Meet the right people in the right place!

At a conference as big as devcom, it is not always easy to find the time for networking between talks and panels. We help you connect with the people and companies of interest to you at our great side events.

devcom Networking Dinner

International C-level decision makers, speakers and VIPs are invited for a fine-dining and networking experience on Sunday, the night before devcom Developer Conference kicks off.

Dine and connect with people from the industry even before the event. As host, devcom will do personal introductions throughout the entire evening.

  • Sun, Aug 21, 2022 • 7 pm (CEST) (doors open at 6:30 pm)
  • Location: Flora Köln, Am Botanischen Garten 1a, 50735 Cologne see in Google Maps
  • Access: VIP & Networking, Speaker Pass & by invitation

FLINTA* Meetup

At devcom we value inclusivity and diversity and strive to be allies and supporters. Therefore we will host the FLINTA* Meetup & Reception at #ddc2022 as a safe space to meet and talk to other “non-cis-male” people from the game developing world.

We invite you to 2 hours of workshop program with panels, round tables and networking, as well as to an 1 hour open 4 all ally session with a panel and networking.

  • Mom, August 22 • 1 – 4 pm (CEST)
  • Location: Offenbachsaal, Koelnmesse
  • Limited access – please register here!

devcom Sunset Mixer Party

All devcom attendees are invited to gather on Monday evening on the devcom piazza for an ice cold beer or a refreshing soft drink. Connect with the devcom community at the most relaxed event of the week.

Warm-up: Karla Reyes of Niantic / Code Coven will be your DJ from 6:30 pm to 8 pm (CEST).

Main Party: Cologne based DJ NIC will serve you a mix of House Music, Dance Classics, Charts and a loot of good vibes.

  • Mon, Aug 22, 2022 • 8 pm (CEST)
  • Location: Piazza, Koelnmesse
  • Access: all devcom pass categories

devcom Executive Summit #6

Our devcom Executive Summits are roundtable events for experienced experts and managers of the games industry where we discuss openly, honestly and frankly what challenges our industry has to master now and in the future.

With a group of 30-40 highly experienced executives we focus on different topics each time we run this top level event.

  • Tue, Aug 23, 2022 • 3 – 6 pm (CEST)
  • Location: Congress Centre, Koelnmesse
  • Access: VIP & Networking Pass & by invitation

devcom Indie Developer Night

Taking place on Tuesday, devcom Indie Developer Night brings the #ddc2022 conference part to an end and paves the way for everything happening during gamescom.

This is the perfect chance not only to participate in one of the week’s best parties, but also to enjoy it with our developer community and to connect with professionals from the industry.

  • Tue, Aug 23, 2022 • 8 pm (CEST)
  • Location: Bootshaus Köln, Auenweg 173, 51063 Cologne see in Google Maps
  • Access: all devcom on-site pass categories

devcom Run Club

On Monday, August 22, and Tuesday, August 23, we invite you to join the devcom Run Club: join us for a jogging tour around Cologne for a fresh and dynamic start into a long conference day. (Well, then maybe don’t party too hard the nights before!)

We will meet in front of the Bahnhof Köln Messe/Deutz Bahnhof (Cologne trade fair/Deutz train station) to ensure everyone has easy access to train and bus, and make our way down to the river Rhine from there. (Lap length: 1.6km / 1mile)

  • Monday and Tuesday at 8 am (CEST)
  • Meeting point: Bahnhof Köln Messe/Deutz, 50679 Cologne see in Google Maps

devcom Pitch it! – Summer Edition

Are you an experienced developer or indie looking for partners to support your next project? Or are you a publisher and on the lookout for the next upcoming hit?

Either way, the devcoms Pitch it! – Summer Edition and its Pitching Stage will take place live in Cologne on August 25, 2022.

All online features with advanced filtering options will be available for the whole #ddc2022 matchmaking period, starting on August 8 up until September 11, 2022.

Be a devcom Side Event Sponsor!

Each year, devcom attracts attendees from every aspect and level of the global game industry. In addition to an inspiring conference program, devcom offers a range of events that bring people together to exchange ideas and fuel their creative energy and enthusiasm.

As a Side Event sponsor, your support is not only visible, it also adds value to your industry presence. Our Events Team will gladly help you to find the best sponsorship package – get in touch with us for more details!

Our Partners for #ddc2022

Main Partner

Xsolla is a global video game commerce company with a powerful set of tools and services designed for the games industry. As a leader in game commerce, Xsolla solves the complexities of global distribution, marketing, funding and monetization for games across mobile, PC and the web. To learn more, please visit