BLAST Pro Series owner RFRSH Entertainment and event creator Komodo are entering a partnership for the upcoming CS:GO tournament in Spain. While the partnership will start off with the upcoming competition, the two parties plan to continue collaborating in the future.
BLAST Pro Series arrives in Spain
The collaboration between the two companies will begin with the upcoming Blast Pro Series Madrid. It will take place May 10 and 11 and feature six of the top CS:GO teams battling for a $250,000 prize pool. The venue for the event will be the Madrid Arena, an indoor arena with a seating capacity of 12,000.
Komodo, a leader in the Spanish sports entertainment space, will utilize its know-how in event creation and production to help BLAST Pro bring a top-class tournament to life. The company has been involved with major events, including UEFA Champions League Final, the Basketball World Cup, and the Madrid Open in tennis, among others.
“It is a significant deal for us, and we believe Komodo is the perfect partner for a product like BLAST Pro Series, which appeals to both the core fans, but also to a much wider mainstream audience,” commented BLAST Pro Series Executive Producer Jordi Roig.
While RFRSH and Komodo will together produce and promote the BLAST Pro Series Madrid, the Spanish company has also purchased the commercial rights for the tournament in Spain over the coming years.
Activities in Spain for years to come
The long-term partnership will also see RFRSH and Komodo collaborate on events all around Spain in the years to come.
“The deal does not only include the tournament; together with Komodo we will be launching a range of initiatives and activities around BLAST in Spain to elevate the whole BLAST experience even further, and to create a format that will be an integrated part of the local and regional ecosystem of esports,” Roig added.
With BLAST Pro’s continuous expansion in the event space as well as partnership space, the Spain move has further proved the company’s dedication to bringing the tournament series to the next level.
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