Partners

Eastern Michigan University

emich.edu

Eastern Michigan University is one of the academic leaders of the Midwest, serving 23,000 students from the state of Michigan who are currently pursuing undergraduate, graduate, specialist, doctoral and certificate degrees. In all, more than 200 majors, minors and concentrations are delivered through the University's Colleges of Arts and Sciences; Business; Education; Health and Human Services; Technology, and its graduate school. Eastern Michigan University is regularly recognized by national publications for its excellence, diversity, and commitment to applied education.

Eastern Michigan University is working alongside Gamers Outreach to produce Gamers for Giving 2017. You can learn more about Eastern Michigan University at Emich.edu.

5-hour ENERGY

5hourenergy.com

5-hour ENERGY is a liquid energy shot that can help you feel energized and alert for hours. It contains a special blend of essential B-vitamins, amino acids, and nutrients – all with zero sugar or herbal stimulants and four calories.

Lightstream

golightstream.com

Lightstream is a cloud based platform that lets streamers easily broadcast gameplay onto their favorite streaming website. The software automatically detects all of a streamer's possible streaming inputs (desktop, cameras, microphone, etc.) and enables live broadcasting with the click of a button. Gone are the days of steep learning curves and convoluted software. Infiniscene requires no weird configurations to sync your gear, and features a beautiful interface that is simple and intuitive.

Astro Gaming

ASTRO Gaming creates premium video gaming equipment and peripherals for professional gamers and hardcore enthusiasts. Spun-off from design powerhouse ASTRO Studios, (an industrial design firm responsible for the look & feel of such products as the Xbox 360, HP Blackbird, and Nike+ FuelBand) ASTRO Gaming is a leading manufacturer of video gaming accessories.

Twitch

twitch.tv

Founded in June 2011, Twitch is the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers, video game culture, and the creative arts. Each day, close to 10 million visitors gather to watch and talk about video games with more than 2 million streamers.

LANFest

lanfest.intel.com

The Intel LANFest series is a nation-wide BYOC (bring your own computer) LAN organization that features gaming tournaments and activities intended to entertain both casual and hardcore gamers. Ticket proceeds are donated to local charities. To date, LANFest has raised nearly $700,000.00 dollars for charity organizations.

CablesAndKits

cablesandkits.com

CablesAndKits is one of the most recognized privately owned pre-owned/refurbished Cisco network equipment dealers in the US and one of the largest Cisco network accessory suppliers in the world! They’re a fantastic resource for IT professionals, and for the past seven years, have been part of Inc Magazine’s list of 5000 Fasted Growing Companies.

NZXT

nzxt.com

NZXT is a computer hardware manufacturer which specializes in mid tower and full tower cases, as well as computer cooling and power systems. Based in Los Angeles, California, NZXT has become one of the world's leading providers of hardware gear for PC enthusiasts since its founding in 2004.

Michigan CAT

michigancat.com

The folks from Michigan CAT have been gracious enough to donate a large quantity of materials and resources to make sure this year’s event has adequate hardware to keep attendees' high-wattage power supplies humming with ease.

ADTRAN

adtran.com

ADTRAN is a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment. Their products enable voice, data, video and Internet communications across a variety of network infrastructures. Many of their product solutions are currently in use by service providers, private enterprises, government organizations and millions of individual users worldwide.

DreamHack

usa.dreamhack.com

DreamHack started in November 1994 when Kenny “K2-ICE” Eklund and Martin “DH_admin” Öjes rented the local school cafeteria in the small city Malung, Sweden and invited their computer enthusiast friends to join them for a weekend of coding and hacking.

Today DreamHack Summer and DreamHack Winter are the world’s largest digital festivals, the indisputable largest LAN parties in the world with over 26,000 visitors, 22,483 unique devices in the network each and close to 10 000 visitors who enjoy DreamHack with their own computer. DreamHack also features world class esports events, DreamExpo, cosplay and a celebration on all things Internet happening several times each year all around the world.

ZOWIE BENQ

zowie.benq.com

ZOWIE is a brand dedicated to the development of professional e-Sports equipment. Their monitors are frequently used as gaming tournaments around the world, and are our preferred brand of devices for equipping the GO Karts we place within hospitals.

Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers

chevydetroit.com

We're proud to be sponsored by our METRO DETROIT Chevy Dealers, who are 100% invested in Detroit, its culture and, even more so, the surrounding cities that make up Metro Detroit. Whether you’re in the market to buy a new vehicle or are interested in learning about current lease offers, your Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers will help you find the vehicle perfect for you. Visit one of their 38 Chevrolet dealerships in southeast Michigan and one of their sales professionals will work with you to find a new car, a new truck or a new SUV that fits all of your needs!

DXRacer

dxracer.com

DXRacer was founded in 2006 as a manufacturer of high quality racing car seats with a primary focus on strict quality management. Through innovative business ideas, DXRacer became a world leader among OEM car accessory manufacturers. After years of innovation and investment in research and development, the product range has expanded to include computer chairs and gaming seats.

Truth

thetruth.com

Truth Initiative® is America’s largest non-profit public health organization dedicated to making tobacco use a thing of the past. They speak, seek and spread the truth about tobacco through education, tobacco-control research and policy studies, and community activism and engagement.

Bluewater

bluewatertech.com

Bluewater works with agencies, producers, exhibit houses, architects and consultants to create moving live event and technology experiences for strong brands.

Bluewater is stepping in to support this year's event as our official equipment provider for the Gamers Outreach Twitch broadcast!

Domino's

dominos.com

From humble beginnings as a single pizza restaurant in 1960, Domino’s has become today’s recognized world leader in pizza delivery. Headquartered in Michigan, Domino’s is all about pizza — and from the day their doors opened, they have dedicated themselves to making and delivering delicious food with high-quality ingredients.