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April 6, 2020

Jones Soda Makes its Move into Esports with a Sim Racing Digital Sponsorship

The live event space is on pause, but the stay-at-home economy is opening up opportunities for brands to expand their portfolios and their reach. In March, Seattle-based Jones Soda made its move into esports by signing on as title sponsor for the Last Chance Qualifier competition in The Race All-Star Series. The five-week sim racing...

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March 2, 2020

Game On: Seven Insights on Formulating an Esports Marketing Strategy

Thinking about about planting a flag in the esports space? You’d be smart to. Non-endemic brands like Nike, State Farm and Coca-Cola have cut sponsorship deals, while newer games like Apex Legend are experiencing fan growth rivaling Fortnite’s rise. New tournaments are cropping up, esports-specific arenas are being built and prize pools are reaching the...

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November 13, 2019

Omen by HP Shifts its Focus from Competitive to Casual Gamers at TwitchCon

After several years of marketing primarily to competitive gamers, Omen by HP has shifted its focus to include casual gamers. To showcase this point of view for the first time in the U.S., HP created the Omen Gaming Lab Test activation at TwitchCon in San Diego, Sept. 27-29. The 3,025-square-foot space featured seven different challenges...

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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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