Company Mission at the gamescom in Cologne 22.-23.08.2023

Time: Tuesday 22nd and Wednesday 23rd August

Place: Cologne

Registration: Company mission is free of charge, but a business ticket to the gamescom is required. The number of participants is limited. Please register by 21st July.

Contact person in Finland: Johanna Niemistö, johanna.niemisto (at)

22.08.2023 - 23.08.2023

International companies and partners from the gaming industry, game developers & studios are invited to participate in a company mission as part of the gamescom trade fair – the world’s largest event for computer and video games and Europe’s most comprehensive business platform for the games industry in Cologne.

During the two-day extensive business program, participants will have the chance:
– meet industry leaders, potential cooperation partners and business contacts from the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia,
– gain insights into the hotspot of the gaming industry & business opportunities in Germany,
– get in touch with main network partners & companies from the gaming city of Cologne & establish new collaboration,
– inform themselves about European funding programs for joint projects with German partners.

Tuesday, 22nd August

10:30 am
Welcome & Coffee@Köln.Business
(Börsenplatz 1, 50667 Köln)
City of Cologne & the Games Industry by Samira Kingreen &Christoph Kohlhaas; Köln.Business

Gaming opportunities in the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia by Florian Schnitzler, NRW.Global Business

Cologne Games Lab by Prof. Bjoern Bartholdy

European funding programmes by Dr. Dorit Meyer; Köln.Business

12 pm Networking Lunch@Köln.Business

2-3 pm Visit Bild und TonFabrik: production company for fiction, shows, documentaries, games, and adverts

5-7 pm European Game Night, networking & pitching event by SpielFabrique, NRW.Global Business & Business France (free of charge, preregistration compulsory)

Wednesday, 23rd August

9 am Visit gamescom Cologne (for B2B area trade visitor tickets required!)

11 am NRW@gamescom – meet main streamers, associations & networking partners of the German State of North Rhine-Westphalia at the booth

7 pm  Networking Receptions (optionally)

Polish Gaming Night (separate invitation needed, location TBC)

Cologne gamescom Business Mixer @Design Post (pre-registration)

The participation is subject to previous application. Please fill in the Registration Form (deadline: Friday 21st July).  The number of participants is limited. 

The organisers reserved the right to select participants based on the application profiles. The applicants will be notified about their participation no later than 31st July 2023.

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