March 27, 2019

6:00 PM - Stoke-on-Trent

Esports is the world's fastest growing sport and one of the fastest growing industries. 

Global esports revenues were predicted to reach $906 million dollars with brands investing $694 million in sponsorship during 2018 - according to NewZoo, the Esports data expert.

In 2018, Staffordshire University launched the UK's first Esports degree and there are currently over 100 Esports undergraduates, with a 50% increase in applications seen for September 2019. Marketing this fast-growing global phenomenon can be challenging - this event brings together two speakers to talk about the marketing challenges they face. 

Matt Fawdrey, Head of Esports at Maverick Media
Kieran Holmes-Darby, Managing Director at Excel Esports

Matt and Kieran share industry challenges and opportunities for marketers, including case studies of advertising and sponsorship. Attendees will also be invited to share the 'Esports experience' with our undergraduates in the Esports Hub.

CPD category: Insights
Duration: 2 hours

Registration and networking from 18:00, the event starts at 18:30 and finishes at 20:30. If you are non-EU resident, please call the Regional Events team to make your booking.

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The Digital Kiln, Mellor Building
Staffordshire University
College Road
United Kingdom

Sector: Higher & Further Education

Region: Midlands
Map link: click here

Speakers: Matt Fawdrey and Kieran Holmes-Darby


Regional Events team


+44 (0)1628 427340


  • Member: £10
  • Studying member: £10
  • Student: £0
  • Non-member: £10

Students can attend the event for free. The prices shown for members, studying-members and non-members are inclusive of VAT. If you have any special requirements please contact the Regional Events team.

Please book online for this event. If you cannot do so, please call the Regional Events team on +44 (0)1628 427340 or cim.events@cim.co.uk.

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