BenQ ZOWIE Partners with Waves E-Gaming
Costa Mesa, California, Apr.26 – BenQ ZOWIE is excited to announce our partnership with Waves E-Gaming, the first dedicated esports facility in Canada. With over 80 computers, 20 console systems, and supporting more than 20 tournaments annually, Waves E-Gaming aims to set waves within the esports industry and is actively building their community of gamers.
ZOWIE was built upon the values of community and competition throughout its inception. From attending events, hosting tournaments, and supporting like-minded organizations, ZOWIE strives for developing the best products for competitive gamers.
In an interview with Khaled Sherif, the Chief Operations Officer for Waves E-Gaming, he mentions, "ZOWIE is definitely one of the leaders in esports hardware. Not only do they have amazing and durable products, their dedication to the entire esports ecosystem in unparalleled. They take an active role in supporting small and large communities in reaching their full potential. Whether it's event activation or simply product support, ZOWIE truly cares about the entire gaming community".
This weekend (April 26th - 28th), Waves E-Gaming will be hosting T.O. Spawn, a CS:GO tournament at their LAN center in the gorgeous city of Toronto with over $10,000 in cash prizing. The tournament will feature the best semi-pro teams in the world which will then challenge a professional team in the grand finals. The players will be competing on the XL2540, which features lightning-fast 240Hz refresh rate.
When asked about the future of Waves E-Gaming, Khaled informs us that "the short term goals for Waves E-Gaming is to become the leading event venue in Canada while the long term goals are to become a vertically integrated esports company, where everything from events, team management, and R&D takes place under one roof". The Waves E-Gaming facility hopes to bring "more and bigger events" while creating "more organizations dedicated to gamers with more scouting/sponsorship opportunities". In regards to the esports scene, Khaled states "Canada has amazing young talent, yet they don't have enough platforms to showcase their skills. We aim to change that".
Both attendees and teams will have the opportunity to visit the ZOWIE Booth and experience premiere ZOWIE XL-Series monitors and try out the different shapes and sizes of mice that ZOWIE has to offer. The XL-Series monitors feature exclusive Dynamic Accuracy, Color Vibrance, and Black eQualizer technology that enhance visual viewing experience.
Introduced in late 2008, ZOWIE is a brand dedicated to the development of the best competitive gaming gears available that compliment eSports athletes' combating performance. From 2015 on, the ZOWIE brand was acquired by BenQ Corp to represent the company's eSports product line that delivers a truly competitive experience and enjoyment.
About BenQ Corporation
Founded on the corporate vision of "Bringing Enjoyment 'N' Quality to Life", BenQ Corporation is a world-leading human technology and solutions provider aiming to elevate and enrich every aspect of consumers' lives. To realize this vision, the company focuses on the aspects that matter most to people today - lifestyle, business, healthcare, and education - with the hope of providing people with the means to live better, increase efficiency, feel healthier and enhance learning. Such means include a delightful broad portfolio of people-driven products and embedded technologies spanning digital projectors, monitors, interactive large-format displays, digital cameras and camcorders, mobile computing devices, and lighting solutions. Because it matters.