Articles tagged “esports”

Esports Disrupt How Brands and Events Engage With Their Communities

Esports Disrupt How Brands and Events Engage With Their Communities

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

How organizations and events build communities is shifting with new digital networks and the evolution of how people interact online. The culture and growth of esports represents a window into how these changes will affect associations, businesses, and the event sector at large.

4 weeks ago

Texas Plans to Open the Largest Esports Stadium in the U.S. This Year

Texas Plans to Open the Largest Esports Stadium in the U.S. This Year

Amanda Albright, Bloomberg

Arlington already has big-league baseball and football teams. Now it is spending $10 million to build an electronic sports arena to cash in on a growing new trend of watching people play video games. But will the investment pay off?

6 months ago

Meeting Planners Need to Get Game for Esports

Meeting Planners Need to Get Game for Esports

Andrew Sheivachman, Skift

Nearly a billion people around the world will tune in to watch someone else play a video game this year. Digital events have become ingrained into the culture of millennials and Gen Z, and the sector is rapidly learning how to combine virtual entertainment with engaging real-life experiences. Event professionals need to pay attention to this evolution.

11 months ago