Chi Bhatia

Senior Designer HKS

Chi Bhatia is a Senior Designer at HKS London - a global design & strategy consultancy focused on Sports & Entertainment. Chi has a background in both design and business and creates sports & entertainment venues, helping to lead the growth of HKS’ immersive venue vertical which explores the convergence of digital content with physical environments. His experiences living and working in Asia, the US and Europe have given him an understanding of different cultures and allow him to design for diverse markets. Chi has been involved with projects ranging from the SoFi Stadium (70,000 seat stadium & 6,000 seat performance venue) home to the LA Rams & Chargers in Los Angeles to V.HIVE, Europe’s largest esport concept store for Team Vitality in Paris.  Chi is also involved in the origination, analysis, and execution of opportunities with LOGE Capital Partners (an affiliate of HKS).  LOGE is focused on sports, esports, technology and real estate joint ventures.

My Speaker Sessions

Thursday, October 29

Session 10: Evolving trends in esports venue design (panel discussion)
Matthew Batchelor Chi Bhatia Chris Dite Brian Mirakian John Rhodes John Sheehan (moderator)


Senior executives from 5 of the most successful sports venue design practices in the world will share their opinions on both current and future approaches to esports venue design.

Covering everything from large scale purpose built esports Arenas through to fully immersive multi-purpose ‘digital venues’ and how traditional sports venues can repurpose their space to include esports events, this session is a MUST ATTEND for everyone in both the esports and traditional sports sectors.


Thursday , October 29, 15:15 - 16:15
John Sheehan (moderator) Mark Hempel