The Esports Industry Awards are delighted to confirm that online streaming service NOW TV will be the 2017 award’s official and exclusive naming partner. NOW TV, an award winning streaming service, gives access via contract-free passes to some of the latest and greatest TV, movies and sports on over 60 devices, including PS4 and Xbox One. The newly named ‘NOW TV Esports Industry Awards’ are returning after a sold-out debut in 2016 and will be held, once again, at The Brewery, London on November 13 th 2017.
The partnership will see both brands come together to deliver a best-in-class Esports ceremony to recognise excellence and achievements across a range of disciplines. The evening will honour the industry’s best players, teams, media, hardware providers, games, events and personalities in this sector who have made outstanding contributions over the past year.
Tom Mercey, organiser of the NOW TV Esports Industry Awards commented: “Last year was an outstanding success for us and we were privileged to celebrate on the night with some of the biggest names in Esports. We are very excited to be partnering with NOW TV for the second year running, as their passion for exceptional entertainment and online streaming means that we are very confident of delivering an event that’s even bigger and better in 2017.”
Last year 18 awards were given out to teams, broadcasters, journalists, players, hardware providers and more. Almost 90,000 people tuned in to watch the show online.
This year’s event will be hosted by TV presenter OJ Borg, Nicki Shields and Julia Hardy with nominations now open! The entire event will be streamed live on the night across the globe thanks to our broadcast partners, Gfinity. Click here to watch last week’s launch broadcast via Twitch.
For information on how to get involved contact Conor.Tallon@esportsindustryawards.com ; to keep up to date with all developments, follow us @EsportsIA
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About THE NOW TV eSports Industry Awards
Founded in 2015, the Esports Industry Awards had an 18-month journey to its inaugural event. The Esports Industry Awards is dedicated to showcasing top class performance and innovation from, amongst others, the players, teams, media, hardware providers, games, events, and personalities within the scene. Giving credibility to this process was fundamental for all involved and the integrity of every step was closely monitored by our Esports Industry Awards committee. We work closely with our headline, category and event partners to bring the very best annual event which puts those at the heart of the industry in the limelight. The NOW TV Esports Industry Awards look forward to 2017 and from all the team here we wish everyone the best of luck. GG
About NOW TV
NOW TV lets you watch the latest movies, TV shows, live sports and kids entertainment online. There’s no contract, so you can dip in and out whenever you like. You can watch anytime, anywhere, on the web or on over 60 devices with the app. Or convert your TV into a Smart TV with a NOW TV Smart Box and enjoy over 60 Freeview channels plus 12 in HD. That’s the very best of Freeview and pay TV, all in one place. Voted T3 Magazine’s ‘Streaming Service of the Year 2016’, NOW TV is simple to setup – just create an account and start watching instantly – super simple to use. Pick and choose from various NOW TV Passes (Sky Cinema, Entertainment, Sky Sports, and Kids) to create a combination that suits you. Binge on over 250 Box Sets on Demand, including addictive new shows and award winning dramas with 11 of the best pay TV channels including Sky Atlantic, Discovery, MTV and FOX through the NOW TV Entertainment Month Pass. Or catch the biggest blockbusters you missed at the movies with a premiere a day on the NOW TV Sky Cinema Month Pass. Catch the biggest matches and live events on 7 Sky Sports channels for a day, week or month with a NOW TV Sports Pass. And why not keep the kids happy too, with all of their favourite shows on six live dedicated channels including Nickelodeon, NickToons and Cartoon Network with a NOW TV Kids Month Pass. Want broadband and calls with no ties? The NOW TV Combo is the UK’s first ever contract-free triple play bundle, offering the latest and best TV, unlimited broadband as well as a range of call packages, all on your terms.
Source: Press release