Esports Venues for All Levels
From left: Brian Mirakian, Global Esports Director, Senior Principal, Populous; Alyson Walker, Chief Commercial Officer, OverActive Media; and Daniel Clerke, Director of Esports, Maryville University. Photo by Jared Wickerham.
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Record-Breaking EsportsTravel Summit
Entertains, Informs in Daytona Beach, Florida

The 2022 EsportsTravel Summit in Daytona Beach, Florida, featured two days full of networking opportunities and programming that showcased why in-person esports events have come back in such full force from the depth of the pandemic. This year’s event took attendees on a journey of where esports is today and what the future holds on […]

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Abu Dhabi to Host BLAST Premier World Final 2022

The Blast Premier World Final with eight Counter-Strike teams will be held in December at Yas Island’s Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi, the gaming organization has announced. The event’s champions will get the world final trophy and the largest slice of the $1 million prize pool. Blast has teamed with ADGaming to bring its global […]

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IESF Announces Partnership with GirlGamer Esports Festival

The International Esports Federation has announced a new partnership with the GirlGamer Esports Festival to celebrate and promote women’s competitiveness in the esports industry. As part of the new pairing, the first Women’s CS:GO Tournament will be held as part of the 14th IESF world championship. The best players from around the world will compete […]

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League of Legends LCS Championship Heading to Chicago

The 2022 League of Legends LCS Championship will be held September 10–11 at the United Center in Chicago, the organizers have announced. Finals Weekend in Chicago is the culmination of a four-week, eight-team LCS Summer postseason, with the concluding best-of-five matches played at the United Center — the lower bracket final on September 10 and […]

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Playfly Sports Expands into Playfly Esports

Playfiy Sports, will expand the foundation of its CSL Esports division to create an esports-focused division within the company called Playfly Esports to help connect brands with esports orgs and fans. The formation of Playfiy Esports will build off the success of its partnership with the National Association of Collegiate Esports created through NACE Starleague, […]

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The United States Esports Federation (USEF) will be revealing its development plans for a first-of-its-kind national championship series at the upcoming Esports Travel Summit.

United States Esports Federation and SportsEdTV Announce Partnership

The United States Esports Federation has announced a new partnership with SportsEdTV with the USEF featuring SportsEdTV educational training videos for its members and associated partners to further their shared social impact strategies. “SportsEdTV shares our passion for competition and they can help us build further awareness for gamer health,” said USEF President David Geddes. […]

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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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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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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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