Esports Insider announces its ESI Events calendar for 2021
We are proud to announce the return of our ESI Digital series, with our first esports industry conference of the year commencing on March 30th with ESI Digital Spring.
ESI Digital Spring will be the first of three online events that will take place throughout 2021, with over 400 attendees, 60+ speakers, and more than 16 hours of content spread across the two-day event.
We are proud to announce the return of our ESI Digital series, with our first esports industry conference of the year being ESI Digital Spring on March 30th. ESI Digital Spring will be the first of three online events that will take place throughout 2021, with over 400 attendees, 60+ speakers, and more than 16 hours of […]
Not-for-profit organisation The 1,000 Dreams Fund (1DF) has launched its third annual BroadcastHER Academy, an esports and gaming fellowship programme for women interested in pursuing a career in the industry. The 2021 BroadcastHER Academy Challenge commences on February 2nd, with the initiative concluding on March 11th. Throughout the five-week event, 10 women will be chosen to receive […]
In-game advertising platform Anzu has raised $9m (£6.56m) in its latest round of funding, with the likes of BITKRAFT Ventures and Sony Innovation Fund becoming investors. The capital raised will be used to expand the company’s commercial growth alongside funding sales and marketing initiatives to assist in moving it forward on a global scale. RELATED: Anzu expands partnership with […]
Esports tournament organiser BLAST has named Andrew Haworth, the firm’s Director of Operations and Production, as the Commissioner for its Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) esports league, BLAST Premier. As part of the role, Haworth will oversee the tournament format, rulebook, competitive integrity, and other key areas of governance for BLAST Premier. RELATED: BIG selected as 12th BLAST Premier […]
Esports data service provider JOIDATA has entered into a partnership with Chinese video game developer and publisher Moonton. The three-year deal will see JOIDATA provide data design and support services for the Mobile Legends: Bang Bang Professional League (MPL). RELATED: Moonton unveils partners for M2 World Championship JOIDATA is said to have built an integrated esports data system for […]
Esports and gaming job platform Hitmarker has expanded its hiring footprint in Asia-Pacific by way of a strategic partnership with recruitment service provider RGF Executive Search and Professional Recruitment (RGF). Based in Asia, RGF provides talent acquisition services from C-suite executives to an array of managerial positions across a number of industries. RELATED: Hitmarker teams with […]
Gaming hardware company ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) has launched an esports academy programme specifically tailored for the ‘next generation’ of gamers in India. According to the firm’s website, all participants above the age of 16 are able to register for ROG Academy. Moreover, the first programme will look at developing Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) players in the region. RELATED: Misfits […]
For the world’s most established sportswear brands — as well as select fashion houses — esports and gaming are now very much on the agenda. It shouldn’t be surprising that apparel brands want to remain future-proof by reaching a younger demographic via competitive gaming. Over the last 12 months in particular, there have been a […]
Esports and entertainment company Misfits Gaming Group (MGG) has signed a multi-year partnership with British headwear brand Tokyo Time. As a result of the deal, Tokyo Time will produce officially licensed Misfits Gaming headwear and collaborate on co-branded merchandise. This is the brand’s first foray into esports. RELATED: Peripherals company MOUNTAIN signs exclusive deal with Misfits Gaming […]
British event organiser epic.LAN has extended its partnership with hardware retailer Overclockers UK to as remain the headline sponsor for its 2021 events. The partnership will focus on content and live shows featuring members of the Overclock UK team during the online epic.WAN events. Once it is deemed safe to hold live events, Overclock UK will return to […]