The Tempest Awards acknowledges the esports industry’s most innovative companies and executives, with
categories that span production, talent, and technology. 

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Each year, the Tempest Awards shines a spotlight on the innovation driving the competitive gaming industry. From production, marketing, talent, and technology—the Tempest Awards acknowledges each key component making up the entire esports ecosystem.

Once agian, we plan to safely bring the indudstry together to celebrate! Register to attend the Tempest Awards on Tuesday, October 19, held in conjunction with the 2021 Esports Business Summit. Get your tickets HERE! 


The Tempest Awards cover every aspect of this rapidly expanding space: Esports Executive of
the Year, Brand Activations, Tournaments, Venues, and so much more.

Entry Rules


The Tempest Awards are open to individuals and teams worldwide including: networks, MSOs, teams,
leagues, associations, universities, production companies/studios, producers, video game developers/producers,
website developers, app developers/producers, licensing companies, marketing companies, PR firms, ad
agencies, creative services teams, developers and more. Vendors are also eligible to enter on behalf of clients.

The program is open to both national and international entrants. Campaigns must have launched or debuted between August 1, 2020-July 15, 2021. Multiple entries are accepted, and a single entry can be entered into more than one category. Entrants may submit as many campaigns into as many categories as they wish.


Entries will be judged across key leaders in the esports industry.
Keep in mind the following as you prepare your entries:

Originality & Creativity
Execution & Concept
Overall Design & Presentation
Overall Impact

Entry Deadlines

Early Bird Deadline: July 15
Entries received by 11:59 PM ET on July 15th are $345 per entry.

Late Deadline: July 29
Entries received after July 15th will incur a $150 late fee and are $495 per entry. 


Entering the Tempest Awards is even easier when you prepare your submission items in advance. See below for what you’ll need to have for each entry. Note: You’ll be able to review all entry questions and save your progress within the system as you go.

  • Submitter contact information (point person for all entry details. This is the person we should contact with any questions related to the entry and announcements about the Tempest Awards)
  • Hi-res logo (for the individual’s company or client associated with the entry. AI or EPS file types required.)
  • 3 photos required (jpg, jpeg or png required)
  • Recap or sizzle video (not required but strongly recommended. mp4, mov or wmv required. No YouTube or Vimeo links accepted.)


For ads and/or event sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Andrew Katz

For anything related to the Awards or registration issues, contact:
Katie DeSilva