Wednesday, February 5, 2020

Taking its first big footstep into the billion-dollar gaming industry, the City of Garden Grove will cosponsor an Esports Fast Pitch, Conference and Tournament! event with Black Dog Gaming on Friday, February 28, from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., in the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center, located at 11300 Stanford Avenue.

Esports Fast Pitch, Conference and Tournament! is an opportunity to connect and network with leading e-gaming executives, investors, influencers, celebrities and other fellow gamers, as well as pitch e-sport or video game concepts.  

A panel of industry leaders will discuss current and future trends and investment opportunities in the market. Speakers include Founder and CEO of Black Dog Venture Partners/Black Dog Gaming Scott Kelly; founding member of the rap group N.W.A and Black Dog Gaming partner Arabian Prince; General Manager and CEO of WorldGaming and Collegiate StarLeague Wim Stocks; and angel investor Jeff Wang.

Other e-gaming presenters and vendor companies include Advrtas, Dun Rite Games, Megafans and Infamy Fantasy Esports.

General tickets are $69 per person and include event admission, and participation in demos and panel discussions.

VIP tickets are $299 per person and include event admission, catered lunch, and an invitation to a VIP after-party with investors and panelists.

To register, visit

In keeping with the City’s Reimagine Garden Grove efforts, the Office of Economic Development is focused on partnering with tech-leaders and businesses to promote e-gaming in the community that will build regional and international interest and investment.​


Monica Covarrubias (714) 741-5788
Office of Economic Development