John Rhodes

Senior Vice President/Director of Entertainment & Sport HOK
HOK is a global design, architecture, engineering and planning firm. Our 1,600 people collaborate across a network of 23 offices on three continents.

HOK designs buildings and spaces that respond to the needs of people and the environment. Our designers are rooted in technical excellence, driven by imagination and focused on a solitary goal: to deliver solutions that inspire clients and communities.

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
Brian Mirakian Jamie Hindhaugh