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Samsung Sponsors eSports '08 Conference

Updated Fri, May 02, 2008 by Ram

Samsung Electronics named main sponsor again.

Once again Samsung Electronics will be a major sponsor for the International eSports Conference, which takes place during the last week in May.

Berlin, 02.05.2008. The "International eSports Conference", which takes place on 27th and 28th May in Cologne, presents the South Korean hightech company Samsung Electronics, one of the world's greatest supplier of consumer electronic products, as a new main sponsor and partner.

"For Samsung Electronics, the promotion of new developments and sports is an important matter; thus, we deem it as a crucial task to take over responsibilites for such developments. The International eSports Conference has become the most important discussion platform relating to eSports and we are looking forward to participating this year again", explains Michael Müller, Group Leader Corporate Marketing at Samsung Electronics.

"We are glad to have acquired Samsung as a further first-class partner and sponsor for the ESCONF in addition to Electronic Arts. Along with Samsung as the new main sponsor, the eSports-Connection as a new matchmaking platform, several speeches and even more space for networking, we will offer our partners, guests and participants a highly profitable event", as the Conference Director Frank Sliwka says.

This year's speakers at the ESCONF include Konstantin Ewald (Osborne Clarke), Ibrahim Mazari (Turtle Entertainment) and Rolf Kretschmann (Stuttgart University). The final panel discussion of the ESCONF will feature representatives of European eSports associations discussing potential developments within eSports in Europe.

For more, please visit ESCONF.


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