The Global Esportainment Summit 2023 (GES 23) with a luxury staging at the EDIFICI MediaTIC in Barcelona.
The presentation of the GES 23 program yesterday, October 11 in Barcelona, brought together the most relevant faces of the industry giving evidence of what is to come in the coming years. October 25th and 26th at the Hyatt Regency Tower. An edition that aims to become the more transversal and with higher quality of the last era, bringing together the best entertainment content and digital culture, hybridization between traditional sports and esports, business and talent.
Among the various interventions that could be seen in this kick-off, what has been most emphasized is that the industry between the non-endemic world and the native world itself has less and less gaps and they merge together in the ecosystem.
Highlighting some of the personalities and brands that attended this presentation, we put the eye on the opening of the event starring Antonio Lacasathanking the professionals for their presence, Montse Basora Farre, director of entrepreneurship of Barcelona Activa of the Barcelona City Council.who applauded the landing of the Global Esportainment Summit in the city of Barcelona and Roberto Exposito, director of development of GESwho celebrated the expansion of GES 23 and the impulse from Barcelona as the venue for this edition.
Afterwards, the contents and the different protagonists that will participate in this edition were reviewed: The premium brands such as Luxury SpainMichael Blackman and Bru Reconolons, founder and managing director at ISE from Impulsa Talentum Foundation (respectively); Daniel Cossi, president of WORLD ESPORTS CONSORTIUM (WESCO) entity with which GES will sign a collaboration agreement.
In addition, the support and interventions of the Generalitat de Catalunya, Fundació Puntcat, Indescat and the Barcelona Sports Hub, the Audiovisual Cluster of Catalonia and the participation of the digital and entertainment industry of LATAM.
Similarly, the irruption of the academic environment, legal, the universe of influencers, marketing, business and institutional environment take part in the contents of the program that was presented, which makes it clear that, in the case of GES 23, each and every one of the verticals that allow the promotion of the industry for global development are touched upon..
On the other hand, it was announced to the master of ceremonies of GES 23, Jaume Lahoz, director of Topes de Gama and TDG Racing Team by Porsche Ibérica. who took the floor and gave way to each of the speakers who presented and applauded the GES 2023 edition.
This third edition of the GLOBAL ESPORTAINMENT SUMMIT, GES 23, represents a true redefinition of the esports, gaming and digital entertainment and culture sector. We have managed to harmoniously combine the real trends of consumption and development of content, strategies and management.
An edition in which we have found a unique institutional support, which indicates the growing sensitivity of the different levels for this social, business and economic phenomenon. Barcelona will undoubtedly host a GES of maximum international projection and that will be added to the most important milestones of sectorial events of reference that take place in the Mediterranean capital.
Antonio Lacasa, Director of GES 23
But what was made clear from the very beginning of the presentation was the distinguished program to be enjoyed on October 25 and 26:
- Two days with activities, presentations and networking that will be held simultaneously in two rooms (both in the Main Auditorium and the GESX Room).
- Two networking areas and an exhibition area.
- Make your GES: A hot point to take into account as you can choose what to see and how to organize it, creating the largest congress in Europe and Latin America tailored to your needs.
- A total of 28 sessions that will include presentations, round tables, workshops and work meetings between industry professionals.
- 62 expert speakers in the field.
- Estimate of more than 900 attendees, surpassing the GES 21 edition at Kinepolis la Ciudad de la Imagen (Madrid).
Last but not least, GES 23 ticket sales are now open.. Expectations are that it will be sold out in the near future. The broad program that attracts so much interest and the results of previous editions have placed the 2023 stage among one of the congresses in Europe that will receive more public in this final stretch of the year.
Everything is now ready to once again unravel the industry and digital entertainment at the hands of a GES that every year finds a way to surpass itself, to champion exclusive content and to be able to extract the results of an ecosystem in constant change such as traditional sports and esports, gaming, technology and virtual culture and entertainment.