Koelnmesse is organizer of gamescom - the world’s largest event for computer and video games, and Europe’s No. 1 business platform of the games industry.
Since 2009, it is hosted annually by Koelnmesse GmbH in the German media and event city of Cologne. Featuring a business area, an entertainment area, the gamescom city festival as well as
accompanying conferences and congresses at the highest level, gamescom is much more than merely a trade and public fair: it is a 360-degree adventure event and offers individual platforms for all target groups. gamescom networks the complete value creation chain of the industry, from the developer and publisher to retail trade to the consumer.
As the only event of its kind, gamescom links the entire value-added chain, from developers, publishers and the trade all the way down to consumers, while stimulating discussion forums at every level.
It is the leading B2B and B2C trade fair in Europe and beyond.
The entire games world will present itself to the public at gamescom. It is the leading B2B and B2C
trade fair in Europe and beyond. In 2018, hundreds of world and European premieres and innovations in games software as well as important hardware news are expected to be shown in Cologne.