GamesCom 2019 – 11th International Exhibition of Interactive Games
When: 08/20/2019 – 08.24.2019
Where: Germany, Cologne
Venue: Exhibition Center Cologne (Koelnmesse)
GamesCom is the main exhibition in Europe for interactive games and entertainment, first held in Cologne in 2009 and became the largest and most accessible event for players. All gaming industry experts are found here, as well as all those who are fans of computers and video games.
If you are waiting for new items in the field of computer games, innovative developments of the leading developers of the market, a vibrant entertainment program, shows, and presentations, then this is the event for you!
Game developers from around the world will present their products at the new gaming site – at the Koelnmesse exhibition complex.
Gamescom 2013 ended with great results. More than 340,000 visitors, including about 29,600 professional visitors (+ 23%) from 88 countries (2012: 83), got acquainted with new products and developments from 635 exhibitors 2012: 600) from 40 countries. At the exhibition area of 140,000 square meters. m, the participants presented more than 400 global, European and German premieres 2012: 330).
About 335,000 GamesCom 2014 visitors from 88 countries, including 31,500 professional visitors (+ 6%), familiarized themselves with products from more than 700 exhibitors (+ 10%) from 47 countries. The share of foreign exhibitors was 61% (+ 4% compared with 2013). Gamescom 2014 occupied halls 4–10, with a total area of 140,000 square meters. 6,000 media representatives from 58 countries covered the events of these five days in Cologne.
In 2015, 806 exhibitors from 45 countries presented their designs for an overview of 345,000 visitors from 96 countries (including 33,200 professionals).
GamesCom 2017 broke all records! A record number of visitors has reached thanks to about 335,000 game fans from 106 countries who visited the exhibition. 919 companies (an increase of 5% over the previous year) from 54 countries presented their latest games, current software, and innovative accessories – this is also an unsurpassed result! 72% of the expositions participating in the exhibition were foreign. The exhibition is located on 201,000 square meters, which is 4% more than the results of the previous year.
GamesCom 2018 celebrated the 10th anniversary of the new attendance record – over five days more than 370,000 gamers from 114 countries visited it. This is 15,000 more than in 2017. 1037 companies from 56 countries arrived at Gamescom 2018, while in 2017 only 919 were present at the exhibition. For comparison, at the very first GamesCom, which took place in Cologne in 2009 and changed the Games Convention exhibition held before in Leipzig, they presented their products only about 300 companies from 25 countries.