Albany, N.Y. – HV Gamer Con,the largest collegiate esports event in the Northeast welcomed 2,500 esports fans and players to the Albany Capital Center (ACC) on March 30-31, 2019.Nineteen colleges from across the Northeast competed for an Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) Esports Championship in Overwatch, Fortnite and League of Legends. The weekend’s events were supported through a partnership between I LOVE NY, ACC, Center for Economic Growth (CEG), ECAC, Metro Atlantic [...]Read More
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Albany, N.Y. – The largest collegiate esports event in the Northeast is coming to Albany this weekend.HV Gamer Con, presented by the Albany Capital Center (ACC), Center for Economic Growth (CEG), I LOVE NY, Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) proudly announce the final details for the March 30-31 event, including a full list of competing teams and bracket selection, as well as panel discussions, expo information and event [...]Read More
The Albany Capital Center (ACC) was built with one sole mission: to generate economic benefits for the region by hosting out-of-town visitors that attend conventions, tradeshows, meetings, social events and sporting events. When visitors are drawn to our area, they spend money on overnight hotel accommodations, transportation, food and beverage, entertainment and shopping, thus generating sales and hotel taxes. In just two short years, the ACC has contributed more than [...]Read More
HV Gamer Con Announces Major Broadcast Partnership as the Capital Region Increases its Significance in the Esports Industry
Albany, N.Y. – The team behind HV Gamer Con 2019 is excited to announce a partnership with N3rd Street Gamers (NSG) for broadcast rights of the collegiate tournament play on March 30 and 31 at the Albany Capital Center. N3rd Street Gamers is an esports infrastructure company. NSG owns and operates esports venues (Localhost Arenas) and the nation’s premiere amateur tournament pipeline, National Championship Series (NCS). With roots in the industry going back to 2007, the NSG team [...]Read More
Albany, N.Y. – The team behind HV Gamer Con 2019, which includes Albany Capital Center (ACC), Center for Economic Growth (CEG), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) are pleased to announce they have been awarded a grant for what will be the largest northeast collegiate esports event to date in the Capital Region – the Hudson Valley Gamer Con 2019. The $152,000 award will be used to promote HV Gamer Con, which will be held March 30 [...]Read More