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gamescom biz community connects trade visitors of devcom, gamescom and gamescom asia

Business community also revving up for gamescom with their own area for meetings and deals and everything.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Cologne, Germany, August 8th, 2022 – From now on, the B2B communities of devcom, gamescom and gamescom asia will become the year-round active, digital, overarching gamescom biz community.
 
In the future, trade visitors, exhibitors, journalists, and creators will be able to log in to the joint online platform at https://bizcommunity.gamescom.global with just one profile. The gamescom biz community is also available via app for iOS and Android.
 
The physical events in Cologne and Singapore are the meeting place for the respective communities to make new contacts, strengthen existing partnerships, drive business forward and get inspired in terms of B2B innovations.
 
The last two and a half years have shown the potential of digital events. To get the best of both worlds, the real-life gamescom experience will be complemented by a new digital platform that unites all trade visitors.
 
On the one hand, this will allow the communities to make even better use of potential synergy effects throughout the year. On the other hand, the gamescom biz community is intended to give everyone the opportunity to attend additional events which offer overarching added value, even between the individual main events.
 
With its themed summits or the Pitch it! event series, devcom is already demonstrating what this can look like.
 
Devcom ticket holders get full conference functionality in the gamescom biz community app. All business matchmaking appointments can be made and managed using this platform. All presentations and panel discussions can also be accessed live, of course. Furthermore, in addition to an overview of all speakers and exhibitors, the entire conference program is also available.
 
Timeline for access:

  • Starting Monday, August 8th, the gamescom biz community app / website will be accessible to all devcom ticket holders*.
  • All Business Pass holders or holders of higher category tickets for the devcom Developer Conference 2022 will also have the opportunity to use the online meeting system. Between August 22nd and 26th, this also applies to on-site meetings in Cologne.
  • For gamescom trade visitors, this is possible for onsite meetings during the event from August 24th to 26th, 2022.
  • To enable networking for the B2B community beyond the #ddc2022 event days, online matchmaking is open to devcom ticket holders until September 1st.

 
Tickets are available via the devcom Ticket Shop. Press accreditations are still available. Ukrainian developers can register for free business tickets here.
 
Additional information about devcom Developer Conference is available on the official website. All news concerning the conference will also be published on the official social media channels: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | LinkedIn
 
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About devcom
devcom is the official gamescom developer conference of gamescom and Europe’s largest community-based industry conference for game developers.
 
With additional content and events throughout the year, devcom constantly emphasises its core values of diversity, inclusion and sustainability.
 
The #ddc2022 will take place from Monday August 22nd to Tuesday August 23rd at koelnmesse’s Congress Centre East, followed by a presence at gamescom from Wednesday August 24th to Friday August 26th.
The devcom ticket shop is already open: https://www.devcom.global/ddc-2022/tickets
Press accreditation is also available. For Ukrainian developers, devcom is offering free Business Passes that can be accessed directly from the devcom website.
 
devcom is organized by
devcom GmbH, a subsidiary of the official German Videogame Association game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche e.V., co-organizers of gamescom
Luxemburger Straße 79-83
50354 Hürth
www.devcom.global
 
Press contact and media partnerships:
Robin Hartmann | [email protected]
 
Sales:
Roufina Guenkova (Global) | [email protected]
Astrid Gooding (DACH/GAS) | [email protected]
 
Program:
Nico Balletta | [email protected]
 
About gamescom
gamescom is the world's largest event for computer and video games and Europe's largest business platform for the games industry. 2022 gamescom will take place in Cologne and online from Wednesday August 24 to Sunday August 28. gamescom is jointly organized by Koelnmesse and game - Verband der deutschen Games-Branche e.V. www.gamescom.global
 
About game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche e.V.
We are the association of the German games industry. Our members include developers, publishers and many other games industry members such as esports event organisers, educational institutions and service providers. As a joint organiser of gamescom, we are responsible for the world’s biggest event for computer and video games. We are an expert partner for media and for political and social institutions on matters relating to market development, games culture and media literacy. Our mission is to make Germany the best games location. www.game.de
 
About Koelnmesse
Koelnmesse – Global Competence in Digital Media, Entertainment and Mobility: Koelnmesse is an international leader in organising trade fairs in the digital media, entertainment and mobility segments. Trade fairs such as photokina, dmexco, gamescom, INTERMOT and THE TIRE COLOGNE are established as leading international trade fairs. Koelnmesse not only organises trade fairs in these areas in Cologne, but worldwide in other growth markets such as China, Singapore and Thailand, which have different areas of focus and content. These global activities offer customers of Koelnmesse tailor-made events in different markets, which guarantee sustainable and international business. www.koelnmesse.com

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