The 2024 eSports Travel Summit at the Raleigh Convention Center

APEX, N.C. (May 29, 2024) – The Special Event Company (TSEC) is thrilled to announce its role as the official audio-visual partner for the 2024 eSports Travel Summit, taking place this week from May 29-31 at the Raleigh Convention Center. This prestigious event, renowned as the world’s largest gathering of eSports tournament and video-game event organizers, underscores Raleigh’s growing significance in the esports and travel industries.

The eSports Travel Summit is a pivotal event presented by SportsTravel and hosted by the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) and the Greater Raleigh Sports Alliance. Launched alongside the TEAMS Conference & Expo in 2017, the Summit has consistently bridged the gap between the esports phenomenon and the travel industry, offering invaluable insights and opportunities for collaboration.

“We are honored to be part of such a significant event that brings together the biggest brands in the eSports world,” said Jonathan Chevalley, Executive Producer of Technical Services at TSEC. “Our team is dedicated to providing top-tier technical and creative solutions that will elevate the Summit’s presentations and discussions, fostering an environment where eSports and travel industry leaders can innovate and collaborate.”

TSEC is committed to leveraging this partnership by growing the eSports event business to drive regional economic development. By collaborating with eSports event and tournament organizers, the company aims to attract more events to the region, thereby boosting local businesses, creating jobs, and increasing tourism revenue. The company’s expertise in securing prime venues, negotiating venue and hotel accommodations, coordinating community activities, and providing award-winning creative, event production and logistics ensures a comprehensive and memorable experience for event participants.

This partnership with the 2024 eSports Travel Summit exemplifies their dedication to supporting the eSports ecosystem and contributing to Wake County’s economic vitality. “This partnership aligns perfectly with our mission to support local economic growth through exceptional event production, and we’re proud to help attract high-profile events to our region by showcasing Raleigh as a dynamic eSports destination,” said Matt Franks, CEO of TSEC.

Conference attendees are invited to participate in an AI photo booth experience provided by TSEC at their booth located just outside the main ballroom during the event. For more information about the 2024 eSports Travel Summit, please visit

The TSEC booth at the eSports Travel Summit in Raleigh

About The Special Event Company

For over 35 years, The Special Event Company has been a leading force in the event planning and communications industry, renowned for its innovative approach and 40+ international awards. Acquired by communications group DRPG in January 2024, the company is now powered by a global team of 400 creatives. From its North American headquarters in Apex, N.C., the company executes global events and strategic communications, with turnkey services for strategic design and delivery of live and virtual events and video production. For more information, visit


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