NEW YORK, September, 28, 2018 — When it comes to esports, it’s not just gamers that win. Projected to surpass the billion-dollar threshold next year, esports is booming, thanks to innovators driving the competitive gaming industry. Now it’s time to put the innovators in the spotlight. joins the industry in recognizing North America’s best and brightest as sponsor of the inaugural Esports Tempest Awards in Las Vegas.

“Esports has changed the game for attendees around the world, and we’re so proud to sponsor the Tempest Awards to honor the industry’s top innovators,” said George Schneider, Esports CEO. “This year’s Tempest Award Finalists are creating unforgettable moments with esports experiences that delight attendees of all ages in ways we never thought possible. It’s exciting to celebrate the best of the best.”

Judged by the community’s trailblazers, the Tempest Awards represent North America’s top honors for the brands, teams, leagues, players and businesses revolutionizing the industry. From new tournaments and brand activations to gaming venues and rising stars, the Tempest Award Categories cover every segment of this rapidly expanding industry.

Winners of the Esports Tempest Awards will be announced Tuesday, October 2, live on stage during the awards gala at the Esports Arena Las Vegas. Sponsored by, the awards gala is part of the Esports Business Summit and will be showcased across digital channels to more than 300,000 key esports and marketing executives. View the complete list of Tempest Award Finalists and then check back at for the winners and highlights from this landmark industry event.

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