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    Press release from 1/17/18 | DreamHack Leipzig

    SPORT1 becomes the media partner of DreamHack Leipzig

    Between 26 to 28 January, thousands of visitors and LAN participants will once again come together to celebrate the start of the e-sports year in Germany at DreamHack Leipzig 2018. As the event’s official media partner, SPORT1 will be right at the heart of the action: the collaboration with Leipziger Messe means that SPORT1 will have a large presence at the event and also extensively report on DreamHack Leipzig via its digital channels.

    “The collaboration between Leipziger Messe and SPORT1 highlights the growing stature of DreamHack Leipzig as a key festival for the gaming and e-sports community in Germany. We are pleased to have a media partner such as SPORT1 on board – a broadcaster who provides extensive coverage of e-sports in its reporting and has comprehensive experience in this domain. Both sides will benefit greatly from this collaboration”, says Stephanie Scholz, Project Director at DreamHack Leipzig.

    “When the German e-sports year gets under way in Leipzig, SPORT1 will of course be right at the heart of the action. DreamHack is one of the largest community events in the German-speaking world and therefore a great partner for us. We are already one of the leading e-sports destinations in Germany and will further expand our commitment in this area in future”, explains Dominic Multerer, Director eSports TV & Digital at SPORT1. Multerer will also attend the e-Sports Business Forum, the specialist conference at the start of DreamHack Leipzig, as a member of the panel.

    About DreamHack Leipzig
    DreamHack Leipzig is the official German platform of the Swedish DreamHack, the world’s largest e-sports festival. Its organiser is Leipziger Messe GmbH, together with Schenker Technologies/XMG as co-organiser and DreamHack AB as its founder. The festival’s main features are numerous professional e-sports tournaments, the DreamExpo exhibition with its DreamStore, and a LAN area with 1,500 seats. DreamHack Leipzig’s festival feel is rounded off with a comprehensive gaming-themed events programme on all three days. Additional information can be found at www.dreamhack-leipzig.de

    Partners of DreamHack Leipzig 2018
    XMG is the cult gaming brand of Schenker Technologies GmbH, one of the leading providers of individually configurable laptops and desktop PCs. Since the brand’s launch over 15 years ago, numerous XMG gaming laptops and PCs have won awards from the German and international media. XMG sponsors and supports players, teams and events throughout Europe.
    Amazon is guided by four basic principles: Focus on the customer rather than the competition, a passion for invention, a commitment to operational excellence and long-term thinking. Customer reviews, 1-click shopping, personalised recommendations, Prime, shipping by Amazon, AWS, Kindle Direct Publishing, Kindle, Fire Tablets, Fire TV, Amazon Echo and Alexa are just some of the products and services for which Amazon has done pioneering work.
    AT THE HEART OF THE ACTION with SPORT1: The leading 360° sports platform in the German-speaking world stands for high-quality live sport, a proven track record of sporting expertise, and in-depth and entertaining reporting. SPORT1 is also active in the domain of e-sports: with all-round reporting on TV; on the e-sports channel on SPORT1.de; on the SPORT1 e-sports app; on the themed channels on the SPORT1 news and video apps; and with the e-sports news and highlights via social media.


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    Mr Felix Wisotzki
    Phone: +49 (0)3 41 / 678 65 34
    Fax: +49 (0)3 41 / 678 16 65 34
    E-Mail: f.wisotzki@leipziger-messe.de


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