One week ago the inaugural USF eSports Summit brought together a sold-out audience of over 400 attendees including national esports industry leaders, sports and entertainment executives, investors, media, government leaders, economic development professionals, university students, and faculty to learn about the business of the $1 billion eSports industry.
The program highlighted discussions and presentations on the esports ecosystem, business opportunities, culture, community as well as the future of esports in the Tampa Bay region.
Check out the photo gallery and media coverage from the summit below.
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Could Competitive Gaming be the Next Big Thing in Tampa Bay? – Tampa Bay Times
Huge eSports Summit held at USF – CBS 10 News
Business of Gaming comes to USF eSports Summit – FOX 13
Top takeaways from Tampa Bay’s first esports summit – Tampa Bay Business Journal
eSports are Just Getting Started in Tampa Bay – Tampa Bay Inno
Video Game Industry Potential the Focus of USF Summit – WUSF
Vinik’s ‘remarkable’ investment could fuel talent pipelines – St. Pete Catalyst
Inaugural USF eSports Summit explains it all at a sold-out event – USF
Future of sports lies in the hands of pro gamers – The Oracle