Enthusiast Gaming Hosts Largest B2B Mobile Gaming Event in Europe, “Pocket Gamer Connects”
TORONTO, Feb. 06, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (“Enthusiast Gaming” or the “Company”) (TSX: EGLX)(OTCQB: ENGMF)(FSE: 2AV) is excited to announce record breaking attendance at its Pocket Gamer Connects (“PG Connects”) mobile gaming event in London, United Kingdom on January 20-21, 2020. The PG Connects event tour was acquired by Enthusiast Gaming in the fourth quarter of 2019.
PG Connects is an international series of B2B events for the global mobile games industry. With events in London, Seattle, Hong Kong, Helsinki and the Middle East, PG Connects is a leading mobile gaming event series worldwide. Its annual flagship event in London is the largest B2B mobile games industry event in Europe.Adrian Montgomery, CEO of Enthusiast Gaming commented, “Congratulations to the Pocket Gamer teams on hosting an incredibly impressive mobile gaming event in London U.K. With nearly 2500 attendees, 310 speakers and over 100 sponsors. PG Connects hit record breaking numbers and continues to be the largest, most influential B2B mobile gaming event in Europe.”This years’ PG Connects London saw record breaking attendance with almost 2,500 attendees from 65 countries worldwide. Delegates from over 1,350 companies engaged with more sponsors and exhibitors than previous years and also took in notable complementary show events such as the Big Indie Pitch, The Investor Connector, Publisher SpeedMatch, Big Screen Gaming and the various networking sessions and parties. Lastly, the event was capped off with the annual Mobile Games Awards ceremony.Together with Pocket Gamer, Enthusiast Gaming’s event division owns and operates almost 30 global gaming and esports events annually including the largest gaming and esports event in Canada, EGLX. With 30,000 attendees and 200 exhibitors, EGLX 2020 is taking place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on October 16-18, 2020.About Enthusiast GamingEnthusiast Gaming (TSX: EGLX)(OTCQB: ENGMF)(FSE: 2AV) is building the world’s largest network of communities for gamers and esports fans. Already the largest gaming network in North America and the United Kingdom, the Company’s business is comprised of three main pillars: Media, Events and Esports. Enthusiast Gaming’s digital media platform includes 100+ gaming related websites and 900 YouTube channels. Enthusiast’s esports division, Luminosity Gaming, is a leading global esports organization consisting of 7 professional esports teams under ownership and management, including the Vancouver Titans Overwatch team and the Seattle Surge of the Call of Duty league. Collectively, the integrated ecosystem reaches over 200 million gaming enthusiasts on a monthly basis. Enthusiast Gaming’s event business, owns and operates Canada’s largest gaming expo, Enthusiast Gaming Live Expo, EGLX, (eglx.com) and the largest B2B mobile gaming event in Europe, Pocket Gamer Connects, www.pgconnects.com. For more information on the Company, visit enthusiastgaming.com. For more information on Luminosity Gaming, please visit luminosity.ggFor further information: Enthusiast Gaming Contact, Alex MacDonald, CFO, 416.623.9326INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:Julia Becker
Head, Investor Relations & Marketing
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