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Globe cements partnership with AcadArena, kicks it off with CONQuest 2023

Globe is leveling up its stake in the gaming world through its partnership with AcadArena, home of Southeast Asia’s campus gaming. Together, the partners are building a community of gamers aspiring to be leaders in esports, games technology and pop culture.

To kick this off, Globe is all set to empower gamers of all kinds at CONQuest 2023, the biggest gaming and pop culture convention in the Philippines set to unfold at the SMX Convention Center at the Mall of Asia Complex from June 2-4, 2023.

CONQuest promises to be a thrilling spectacle featuring top streamers, influencers, shoutcasters, cosplayers, esports athletes, voice actors and musical acts. International sensations Valkyrae, Pokimane, Lilypichu, Michael Reeves, and Tuonto are poised to share the stage with Korean indie rock band The Rose. Matching them step for step are Filipino powerhouses VeeWise, RikuPH and a host of other local figures.

The festival is gearing up to be an experience like no other, especially for Globe customers. Through the partnership with AcadArena, subscribers can get exclusive perks such as 10% discounts on tickets and chances to win tickets from different tiers, from day passes to coveted Premium passes, using their Globe Rewards points on GlobeOne.

Globe users can also enjoy express lane entry simply by showing their proof of SIM registration. They also get the privileged opportunity to lay claim to special CONQuest 2023 merchandise.

For a hassle-free trip, Globe customers can ride the shuttle service from SMX to three selected Ayala Malls using Globe Rewards points. On top of these treats, they also get the opportunity to score an academic scholarship and a CONQuest Premium Pass for a chosen student leader.

Globe plans to ignite the venue of the much-anticipated event with an immersive, experiential booth that will reward gamers for their life’s wins. From getting freebies when they donate their Rewards points for a cause to indulging in free arcade plays and memorable meet ups with their favorite streamers, the Globe gaming community is in for an action-packed, unforgettable weekend!

“We in Globe are very much thrilled to once again present and enable AcadArena’s CONQuest, especially as it becomes a space for all types of gamers, with the event going beyond just games and esports and expanding into music and pop culture. It’s a perfect match as we aim to strengthen the Philippines’ gaming community and provide festival goers with the most reliable mobile network in the Philippines.,” said Ralph Aligada, Head of Globe Games and Esports.

Ariane Lim, AcadArena COO shared, “With CONQuest getting bigger each year, we at AcadArena are very excited to see the festival goers in the activities and events that they will be able to experience. Our presenters, led by Globe, always give new gaming experiences each year, with 2023 shaping up to be the most novel one yet. We look forward to bringing our festival goers the best that AcadArena and Globe can offer.”

To learn more about the event and the different promos available, check out the GlobeOne app.

Globe Presents CONQuest 2023 Music Night featuring The Rose and OPM Hitmakers

Globe, the Presenting Partner of CONQuest Festival 2023, is thrilled to announce a one-of-a-kind promotion for Music Night on June 3, 2023. As a way to celebrate their partnership with CONQuest, ticket prices for Music Night have been slashed by 50%, offering fans an incredible opportunity to witness a captivating lineup of performances at a more affordable cost.

Music enthusiasts will be treated to an unforgettable night as they immerse themselves in the mesmerizing melodies of highly acclaimed South Korean indie-pop band The Rose, alongside OPM bands Carousel Casualties, Autotelic, and Oh Flamingo!, and local hitmakers Timmy Albert, Lesha, and James Reid.

In addition to the discounted ticket prices, existing ticket holders who purchased their tickets at the original price of PHP5000 on or before May 22, 2023, at 7:00 PM will be eligible of the following:

Refund: Existing ticket holders who bought their tickets at the original price of PHP5000 on or before May 22, 2023, at 7:00 PM, will be eligible for a refund of PHP2500. The refund will be processed through their original method of purchase and will be completed by June 20, 2023.

One (1) Extra Music Night Add-On: In addition to the refund, these existing ticket holders will also be provided with one (1) extra Music Night Add-On. This extra pass can be used by the ticket holder themselves or transferred to another party, allowing them to share the excitement of Music Night with friends and loved ones.

With ticket prices reduced by 50% and additional benefits for existing ticket holders, CONQuest Music Night promises to be an extraordinary experience for all music enthusiasts. Don’t miss your chance to be part of this incredible celebration of music, culture, and community at CONQuest Festival 2023.

CONQuest 2023 is bringing the biggest local and international creators together for an unforgettable weekend in Manila

CONQuest Festival 2023, AcadArena’s award-winning gaming and pop culture convention slated for June 2-4, is gearing up to be bigger and bolder than its previous iterations in all ways possible.

CONQuest 2023 presented by Globe expands on last year’s SMX Convention Center venue to include the adjacent Seashell Lane, Conrad Manila, Mall of Asia (MoA), and National University MoA (NU MoA). The multi-venue setup will host a variety of events such as the Alliance Games in partnership with NU Laguna and NU MoA. This weekend event will feature over 70 local and international guests celebrating gaming, tech, music, pop culture, and everything in between.

Headlining the CONQuest 2023 guest roster are Valkyrae, Pokimane, Sykkuno, South Korean rock indie band The Rose, and Filipino singer-actor James Reid. Other notable internet personalities include Fuslie, Michael Reeves and LilyPichu, and anime content creators JoeyTheAnimeMan and AkiDearest.

“We always joked about eventually growing CONQuest in Iloilo to the point we’d get to Manila and have international guests,” said CONQuest founder and AcadArena Chief Growth Officer Justin Banusing. “We even had OfflineTV as an April Fools’ joke. But thanks to the community’s undying passion, our dreams are coming true.”

CONQuest 2023 also brings musical acts into the fray for the first time with the introduction of Music Night. Joining The Rose and James Reid are local stars Carousel Casualties, Oh Flamingo!, and Autotelic, as well as international DJs James Landino and Hyper Potions.

A number of warmly-received guests from last year’s CONQuest are also set for a return. This includes Genshin Impact voice actresses Anne Yatco and Ratana, Vtuber Bao, and content creators Atsu and BTMC.

The allure of worldwide attention has also enticed some of the biggest brands to support CONQuest, who extends its gratitude to Presenting Partner Globe, as well as Platinum Partners Riot Games, Predator Gaming, and Blockchain Space. Joining the roster are Gold Sponsors composed of Lazada, Grab Philippines, Jollibee, Kumu, Coin98, coins.ph, SVGA, NU Laguna, UniPin, and Tier One Entertainment.

Tickets are selling fast at https://www.conquestph.com/

About AcadArena
AcadArena is a company guided by its mission of building communities and creating everyday heroes through the power of technology, gaming and storytelling. On top of running CONQuest, one of the largest pop culture conventions in Southeast Asia, AcadArena has supported over 250 student clubs and 1,100 scholars all over the Philippines and Brazil and brought the first academic esports laboratory to life.

The Rose, James Reid, Hyper Potions, Autotelic to headline Music Night on CONQuest 2023

CONQuest 2023 just got bigger with the addition of Music Night event on June 2023.

Aside on meeting your favorite content creators and streamers, this year’s CONQuest will feature a special music night on June 2 & 3, 2023 at SMX Convention Center.

On June 2, fans can party with DJ & music producer James Landino and musical duo Hyper Potions for free at the Rave Night. James Landino is an internationally recognized video game/anime composer and DJ based out of Los Angeles, California. His influence of electronic music bridges the gap of gaming, anime, and nightclub culture together, amassing millions of plays across multiple platforms. Hyper Potions is an American electronic dance music project founded by Ian Tsuchiura (Sushi Killer) and Kevin Villecco. Hyper Potions has 200,000 subscribers on Youtube and their 2022 song Muffin has been streamed over 20M worldwide.

June 3 edition of Music Night – which is the band night and will feature South Korean indie rock group The Rose LIVE. They’ll be joined along with music acts such as James Reid, Autotelic, Oh Flamingo!, Lesha, Timmy Albert, and Carousel Casualties. The Rose headlined Wavy Baby Music Festival in Cebu and brought their “Heal Together World Tour” in Manila last January 2023 in front of a sold-out crowd.

Access to the June 3rd CONQuest Music Night are available at https://www.conquestph.com/tickets. Premium pass holders of CONQuest 2023 automatically joins the CONQuest Music Night and no need to purchase the add-on. CONQuest daily & 3-day passes requires to purchase CONQuest Music Night add-on for Php5,000. The Rose meet and greet are also available.

CONQuest 2023 scheduled to be held in SMX Convention Center Manila on June 2 to June 4, 2023. Visit https://www.conquestph.com/ for more details.

Pokimane is coming to Manila for CONQuest 2023

Famous Twitch streamer, content creator and member of OfflineTV, Pokimane, is heading to Manila as part of this year’s CONQuest star studded lineup.

Along with Pokimane, Shoto, Spicyuuu, Ian of Hyper Potions, JoeyTheAnimeMan, AkiDearest, and EchoPH announced on Wave 3 lineup for CONQuest Festival 2023 which will be held on June 2 to June 4 at the SMX Convention Center Manila and in Conrad Manila.

Imane Anys better known as Pokimane is a Moroccan-Canadian Twitch streamer and YouTuber. She is best known for her live streams on Twitch, broadcasting video game content, most notably in League of Legends and Fortnite. She is currently the most-followed female streamer on Twitch with 9.22M followers and 219.81M viewers worldwide.

CONQuest Festival is an annual summer gaming, cosplay & pop culture convention organized by AcadArena. This year’s event will feature appearances by top content creators such as 100Thieves’ Valkyrae, Fuslie, NEWT, Sykkuno, Lilypichu, Michael Reeves, Airasaki, Kyedae, AntonyChenn, IGumDrop and a lot more. This year’s CONQuest Festival will also feature a Music Night with performances by Korean indie rock band The Rose, and James Reid.

Tickets to CONQuest 2023 are now available here. Ticket starts at Php800 for single-day pass and Php2,000 for 3-day passes. Music Night add-on tickets are also available at Php5,000.

For more details on CONQuest 2023, visit: https://www.conquestph.com/