31 October 2016
This year the prestigious international award EUBEA in the Live Entertainment category was received by EPICENTER: Moscow Dota 2 tournament, which took place in Moscow in May 2016. Tournament has outrun such serious competitors as BMW Group companies, Samsung and British Airways projects.
Second place in the Live Entertainment category was awarded to BMW Group with the program "The Next 100 Years", and the third place was awarded to Samsung's "virtual reality park." Overall among all other competitors in all nominations EPICENTER: Moscow took third place.
Epic Esports Events Product Director Alexander Zavoloka commented on the victory: "We were happy just to enter the shortlist in the Live Entertainment category of such a prestigious award. To get there with our very first event is itself an achievement. Epic Esports Events is a small but very passionate group of people. It's also important to note the phenomenal work of our partners: Zeppelin Production company group, Event Cube and ESforce holding, which entrusted us with carrying out of such large-scale event. Winning in this nomination confirms that we are able to create an international product, and we hope to maintain this level of quality in the future".
The EUBEA award is considered a major event in the European event industry. It was given for the tenth time in 2016. More than 1,000 applications in 21 nominations were submitted and 114 of them got into the short-list.