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November 4, 2019

How Hershey’s Navigated its First Year in Esports Events

Hershey’s, one of the world’s most well-known brands and non-endemic players in esports, broke down its first year of marketing in the space at the Esports Business Summit in September. From developing a knowledge-base of the space to forming relationships with talent, Charlie Chappell, head of integrated marketing for Hershey’s, offered insights on how newbie...

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October 7, 2019

Six Esports Marketing Insights from Gillette’s Global Sports Director Greg Via

Gillette has a long history in sports marketing, dating back to an exclusive sponsorship of the Major League Baseball World Series… on radio. Fast forward to the present, and things have certainly evolved. In recent years, Gillette has stepped up its esports marketing efforts, including sponsoring ESL’s Intel Extreme Masters World Championship and naming League...

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August 12, 2019

Five Insights from General Mills on Creating Experiences for Gaming Audiences

Among CPG brands capitalizing on strategic gaming partnerships is General Mills, whose most notable gaming-centric brand Totino’s sponsors two 100 Thieves esports teams. The brand has established an internal team dedicated to gaming partnerships and identifying opportunities across its portfolio of brands, in addition to Totino’s, like Reese’s Puffs and Chex Mix. For Brad Hiranaga,...

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July 19, 2019

Q&A: Auto and Financial Categories Pose Opportunities for Brands in Esports

Brands activating for an esports crowd take note: competitive players—and the fans who adore them—are no longer relegated to the age-old stereotype. You know, the one in which a lone player holes up in his basement for hours on end, hopped up on caffeine, speaking to no one. Esports fans have diversified beyond this cliché,...

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