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Vlad Marinescu Re-Elected International Esports Federation President

Vlad Marinescu, the head of the United States Esports Federation, has been re-elected as International Esports Federation President after Sheikh Sultan bin Khalifa Al-Nahyan stood down from the race. Marinescu received 91 percent of the votes at the virtual IESF Ordinary General Meeting. He was promoted to the role atop the IESF after Colin Webster […]

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IESF, DLA+ Partner on Esports Venue Guidelines

The International Esports Federation and DLA+ Architecture & Interior Design have agreed to a partnership that will combine IESF’s global member network with DLA+’s esports venue planning and design experience, establishing guidelines for the design of esports venues. The agreement also makes DLA+ an exclusive certifying agency for esports facilities and official advisor to the […]

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EsportsTravel Summit Reschedules to November 18–20

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to November 18–20 in Arlington, Texas. The Summit had been scheduled for August 11–13. Concurrent with the date change, the EsportsTravel Summit announced a new five-year partnership agreement with venue design firm […]

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International Esports Federation Partners With ISF

The International Esports Federation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the International School Sports Federation to work together on various projects and activities in the esports space. The MOU will allow the organizations to combine on events promoting physical health among gamers in high schools with an aim of promoting physical activity and health […]

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EsportsTravel Summit in Arlington
Reschedules to August 11–13

Northstar Meetings Group has announced that the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers—has been rescheduled to August 11–13 in Arlington, Texas. The Summit was originally scheduled for June 16–18. The EsportsTravel Summit is being hosted by the Arlington Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Arlington Sports Commission. […]

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ISEF Signs Agreement with Asian Federation

The International Esports Federation has announced an agreement with the Asian Electronic Sports Federation to form a formal relationship to promote and advance esports globally as well as across Asia. The IESF will recognize and acknowledge the AESF as the sole federation for esports in Asia and the AESF will recognize and acknowledge the IESF […]

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2019 Regional SportAccord – Day 2
SportsTravel Editor and Publisher Jason Gewirtz (left) and U.S. eSports Federation President Vlad Marinescu signed a memorandum of understanding on December 11, 2019, to bring the federaton’s annual meeting to the EsportsTravel Summit in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Jason Koerner/Getty Images)

United States eSports Federation to Co-Locate Annual Meeting with EsportsTravel Summit

The United States eSports Federation has announced that it will hold its inaugural Annual Meeting at the 2020 EsportsTravel Summit, which will be held November 18–20 at the Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas. The co-location agreement was announced today at Regional SportAccord Pan America in Fort Lauderdale. Produced by Northstar Meetings Group and hosted […]

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New International Esports Federation President Nominated

Colin Webster, who previously spent five years on the board of the International eSports Federation, will become the organization’s president during its December general meetings. Webster is the only nominated candidate for the president’s position. Silviu Stroie has been the acting president since December 2018 after the resignation of Jun Byung-hun. Once confirmed in December […]

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