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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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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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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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