The BESF is committed to facilitating, encouraging and monitoring the development and practice of esports in Belgium. Our work is structured around 5 pillars:
It is one of our prime missions to enable our national teams to compete against other national teams in international competitions.
In order to achieve this mission, the Competition & National Teams pillar engages in the following activities:
Integrity in terms of fair play, community respect and regulatory compliance is an important aspect of the BESF’s mission to promote esports in Belgium and for the sustainability of esports in general.
In order to achieve this mission, the Ethics & Integrity pillar engages in the following activities:
The BESF explicitly acknowledges the importance of education within esports and vice versa. Under the motto “Bring education to esports and esports to education”, the Education & Research pillar engages in the following activities:
The BESF is committed to promoting the growth and development of the Esports sector. One key aspect of this effort is the creation of a legal and fiscal framework that provides a clear and supportive environment for businesses and professionals in the sector to operate.
To achieve this goal, the BESF is working closely with lawmakers and government officials to develop and advocate for policies that will foster a healthy and sustainable Esports ecosystem in Belgium. This includes efforts to establish clear regulations, promote fair competition, and provide appropriate tax incentives and support for businesses operating in the sector.
Establishing partnerships and relations between different like-minded organizations as well as with government bodies is crucial for the development of the Belgian esports ecosystem and the esports sector in general. There is a growing need for collaboration between all involved actors to accelerate the industry’s progress.
The Institutional Relations pillar aims at fostering these relationships by providing a forum for the different stakeholders to connect.