Esports Business Live y HD Gaming have renewed their partnership agreement in the Canary Islands to host the 2nd edition of the ‘EBLive Awards` 2023the national esports industry awards given in recognition of the excellence, hard work and social activism of esports industry professionals. eSports in Spain. It should be noted that the event has the sponsorship of the Cabildo de Tenerife and HiperDino.institutions that have bet significantly for the development of the esports industry and the promotion of video game culture in the Canary Islands.
An event that in its last edition brought together more than 211 people and more than 5,000 spectators simultaneously in streaming in the framework of. ‘Tenerife GG`the largest festival in the Canary Islands dedicated to video games, esports and technology, and one of the most important in the country.
This 2nd edition starts loaded with great news, among them, the. territorial expansion of the call for prizes to the Principality of Andorra.the development of three on-site stops prior to the Awards Gala in Barcelona, Madrid and the Canary Islands.; the co-streaming coverage for the contest finalists.; or the increase in the number of nominations and categories.
The event will be endorsed by a jury of 80 professionals accredited industry professionals, who will ensure the transparency and integrity of the process, and who, together with The Academy, will be responsible for awarding this year’s prizes. 14 categories of the professional esports environment in Spain. Namely: publisher of the year award; best streaming platform award; best partnership agreement award; best innovative project award; entrepreneur of the year award; best specialized esports training award; esports team of the year award; industry benchmark brand award; best competition promoter award; and industry benchmark media award; best journalist of the year award; and best player, coach and caster of the year award.
In addition, the following will be awarded 7 awards (3 national and 4 territorial) to industry players offered by The Academy: recognition to inclusion and accessibility in the sector; to the promotion of female talent; to the public body most committed to esports in Spain; to the reference brand of the Canary Islands; to the best team of the islands; to the best player; and to the institution most committed to the industry in the archipelago.
The formal awards ceremony will be held as part of the festival of. Tenerife GGat the Chamber Hall of the Auditorio Adán Martín in Santa Cruz de Tenerife next Friday, July 14th.
The opening of the public hearing of the contest will begin today until May 12, during which time any person, completely anonymously, may submit the nominations they consider appropriate for the nominations to the national industry awards through the following link: https://www.esportsblive.com/inicio/presentacion-candidaturas-awards/
The Canary Islands has always been one of the territories most committed to the esports industry at a national level, and Tenerife GG and HiperDino have ratified this commitment for years. Their vision and unconditional commitment to the development of the sector are the reasons why we believe that there is no better place to honor and recognize the legacy of our industry than Tenerife GG.
Emilio Hurtado, founder and CEO of Esports Business Live
It is exciting to see how an event that we helped create in 2022 with a lot of effort grows and settles in 2023 as a meeting point where the main decision makers in the sector will come to be recognized for their work. It speaks very well of the maturity of the esports sector in Spain.
Antonio Cabrera, CEO of HD Gaming and Tenerife GG