BMW Esports Boost 2021”: a new event for the esports sector live from BMW Welt

BMW Esports Boost 2021”: a new event for the esports sector live from BMW Welt

19.04.2021: Esports has long since developed from a niche sport into a global trend and an important economic factor. Through its commitment to esports, BMW is one of the driving forces in this fast-growing segment and wants to set new standards in storytelling and i


Esports has long since developed from a niche sport into a global trend and an important economic factor. Through its commitment to esports, BMW is one of the driving forces in this fast-growing segment and wants to set new standards in storytelling and innovation.




As the sports arm of the Seven.One Entertainment Group, Seven.One Sports has been actively promoting the broadcasting and reporting of all aspects of esports in German-speaking countries for many years and went international in 2021 with the digital gaming and esports platform esports.com.  



BMW and Seven.One Sports have now created a new event format for the various stakeholders in the sector. It goes by the name of “BMW Esports Boost”. On June 28, 2021, an international who's who of the esports industry, including opinion leaders, team members and industry experts, will gather for the event to be broadcast live from BMW Welt in Munich.

 

The event is aimed at anyone who wants to take the next step in esports, help shape the future of the segment or invest in this dynamic market. Numerous top international speakers will be giving exciting presentations and taking part in panel discussions to provide fresh impetus and exclusive insights into the world of esports.



Their topics range from such issues as “Esports and big arenas – is this still a match?” to challenges for marketers. The various sessions aim to put the esports hype in context, discuss the development of the industry and share innovative ideas and inspirational success stories. World premieres and announcements will reveal upcoming trends that will shape the future of esports.

 

Among others, the event will be attended by Christopher Hana (CEO The Esports Observer), Brandon Snow (SVP, CRO Brand Partnerships and Esports Activision Blizzard), Ralf Reichert (Co-Founder and Co-CEO ESL Gaming), Jens Hilgers (Founding General Partner BITKRAFT), Tobias Knoke (Head of Gaming EMEA Partnerships Solutions at Google) and Jonas Gundersen (COO Ninjas in Pyjamas).



The CEOs and founders of the G2 Esports and FNATIC teams – Carlos “ocelote” Rodriguez and Sam Mathews – will also be guests. BMW Esports Boost will be hosted by the multi-award-winning and internationally recognized esports presenter Eefje “sjokz” Depoortere.

 

“With BMW Esports Boost we want to take our involvement to a new level in this rapidly growing and innovative market and develop a unique platform for collaboration, development and networking in the entire industry,” said Stefan Ponikva, Vice President Brand Experience BMW Group.

 

Stefan Zant, Managing Director Seven.One Sports and esports.com added: “Thanks to our international network, our know-how as a market leader in the medialization of esports on free TV and in digital delivery on esports.com, we are ideally placed to establish BMW Esports Boost as an international brand together with BMW.”

 

The premiere of “BMW Esports Boost” will be broadcast live from BMW Welt on June 28, 2021 from 10.00 to 18.00 MEZ and will be the prelude to an annual series of events. Early bird tickets are available now for 69 euros from bmwesportsboost.com.

 
 

Information at a glance:


Date:                June 28, 2021

Registration:    Open now at
bmwesportsboost.com

Access:            Via e-ticket on successful registration

Cost:                Early bird tickets from 69 euros

    


Benedikt Torka- photo BMW

Permanent-URL: http://www.automobilsport.com/bmw-esports-boost-2021-new-esport-sector-live-bmw-welt---221984.html

19.04.2021 / MaP

More News

RaceDepartment & SimRacing Unlimited official Media Partners 2021
14.04.2021
The largest independent community site for virtual motorsports, RaceDepartment, and SimRacing news site SimRacing Unlimited are official media partners of ADAC SimRacing Expo 2021.  cowana GmbH, organizer of the ADAC SimRacing Expo and operator of the SimRacing news portal SimRacing Unlimited, has launched a comprehensive cooperation paper with RaceDepart more >>
British GT4 Esport Silverstone - Fourth time lucky for Jack McIntyre
12.04.2021
Jack McIntyre had lead all three of this year’s previous British GT Esports Championship races without recording a victory. But that all changed at Silverstone where the Zansho Rocket Simsport driver took full advantage of Nils Naujoks’ maximum 30kg Success Ballast to narrow the deficit to 10 points with one round remaining. more >>
British GT3 Esports - Baldwin winning in the rain at virtual Silverstone
12.04.2021
Come rain or shine James Baldwin has, predictably, been the GT3 driver to beat this season. And The World’s Fastest Gamer once again underlined his pedigree by converting pole position into a comfortable victory and the 2021 Drivers’ Championship. more >>
British GT Esports Championship Silverstone results and standings, pre-registration Donington
12.04.2021
 Esports: Dominant Baldwin wraps up GT3 title at Silverstone; McIntyre extends GT4 fight to season finale-  Race result GT3 more >>
British GT Esports Titles on the line at Silverstone's penultimate round, livestream
10.04.2021
- Both Baldwin and Naujoks enjoy healthy points advantages   James Baldwin and Nils Naujoks enjoy comfortable leads in their respective class standings ahead of the penultimate British GT Esports Championship more >>
Giving wings and finding future stars with Denmark's P1 Esport
09.04.2021
Red Bull Racing Esports is charging forward with a quest to unearth the Esports racing stars of the future thanks to a new partnership with Denmark’s home of virtual racing, P1 Esport. P1 Esport is a simulator racing centre with the goal of creating a n more >>
Alpine Esports Team launch 2021 campaign
08.04.2021
    Alpine Esports Team launch its first virtual racing team in partnership with Race Clutch,    The team is set to compete in the 2021 F1 Esports Pro-Series, future Virtual Grands Prix as well as organising the 2021 Alpine Esports Series,    Nicolas Longuet, Fabrizio Donoso make up the team’s first F more >>
Veloce Esports announces Bang & Olufsen as Official Audio Partner
08.04.2021
Veloce Esports has today announced a partnership with Danish audio-visual brand, Bang & Olufsen, who will supply the London-based company with a range of premium audio devices for its new gaming HQ in Fulham and headsets for its talented pool of drivers. more >>
BMW Esports meets manga: In ‘Heroes of Rivalry’
07.04.2021
.. BMW sends its partner teams on a fantastic adventure and presents OG Esports as new addition.‘United in Rivalry’ enters the next level in 2021. BMW is once again partner of some of the top Esports teams in the world thi more >>
Outline of TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GT Cup 2021 Announced "Who is the fastest GR driver"
06.04.2021
TOYOTA GAZOO Racing (TGR) has announced details of the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing GT Cup (TGR GT Cup) 2021, a new series in “Gran Turismo SPORT” for PlayStation®4*1 (PS4®).The TGR GT Cup is a new global series in which the GR lineup, inc more >>
British GT Esports Brands Hatch review, results and standings, livestreams 5-8 April
05.04.2021
 Esports: Baldwin overcomes O'Brien and ballast for Brands Hatch victory; Naujoks finally bags GT4 win- Fannin third after qualifying on pole-  Loehner and Schill complete GT4 podiumLivestream all Esports action from 5-8 April from British GT Esports on more >>
British GT Esports GT4 Brands Hatch - Naujoks piles on the pressure
05.04.2021
Nils Naujoks’ knack of claiming virtual British GT podiums continued at Brands Hatch where the BMW Motorsport SIM G2 Esports ace extended his championship lead to 22 points following a first win.   The Porsche of Tariq Gamil ensured that a H more >>
British GT Esports GT3 Brands Hatch - Baldwin leads Team Rocket RJN 1-2 at Brands Hatch
05.04.2021
 James Baldwin extended his championship lead by fighting back from fourth place with his fully ballasted McLaren.The extra 30kg did little to slow The World’s Fastest Gamer in qualifying where JMW’s Jody Fannin claimed his first pole p more >>
DV1 Triton Racing wins The SIM GriD X VCO World Cup season opener at Bathurst
04.04.2021
• Dominik Blajer, Jakub Charkot and Mateusz Tyszkiewicz dominate Bathurst 12-hour race in the virtual Bentley Continental GT3.   • Second and third places go to Audi teams Odox Motorsport and GTWR Racing.• A total of 48 more >>
British GT Esports Championship on Easter Sunday livestream, entry lists and standings
02.04.2021
British GT Esports Championship Brands HatchEaster Sunday April 4th  2021Esports 2021 campaign reaches halfway mark at Brands HatchEntry list: GT3 more >>
British GT Esports Brands Hatch GT3 - Can success ballast stop Baldwin?
02.04.2021
British GT Esports Championship Brands HatchEaster Sunday April 4th  2021   James Baldwin made amends for his Oulton Park faux pas by claiming a comprehensive victory last weekend at Snetterton to establish a 14-poi more >>
British GT Esport Brands Hatch GT4: top three cary weight of expectation
02.04.2021
British GT Esports Championship Brands HatchEaster Sunday April 4th  2021Snetterton served up an incredibly competitive race that resulted in drivers representing nine of a possible 10 manufacturers automatically advancing to Round 3. more >>
VCO ProSim Series first season finale: Ayhancan Güven secures the Pro Drivers title
01.04.2021
• Finishing in sixth place in the “Championship Race” alongside Joshua Rogers is enough to confirm Ayhancan Güven as the best real-world Pro of the season.• Victories in the “Fun Race” and in the “Championship Race” go to Robby Foley and the duo of Alejandro Sánchez/Muhammad Ibrahim.&bull more >>
World-class drivers go head-to-head in The Microsoft GP - Powered by YAS HEAT
31.03.2021
•    Jamie Chadwick, MaximeMXM and Ramez Azzam were among high-profile entrants•    Commentary team comprised F1 YouTube sensation Aarava and esteemed esports commentator George Morgan •    Ultimate collaborative brand event streamed via Forza Motorsport 7 more >>
VCO PROSIM Series season finale this evening - review of successful first season, livestream
31.03.2021
  • More than 90 drivers from the real world and over 60 professional Esports racers have competed in the VCO ProSIM SERIES over the course of the season.• Rogers and Benecke have already been confirmed as champions before the eighth and final r more >>
British GT4 Esports Brilliant Boothby sees of McIntyre and Naujoks
29.03.2021
 For the second weekend running Hot Lap Qualifying’s pace-setter also took home GT4’s virtual race winner’s trophy. And, just like the rest of the top-10, an invitation to compete at Brands Hatch next Sunday.   Wh more >>
British GT3 Esports - Baldwin untroubled en route to victory
29.03.2021
 James Baldwin only claimed pole by a tenth from Michael O’Brien but ended the hour-long race 23s clear of his McLaren team-mate after recovering from a half-spin on lap one.The tight Melbourne right-hander is frequently the scene of dra more >>
British GT Esports Championship Snetteron review, results, registration for 4.4.2021 open
29.03.2021
 Esports: Baldwin heads Team Rocket RJN one-two; Boothby blasts to GT4 win at Snetterton - O’Brien and Green complete GT3 podium- Last lap pass helps McIntyre beat Naujoks to second in GT4 more >>
Team Redline and BS+Competition dominate opening race in the VCO Grand Slam in Sebring
28.03.2021
• Overall victory and GTE class win for Team Redline at the iRacing 12h Sebring powered by VCO.• BS+COMPETITION triumphs in the GT3 class and claims second place in the GTE category with the BS+TURNER BMW M8 GTE.• Benecke: “That was a textbook example of a head-to-head race.”   more >>
VCO Grand Slam starts on Saturday with the iRacing 12h Sebring
26.03.2021
- Anniversary race for VCO Esports• VCO and RaceSpot TV present facts and figures about the iRacing 12h Sebring powered by VCO.• Strong field of cars expected in three classes.• Start of the VCO Grand Slam marks first anniversary more >>
Hat-trick for Biela Racing Team Euronics at the 6h Barcelona in the 24h Series Esports powered by VCO
21.03.2021
• Biela Racing Team EURONICS wins for the third time in a row and sets sights on the title in the 24H SERIES ESPORTS powered by VCO.• Sven-Ole Haase triumphs alongside Lukas Jestädt at the wheel of the Audi R8 LMS GT3.• more >>
Oulton Park set for British GT Esports Championship season opener, livestream
19.03.2021
- Season 7 begins with first hour-long race this Sunday from 20:00 GMT- 40 real-world stars and sim qualifiers split equally across multi-class entry- Motorsport News to award GT3 Drivers’ Championship trophy- GT4 champion gunning for €2,000 Fanatec prize bundle    more >>
ADAC SimRacing Expo returns to the Nürburgring
19.03.2021
One of the biggest and most important SimRacing events returns to the Nürburgring in 2021. After the ADAC SimRacing Expo had to be cancelled due to the restrictions of COVID-19, the organizers will start again in September 2021. The legendary 1000-kilometer race taking place at the same time will provide the real motorsport feeling.  more >>
T2M and Alpine F1 team partner to equip gamers with custom mobile gaming controller
16.03.2021
Alpine F1 Team Rotor Riot Controller Launched Today Mobile gaming controller leader, T2M, has announced a partnership with Alpine F1 Team to develop a custom version of their Rotor Riot controller, mobile gaming controller for iOS devices. more >>
Red Bull Racing Esports push the boundaries with Fanatec
11.03.2021
The market leading brand for dedicated sim racing hardware, Fanatec, is set to partner with the Red Bull Racing Esports Team as they chase down more World Championships. Fanatec will back the Bulls’ racing goals with a range of equipment specific more >>
Veloce bolsters Esports and Racing commercial team
10.03.2021
•    London-based organisation recruits leading commercial talents to its team•    Guido Hakkenberg brings media expertise from Motorsport Network•    Former F1 exec James Robinson to consult on Veloce’s Extreme E effort more >>
Joshua Rogers is Esports racer Champion in the VCO ProSim Series
05.03.2021
• 15th place in yesterday’s Championship Race is enough for Joshua Rogers to secure first place early in the overall standings for Esports racers.• The prize for the Coanda Simsport driver is an extra 2,500 US dollars and the D-BOX G3 haptic sim system.• In the ‘Victory Lane’ interview, Rogers reviews the turbule more >>
VCO ProSim Series round 7 - Championship race review, quotes and standings
04.03.2021
VCO ProSIM SeriesCHAMPIONSHIP RACE round 7Wednesday, March 4th 2021 CHAMPIONSHIP RACE:The VCO Twitter vote for the penultimate "Championship Race" of the season produced a clear winner with 87 per cent: more than 40 Dallara F3 more >>
VCO ProSim Series round 7 - Fun race review, standings
04.03.2021
VCO ProSIM SeriesFUN RACE round 7Wednesday, March 4th 2021It was the fourth and last "Fun Race" of the season for the Esports Racers. They met in the Super Late Model Stockcar on the traditional Watkins Glen circuit and raced over 20 minutes t more >>
Turbulent penultimate Championship race of the season shakes up VCO ProSim Series standings
03.03.2021
- Favourites to win titles in the VCO ProSIM SERIES "Championship Race" overall standings involved in accidents.- Sage Karam and Mack Bakkum win races at Spa-Francorchamps circuit - Max Verstappen retires in battle for lead.- Team Redline driver Maximilian Benecke wins race and title in the "Fun Cup" after spectacular overtaking manoeuvre. more >>
Barrichello, Senna, Verstappen and many more stars at the penultimate event in VCO ProSim Series - livestream
03.03.2021
- Title race intensifies in all classes• On Wednesday, stars from real motorsport and Esports racing will be competing in the seventh and penultimate event of the VCO ProSIM SERIES.• Barrichello, Senna and Verstappen join the event.• Rogers, Güven and Benecke aiming to defend their positions at the top of th more >>
Phoenix McEwan introduces circuits in the VCO ProSim Series
02.03.2021
VCO secures the services of virtual test driver• Virtual Competition Organisation is blazing a new trail by securing the services of its first virtual racing driver.• Virtual racer Phoenix McEwan will be th more >>
Quotes and results after VCO Cup of Nations - participating teams and drivers
22.02.2021
  Reactions from the winners: Matt Campbell: "The event was huge fun - especially working with Nick and Bart. We put in a lot of work over the past few days to prepare, which paid off. We were very consistent at the front in all th more >>
Team Australia wins spectacular first Pro Edition of VCO Cup of Nations ahead of the Netherlands and Spain
22.02.2021
    - After the Esports Racers, the second edition of the VCO Cup of Nations this time sends the Real-World Pros as national teams into a total of six races.- Team Australia with Matt Campbell, Nick Foster and Bart Horsten in different ve more >>

Kategorien

2001-2021 automobilsport.com full copyright