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Empowering students to make decisions about their future leveraging gaming and esports and helping parents understand the esports & gaming landscape to better support their students.

When: April 11, 2021  1pm - 6 30pm CST
What: A unique event bringing together high-school students, college esports programs, and esports industry professionals. 
Who is This For: An opportunity for students (and their adults) who want to learn about college and career opportunities in the esports ecosystem.
Where: The fair will be 100% facilitated through Zoom in real-time with a Discord server available for further networking. Links to both provided after registration.
How:  The event will be hosted using Hopin, the next best thing to being there in person. 
Setting the Tone: Panel with Leadership
A big picture perspective on trends in K-12, Higher Education, and Professional esports sectors and will set the tone of sharing insights that will happen throughout the event. There will be active Q&A at the end of the panel.
  • Moderator: Danny Martin, CEO of Esposure
  • Panelists: TBD
    • 2x College Reps
    • 1x K-12 Rep
    • 1x Pro Sector Rep
Behind the Scenes
Get a behind-the-scenes look at esports production during a 3v3 Rocket League match then ask the crew about the process. 
Dual Development Sessions I (Pick Your Topic)
Choose which to attend:
  • Production & Casting Insights
    • Let's talk about this critical skill set needed to make esports what it is today. Without production esports lacks marketability, fandom, or reach. ​
  • Influencer Streaming Insights
    • Nobody can refute the growth of influencer style media over the past decade, however it still has tons of room for growth. We're seeing more collegiate programs expand this ideal and creating more opportunities to impact students and program needs alike. ​
*These are meant to be quick topic overviews to expand insight and help attendees think broader before talking with collegiate representatives later in the event
Dual Development Sessions II (Pick Your Topic)
Choose which to attend:
  • The Collegiate Experience (Student Perspective)
    • Everyone talks about scholarships, programs, and intentions, but what is life in these programs actually like? Hear from students within the programs represented throughout this event and learn about the culture on campus in the context of gaming and esports community. Finding a home in your choice of university is equally, if not more important, than the opportunities it creates.​
  • Career Opportunities
    • How does all this translate into your future sustainment and a life sustaining passion? Let's talk about pipelines, post graduation opportunities for both high scho​ol and college careers alike.
*These are meant to be quick topic overviews to expand insight and help attendees think broader before talking with collegiate representatives later in the event
Collegiate Program Open House (Come & Go)
Every 30 minutes students will be encouraged to visit with collegiate program leadership and ask anything.
Here is your chance to introduce yourself directly with the program facilitators and learn more of options and opportunities you may be eligible for.
Scroll down further to see university program overviews to start thinking about specific questions you may want to ask them.
End of Event Announcements (and prizes!)

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501(c)(3) Nonprofit organization

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