Ellen Dekker

Business Development Manager RAI Amsterdam

Ellen Dekker is business developer manager in the ‘new business team’ of RAI Amsterdam.

RAI Amsterdam is an international convention centre in Amsterdam .

Our focus is to bring people together, connecting and inspiring them by organising and facilitating meaningful encounters.

We wish to contribute to the sustainable development of people, markets and our environment. We give substance to this by:

  • organising and facilitate high-quality events, with which we bring people together, connect and inspire;
  • being an ideal, attractive meeting place for everyone;
  • corporate social responsibility and creating both economic and social value.

I have years of experience in the conference and event industry. The last years, I have focused on entertainment, sport and esports events.

At this moment we joining efforts with several partners in the city so we can offer esports organisers the best of Amsterdam.

Speaker Sessions

Day 1: Tuesday 20th July

Opening Session: Esports Business Behind the Scenes for Venues & Destinations (LIVE panel)


From an esports lead sales to loading in the production, pro player expectations and receiving thousands of fans to your venue operations, unravel the mystery of what the world of esports events looks like from an expert insider's perspective through this highly informative panel discussion.

: 14:00-15:00
Day 3: Thursday 22nd July

Session 9: Fireside Chat-True Confessions-Venues share it all! (LIVE panel)




Listen in to current and former hospitality and venue sales/operations executives who tell all in their experience when they hosted their first esports event! True stories of their first impression, crazy interactions and what they learned after it was all said and done. Not to be missed!

: 17:00-18:00
Neil Johnson Jean Butler