasser

Join the international trade association for esports business leaders by becoming a member today!

Academic Memberships

Acquire an academic membership with ESTA to invest in your personal and professional growth. Staying current on industry news, trends, and technology is easier with an ESTA membership. ESTA offers the tools to help you interact with others to develop and advance your career.

Corporate Memberships

Show your team or employees your commitment to their personal and professional development by purchasing a corporate membership with ESTA. Provide them access to all the benefits of an ESTA membership while helping them stay at the forefront of the latest industry news, trends and technology.

Individual Memberships

Invest in your personal and professional development by purchasing an individual membership with ESTA. Membership helps you stay at the forefront of the latest industry news, trends and technology. From ambitious beginners to seasoned pros, ESTA has what you need to help you grow and advance your career.

Facing financial barriers?

Life happens and money gets tight. Membership financing options are available. 

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