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Future Forum: The Future of Esports in L.A.

Wed 24th Apr 2019 PDT

LAEDC’s panel will discuss the emerging industry of Esports, its opportunities, and impacts on entertainment, and how your organization and L.A.’s gaming industry will change as Esports grows.

Hear from established esports industry executives and discover more about: fan engagement, talent development, brand partnerships, monetization strategies, technology implementation, the ecosystem of professional esport leagues, and more!

The esports industry is expected to grow rapidly in the coming years, with the global market expected to exceed one billion dollars in revenue In 2019, and projected to reach 1.79 billion by 2020. Don’t get left behind! Stay informed with a comprehensive deep dive on esports this April.

Registration Fee: $45

$25 for LAEDC Members

Cancellation and Substitution Policy: cancellations to your registration may be made 7 days prior to the event with a full refund.  After this time, only substitutions may be made for your registration.  All cancellations and substitutions must be made in writing to [email protected]

Wednesday, April 24, 2019, from 8:30 am-10:30 am

Keynote Speaker

Naz Aletaha, Head of Esports Partnerships, Riot Games

As head of Esports Partnerships at Riot Games, Naz Aletaha oversees global sponsorships, strategic partnerships, business development, and media rights for League of Legends Esports, a premier global sport with 13 professional leagues worldwide. After graduating from the University of Southern California, she spent her early career at Sony Pictures Entertainment and Activision Blizzard, before joining Riot Games in 2012.

At Riot, Naz leverages her business expertise and passion for gaming to identify business development opportunities, securing partnerships with the likes of State Farm, Coca-Cola, Dell Alienware, and Mastercard. Naz also helps the League of Legends team shatter numerous industry records, including the latest viewership milestone that saw 99.6 million unique viewers tune-in to watch the 2018 World Championship Finals.

Industry Experts

To be announced soon!

Stay tuned for announcements about new industry experts and featured speakers.


Wed 24th Apr 2019
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
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Riot Games
12333 W Olympic Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90064 United States