Sunday, July 7, 2019

Conquest 2019: The largest e-sports and pop culture convention in Visayas-Mindanao.

  ISC Events, and Globe Telecom partnered for the Globe CONQuest Festival, last June 22 - 23 at the Iloilo Convention Center. The number of attendees has tripled from the past year with over 7,500 attendees filling the front row seats to the largest pop culture convention in Visayas-Mindanao region, closing the event as its most successful year ever.

  On its third consecutive year, Globe CONQuest Festival has positioned itself to be the largest student-run enthusiast event in the country. It was an event that brought together different pop culture communities -- such as gaming, anime, comics, technology, vlogging -- for a weekend full of fun and learning. Compared to other conventions, Globe CONQuest Festival emphasizes education and community development as its core tenets.

Globe Esports AcadArena - University of Santo Tomas (UST) defeated University of Iloilo (UI) 3-0 for the Esports AcadArena National Finals in League of Legends, receiving a PHP 20,000 cash prize and PHP 10,000 pesos grant to their school, meanwhile Dave Badiola (“P3rcy”) from the University of the Philippines (UP) won the championship in Hearthstone with PHP 10,000 cash prize and a PHP 10,000 prize grant as well.

QuestTalks - a series of industry talks and workshops held by resource speakers from across the world, which included:
  • How Campus Esports Can Affect You:
  • Crash Course: Lifestyle Content Creation
  • Inside the Mind of Aeonix: Angelo from Aeonix
  • Growing Esports in Your School

QuestPanels - a series of panels by streamers, comic artists, and vloggers showcasing their experiences and stories.

Creative Corner - a bazaar that featured over 50 artists and merchants from different parts of the country including Kikomachine Komix, Aeonix, and Overdrive Design’s Rd Rogacion.

  Their is also a open Tournaments with thousands of pesos worth of prize pools.
Card Games: Yu-Gi-Oh!
Magic: The Gathering (Standard)

Mobile and Console Games:
  • Mobile Legends: Bang Bang 
  • FIFA19
  • Super Smash Brothers Ultimate 
  • Monster Hunter World
  • NBA2k19
  • Tekken 7
  “Our goal was to provide an amazing experience, bring forth education and develop the community with everyone attending the event,”A. Frederick Sansait, Outreach Director for ISC Events.

 “It was a pleasure working with the team in order to deliver something bigger, grander, and better. From talking with the attendees, I’m really happy to say we have done that.” - Sansait added.
See the official aftermovie of CONQuest Festival 2019 at ConQuest PHL Facebook page.

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