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Oct 12 - Oct 13, 2022

eSports Rising


New York, NY
Fee To Attend 
Host User
Sports Business Journal
eSports Rising

Convene, Converse & Connect


This year’s Esports Rising event will kick start with a welcome reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 12th at The Fleur Room located at the Moxy Chelsea.  The reception will offer attendees additional networking and deal-making opportunities.

The next day, October 13th, SBJ and TEO will unpack the esports ecosystem with esports stakeholders weighing-in on the state of the industry post pandemic and the opportunities ahead.

SBJ and TEO are excited to announce the Esports Rising Awards which honors organizations that have shown outstanding work the past year. The winners were selected by the SBJ and TEO editorial staff and announced in the September 5th issue of SBJ.  The winners will be honored during an award ceremony on October 13th. 



  • Organization on the Rise Award - Xset
  • Arising Brand Awareness Award - Mercedes-Benz
  • Esports Rising D&I Award - Valorant Game Changers
  • Esports Tech Innovation Award - Hewlett Packard Enterprise and Evil Geniuses
  • Esports Rising Above Award - Riot Games for “Arcane”


To conclude the event on the evening of the 13th, attendees will have the opportunity to attend the League of Legends Worlds competition at Madison Square Garden’s Hulu Theatre and experience gaming first-hand at one of the biggest esports events in the world.


We hope you will join us for what promises to be a dynamic few days.


Attendee Description
Various stakeholders in the esports industry: team owners and investors, game developers/publishers, teams and leagues, tournament organizers, agencies, venture capitalists, content creators, media companies/distributors, research companies, technology vendors, colleges and college conferences, gamers, sports marketing agencies and corporate sponsors, that have an interest in the competitive gaming industry.