Press Release | Announcing our Business of Gaming Forum 2019 Panellists

ANNOUNCING OUR BUSINESS OF GAMING FORUM 2019 PANELLISTS

Accompanying our international keynote speakers, The Business of Gaming Forum 2019 will also feature the leading experts in branded gaming, esports and game development in South Africa.

Our first panel discussion will focus on:

HOW TO LEVEL UP – THE SECRET TO BRANDED GAMING

Delegates will be engaged through panel discussions such as How to level-up – The secret to branded gaming, which will host panellists from the local market sech as:

Sam Wright – Esports Commentator, Youtuber, Blogger and gaming streamer

Sam “Tech Girl” Wright entered the world of esports broadcasting in 2016. Since then she has worked across the globe commenting on various esports events including Overwatch Contenders Europe, the Crossfire Stars Grand Finals in China, PUBG Europe League and various Nintendo European Championships.

While she works internationally in esports, locally she has built various successful content creation channels with a core focus on gaming and tech. Her blog, YouTube channel and social media platforms focus on behind-the-scenes vlogs of events, live streams and interviewing popular gaming personalities. Sam’s bridges the gap between traditional video game enthusiasts and esports fans alike

   
Gareth Woods – Director, Game Ventures,

Gareth works in various fields in the gaming sector to promote games and in particular esports. Within esports he works as an ambassador helping to grow the industry through work as a caster, stage host and strategic consultant.

He connects brands with gamers by creating engaging and authentic experiences and content. He is an expert in category marketing specialising in developing markets and holds extensive corporate career experience in sponsorship and category marketing to help to facilitate brands engagement with gamers through esports and gaming across all platforms.

   
Kevin Meltzer – CEO & Co-Founder, Big5 Gaming

Kevin Meltzer is a successful entrepreneur who is on a mission to get Africa playing more games through growing the games and esports industry across the continent. Kevin is co-founder and CEO of Big5 Games which is focussed on mobile games and esports across Africa. Kevin has deep experience in B2C and B2B businesses in Africa and the Middle East after founding three companies. His first startup Consology was acquired by the largest listed IT company in Africa after which Kevin went on to explore his passion for games.

Dave Sidenberg – Executive Director & CEO, BMI Sport Info

David is unquestionably one of the sports & sponsorship industry’s most influential thought leaders and alongside his company BMI Sport Info, are credited for the pioneering role they have played in helping sponsorship evolve into the leading marketing communications medium it has become.

As part of the ever expanding BMI Group, David has access to over 25 years of independent research and data across all media channels.

Sidenberg also launched SSN – a niche sponsorship and broadcast rights commercialisation agency which is already credited with structuring some of the largest broadcast deals in the country on both subscription and in particular FTA broadcast platforms.

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The Delegate pass includes:

  •     Full Day Conference – 23 September 2019
  •     Morning and Mid-day Tea & Coffee and a Networking Lunch
  •     4-day general access pass to Comic Con Africa valued at R500.

Price: R1940,00 excl. Vat

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