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The Local Organizing Committee for the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit includes the Pittsburgh Knights, the professional esports team based in the "City of Champions."
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EsportsTravel Summit Reschedules to December 14–16

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to December 14–16 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Concurrent with the date change, the EsportsTravel Summit announced a new multiyear partnership agreement with CSL, the leading advisory and planning firm specializing in providing consulting services to the sports, entertainment, […]

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The 2019 CEO Fighting Game Championships at Ocean Center in Daytona Beach attracted competitors from 30 countries.

New Research Shows Esports Fans
Want to Travel Post-COVID

The number of esports fans has skyrocketed during the coronavirus pandemic and those fans will be more willing than the general public to travel to live events and competitions when they return, according to new research presented at the EsportsTravel Virtual Summit held December 2–3 at Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas. In a session […]

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A new survey shows esports fans are willing to travel to live events and spend the night at a hotel. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
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Study: Esports Fans Will Travel to Live Events

As live esports events have matured into ever-more sophisticated productions, destinations have had the same question: Do these events cause participants to travel and spend the night in host cities as traditional sports have done for years? A new survey conducted by Conventions, Sports & Leisure International and the Esports Entry Advisory set out to […]

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Survey: Cities and Venues Want More Esports Events

Results of a new survey of destinations and venues reveal a high interest in hosting live esports events, and a desire from those that have already hosted such events to stage even more. The “Assessment of Esports in the Travel and Event Sectors” survey, conducted by Conventions, Sports & Leisure International (CSL) and the Esports […]

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