E-sports conference EsportsX is coming to venue Rotterdam Ahoy, as part of Rotterdam Games Week and e-sports tournament Dreamhack Rotterdam.

The event will discuss the growing impact & value of e-sports and gaming for businesses, as well as policy and strategy. More than 500 professionals, managers and policy makers from The Netherlands and Belgium will be in attendance.

The event is part of a three-year partnership between the City of Rotterdam and Rotterdam Ahoy.

There will be four basic themes: ‘platforms & eco-systems’, ‘activate & accelerate’, ‘public & sustainability’ and ‘sweetspots & triggers’. Inspiring keynotes will be mixed with interactive workshops, roundtable sessions and matchmaking.

Several Dutch speakers are already confirmed, including Koen Weijland (Team Strijders), Sven de Langen (Councilor of the City of Rotterdam), Marc Rondagh (Eredivisie CV) and Kevin Loos (2Basics).

EsportsX is an initiative of Techonomy, Dutch Game Masters and Arko Sports Media.