The Gaming Society Conference - Toronto (Invite-Only)

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The Gaming Society is hosting a special executive only conference for corporate and entrepreneurial thought leaders in Toronto.

(If you are a senior executive working in the gaming industry and you're looking for an invite or chance to speak, feel free to request one from hello@thetechsociety.org)

The Gaming conference will take place from 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm but by purchasing this ticket will give you access to the full day!

What is the Gaming Society?

The Tech Society facilitates transactions among emerging technology Founders/C-Suite, investors and service providers. The Tech Society owns The Entrepreneurship Society, The Cannabis Society, The Blockchain Society, The PropTech Society, The Gaming Society, and The Collective (Women's Only)

The Tech Society creates, markets and executes 150+ emerging technology conferences and hackathons annually in the USA, Canada, and Europe with expansion planned for Asia in 2019.

The Gaming Society is dedicated to changing the perception of eSports, and bringing more mainstream executive attention by educating the marketplace. This exclusive invite-only conference will be attended by eSports industry executives, entrepreneurs, influencers, and media.

With our friends, partners, journalists, communicators and executives from across the Gaming industry, we will be discussing eSports industry news and trends. With the goal being to deliver vital, trustworthy information and analysis in the most efficient way possible.

This will allow you to touch and feel what our Gaming Conferences are all about. This conference will be hosted in a private space in Toronto.

Here's to getting deals done and building valuable lasting connections!

Schedule:

1:00 - 1:30 PM: Registration & Deal Making

1:30 - 1:45 PM: Opening Remarks from The Gaming Society

1:45 - 2:05 PM: Monetization Strategies & Getting an ROI in Esports Panel with MKM Group, theScore Esports and Enthusiast Gaming.

2:05 - 2:25 PM: Keynote

2:25 - 2:50 PM: Legal Challenges (Brand Partnerships and Licensing Deals) Panel with Spark Law and MNP.

2:50 - 3:10 PM: Keynote/Panel with Canaccord Genuity.

3:10 - 3:35 PM: Panel with MLSE, Haywoord Securities, Axion Ventures and Spark Law.

3:35 - 4:00 PM: Close Off & Deal Making

Speakers:

Menashe Kestenbaum, the founder and CEO of Enthusiast Gaming has been an avid gamer since a young age. His dream was to pursue a career in the gaming industry and Nintendo Enthusiast, the blog that Menashe started in 2011 posed the opportunity to do just that. He was able to surround himself with people holding a similar passion and attributes part of his success to connecting within the community, as it created a great formula for the creation of a company.

Evan Kubes is the President and Co-Founder of MKM Group. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours at Queens University. He then simultaneously attended the University of Windsor School of Law and the University of Detroit School of Law, where he graduated with both a Canadian and American law degree. While there, Evan was the recipient of the prestigious Canadian and American Dual J.D. program award for academic performance. The global nature of esports allows Evan to leverage his expertise in US & Canadian law to offer clients a multi-jurisdictional approach to the industry. A cunning lawyer, his passion lies in assisting non-endemic brands strategically enter the esports space for optimal success, and helping established esports entities scale their business. Aside from his love of burgers and all things sports, Evan is the unverified world record holder in N64's version of Samus's "B reak the Targets" mini game (9.6s).

Kyle Chatterson is the Director and Partnerships and Content at theScore esports, where he has led esports strategy since the division's launch in 2015. Currently 'theScore esports' is the leading media organization in esports with the largest dedicated content team in the space. With a team of theScore esports creates exceptional, authentic content that drives over 15 million views across millions of users every month by producing 5-7 franchises weekly that cover the entire gamut of competitive gaming, from profiles of the biggest stars to explaining gaming culture in a way that is extremely engaging, informative and approachable. Kyle is also currently finishing up Rotman's Global Executive MBA at the University of Toronto, and has spent the last 18 months completing courses in 11 different countries across 5 continents. Prior to his career in esports, he worked in politics and business development at the NATO Association of Canada.

Alex Smyth, CPA, CA, is a Partner and Business Advisor in MNP’s Assurance and Accounting group and a member of the firm’s Technology, Media and Telecommunications team. Working out of the Toronto office, Alex draws on more than 10 years of experience to help clients in diverse industries achieve their strategic goals. Alex is skilled at providing support to clients, including helping them through complex accounting and business issues and Identifying and guiding resolutions and other challenges. He has extensive experience managing financial reporting and supporting key accounting policies, estimates and judgements. Alex’s services include assisting with stock options, Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) claims, obtaining seed and/or series financing, due diligence and tax planning on purchase and sale transactions. Prior to joining MNP in May 2015, Alex worked with an international accounting and business advisory firm and served a variety of clients in diverse industries. Proactive, he makes a point of being available to clients, strives to achieve the best for his clients and ensures that their business and personal needs align. Alex’s clients include small- to medium-sized software service providers, app developers, solar and wind power and generation companies and venture capital funds. Alex is a Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), qualifying as a Chartered Accountant CA). He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Windsor.


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