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Register now: Booking begins for gamescom 2020

Being early pays off: From 25 to 29 August 2020, the entire gaming industry and hundreds of thousands of fans from all over the world will gather together at gamescom. Companies interested in participating have been able to book their trade fair presence since 25 November 2019 - and at the best conditions. The early bird offer ends on 13 February 2020. Application forms for gamescom 2020 are available at  

Full house: With 1,153 exhibitors (+10 percent), nearly all of the 218,000 square metres (+8 percent) was occupied at gamescom 2019. Due to this success, a high demand for exhibition opportunities is also expected for the coming year. Early registration is therefore encouraged for a number of reasons. By registering early, there is a greater likelihood that individual stand location selection can be taken into consideration within the overall trade fair context. And early bookers save EUR 15/20 m²! The early booking phase for gamescom 2020 ends on 13 February 2020. Click here for the application forms

In 2019, gamescom reached more people than ever before. A total of 373,000 visitors from over 100 countries, including 31,300 trade visitors, attended the event. In addition, millions of gamers followed the news online worldwide. 1,153 companies (+10 percent) ensured unprecedented gaming diversity in an expanded area of 218,000 square metres (+8 percent). The share of foreign exhibitors was around 70 percent.

gamescom will be take place in Cologne from 25 to 29 August 2020.

About gamescom
gamescom is the world’s largest event for computer and video games and Europe’s largest business platform for the games industry. Hundreds of thousands of visitors from more than a hundred countries celebrate the latest games live at the event in Cologne each year. They are joined by millions of fans across the globe on digital channels. With the business area, the entertainment area, the developer conference devcom, the gamescom congress and the gamescom city festival, gamescom covers games culture in all its diversity. In 2020, gamescom opens its doors to trade visitors on Tuesday, 25 August, and to private visitors on Wednesday, 26 August. gamescom is jointly organised by Koelnmesse and game – the German Games Industry Association.

Koelnmesse – Global Competence in Digital Media, Entertainment and Mobility: Koelnmesse is an international leader in organising trade fairs in the Digital Media, Entertainment and Mobility segments. Trade fairs like photokina, DMEXCO, gamescom, gamescom asia, INTERMOT and THE TIRE COLOGNE are established as leading international trade fairs. Koelnmesse not only organises trade fairs in these areas in Cologne, but also in other growth markets like, for example, China, Singapore and Thailand, which have different areas of focus and content. These global activities offer customers of Koelnmesse tailor-made events in different markets, which guarantee sustainable and international business.

The next events:
photokina - IMAGING UNLIMITED, Cologne 27.05. - 30.05.2020
THE TIRE COLOGNE - Empowering the entire business, Cologne 09.06. - 12.06.2020
gamescom - The world's largest trade fair and event highlight for interactive games and entertainment (25.08. trade visitor and media day), Cologne 25.08. - 29.08.2020

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