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2024–2027 EsportsTravel Summit

Status Open for bids through June 1, 2022. History 2023, 2028–Toronto 2022–Daytona Beach, Florida 2021–Pittsburgh 2020–Arlington, Texas (Virtual) 2019–Atlantic City, New Jersey 2018–Las Vegas 2017–Orlando Inside Track The Sports Division of Northstar Meetings Group, organizer of the TEAMS Conference & Expo and the recently announced TEAMS Europe, has announced a formal bidding process to identify […]

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Whose Fans Travel Best? Neil Schwartz on the Latest Sports Fan Research

Neil Schwartz, the president and chief data officer of SBRnet, has spent decades researching sports fans, including their willingness to travel. In his company’s latest research report — the 2022 Study of Sports Fans — he has insights on which sports fans travel the most to attend or participate in events. He also has research […]

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Glytch Announces Populous as Design Architect for Esports Stadiums

Glytch has selected Populous as the design firm for its planned 32 esports stadiums across the United States and Canada as the company plans for each location to be the home of a professional esports team. Glytch’s first four locations will be Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Bellevue, Washington. The venues are scheduled to open […]

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Full Sail to Host Special Olympics Unified Esports Event

Full Sail University near Orlando, Florida, will partner with the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games and ESPN to produce the Unified Esports Invitational on June 7. The event will be staged at the university’s on-campus esports arena, the Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortress, and will air live on ESPN3 and be streamed via the […]

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SquadLocker to Make E-Team Jerseys Available to Students

SquadLocker has partnered with STEM Fuse, a digital K-12 curriculum provider specializing in STEM, computer science, and CTE curriculum solutions, to deliver esports curriculum and player jerseys to schools across America. The Start Your Esports Team resource and online retail store launched April 19 and is available to students. “Learning about textile technologies and textile […]

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ASM Global’s San Antonio Tech Port Center + Arena Opens to Sold-Out Crowds

ASM Global has officially opened the Tech Port Center + Arena in San Antonio, which includes a 24-hour gaming area and 2,500-seat technology arena plus a food and beverage offering unique to the live event industry. Tech Port is an expansive community project combining a sports arena, food hall and museum/conference/special event space which will […]

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Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, meets with people from the Sinagpore National Olympic Committee. (Photo: Caroline Chia/SNOC)

IOC May Hold ‘Virtual Sports Festival’ in Singapore in 2023

The International Olympic Committee may have a Virtual Sports Festival in 2023 with Singapore as the host, the latest dip into the esports world that has been hinted at by the world governing body. IOC President Thomas Bach hinted that Singapore would host during a visit on Thursday to the country, telling those at a […]

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NETSGC Becomes First Pro Esports Team to Partner with SUNY System

The State Universities of New York has become the official education partner of Nets Gaming Crew, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the Brooklyn Nets, the first partnership of its kind for the two organizations. NetsGC will create an educational esports program aimed at increasing the recruitment pool of high school students, while driving awareness […]

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Istanbul to Host Second Edition of Global Esports Games

The Global Esports Federation has announced that the second annual Global Esports Games will be held December 14–18 in Instanbul, Turkey. A delegation from the GEF recently visited the city to meet with the local organizing committee, comprising members from the host city, the leadership from the Turkish Esports Federation and Spor Istanbul. The program […]

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