International eSports Conference
Cologne, 27.– 28. May 2008
Berlin, 09.04.2008. The„International eSports Conference (ESCONF)“ has acquired the new eSport online portal“fragster.de” as media partner for the BtoC-Communication. At the beginning of March, the eSport&Gaming Media GmbH launched“fragster.de”. Since then, this platform has experienced a rapid growth and is now deemed as an inherent part of the eSports community.“The development of Fragster is indeed fast. We regard fragster.de as the very best possibility to inform the eSports community on the ESCONF”, said Carsten Kohlenbeck, project manager at Global Games Media.“As the official media partner of the 5th International eSports Conference, we are looking forward to be working alongside the world’s most important eSports conference. As an important indicator, this year’s assembly will again be marking the current state of our industry and our sport, which we want to cover extensively. At the same time, we are given the chance to illustrate the journalistic perspectives and thus, enhance the conference by adding a new aspect to it”, explains Gerriet Ohls, executive director of the eSport&Gaming Media GbmH.
About the International eSports Conference (ESCONF)
In 2008, the„International eSports Conference“ takes place for the fifth time and is the world’s most important business and networking platform for eSports and gaming communities. In lectures, workshops, and discussions, the most important and recent topics of the international eSports industry will be outlined and upcoming trends discussed. The focus of the event aims at current discussions on and of the eSports market. International experts from the industry, the media, science, politics, sport and the community portray several approaches to the discussed topics. The ESCONF is supported by Electronic Arts and Samsung as the head sponsors, as well as by the GC– Games Convention as a sponsor. The German eSports Association is the responsible body.
fragster.de is Germany’s new eSport scene page and was launched in March 2008. With its high quality texts, well-known writers and an extensive online and event coverage, fragster has gained broad renown in a short time. The editorial staff is managed by Simon Wondracek and Gerriet Ohls, two well-known eSports journalists and former winners of the eSports Award. fragster is run by the eSport&Gaming Media GmbH i.G..
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