Enthusiast Gaming Announces Return of Pocket Gamer Connects to Seattle

LOS ANGELES, April 19, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Enthusiast Gaming Holdings Inc. (“Enthusiast Gaming” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: EGLX; TSX: EGLX), an integrated gaming entertainment company, will host its next live event under its Pocket Gamer Connects (“PGC”) brand in Seattle, Washington from May 9-10.

The Pocket Gamer community includes avid mobile gamers, developers, and industry professionals worldwide that have attended the international PGC series since 2014. Since its inception, PGC has attracted top tier sponsors and industry supporters including Microsoft, Facebook Gaming, Google Play, App Annie, Unity, Jam City, and G–Star, amongst others.

While PGC successfully pivoted to a virtual conference format in 2020, live events have recently resumed with PGC Seattle being the fourth live event so far this year. PGC continues to provide an important platform for mobile gaming enthusiasts to connect, engage, and interact, while providing industry-leading expert content and discussion around the mobile gaming space.

PGC Seattle 2022 attendees can learn and meet with hundreds of companies in the gaming space from indie developers, publishers, media, investors, and everything in between. More than 120 industry speakers across 17 themed tracks will share insight and knowledge on topics including User Acquisition, Mastering Multiplayer, The Art of Publishing, Ad Insights, Building on Blockchain, Mapping the Metaverse, Incredible Indies, CFO Insider, NFT Know-How, and more. Speakers and sponsors include Xbox, a16z, Fandom, Netflix Games, Addicting Games, Riot Games, InMobi, AppLovin, Xsolla, and more.

Running in parallel to PGC Seattle will be the Blockchain Games Next Summit, a series of speaker panels and content focusing on the next wave of Web3.0 games technology including blockchain games, NFTs, and the metaverse.

Blockchain, NFT, Web3.0, and the metaverse are hot topics in the gaming space and the Blockchain Games Next Summit is designed to provide a space to explore the potential scale of the market and the best way to implement these technologies.

“We are thrilled to once again be hosting live events. Pocket Gamer Connects continues to push new boundaries and create a unique experience for attendees, speakers, and sponsors. As we get set to return to Seattle, it’s great to see the depth of topics being discussed, including how blockchain, metaverse, and NFT’s are impacting the evolution of the games industry,” said Adrian Montgomery, CEO of Enthusiast Gaming.

More information can be found at www.pgconnects.com/seattle/.

About Enthusiast Gaming

Enthusiast Gaming is an integrated gaming entertainment company, building the largest media and content platform for video game and esports fans to connect and engage worldwide. Combining the elements of its four core pillars: Communities, Content, Creators, and Experiences, Enthusiast Gaming provides a unique opportunity and integrated approach to reach and connect with its coveted GenZ and Millennial audience. Through its proprietary mix of digital media and entertainment assets, Enthusiast Gaming has built a vast network of like-minded communities to deliver the ultimate fan experience.


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