London, United Kingdom – July 19, 2013: Multiplay, organiser of the UK’s largest gaming festivals, is today excited to confirm Logitech and Scan.co.uk as headline sponsors of this year’s biggest gaming festival, Insomnia 49.

Brands chose the UK’s largest gaming festival to engage the biggest audience

As part of its Insomnia event sponsorship, Logitech will co-sponsor the gaming hall and brings the Logitech Lounge to Insomnia festivals for the first time, offering a unique chill-out area for competitive gamers and show attendees to relax in during the show. Logitech branding will appear on all show prints, and feature prominently on the main stage and during all live streamed events.

In its position as headline sponsor, Scan is bringing the largest exhibition stand to the show. Further to this, it will also receive prominent brand placement on the main stage and all live streams.

“We are really happy to work with Multiplay on its biggest Insomnia event, especially now as we have just introduced our new gaming range, Logitech G,” said Magda Rosa, Channel Marketing Manager for the UK & Ireland, Logitech. “Insomnia events and i49 in particular, offer some excellent opportunities to engage with our core target group, exposing our brand through unique direct-to-consumer activities”.

“Scan is really pleased to be working with Multiplay on yet another great Insomnia event, “said Steve Aspden, Business Development Manager, Scan.co.uk. “We’ve always enjoyed the show, and its ability to allow us to talk face-to-face with our customers, who will no doubt be blown away by the offers we have at this year’s biggest gaming festival.”

Featuring the biggest e-sports tournaments in the UK, the hugely popular Minecraft Expo, and the first public demo of Starbound in the world, Insomnia 49 is not to be missed.

Spaces to compete in the tournaments are still available online at www.insomniagamingfestival.com. To date over 3,000 spaces have been reserved for ‘bring your own PC and Console’ tickets, while Multiplay is expecting up-to 15,000 visitors through the door across the weekend for the Exhibtion Hall, which features everything from the latest games, development talks and e-tailers selling the latest hardware, to retro gaming arcades and chill out zones; whilst over two million gamers will be watching video streaming online.

Please visit www.insomniagamingfestival.co.uk for more information.