Aaron Speach, the CEO of Esports Technologies Inc. met with Robert Abela, Prime Minister of Malta on August 2nd to discuss their plans to set up its European headquarters in Malta as well as Malta’s strategic commitment to the esports industry. Esports Technologies opened an office in Malta in June of 2021 and plans to headquarter its European operations in the country. This should accelerate Esports Technologies’ international growth strategy, simultaneously making Malta one of the major European hubs for esports.
Commenting on the August 2nd meeting, Aaron Speach said, “It was an extraordinary honor to meet with Prime Minister Abela, and I came away inspired by his vision to develop this beautiful country as a global hub for esports gaming. I look forward to working together to advance the mutual interests of Malta and Esports Technologies for many years to come.”
Malta is the host location for both 2021 seasons of ESL Pro League, one of the major professional leagues in esports. This designation resulted from a strategic partnership between ESL and GamingMalta, an independent non-profit organization founded by the government of and the Malta Gaming Authority. The ESL Pro League commitment coupled with the country’s highly educated talent pool, robust tech infrastructure, and business-friendly environment makes for an exceptional opportunity for Esports Technologies in Malta.
“Esports is a refreshing and high growth industry, with a potential to play a very positive role in Malta’s future economic growth, in terms of both GDP and job creation,” said Prime Minister Abela. “I am delighted to welcome Esports Technologies to Malta and excited to see what the future holds for this company in Malta within such a dynamic industry.”
(All information provided by Cision PR Newswire)