The following has been sent to Inven Global as a press release.
London, UK, August 24th 2020: The Esports Awards, the most prestigious night in the esports calendar, is pleased to announce a partnership with the world’s leading B2B esports events and media company Esports Insider for the creation of Esports Assemble; four days of the finest events, networking, content, and insights from industry figures from the 18th to 21st November. As the leading authorities in esports business and awards, Esports Insider and the Esports Awards have crafted the Esports Assemble to showcase and celebrate every area of the esports industry and offer unmatched industry and business-focused content, and networking opportunities.
Esports Assemble will encompass major industry-leading events starting with ESI Digital Winter on the 18-19th November, Esports Awards Expo on 20th-21st November before concluding with the renowned Esports Awards ceremony on the evening of the 21st November.
ESI Digital Winter: 18-19th November
- The ultimate B2B industry showcase including unrivalled networking, content, and speakers from the biggest brands in and around esports.
Esports Awards Expo: 20-21st November
- Intimate panels and top-class networking with some of the most prestigious and forward-thinking tastemakers in the esports industry, including one-to-one curated networking opportunities and group discussion to connect and guide the esports landscapes of the future.
Esports Awards: 21st November
- The Oscars of esports which honour those who have excelled, inspired, and made their mark on the esports industry. The Esports Awards is the only dedicated esports award show to reach every corner of the industry.
Following the success of both ESI Digital Summer and Summit, ESI Digital Winter will be the crowning jewel of the ESI calendar. With 600+ attendees and 75+ speakers, the ultimate esports business showcase promises extensive networking, education, and debate. The two-day event will present two iconic ESI content pieces with investment competition The Clutch and the 2020 ESI Hall of Fame, where three new esteemed members of the industry elite will be inducted.
“We are really excited to be partnering with the Esports Awards to further showcase the breadth and depth of the esports industry. Having worked alongside each other for so many years it only seemed inevitable that a collaboration would be on the cards. With four days packed full of the best speakers, networking opportunities, content, and award shows, Esports Assemble will truly be the best of both worlds.” added Sam Cooke, Managing Director and Co-founder of ESI.
The Esports Awards is the only global annual ceremony dedicated to esports talent and for 2020 celebrates a milestone as it reaches five years of recognising industry excellence. Last year the awards headed stateside for the first time and took place at the Esports Stadium Arlington, Texas. A record-breaking seven million people tuned in to see the likes of Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf, League of Legends, 100 Thieves, and Dr. Disrespect crowned winners. For 2020 the awards are going fully digital on November 21st with a show that will be a truly unique virtual experience. With a record-breaking 2.5 million votes already cast, this year’s ceremony is set to be the biggest yet.
“It’s a privilege to be able to partner with the team at Esports Insider to create a truly unique program of events. Esports Insider are a true market leader in building best in class B2B events that provide value to long term esports industry goers as well as brands at the start of their journey in this incredible industry. It was important to us, in a year as challenging as 2020 to be able to provide a top tier event at a competitive price and we are grateful to the team at ESI for sharing this objective. At the Esports Awards, we pride ourselves on providing a platform to build upon the esports legacy and events that inspire thought leadership and step change, and now, with ESI as part of our vision we can create the biggest B2B event and celebration that the industry has to offer.” said Michael Ashford, Managing Director, Esports Awards