LEADERS IN AUSTRALIAN ESPORTS
THIS IS ESL Australia
Welcome to ESL Australia - local division of ESL, and the leaders in Australian esports. We offer services including end-to-end esports project management, live broadcast production, & brand partnerships.
We operate Australia’s largest esports events, including the Intel® Extreme Masters, Melbourne Esports Open™, and the ESL Stage™ at PAX Arena. In 2019, we reached over 2 million Australian esports fans through our products, and in a blind survey* ranked highest amongst all tournament organisers when Australian gamers were asked “What companies come to mind when you think of esports.
Some of our clients include AAA publishers such as Activision Blizzard, Microsoft, Riot Games, Ubisoft, Wargaming and many more who we’ve worked with to deliver Australia’s best gaming events, exhibition stands, live video streams, brand activations, technical crew, and league products.
* Survey, Conducted on Reddit Targeting Australian Gamers, 2019. 110 Responses.
Our services in Australia
Esports Broadcast &
Some notable broadcasts include IEM Sydney (20 mil. unique viewers online), Melbourne Esports Open, the FFA E-League & more.
Our broadcast production services include:
Brand partnerships &
Our social media channels are followed by tens of thousands of esports and games fans, and offer an opportunity to engage with a tech-savvy, hard-to-reach market.
Opportunities available now include:
Esports & Gaming event staffing &
In 2019, ESL provided staffing for over 60% of publisher booths on the PAX Australia main showfloor, and end-to-end booth management for a number of major activations including Xbox, Red Bull Omen, Logitech, and Plantronics.
What we can do to help your event:
WHO WE'VE WORKEd WITH:
How can we help you with your project ?
Brands & Products
Australia’s Biggest Weekend of Esports 50,000sqm of esports & gaming takes over Melbourne Olympic Park
Taking place in August each year, the Melbourne Esports Open (MEO) features multiple Masters-Tier esports headline stages, and saw over 17,000 esports fans at its second year in 2019. In 2021, MEO will feature the Intel Extreme Masters Melbourne tournament as a headline act in Rod Laver Arena. The Melbourne Esports Open is supported by
Australia’s Biggest Esports Tournament
Australia & New Zealand’s
Premier Esports League
Working in partnership with Reed Exhibitions & Events for over 5 years, the ESL Stage at the PAX Arena, PAX Australia features a variety of competitions, from open tier to professional level each year. With over 50,000 attendees at PAX Australia each year, the ESL Stage offers casual gaming fans an opportunity to experience esports, and brands to connect with an engaged audience at PAX Australia’s biggest esports stage. The ESL Stage is currently open for partnership enquiries in 2020.
LATEST PRESS RELEASES:
The Australian Team
With over 10 years experience operating Australian esports events & tournaments.
ESL’s core team has an unparalleled level of experience across all game titles & formats.
In 2009, ESL Australia founders JB Hewitt (Managing Director, ESL Australia) & Nick Vanzetti (Managing Director & Senior Vice President, ESL Asia-Pacific Japan) started the first Australian esports circuit under the “ACL Pro” brand. Since then, the ESL team has grown to operate Australian esports mega-events, including IEM Sydney and the Melbourne Esports Open.
Be a part of the ESL Gaming family
You think you would be a great fit for the ESL family?
We are creating a world where everybody can be somebody. This reflects the founding story of our company, that is still very much in our DNA. We create esports leagues and tournaments that provide more opportunity for participation and progression than any other sport.
This is our passion. What about yours? At ESL Gaming we see ourselves as creators. We are competitors and collectively we develop esports worldwide. Join us on the journey of esports!