WCG 2018 Host City and Dates Announced
World Cyber Games Inc. (WCG) announced that WCG 2018 will be hosted in Bangkok, Thailand over four days from April 26 (Thursday) to April 29 (Sunday) next year.
This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20171107005042/en/
WCG 2018 will be hosted at IMPACT in Bangkok Thailand over four days from April 26 (Thursday) to April 29 (Sunday) next year. (Photo: Business Wire)
WCG announced plans to become a global digital entertainment platform with the world's top festival enjoyed not only by eSports fans but also digital entertainment content enthusiasts. WCG declared that Bangkok, Thailand was chosen as the host city for WCG 2018 as the coexistence of Asian and Western cultures in the world-class tourist destination coincides with WCG’s new vision. WCG 2018 will be held at IMPACT in Bangkok, one of Asia’s largest and most modern exhibition and convention centers.
Mrs. Jaruwan Suwannasat, Director of Exhibitions and Events Department of Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) said, “TCEB would like to congratulate to WCG 2018 for a tremendous event to be held in Thailand. As the Thai government’s official flagship body for the business event sector, TCEB is pleased to extend our full support to propel the debut of WCG in Bangkok and help promote WCG 2018 as one of the renowned-event which characterize Thailand’s digital, creative, and high-value services sector. WCG 2018 is in digital event pipeline that will strengthen the country’s booming entertainment and digital content industry to be recognized in the international arena.”
WCG has been recognized for 14 years, as the world’s largest eSports competition since the “WCG Challenge” pilot competition held in 2000 until the Kunshan, China competition in 2013. Many eSports fans were disappointed as the competitions stopped after 2014, so the revival this March after Smilegate Holdings acquired WCG is much anticipated by eSports fans. Following an incubation period at Smilegate Holdings, WCG is preparing to launch as an independent corporation.
WCG revealed a brand new CI to represent its new image. The new CI is a combination of dynamic structure that embodies three-dimensional solid bodies in a two-dimensional plane and various colors full of personality. It symbolizes the evolution of e-sports and the solidarity of people around the world.
With the 2018 host city and dates confirmed, WCG plans to organize the members of WCG Committee and announce the details regarding game titles, event content, etc. by yearend.
Yvette Hyeran In, +82-31-600-8421
Om Business Wire
(c) 2018 Business Wire, Inc., All rights reserved.
Business Wire, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the global leader in multiplatform press release distribution.
Følg saker fra Business Wire
Registrer deg med din epostadresse under for å få de nyeste sakene fra Business Wire på epost fortløpende. Du kan melde deg av når som helst.
Siste saker fra Business Wire
Andersen Global Initiates Expansion in Mozambique14.8.2018 13:30 | Pressemelding
Andersen Global continues expansion in Africa with Isalcio Mahanjane e Associados, a law firm headquartered in Maputo, Mozambique. The collaboration with Isalcio Mahanjane e Associados signifies Andersen’s growth in the African region, as Mozambique provides strategic coverage in Southeast Africa and is the sixth country to collaborate or join in Africa in the past 14 months. Led by Managing Partner Isalcio Mahanjane, the firm includes 10 professionals and specializes in providing quality services in all branches of law for corporations and individuals. These services include commercial and corporate law, banking and financial law, labor law, real estate management, oil and gas, mines, and law and administrative litigation. “Mozambique will be a key point of connectivity with our practice in Portugal as we continue to focus on best-in-class solutions in Africa,” commented Global Chairman and Andersen Tax LLC CEO, Mark Vorsatz. “Isalcio and his team are passionate about their practice a
Gyeonggi Province of Korea Launches Beyond the Dream Global VLOG Contest14.8.2018 12:00 | Pressemelding
Gyeonggi Provincial Government and Gyeonggi Tourism Organization (GTO) are hosting an international video contest called “Beyond the Dream VLOG Contest 2018.” Video submissions will be accepted until August 26, 2018 (Korean Standard Time). This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180814005240/en/ Gyeonggi Provincial Government and Gyeonggi Tourism Organization (GTO) are hosting an international video contest called "Beyond the Dream VLOG Contest 2018." Video submissions will be accepted until August 26, 2018 (Korean Standard Time). The goal of the "Beyond the Dream VLOG Contest 2018" is to raise global awareness of Gyeonggi Province as an attractive travel destination and to select a Gyeonggi-do tourism ambassador who will show the world the charms of the province. Four final-winning teams will win a 10 day trip to Gyeonggi Province. USD 10,000 travel expenses for airline tickets and other travel expenses will be provi
CTS Engines Inducts First PW2000 Engine14.8.2018 12:00 | Pressemelding
CTS Engines, the global leader for mature engine maintenance within the Aerospace & Defense industry, announced today that it had inducted the first PW2000 engine into its engine overhaul facility in Ft. Lauderdale, FL. Along with the CF6-80C2, CF6-80A, and CF6-50C2, the PW2000 represents the fourth engine model type serviced by CTS. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180814005021/en/ PW2000 Engine. (Photo: Business Wire) “The profile of the PW2000 engine—which will continue to operate on B757s in cargo configuration and on C-17 Globemaster military transport aircraft for years to come—is an ideal fit for the CTS product line,” said Vesa Paukkeri, CTS’s President and Chief Operating Officer. “CTS is the go-to independent jet engine MRO for sunset engines operating in cargo and military transport configurations. We look forward to servicing this engine through the remainder of its time on wing over the next 30+ ye
BOC Group has just released ADONIS:CE – A Milestone in Free Cloud BPM Tools!14.8.2018 11:00 | Pressemelding
BOC Group announces the release of brand new ADONIS:Community Edition, now available in the cloud for free. Today, BOC Group launched the next in line descendent of its worldwide-known free Business Process Management tool, ADONIS:CE. This launch is more than just a product update: it marks the ADONIS:Community Edition's shift to the battle-tested web-platform and its transition to the cloud as SaaS. Based on the latest version of BPM suite's commercial edition ADONIS NP 5.5, ADONIS:CE makes a grand entrance with its fresh design, state-of-the-art functionality and exceptional user experience. Tobias Rausch, ADONIS product manager elaborates: “We believe in spreading BPM to all regions, as well as teams and companies of all sizes, by providing a free-of-charge tool that helps businesses improve their process game. That is why we have designed a freely available BPM tool with such an outstanding and rich feature-set.” In addition to the capabilities mentioned above, ADONIS:CE comes with
Interxion Announces Direct Connectivity to Google Cloud Platform across Its European Footprint14.8.2018 08:00 | Pressemelding
INTERXION HOLDING NV (NYSE: INXN), a leading provider of carrier and cloud-neutral colocation data centre services in Europe, today announced that dedicated access to Google Cloud Platform (GCP) is now available across its European footprint through Cloud Connect, Interxion’s multi-cloud interconnection platform. With Google Cloud deploying its Cloud Interconnect points of presence (PoPs) in Interxion’s Paris, Marseille, Frankfurt and Stockholm data centres, customers can now directly connect to Google Cloud Platform from these locations. Moreover, because Interxion is a partner of Google Cloud’s newly launched Partner Interconnect service, customers can also connect from any of Interxion’s data centres across Europe via Cloud Connect. Customers using this service benefit from fully redundant, instant access to GCP from multiple metropolitan areas, ensuring a 99.99% availability SLA without the complexity and costs of having to build a networking solution themselves. “We are seeing str
Lumileds Wins Jury Verdict of Liability for Intellectual Property Theft Against Elec-Tech International Co., Ltd., Donglei Wang, and Gangyi Chen13.8.2018 22:45 | Pressemelding
On August 10, 2018, a jury of six men and six women rendered a verdict in favor of one the world’s leading LED companies, Lumileds LLC, based in San Jose, finding that a Chinese competitor stole trade secrets related to Lumileds core technology for making high power LEDs used in flash phones, automotive headlights, and general illumination. The case, Lumileds LLC v. Elec-Tech International Co., Ltd., Donglei “Tony” Wang, and Gangyi Chen, Superior Court of the State of California, County of Santa Clara, found the defendants liable for damages in intellectual property theft. The jury awarded Lumileds $66 million. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: https://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20180813005694/en/ Mark Adams, Chief Executive Officer at Lumileds Inc. (Photo: Business Wire) The jury concluded that ETI, Wang and Chen misappropriated Lumileds trade secrets, took them to China, and used them to develop ETI’s LED technology. The award of $66 million is t