WCG Grand Finals 2010 in L.A.

BY Andrew Miesner / October 29, 2009

Today World Cyber Games (WCG) announced that the WCG 2010 Grand Final will be hosted in Los Angeles, California at the Los Angeles Convention Center. This will be the third time the WCG has brough the grand finals to the United States celebrating its 10th anniversary. Los Angeles is home to some of the largest gaming developers and studios in the world and the home to some of the most influential gaming media such as reality TV program, WCG Ultimate Gamer.

“This event will bring an economic impact of millions of dollars to the city of Los Angeles,” said Michael Krouse, senior vice president of sales and client services for LA INC. The Los Angeles Convention and Visitors Bureau. ”L.A. is the perfect destination for this event and we look forward to welcoming the international delegates.”

“After taking into careful consideration the many factors involved with selecting the host city, the World Cyber Games Committee came to a clear decision with Los Angeles,” said Hyoung-Seok Kim, CEO of World Cyber Games, Inc., organizer of the World Cyber Games. “San Francisco and Seattle were extremely successful events and we look forward to returning to the United States for our 10-year anniversary.”

“Samsung Electronics has been the World Wide partner of World Cyber Games since its inception 10 years ago and we are thrilled to continue playing an integral role in supporting its growth and popularity,” said David Steel, Senior Vice President of Strategic Marketing, Samsung Electronics America Inc. ”Hosting the games in Los Angeles should be an exciting opportunity for the gaming community and our North American team as we continue to provide the latest technology for the competitions.”

Source: WCG