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With eSports on the rise, the US Conference of Mayors convened a panel, “Have It All-The Newest Innovations in Tourism, Entertainment, and Sport.” The Mayor of Reno, Nevada, HILLARY SCHIEVE, who also chairs the US Conference of Mayors’ Tourism, Arts, Parks, Entertainment, and Sports Standing Committee, led a session on eSports discussing the growing popularity of gaming, and how cities and mayors can create enthusiasm for the newest sport and engage young people and others in the community. The panelists were industry experts who shared highlights, trends, and provided a live demonstration. They included:

NATHAN LINDBERGH, Director of Global Sponsorships, Twitch TV
BRANDON SNOW Chief Revenue Officer Activision Blizzard Esports
JASON WOO General Manager & Chief Strategy Officer, Next Generation Esports