Event will explore how cinemas can gain new revenue streams and the esports community can add venues for viewing and practices
Newark, New Jersey–(Newsfile Corp. – June 9, 2021) – Esports Entertainment Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: GMBL) (NASDAQ: GMBLW) (or the “Company”), an esports entertainment and online gambling company, today announced a partnership with Cinema Esports Alliance Co., an organization dedicated to the growth of esports in cinema, to host a virtual event to bridge the gap and open the door of communication between the cinema and esports industries. The inaugural event will delve deeper into how both industries can support each other. While cinemas are eager to find new revenue streams, the esports community seeks new venues for practices and viewing parties.
“We are excited to partner with the CEAC to help cinemas attract the gamer community into their facilities,” stated Grant Johnson, CEO of Esports Entertainment Group. “We believe we have a turnkey, fully-integrated esports solution that can support cinema exhibition of esports including tournaments and onsite infrastructure.”
“Cinemas have looked at esports with interest because the profile of the gamer is similar to that of the avid moviegoer,” added Heather Blair, founder of CEAC. “With concern for lack of or inconsistent movie content, cinemas are motivated to seek other types of entertainment to offer their customers and attract new ones. This event pairs experts in several fields willing to discuss their successes and pitfalls of their past and current projects and