120 Officials From the e-Sports and Sports Industries Will Be Attending the 2016 Global e-Sports Executive Summit

BEIJING, July 26, 2016 /CNW/ -- 120 officials from e-sports and sports industries will participate in the Global e-Sports Executive Summit, which will be held by World Cyber Arena (WCA) and International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) in Shanghai, China for 2 days, from July 30th to July 31st.

The goal and vision of the summit is to share ideas between key stakeholders in different e-Sports industries to align understandings and ensure e-sport develops in the right direction and manner. Also the summit will involve the participation of international sport society to openly discuss the potentials of e-Sports and its synergies it can produce together with traditional Sports.

Key stakeholders in diverse e-sports industries will be attending the summit. Gaming related companies, such as Blizzard Entertainment, Wargaming, Smilegate, Mail.Ru, Tencent Games, Garena, and professional e-sports teams from NAVI and FCShalke04 have decided to participate as well. E-Sports peripheral companies such as Sony Interactive Entertainment and Logitech, live streaming companies including Twitch, SPOTV and LeSports, sports media such as SinaSports, Daily Dot, and the Score will also be attending the summit.

The agendas of the panel discussion will be:

  • e-sports and the road to official sports
  • Good causes, universal values, and social responsibility in e-sports
  • Athlete welfare
  • Clean e-sports environment
  • What is the platform for the next generation of e-sports and how can it change lives?

"WCA, as the biggest and most influential e-sports tournament worldwide, wants to promote the development of the e-sports industry by holding various tournaments and events. Holding this global e-sports summit, WCA will build relations with more countries and regions. In the future, WCA will have more cooperation with international society to promote e-sports industry globally," said Li Yanfei, Spokesman and Vice-President of WCA.

"We expect the Global e-Sports Executive Summit will be the place where various e-sports and sports officials can speak together on the synergy of e-sports and traditional sports. IeSF plans to host the summit as an annual event for e-sports partners to discuss e-sports development and have relationships with international sports society. We request for all e-sports partners, fans and traditional sports officials who are interested in e-sports for your continuous interests and support," said Byung Hun Jun, President of IeSF.

SOURCE Yinchuan International Game Investment Co., Ltd

For further information: Xiao Zhang, +86-186-1135-1267, zhangxiao@wca.com.cn

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