Press Releases

New EsportsNext Podcast Host, John Davidson, Takes the Helm for Season 2

EsportsNext, the annual conference of the Esports Trade Association (ESTA), is proud to announce the return of the EsportsNext Podcast. This season, the show will feature a new host, ESTA Board Chair – John Davidson, a business strategist, marketer, and public speaker, who has worked with numerous brands, agencies, and teams to engage with esports

William J. Pascrell, III Joins Esports Trade Association's Regulated Video Game and Esports Committee to Advance Gaming Industry Standards

The Esports Trade Association’s Regulated Video Game and Esports Committee is excited to welcome prominent attorney, William J. Pascrell, III, to advise the group. With over a decade of experience in the global gaming industry, Pascrell is a well-known lobbyist with the Princeton Public Affairs Group. Notably, he led the successful multi-year campaign to pass

Encore Canada Drives Launch of Esports Trade Association in Canada 

TORONTO, ON., February 10, 2023 – Esports Trade Association (ESTA) is working in collaboration with Encore Canada, a national leader in event experiences, to launch the first Canadian ESTA Chapter based out of Toronto. With the goal to drive awareness, attention, and growth within this emerging industry, ESTA Toronto will partner with local industry leaders and

ESTA EsportsNext 2022 Post-Conference Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Megan Van Petten | [email protected] 31, 2022The Esports Trade Association Sets Industry Standards for 2023 with the EsportsNext 2022 Conference on August 21 – 23 in Chicago, IllinoisChicago – The Esports Trade Association set the stage for the industry trajectory of 2023 by hosting the EsportsNext 2022 Conference in Chicago, welcoming 200 esports

ESTA Elevator Pitch Award EsportsNext 2022

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Megan Van Petten | [email protected] 31, 2022Groundbreaking Gaming Setup Wins EsportsNext 2022 Esports Trade Association’s Elevator Pitch CompetitionChicago, IL August 31, 2022—The Command Center, a breakthrough Ergonomic Gaming Setup won the Elevator Pitch Competition at last week’s Esports Trade Association’s EsportsNext 2022 Conference in Chicago. The contest featured eight breakthrough Esports companies sharing

ESTA EsportsNext 2022 Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEContact: Megan Van Petten | [email protected] 27, 2022 Esports Trade Association to Hold Fourth Annual  EsportsNext Conference August 21-23 in Chicago, Illinois Registration is open for the 2022 EsportsNext Conference. Leaders in the esports industry, teams, brands, business professionals, and league organizers will meet at the Hyatt Centric Chicago on the Magnificent Mile—633 North Saint Clair

The Esports Trade Association Welcomes the 2022 Advisory Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Megan Van Petten | [email protected] February 17, 2022   The Esports Trade Association Welcomes the 2022 Advisory Board Industry Influencers Reflect the Exciting Growth of Association Membership   Chicago – The Esports Trade Association (ESTA) is pleased to announce a new 2022 Advisory Board. The ESTA board is comprised of talented, diverse