As mentioned before, EPICENTER: Moscow Dota 2 tournament, our first-ever large-scale event, was shortlisted for EUBEA 2016. This year the prestigious international award EUBEA in the Live Entertainment category was received by , which took place in Moscow in May 2016. Tournament has outrun such serious competitors as BMW Group, Samsung and British Airways, as well as many others
EPICENTER: Moscow won the First place for Live Entertainment, surpassing BMW Group's "The Next 100 Years", and the third place was awarded to Samsung's "virtual reality park" for Samsung Galaxy S7 handset. EPICENTER: Moscow was also awarded the Bronze Elephant in the Grand Prix, where all events took part.
Epic Esports Events Product Director Alexander Zavoloka issued the following statement:
"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 an achievement already. 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 board, which entrusted us with carrying out of such large-scale event. Winning this award affirms that we are able to create an international top-class 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 held 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.