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Pittsburgh is a hotbed for esports and will host the 2021 EsportsTravel Summit, December 14–16. The event will feature the co-location of the United States eSports Federation Annual Meeting.
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United States eSports Federation Extends
Co-Location Agreement with EsportsTravel Summit

The United States eSports Federation (USeF) and Northstar Meetings Group, a division of Northstar Travel Group, have announced a multi-year extension of the agreement that makes the EsportsTravel Summit the exclusive home to the USeF’s Annual Meeting. The USeF is recognized as the National Governing Body of esports by the International Esports Federation. Hosted by […]

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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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International Esports Federation Unveils New Logo

The International Esports Federation has unveiled a new logo, the first time since the organization’s founding in 2008 that it has created a new look. According the federation, the new logo is designed to keep the spirit of the organization while representing a modern look forward. “Sharp, modern and passionate,” said IESF President Vlad Marinescu. […]

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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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International Esports Federation Signs MOU with WESCO

The International Esports Federation has signed an memorandum of understanding with the Brazil-based World Esports Consortium as the federation sees to create further collaboration opportunities in the international esports community. The MOU, signed by IESF President Vlad Marinescu and WESCO President Daniel Cossi, sets a framework for collaboration between the two organizations, with a goal to promote […]

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Vlad Marinescu Named President of IESF

Vlad Marinescu has been named president of the International Esport Federation after Colin Webster announced he was stepping down from the lead position of the group that has tasked itself with uniting the global esports industry. Marinescu is president of the U.S. Esports Federation and serves as chief media and marketing officer for the International […]

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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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