Albany Capital Center Announces New Esports Conference; Hudson Valley Gamer Conference Coming Spring 2019
The largest Northeast collegiate esports event to-date planned for Capital Region
York in 2019. The Albany Capital Center (ACC) along with the Center for Economic Growth (CEG), Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) and Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC), today announced the HV Gamer Con 2019. The event will be held on March 30-31, 2019 at the ACC, a new $78 million, 82,000-square-foot convention center in downtown Albany and at the center of a thriving video game hub.
Details including event date, participating teams, featured game titles, fan activities and vendors as well as event branding was revealed at a press conference today at the ACC. This event has plans to highlight the Capital Region as a destination for gamers, esport fans and software developers alike. The conference and expo will feature seating for more than 800 guests to watch the ECAC esports Championships featuring three popular game titles including League of Legends and Overwatch. A third title will be revealed in the coming months.