eSports takes center stage

22 May 2019

Opportunities in and around the eSports industry in Asia will be a key topic of discussion today with the launch of the eSports Connect Asia Forum.

eSports Connect serves as a platform for networking and business engagement with the international eSports value chain. It provides its community and industry leaders with an ideal event to view and share the latest products and trends while conducting business.

Asia remains a hotspot for the eSports industry, with China said to boast as many as 565 million gamers as of 2017, spending a total of US$27.5 billion, according to research from Newzoo. This makes China the number one country worldwide in terms of games revenue.

The eSports Connect Asia Forum and networking program includes pre-arranged and customized one-on-one meetings, live competitions on the show floor and an interactive demo space and showcases.