Enthusiast Gaming Hosts Canada’s Largest Gaming and Esports Expo, EGLX, on October 18 – 20 in Toronto
Sponsors include: Bell Media, Ubisoft Canada, Nintendo, CIBC, HP Omen and MSIRising Stars Tournament with $40,000 prize pool and a sponsorship deal with Luminosity Gaming Rainbow Six Canada National Finals in partnership with Ubisoft Canada Special guests include: professional esports players SypherPK, JuniorPK and Destroy, and gaming personalities Greg Miller, Nick Scarpino and Andy Cortez of Kinda Funny, Craig Skistimas and Game Attack team, Bruce Green and Kris Wilson of Cyanide and HappinessGaming Industry Summit expert speakers include: Adam Boyes (CEO of Iron Galaxy), Rishi Chadha (Head of Gaming Content Partnerships, Twitter), Bryan Segal (SVP, Comscore)TORONTO, Oct. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (TSXV:EGLX)(FSE: 2AV) (“Enthusiast” or the “Company”) is excited to announce that the Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo (“EGLX”), Canada’s largest video gaming expo, is taking place Friday, October 18, to Sunday, October 20 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre (“MTCC”) in downtown Toronto.Corey Mandell, President of Enthusiast Gaming’s events division, EG Live, commented, “We continue to grow and expand our events business which includes almost 30 live gaming and esports events worldwide. Our goal has always been to provide interactive, in-person experiences for gamers to connect globally. At this year’s EGLX, we’ve almost doubled the floor space as we anticipate a significant increase in attendees. We have over 150 exhibitors and have seen an increase in non-endemic brand sponsors as gaming becomes more mainstream!”With sponsors including Bell, Ubisoft Canada, CIBC, Nintendo, HP Omen and MSI, the expo is set to be stacked with more prizes and pre-release sneak peeks than ever before. EGLX attendees will get the opportunity to watch the finals of the Rainbow Six Canada Nationals, hosted on the main stage, in partnership with EGLX sponsor Ubisoft Canada. Also on Friday, Enthusiast Gaming is hosting an invitation-only marketing event “From Mom’s Basement to the Boardroom” to provide valuable insight on how to market/advertise to the highly lucrative gamer demographic. CONTACT INFORMATION:Investor Relations: Julia Becker
Head of Investor Relations & Marketing
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