NEW DATE: 23-25 March 2022

Following the rapid escalation of omicron cases across the UK and around the world, Bett 2022 is postponed to 23-25 March and will continue to take place at the ExCeL London.

Read the full statement here

Bringing Esports to Bett

In March 2022, the UK's largest education technology show, Bett, will welcome the world of esports to its events for the first time. With more than 70% of schools considering an esports programme, and with the expectation that the global esports market will triple by 2025, Bett is proud to be supporting such a fast growing and innovative industry. Esports @ Bett will be an all-new feature on the show floor; an area to celebrate esports in education and exhibit some of the opportunities it can provide to young people.

Whether you're looking for an introduction to esports, considering setting up a program in your own school or even simply seeking a deeper understanding around the skills and career pathways it can develop, come visit Esports @ Bett 2022, where you will find:

  • Exclusive dedicated content for educators to learn from schools already on their esports journey
  • Hands-on areas for showcasing and experiencing esports tech for yourself
  • Live esports tournaments every afternoon, with schools and students from across the UK

Find out more about the eSports Arena.

Headline Partner 2022 – Intel and CDW

CDW are pleased to announce that we are the Headline Partner at the Esports Arena with Intel. We will be providing two presentation sessions at the eSports arena and our dedicated Education team will be available at the arena throughout the event.

CDW Speaker - Douglas Konopelko, M. Ed. National Esports Manager & K-12 Education Strategist | CDW-G

Doug Konopelko is a passionate educator, writer, and leader. He currently serves as an Education Strategist for CDW-G. Doug focuses on acting as a connecting point between people, ideas, and solutions. On his education journey, he has served in both urban and suburban school districts as a teacher, team leader, adjunct faculty member, edtech consultant, high school assistant principal, school district administrator, and state education organisation leader.

Session 1: Wednesday 23rd March 2022, 11:45-12:05

Beyond the Game: The Educational Value of Esports in Education

Esports in education provides incredible value to students that goes way beyond the game, and embracing the entire esports ecosystem is one way to build a successful, sustainable program.

Session 2: Friday 25th March 2022, 11:45-12:05

Powerful Partnerships for Esports Success

Building and sustaining a successful esports program is best done through the combined efforts and support of many different stakeholders and partners.

Click the link below to find out more information about CDW's dedicated Education team and our capabilities.

You can contact a member of the team by emailing

BETT 2022

South Hall, ExCeL London

Wednesday, Mar 23, 2022