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Casino Esport Conference confirms new details for inaugural summit with Stockton University's Esports Innovation Center

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The Casino Esport Conference (CEC) and the Esports Innovation Center and Stockton University have confirmed the inaugural CEC/EIC Northeast Summit, to be held in Atlantic City on October 18-19, 2022.

The new event will be held at the New Jersey State-funded Esports Innovation Center, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit part of the Stockton University programming. The CEC, which has been held for the past 7 years in Las Vegas, is now cooperating with the EIC to bring a two-day summit packed with speakers and panels that will “intensely cover” the esports industry and its benefits with integration into different verticals:

  • Gambling and Wagering
  • Collegiate Esports
  • Professional Esports
  • Esports and video gaming eco-systems and cultural aspects
  • Esports Marketing
  • Tourism Impact

The EIC, led by Executive Director Andrew Weilgus —also President and Founder of Atlantic City FC—, seeks to grow esports culture and industry in the Atlantic City area, by enhancing industry training, building programs to open the Atlantic City market to outside groups, and focusing on creating opportunities on all levels for the local community.

The Esports Innovation Center focuses on several core missions, including esport industry workforce innovation, search and development in the esports space, bringing meaningful esport events to Atlantic City, academic guidance support for New Jersey schools, community engagement programs, industry product demonstrations, research and guidance to regulatory bodies, casino Esport focuses, among others.

The 7th edition of the Casino Esport Conference, co-founded and produced by the Fox brothers Ari and Ben, will take place February 28- March 1, 2023, at Alexis Park Resort in Las Vegas. In addition, they recently announced the creation of the CEC University (CEC-U), which will take place on February 27, 2023, the day before the CEC Las Vegas, at the same place.

The main CEC is packed with speakers and panels that will at its core cover esports, video gaming, and many topics related to entertainment that organizers call “techtainment.” Some of the major topics include:

  • Gambling and Wagering
  • Collegiate Esports
  • Professional Esports
  • Esports and video gaming eco-systems and cultural aspects
  • Esports Marketing
  • Tourism Impact
  • Hardware
  • Hosting Esport Tournaments
  • Esports and iGaming
  • Cryptocurrency
  • Esports Legal and Regulation
  • Investment
  • Casino of the Future
  • Immersive experiences
  • UNLV’s Black Fire Innovation and Stockton U

The CEC has expanded its education conferences to include Cryptocurrency, Web 3, NFTs, the Metaverse, Immersive experiences, and VR, AR and MR, among other topics. These subjects are presented by people within these fields to the casino industry to educate and share ideas with those outside the casino industry.

The Fox brothers are also the founders of Gameacon, a consumer-focused convention that started in Atlantic City back in 2015, and this year will be held on December 9-11 at the Showboat Hotel.

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