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Tickets for trade visitor for gamescom

You can purchase your ticket for the gamescom online in our official Ticket Shop

To the Ticket Shop

Information to the trade visitor tickets: purchase only for personal use

Purchase is only possible for personal use. The number of tickets is limited to the needs of one person. In accordance with the opening hours of the business area, Tuesday, 25 August to Thursday, 27 August 2020, trade visitors can purchase three day tickets or one 3-day ticket for their own visit to gamescom. In addition, trade visitor tickets for Friday, 28 August and Saturday, 29 August 2020 can be purchased at the price of private visitor tickets.

At the bottom of the price list, you can find further information about your admission ticket.

Prices trade visitor tickets

Ticket typesEarly BirdOnlineBox office
Day ticket
valid Tue., Wed. or Thu.
EUR 37.00EUR 46.00EUR 52.00
3-day ticket
valid Tue.-Thu.
EUR 72.00EUR 90.00EUR 102.00
Day ticket Friday **
(Should the day tickets be sold out there will be no ticket office sales!)
EUR 20.00EUR 22.50EUR 23.50
Day ticket Saturday**
(Should the day tickets be sold out there will be no ticket office sales!)
EUR 22.00EUR 24.50EUR 25.50

New: plant the gamescom forest with us!

Support us in our plan to reforest a climate-stable mixed forest near Bayreuth together with our project partner Treemer.

From now on you have the possibility to support the environment with one Euro for sustainability with every ticket purchase - just choose the green ticket directly in the ticket shop.

Support us in our plan to reforest a climate-stable mixed forest near Bayreuth together with our project partner Treemer.

Get more information about Treemer, here.

Ticket information

Additional information about the admission tickets

* This trade visitor admission ticket is valid for the business- and entertainment area.

** This trade visitor admission ticket is valid only for the entertainment area. Should the day tickets be sold out there will be no ticket office sales!.

Day ticket: Entitles to one-time access to the trade fair; exclusively on the specified day.

3-day ticket: This entitles you to enter the fair in the period 25-27 August 2020.

green ticket: With your participation of one Euro you support the reforestation of the gamescom forest together with us. Available in addition to every ticket type.

4 steps to the online ticket

- Login or register for the first time at the Ticket Shop

- Select desired ticket and complete the order transaction

- After completing the order transaction the ticket is available as a download

- Print out your ticket or download to your mobile device

Please note that this admission ticket is personalised and is not transferrable.

Payment methods

You can pay by PayPal or credit card (MasterCard, VISA, American Express) in the Ticket Shop.

Travel ticket

You will receive your travel ticket in a separate e-mail. Please print the pdf document in size A4 or download the PDF file to your mobile device.

The free travel ticket (2nd class) is valid for public transport operated by the Rhein Sieg Transport Authority ( VRS ) and Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr ( VRR ), only in combination with a valid ID Card and a Koelnmesse admission ticket. It is valid during the mentioned trade fair only for travelling to and from Koelnmesse.

Exempted are trains of the Deutsche Bahn AG subject to a supplement, e.g. the IC/EC or ICE.

Further travel information can be found under the rubric Arrival .

Access authorization

Only trade visitors are entitled to visit the business area. Koelnmesse GmbH reserves the right to conduct suitable trade visitor inspections on site. Here you find information about our visitor's target groups .

Important information for trade visitors

For legitimation as a trade visitor, you require a trade register excerpt, a trade certificate or other suitable documentation indicating that you:

- are professionally involved with the development, the manufacture or the sale/trade of games and/or their accessories and/or professionally use/incorporate such content significantly in in other industries

- that you belong to other stakeholders from the segment of professional eSports and the related industries of gaming, media, advertising and licences, as well as the participating service industries

- are a student of a relevant programme of study existing in a functional relationship with the gaming industry

Trade visitors must be at the age of 18 at least!

Infants under 3 years of age accompanied by their parents have access to the gamescom business area only (access via Entrance West), but not to the entertainment area or other areas.

We wish to point out that dogs and other pets are not allowed to enter the trade fair grounds.