September 03, 2019


Sydney, 3 September 2019 – Global events company Beacon Events and The Esports Integrity Commission (“ESIC”), are pleased to announce they have entered into a Knowledge Partner Agreement that sees ESIC named Knowledge Partner for Asia Esports Forum (AEF) in 2019.

This partnership forms part of ESIC’s recently formed ‘Knowledge-Share Initiative’ which is targeted at mitigating misinformation from being propagated within the industry in order to foster industry growth.

AEF is a 1.5-day conference bringing together APAC’s leading esports executives to discuss the latest developments in the industry, will be held at the W Hotel in Taipei, Taiwan 6-7 of November 2019.

Under the terms of the Knowledge Partner Agreement, ESIC will have heavy involvement in this year’s event, including speaker and content recommendations and content vetting for the main conference programme.

This year is the second edition of Asia Esports Forum.


Giulia Timarco, Senior Conference Producer at Beacon Events said:


“We are delighted to have ESIC as our official knowledge partner for the 2nd annual Asia Esports Forum taking place this coming  6-7 of November at the W Taipei. Our goal is to offer a platform where the industry can meet, learn from each other, grow and make significant deals.”


Stephen Hanna, Director of ESIC and Chairman of ESIC’s Asia Pacific Initiative said:

“After attending last year’s Asia Esports Forum, we are looking forward to contributing our knowledge and expertise to this iteration of the Asia Esports Forum in November. We commend Beacon Events on prioritizing the authenticity and accuracy of event content when constructing esports conferences. As part of the knowledge partnership, ESIC will be assisting in curating and vetting both speakers and content with the view of providing accurate information to industry stakeholders and attendees.

We are confident that this partnership will serve to improve the accuracy of information being circulated about our industry in the Asia Pacific region which, in ESIC’s view, is a fundamental building block for success.”


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