The Esports Awards, one of the most prestigious nights in the esports calendar, is just under one week away and the countdown is on.
Some of the most prominent faces from esports, gaming and entertainment are scheduled to descend on Las Vegas. Hosted at Resorts World, the Esports Awards is the biggest black-tie event in the industry and the only ceremony that recognizes esports excellence.
Esports Awards with Bugha, Ludwig, and Valkyrae
VIP attendees include Streamer and Content Creator Ludwig, CEO of Fluxo Bruno “Nobru” Goes, Co-Owner of 100 Thieves and Streamer Rachell ‘Valkyrae’ Hofstetter, and Fortnite Player for Sentinels Kyle ‘Bugha’ Giersdorf. Moreover, guests will also get to enjoy a musical performance from cinematic-rock band City of Sound who recently took to the stage at the Rocket League World Championship.
From December 11-13th the Esports Awards will play host to three days of networking, fun, celebration and content. The Esports Awards Open powered by the Golf Gaming Club will kick off the celebrations on December 11th. Golfing legend Bryson DeChambeau will attend once again. He will be joined by a number of VIPs. These VIPs include Robbie Amell, best known for his lead role in the Amazon Prime series Upload. In addition, professional gamer Nate Hill, and CEO of 100 Thieves Matthew “Nadeshot” Haag are among other notable VIPs.
LVL Up Las Vegas will then be hosted on December 12th and 13th with two days of B2B events and insights from some of the industry’s leading executives. Speakers include the likes of Alban Dechelotte, MD at G2 Esports, Jacob Toft-Anderson, VP of Esports at 100 Thieves and Michel Attisani, Chief Business Development Officer at ESL FACEIT Group.
Finally, the main awards show will take centre stage on December 13 with a lavish ceremony hosted by legendary hosts Eefje ‘Sjokz” Depoortere and Alex “Goldenboy” Mendez.
Over 40 awards will be given out across six overarching categories including Entertainment, Industry, Creative, Pro, On-Air Talent and Collegiate. Consequently, these will be awarded across the two days of events and recognise the best of the best within esports over the past year.
Esports Awards Sponsorships
Interestingly, The 2022 Esports Awards has partnered with both endemic and non-endemic esports brands including:
- Tyson Food
- Truman Factory
- The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society
- Sizzle Creative
- Amazon Music
The Esports Awards also announced Oakley as the Official Eyewear Partner for this year’s event. Furthermore, Oakley will provide guests with exclusive merchandise at both the Golf Open and the ceremony. Winners on the night will also receive a pair of Gold Kato glasses.
“We continue to level up our commitment to the Esports and Gaming world, teaming up with Esports Awards.” said Felipe Caetano Formiga, Global Gaming & Esports Partnerships at Oakley. “This event is a best-in-class partner who shares our continued vision of inspiring the next generation of gamers, celebrating and honoring the world’s most respected names in the Esports and Gaming industry.”