Tag: Loren Gold

Raleigh esports session
Loren Gold, executive vice president of the Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau (center) and Cody Elsen, esports program director at North Carolina State University (right) joined SportsTravel's Jason Gewirtz for The Raleigh Esports Strategy session on May 30 at the Raleigh Convention Center. Photo by Jared Wickerham

2024 EsportsTravel Summit Showcases Raleigh’s Ascent

The 2024 EsportsTravel Summit at the Raleigh Convention Center covered a wide range of topics focused on the esports world. The luncheon session on May 30, “The Raleigh Esports Strategy,” featured Loren Gold, executive vice president of the Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, and Cody Elsen, esports program director at North Carolina State University. […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Raleigh Esports

Esports Report Cites Raleigh as Major Host

A new study examining global trends in hosting in-person esports events has concluded that Raleigh, North Carolina, is among the top destinations for such events. The project, which examined in-person esports tournaments in North America, Europe and the Nordic region from 2019–2023, was conducted by PLAYHRDR Advisors, the Greater Raleigh Esports Local Organizing Committee and […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
_R2A3609
Loren Gold, center, Executive Vice President, Greater Raleigh Convention & Visitors Bureau, speaks during the 2023 EsportsTravel Summit in Toronto. Raleigh will host the 2024 EsportsTravel Summit. At left is Robert Duggan, North American League Championship Series (LCS) Event Lead, Riot Games. At right is Ed Tomasi, Co-Founder, Managing Director, Subnation. Photo by Jared Wickerham

EsportsTravel Summit Announces Future Hosts

Northstar Meetings Group has announced the upcoming hosts for the EsportsTravel Summit—the only event of its kind for esports tournament and event organizers. In 2024, the event will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina. The 2025 event will be staged in Bloomington, Minnesota. The announcement was made on the final day of the 2023 EsportsTravel […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Yu-Gi-Oh Raleigh

Raleigh to Host 2023 Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship Qualifier

The Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau and Greater Raleigh Esports Local Organizing Committee will host the 2023 North America Yu-Gi-Oh! World Championship qualifier from July 7-9, 2023, at the Raleigh Convention Center. The event is expected to attract thousands of Duelists and fans and will be the first and largest major esports competition for […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :