Three of the largest media brands covering sports business, television and marketing; Cynopsis Sports, Chief Marketer, Event Marketer and parent company Access Intelligence, announced today a partnership with Esports Arena Las Vegas at Luxor Hotel and Casino to produce the inaugural Tempest Esports Business Awards gala, a first-of-its-kind awards program to celebrate the esports industry’s most innovative companies and executives, with categories that span production, marketing, talent and technology.
The Tempest Esports Business Awards will be judged by high-profile members of the esports community. Honors will be presented to top brands, teams, leagues, players and business leaders driving the competitive gaming industry. Winners of the Tempest Awards will be announced live on stage at the Esports Arena at Luxor October 2, during the Esports Business Summit and showcased across digital channels reaching over 300,000 key esports and marketing executives.
The Tempest Awards gala will include dinner, awards presentation and after party. Tickets to the gala can be purchased here.
The Esports Arena at Luxor opened its doors in March and is the first esports arena and production facility on the Las Vegas strip. The arena is a unique, high-tech, 30,000 square foot multi-level space which includes a competition stage, 50-foot LED video wall, telescopic seating, daily gaming stations, unique food and beverage offerings from José Andrés, and a network tv-quality production studio.
Access Intelligence, is a privately held, b-to-b media and information company headquartered in Rockville, MD, serving the marketing, media, PR, cable, healthcare management, defense, chemical engineering, satellite and aviation markets. Leading brands include PR News, Ad Exchanger, AdMonsters, Cynopsis, Cablefax, Folio:, Event Marketer, LeadsCon, Chief Marketer, Defense Daily Network, AviationToday, Studio Daily; Power, and Via Satellite. Market-leading conferences and trade shows include LeadsCon, AdMonsters OPS and Publisher Summits, The Folio: Show, Experiential Marketing Summit, SATELLITE 2018, OR Manager, LDC Gas Forums, Clean Gulf, and Electric Power.
Cynopsis and Cynopsis Sports, are read by more than 100,000 executives in sports and television in over 58 countries. Cynopsis eSports offers exclusive Q&As, expert data insights, the top business stories of the week, hot trailers and coming events in order to connect the dots for the gaming industry, brands, technology, media and audiences.
Chief Marketer‘s 200,000 annual readers and attendees come from all marketing functions and levels at consumer package goods & manufacturing, retail, media & entertainment, financial, business services, hi-tech, as well as travel & hospitality companies, and the agencies that serve them.
Event Marketer serves the information needs of strategic brand-side event marketers and agency executives across the spectrum of face-to-face marketing. EM’s portfolio includes the flagship magazine, EM Buzz enewsletter, the annual Experiential Marketing Summit executive conference, the Ex Awards, the annual EventTech technology conference and Experience Design & Technology Awards and more.
One of the most iconic hotels on The Strip, The Luxor pyramid invites curiosity while the inside rewards visitors with equal parts excitement and intrigue. The resort features a wide variety of entertainment including Blue Man Group, Criss Angel’s MINDFREAK LIVE!, the hilarious comedy of Carrot Top and the provocative adult revue FANTASY. Combined with the 120,000-square-foot gaming area and eclectic restaurants, Luxor is an unparalleled travel destination. Luxor is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit luxor.com, call toll free at (877) 386-4658 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.
Esports Arena Las Vegas, located at Luxor Hotel & Casino, is the first dedicated esports arena on the Strip and the flagship venue of Allied Esports’ global property network spanning North America, Europe and China. The state-of-the-art arena, featuring a multilevel modular design with a two-story LED video wall, telescopic seating and a world-class production facility, is a ready-to-go championship destination and content studio for publishers, leagues, tournaments and high-stakes matchups in a setting designed to deliver an unparalleled live fan experience. The esports and entertainment venue, which also includes a one-of-a-kind food and beverage offering from Chef José Andrés and ThinkFoodGroup, an active virtual reality station, a classic video game bar and an interactive history of video gaming display, is open daily for walk-up play and features nightly competitions across all gaming communities. For competition schedules and more information, visit EsportsArenaVegas.com and follow @ESALasVegas. For more information about Allied Esports and its global network of properties, visit AlliedEsports.gg and follow @AlliedEsports