A press release from Koelnmesse informs us that the Gamescom will continue to take place in Cologne thanks to the renewal of the contract with Game, the German gaming industry association.
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Gamescom takes place in Cologne from the 2009. For the tenth edition, held last year, 370.000 people from 114 countries arrived in Cologne. With 1.037 exhibitors registered by 56 countries the review has broken its own records. Gamescom ha so not only established, but further consolidated his own leadership as the largest Games Festival in the international arena and reference business platform for gaming in Europe.
"Gamescom is experiencing an extraordinary development and from 2009 has increased its prestige between gamer and operators year after year. The new contract intensifies the partnership between game and Koelnmesse and allows us to continue to promote gamescom's growth jointly and dynamically, supporting even better the trends of our sector ", says Ralf Wirsing, Managing Director of Ubisoft Germany and president of the board of games.
Gerald Böse, President and Chief Executive Officer of Koelnmesse: “the seamless continuation of the positive collaboration with games as the pleasant consequence of an incomparable development in gamescom in Cologne: from the beginning it has always been a leader in its segment, but today it has become an undisputed international hotspot. Cologne is synonymous with Gamescom and Gamescom is synonymous with Cologne. We want to consolidate this strong and positive bond for the good of the gaming sector and the fairgrounds. "
Felix Falk, game administrator, says that "The joint strategic process of the last few months proves that Koelnmesse is definitely the right partner for us. The great support provided to Gamescom and the gaming sector by the city of Cologne and the NordReno Vestfalia land is also an important component of the extraordinary success of this event, which we intend to further increase. "
Gamescom is the world's largest computer and video game event it's the biggest platform di business in Europe in the gaming sector. Here every year hundreds of thousands of visitors from over one hundred countries celebrate the last games in Cologne at the fair, while millions of fans from all over the world do the same on digital channels. With the business area, entertainment area, devcom developer conference, gamescom congress and gamescom city festival, gamescom is the bearer of the entire gaming culture. In 2019 gamescom will open its doors for operators 20 on August 2019 on Tuesday and for visitors on Wednesday 21 August 2019. Gamescom will be jointly organized by Koelnmesse e game, the association of the German gaming sector.
Koelnmesse - Global Competence in Digital Media, Entertainment and Mobility: it is an international leader for the realization of fairs in the Digital Media, Entertainment and Mobility sectors. Reviews such as photokina, DMEXCO, gamescom, INTERMOT and THE TIRE COLOGNE are world leaders. Koelnmesse organizes trade fairs in these sectors not only in Cologne, but also around the world and in other emerging markets, such as China, Singapore and Thailand, dedicated to various topics and contents. These global activities offer Koelnmesse customers tailor-made events in different markets, guaranteeing a sustainable business with an international character.
Recall that Gamescom will take place in Cologne from 21 to 24 August.