gamescom is the world’s largest event for computer and video games and Europe’s largest business platform for the games industry. In 2022, gamescom will take place in Cologne and online from Tuesday, 23 August to Sunday, 28 August. gamescom 2022’s official partner country is Australia. gamescom is jointly organized by Koelnmesse and game – Verband der deutschen Games-Branche e.V.
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Gamescom Biz Community
Will there be networking/matchmaking at gamescom? Yes! In the gamescom biz community all registered business participants (i.e. business area exhibitors, trade visitors and media representatives) have the opportunity to interact and network with devcom, gamescom and gamescom asia B2B participants.
The community platform will open on 8 August and gamescom business attendees will receive their login shortly after the opening.
In addition to the web app, there is also a mobile app in the App Store called gamescom biz.
IGDA AMA Schedule at gamescom
All IGDA AMA Sessions will take place at the IGDA booth in the Business Area (Hall 3.2, stand A 033).
|Zak Whaley||Wed., 24 Aug.||11:00 – 12:00||Programming & Career Development|
|Dr. Jakin Vela||Wed., 24 Aug.||13:00 – 14:00||Finding a Mentor|
|Tim Cullings||Wed., 24 Aug.||14:00 – 15:00||Community Organizing, Game Jams, Career Advice|
|Jason Schklar||Wed., 24 Aug.||15:00 – 16:00||User Experience, User Interface, Building UI in Unreal Engine, Consulting, Building a Business|
|Coray Seifert||Wed., 24 Aug.||16:00 – 17:00||Business Development, Production|
|Natasha Skult||Thurs., 25 Aug.||11:00 – 12:00||IGDA, Game Art, Game Design, Running an Indie Studio, Leadership, Soft Skills|
|Benn Wiebe||Thurs., 25 Aug.||12:00 – 13:00||Mental health thriving in game development|
|Phil Wildman||Thurs., 25 Aug.||13:00 – 14:00||Insurance for the Games Industry|
|Jay Powell||Thurs., 25 Aug.||16:00 – 17:00||Business|
|Andre Faure||Fri., 26 Aug.||11:00 – 12:00||Production, Management, Business, Marketing, Pivoting, Co-development|
|Aurélie Perrin||Fri., 26 Aug.||12:00 – 13:00||Localization|
|Ramon Nafria||Fri., 26 Aug.||15:00 – 16:00||Production & Game Design|
|Ariel Manzur||Fri., 26 Aug.||16:00 – 17:00||Godot Engine, Development, Open source|