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The Carolina Games Summit will feature a esports marketing and branding session lead by Ed Tomasi of SUBNATION on Saturday February 1st 2pm at The Maxwell Center in Goldsboro, NC. The panel will also be streamed live at Attendees and stream viewers can expect a discussion of both how to prepare your esports athlete, team, venue, or organization for sponsorship opportunities as well as how brands can better utilize esports athletes and properties to take their marketing to the next level.

“This talk will help esports athletes, teams, and venues prepare to not just land a well established brand sponsorship but also give them real value for their contributions,” says Michael Everett Creative Director of Carolina Games Summit. “Additionally it will help brands understand how to activate esports sponsorships properly and see real benefit from them.”

Ed Tomasi has been in the esports industry of over 15 years, and is currently the Co-Founder and Managing Director for Subnation, which celebrates the culture and lifestyle of gaming. Prior to Subnation, Tomasi was the Vice President of ESL's Turtle Entertainment America, a division of the world's largest esports company, leading the entertainment industry with online and onsite competitions. Tomasi also Co-Founded and served as Vice President of ESS, one of the first esports agency in the United States that advised brands on connecting with the gaming and esports communities. A resident of Apex, NC, Tomasi is co-chair of the Greater Raleigh Esports Local Organizing Committee, which recently helped secure the Rainbow Six Raleigh Major and put North Carolina back on the global esports map.

Tickets are available to the public and may be purchased online or at the door. Visit the official web site,, for a full listing of all the speakers, exhibitors, and additional details. Contact the event organizers at for more information on attending, exhibiting or speaking at the Carolina Games Summit.

Subnation is a content and live experience platform that celebrates the culture of gaming and lifestyle of esports. It also offers esports advisory services to brands and government organizations. Additional information can be found on the official web site:

About Carolina Games Summit
Carolina Games Summit® hosts events throughout the year to give amateur esports enthusiasts access to professionally run tournaments as well as industry advice and contacts. Our goal is to provide a clear path for all individuals seeking a career in professional gaming through scholarships, educational opportunities, and professionally run tournaments. Additional information can be found on the official web site:

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