Are eSports the Future?Whether or not you agree that eSports should be considered a “sport” or not, it is clear they are here to stay. 20 million people watched the recent Call Of Duty Championships, a tournament in which $2m in prizes were given away to competing teams! So what is this craze that’s captured the attention of a worldwide audience and how can we, as marketers, get in the game?


Date/Time: Tuesday, October 18 – 6:30 PM      


  • Kyle Stallock, Lead eSports Strategist at Edelman
  • Cat Valdes, AKA “Catrific,” Vlogger & co-founder of Summoners Con.
  • Adam Welker, Director of Interactive Entertainment & eSports, APA Agency
  • More TBA!


  • Clint Schaff, VP Strategy and Development, Los Angeles Times (Advertising)


Location:  General Assembly, 1520 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA (This is our new monthly meeting place moving forward and until further notice)

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Parking: Free for first 90 minutes, $1 per half hour after just across the street in the mall parking garage. READ the signs to make sure you’re entering the correct lot for the free 90 minutes and $1 rate.