gamescom: 20.–24.08.2019 for all: 21.–24.08.2019


Facts and Figures

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Trade fair
Date of event
20-24 August 2019 (Tuesday-Saturday)
20 August 2019: Trade Visitors and Media Day*

*On Tuesday the organiser can grant access to a limited number of the general public.
Organizer of the fair
Koelnmesse GmbH
Event frequency
Conceptual sponsor
game - Verband der deutschen Games-Branche e.V.
Cologne Exhibition Centre
Product segments
  • Hardware
  • Software
  • Merchandising
  • Care, cleaning, repair
  • Telecommunications and internet
  • Media
  • Basic and advanced training
  • Associations/public institutions
  • Service providers
  • Development
Fair profile
gamescom serves as the central platform for the European computer- and video game industry. This show brings together the retail, trade and the media providing the ideal setting for the establishment and cultivation of business relationships. The division into business area and entertainment area stands for a concept which will attract and appeal to industry and private visitors equally.

gamescom business area:
Cologne is the unique place where so many insiders, retailers, publishers and developers make business. gamescom is optimally suited for trade visitors: in the relaxed and exclusive atmosphere of the business area you will have the opportunity to promote the success of your business.

gamescom entertainment area:
Expect jaw-dropping indoor and outdoor performances, sensational live acts and the newest highlights from the gaming world. You'll be there when the top industry players present a one-of-a-kind gaming spectacle of a class all its own.

gamescom conference programme

devcom is a new top-notch global developer conference, which will include conventional conferences, renowned international speakers, summits, master classes, workshops and networking events.
Dates: 18-19 August 2019.

gamescom congress:
The gamescom congress is Germany's largest congress revolving around digital games, and acts as an interface with other cultural and creative branches, as well as with the digital economy. Koelnmesse organises the gamescom congress in cooperation with the game. Both the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia and the City of Cologne are sponsoring the congress. The gamescom congress is a central element of gamescom.
Date: 21 August 2019

SPOBIS Gaming & Media:
Convention during the gamescom week, which will connect top decision-makers from the advertising industry, media companies and professional sports with the world of gaming to generate synergy effects.
Date: 19 August 2019

gamescom festival:
From Friday, 23 to 25 August 2019, Cologne City will be the centre of entertainment. Visitors will expect artists of various genres at several stages and gaming modules where visitors can gamble after closing of the fair. gamescom will be organised by Koelnmesse GmbH in cooperation with game. gamescom festival is a project of Media Kultur Köln GmbH and prime entertainment GmbH in cooperation with Koelnmesse GmbH and the city of Cologne.
Target group
suppliers of above mentioned product segments, end-consumers, retailers, distributors, distance sellers, import- and export firms, producers, developers, service providers, associations etc.

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