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All you need to know about IESF’s World Esports Summit 2022!

Newsroom Sep 10, 2022

In this blog, we will be getting into all the details and the speakers of the IESF's World Esports Summit 2022!

The World Esports Summit 2022 is going to be held from September 29- October 2nd, 2022.
It will be held at Busan, South Korea.
The whole summit will be going on for four days and some prominent members from all across the world will be participating.

Esports is having its World Esports Summit, and if you have been following the community closely, then you know that some of the most important discussions and news are going to be announced here. We will get to know all about the course of Esports and its market in the world, how it is impactful on the economy, and how much better it can be. This will also be the ground for when investors and businessmen will be trying to find out where to invest and when. This is a great time to actually find out exactly what the status of the Esports market is economical.

What is the World Esports Summit?

For those who are wondering what is happening, well World Esports Summit is basically a 4 days event here all the Esports experts, and major personalities will be coming together for having a fruitful discussion about the Esports market, and how it is going to grow or where it is declining. Not only this, many major industrialists in the market, and even economists will be making appearances and talking about their own companies, which in turn will be helpful for everyone to assess how Esports is actually performing in the economy. Also, many people will get to know where they should invest and in which companies.

This World Esports Summit 2022 is being hosted by IESF as it has been doing so since 2016, and will be taking place in Korea. They have recently announced more details about the Summit, and we will be taking a look at it, in this blog.

Who are going to be the Panelists of the Summit?

Now you might be wondering who is going to be a part of the Summit, and what the main topics of discussion are. Here is a list of all the topics and the panelists dedicated to those topics:

Session 1

Topic: Spotlight on Asia’s Success Factors


  • Samart Benjamin Assarasakorn – Thailand Esports Federation, Chief Executive Secretary.
  • H.R.H. Prince Faisal bin Bandar bin Sultan Al Saud – Saudi Esports Federation, President.
  • Hung Do Viet – Vietnam Recreational and Electronic Sport Association, General Secretary.
  • Vlad Marinescu – International Esports Federation, President.

Moderator: Hyucksoo David Shin, Korea Esports Association International Relations Specialist

Session 2

Topic: Streamlining Cooperation for Successful Competition


  • Tiffani Lim – International Esports Federation, Athletes Committee Chairperson.
  • Paul Kim – Krafton, Esports Business Development & KR Esports Lead.
  • Tiago Fernandes – Girlgamer Esports Festival, Operations Director.

Moderator: Byungho Kang, EA Sports Senior Program Manager.

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Session 3

Topic: The Unsung Heroes of EsportsPanelists:

  • Wolf Schröder – LCK, Esports Commentator.
  • Verta Maloney – The gameHERs, Chief Innovation Officer & Co-founder.
  • Joanie Kraut – Women in Games International, CEO.
  • Bora Hercicek – University Esports Turkey, Competition Manager.

Moderator: Nesli Kolasinli, Advance Learning Partnership Consultant.

Session 4

Topic: Driving Growth Through Derivative Content


  • Baki Can Kadıoglu – Futbolist LLC, General Manager.
  • Pelle Karlsson – Nielsen Sports, Commercial Leader APAC.
  • Donald Yeo – Octagon Singapore IPG DXTRA, Account Director, Esports.
  • Serhat Bekdemir – Amazon University Esports, Country Manager Turkey.

Moderator: Lucy Chow, Women in Games Ambassador.

When and where to watch the World Esports Summit 2022?

For those who are interested in the event, the World Esports Summit 2022 will be held from September 29th to October 2nd, 2022. You can watch the discussions live on IESF’s Youtube Channel these days. More details will be announced later.

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