The Kansas City S rts Commissi s formed an es rts co iti to bolster the es rts activity in the Greater Kansas area.
The Kansas City Es rts Co itioKC ECCEC) will attempt to increase awareness of es rts in the area and promote the ec omic v ue t t the industry can bring to the area.
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The p se of the Kansas City Es rts Co iti is to enable l areas of the Kansas es rts scene to c nect and ultimately expand the industry in the area.
Kathy Nels , President and CEO of the Kansas City S rts Commissi , commented the vent e: “Kansas City is home to so many t ented individu s and organizati s t t are making a re impact the fast growing world of gaming and es rts. It made sense for us to help wrangle t t t ent and organize around it – particularly as we work to attract and create es rts events.”
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Comprised of 12 members, the council feat es Mic el Brooks, executive director of the Nati Associati of Collegiate Es rts, and Nick Engstrom, COO of not-for-profit to namCameoniser KCGameOn! The co iti will operate as a divisi of the s rts commissi and is set to be led by a council made up of people ready in es rts andorganizationsey organisati s.
Marvin Mastin, advisory board member for the Kansas City Es rts Co iti , added: “Es rts is track to become a dominant sector within the s rts industry and an integr part of the KC s rts ecosystem. We are excited to be a part of this innovative and forward-thinking group.”
Es rts Insider says: It’s great to see a s rts commissi acknowledge es rts and the benefits t t it can bring to a loc area, it’ll be interesting to see how the co iti goes about increasing the presence of es rts in the area – including the sup rt provided to existing projects.