- Sharing ideas between stakeholders in e-sports industry on status to ensure e-sport develops in right direction
- The NZESF and New Zealand will be represented by John McRae, Vice President (International), NZESF
- Held in Shanghai, China, from July 30th to July 31st
The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) and World Cyber Arena (WCA) will host the 2016 Global e-Sports Executive Summit, in Shanghai, China, from July 30th to July 31st, during Chinajoy 2016, the largest digital entertainment expo and conference in China.
The Key purpose 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. Moreover, the summit involves the participation of International Sports Society members to openly discuss the potentials of e-sports and its synergies which can be produced together with traditional sports.
The Summit will be gathering of the IeSF and its National Federation members including New Zealand, key roles within e-sport companies and media, major electronic companies, e-sports athletes, and also with the involvement international sports society and discuss status and direction of e-sports.
Unlike other e-Sports gatherings, the Summit plans to openly discuss topics which are generally not dealt with. The road to an official sports, good causes, universal value, and social responsibility in e-sports, global e-sports academy and athlete welfare, and clean e-sports environment, are some of the key agendas to be in discussed during the Summit. Various Sports officials will also be part of the discussion to give insights of explanations on how it has been done in traditional sports.