October 26, 2022
Reply Totem has been named Best Italian Organization at the IIDEA (Italian Interactive & Digital Entertainment Association) Italian Esports Awards, the trade association of the video game industry in Italy.
The award was presented during the ceremony of the third edition of the prize that praises the leading figures in the world of competitive gaming. This year the awards were given during Round One, the international business event dedicated to esports in Italy. The nominations and winners were selected by an independent jury made up of industry experts.
The Best Italian Organization award honors the organization operating in the Esport sector, in the form of a team and / or agency, which stood out throughout the year for its national media relevance, international prestige and role within the Esports ecosystem. The structure of the organization itself is also taken into consideration in the evaluation.
"For Reply Totem, receiving this award is a confirmation of the great work, of the commitment of our staff, our professional players, our creators and the unfailing support of our community, which supports us in all the competitions and initiatives. I thank Reply, that believed right from the start in something that still had to blossom, and to all our partners that make everything we do possible every day." commented Fabio Cucciari, CEO of Reply Totem.
The award received is an important recognition for Reply Totem, which, previously, had received the nomination in the Best Italian Team category of the IEA (2011) and it is a sign of how the team is establishing itself as one of the main players in the Italian Esport scene.
Reply Totem is an Esports Team founded in 2019 and focused on the selection and growth of players, influencers and content creators in the Gaming world. Starting from November 2020 Reply Totem is part of the Reply network. To date, Reply Totem is one of the Italian Esports teams present in more than 8 play areas and can count on an international staff. The development of talent and competitiveness in respect of human values animates Reply Totem with a view to continuous growth and renewal of the sector.
IIDEA (Italian Interactive & Digital Entertainment Association) is the trade association of the video game industry in Italy. It is the voice of the sector on issues of common interest of its members. It works to promote Italian operators in Italy and abroad and to facilitate access to the Italian market for foreign operators. It carries out various initiatives to enhance the role of the sector in the economy, society, culture and education. Among these: the Games Industry Day, the annual forum for discussion between industry and institutions on the present and future of the sector in Italy; First Playable, the first international business event dedicated to independent developers in Italy; Round One, the first international business event dedicated to esports in Italy; and the Italian Video Game Awards, the national award for excellence in the video game sector. At an international level, IIDEA is a member of the Board of Directors of ISFE (Interactive Software Federation of Europe) and of the Management Board of PEGI S.A., the non-profit organization that manages the pan-European system for the classification of video games. For more information, visit https://iideassociation.com/