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, a gamescom event arena, the gamescom Opening Night Live, 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 2019, hundreds of world and European premieres and innovations in games software as well as important hardware news have been shown in Cologne. Key Projects business area, halls 1-4 entertainment area, halls 6-11 family&friends, indie village, gamescom campus and retro area in hall 10.2 merchandise area in hall 5 cosplay village in hall 5.1 gamescom event arena in hall 11.3 spectacular presentations of news and innovations of the entire industry gamescom award gamescom congress devcom gamescom city festival, Cologne SPOBIS Gaming & Media.