It’s time to acknowledge you, the women who excel in gaming and esports. In a market valued by Statista at $282B, it’s become crucial to provide recognition and visibility for those who work in all business sectors on this industry. From marketing to finance, from legal to research, from events to quality assurance, ours is the most sophisticated program to uniquely promote equality, diversity, inspiration, and more. You so deserve it.

Entries close Wednesday, May 15th at 11:59PM ET.



Industry Titans

Those who aren’t afraid to take decisive action, break down barriers, invent new solutions, and apply unusual and creative thinking to resolve complex issues. Honorees should operate at a senior level (VP or above).

Department Categories

    • Creative Ninjas
    • Customer & Client Support Mavens
    • Data & Research Trendsetters
    • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Luminaries
    • Event Management Aficionados
    • HR & Talent Superstars
    • Legal & Licensing Legends
    • Marketing, Brand & Community Masterminds
    • Media Geniuses
    • Operations Front Runners
    • Production Pacesetters
    • Public Relations & Communications Gurus
    • Sales & Partnership Victors
    • Social Media Groundbreakers
  • Talent Categories

    Honoring personalities who entertain, inform, and inspire their audience.

    • Content Creators
    • Game Changing On-Screen Talent
    • Streaming Legends

    Does your major program stand out above the rest? As the number of women working in the esports, gaming, and sports sectors continues to grow (although not as fast as we’d like it to!), we want to acknowledge the colleges have helped them along the way.

    If your program is providing the support necessary to drive industry growth and equality, we encourage you to enter this category.

    • Esports, Gaming, and Sports Academic Programs (For Colleges & Universities)
  • Future Leaders

    This award will recognize emerging leaders, producers, movers and shakers, investors, etc. who are 30 years of age or younger and have already had an impact on the esports, sports, and gaming industries, with the goal of using the present to shape the future. These honorees distinguish themselves above the rest by combining astute reasoning, a solid foundation, and a clear vision for the direction the business should take.

    Eight of the most up-and-coming in the industry will be recognized and celebrated for their achievements to date.



    • Standard Deadline

      Wednesday, April 24, 2024


    • Late Deadline

      Wednesday, May 15, 2024


    How to Enter

    The entry process is completed online for your convenience, from submission details through to payment… it’s easy!

    The price of each primary entry varies based on when you complete your submission. Take advantage of our early bird deadline!

    If you are submitting a secondary entry for the same campaign/person in more than one category, each additional submission will automatically receive a $100 discount. *Entry title must be identical for the discount to apply.

    Payment in full must accompany each entry and are non-refundable.

    Honorees and Future Leaders will be notified in May. Special Recognition Awards will be announced in person during the awards ceremony in July. *Stay tuned for the official ceremony date and location.


    Cynopsis’ Top Women in Sports, Esports & Gaming Awards are open to all individuals and teams worldwide including:

    • Networks
    • Publishers
    • Brands
    • Gaming Companies
    • Teams
    • Leagues
    • Associations
    • Universities
    • Production companies/studios
    • Producers
    • Website developers
    • App developers/producers
    • Licensing companies
    • Marketing companies
    • PR firms
    • Ad agencies
    • Creative services teams
    • Betting Companies
    • Technology and gear companies
    • Developers

    Vendors are also eligible to compete on behalf of clients. The program is open to national and international entrants.

    The entry submitted must have been worked on (in part) between February 2023 and May 2024.

    Questions? Contact Lauren Toolen: [email protected] 

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    For Esports & Gaming Companies: Contact Jon McLoughlin, Director of Sales at [email protected]

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