Ministry of Sport

eSports – Tour

Fast track your esports knowledge without the nonsense

Esports will fundamentally change the definition of sport; don’t miss your opportunity.

We have drowned in the hype, the presentations and the media releases from the new kid on the block – esports. Now is the time to understand the esports opportunity without the gloss and the nonsense. We will bring your knowledge up to speed and help you navigate through the hype, in a four hour presentation from the industries best.

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What to expect

We have assembled a group of esports leaders that have been involved in the world of esports since its inception. They will present their years of learnings, including:

  • Help you fast track your knowledge, by analysing what esports is
  • understanding where the global and domestic market is at
  • identifying where and what the opportunities are in esports
  • What sponsorship costs look like; and
  • how to get a return on your investment

The presentation will be relevant to people thinking about getting involved in esports. For example, one of our presenters will walk you through the deal terms they recently signed for $30k, yes the details of payment terms, what the sponsor is getting in return and how they plan to grow the sponsor’s audience.

The four hours will educate you on all aspects of the esports opportunity, give you tangible outcomes of where the opportunities are in Australia and give you a clear understanding on what type of investment you need to be in the game.

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Meet our Speakers

Matt Jones

Matt launched the first of its kind Media and Telco brand OVO Mobile in 2015, securing broadcast rights on a range of content that boasts an Australian audience estimated at over 7 Million.

OVOPlay has secured exclusive broadcast rights to the Australian Esports League (AEL) including the newly-created AEL University Cup, bringing together more than 20 universities across Australia to compete in three games: Dota 2, CS:GO and Rocket League. This awesome partnerships gives gamers more than 140 hours of exclusive gaming content (data-free) with expert commentary and analysis produced by AEL on OVOPlay, reaching an expected audience of 1,000,000 Australians.

Mathew Jessep

Mathew is a commercial lawyer, athlete representative, and consultant with specialist skills and experience in Sports, Esports, Media, and Entertainment Law in Australia and North America. In June 2018 Mat joined the Sydney office of global law firm, DWF, where he specialises in sports, esports, media, and entertainment law, covering commercial, transactional, and governance issues.

As well as core expertise in sports, media, and entertainment law, Mat has developed significant expertise in the high-growth esports sector, having advised players, teams, investors, and event organisers on a broad range of commercial transactions and legal matters since 2016. In 2017 Mat was a co-founding Board Member of the Esports Games Association Australia Ltd (EGAA) and became Interim CEO of that esports industry body in early 2018.

Chris Smith

A veteran and key industry figure in the ANZ esports & technology sectors, Chris’ experience comes through being an actively involved community member, mentor and contact to all.

Holding job titles and roles such as commentator, semi-professional gamer, event coordinator, PR & Marketing Specialist, Community manager, gaming team manager, talent manager, strategy consultant, board member and more, Chris has amassed a myriad of contacts and skills through his journey, using them to push the envelope of esports in ANZ.

Chris is currently involved with: Business in Games (Founder & Director), Esports Games Association Australia (Founding Board Member) and Humm.Tech (Advisor).

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Ticket price $79 + GST.

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