tuesday March 19, 2019

fairmont san francisco | 950 mason street 

Each year, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) Foundation brings together more than 600 members of the video game industry to raise funds for scholarships and other critical education and digital learning programs at Nite to Unite (NTU).

It is a night to celebrate the many ways video games drive positive change in our society and transform kids’ lives. A night to honor leaders and visionaries who are making a profound difference through video games.  And, a night to raise funds in support of scholarships for the next generation of game makers and charitable organizations leveraging the power of interactive software.

Evening Schedule

6PM Cocktail Reception and Silent Auction

7:30PM Dinner, Awards Program, and Live Auction

9PM Dessert and Cocktail Reception in the Famed Tonga Room

Smart/Creative Cocktail Attire


The 2019 HonoreeS HAVE BEEN ANnounced!

This year, we are thrilled to be honoring The Xbox Adaptive Controller Team and The Starlight Children’s Foundation. Read more about our honorees here.



The ESA Foundation seeks to harness the collective power of interactive entertainment to create positive social impact in our communities and meaningful opportunities for America’s youth.

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changemakers in Action: our visionaries and legends

Over the years, the ESA Foundation has been honored to celebrate individuals' exceptional contributions to the video game industry and the impact they have had on millions – and last year’s honoree was no exception.

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Highlights from the 2018 Nite to Unite

Highlights from the 20th Anniversary Nite to Unite!




Please visit the sponsorship page or email NTU@TheESA.com to learn more.


Thank you to the 2019 Nite to Unite Sponsors!








See the fun and support of an amazing industry and night.