August 18 – 20, 2024 │ Cologne, Germany

August 18 – 20, 2024 │ Cologne, Germany

#ddc2024 is Europe’s biggest
Game Developer Event

Attend the official game developer conference of gamescom
on August 18 – 20, 2024 in Cologne, Germany!

2 Days of Conference

Monday, Aug 19 & Tuesday, Aug 20

The heart of #ddc2024 is the main conference, where distinguished experts from the global games industry give exclusive talks, participate in panel discussions and roundtables, and lead insightful workshops.

Expo & Matchmaking

Monday, Aug 19 & Tuesday, Aug 20

At the #ddc2024 expo, companies from around the globe like game studios, publishers and service providers, present their products, services and businesses to our attendees.
Meet potential partners and studios onsite – or even weeks before and after the event via our online matchmaking system.

Indie Expo & Awards

Sunday, Aug 18 – Tuesday, Aug 20

Discover the gems of tomorrow at the NRW Indie Showcase and the devcom Indie Market, or present your upcoming games in your very own booth. All exhibitors also compete for the devcom Indie Award 2024, which will be celebrated at the prestigious devcom Networking Dinner.

Side Events & Parties

Sunday, Aug 18 – Tuesday, Aug 20

#ddc2024 is famous for being a hub for the international game development community, offering multiple opportunities to connect, network and exchange experiences at our numerous side events and activities.

Overview of agenda points during devcom developer conference

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Apply now as a Speaker at #ddc2024!

Would you like to stand on the big keynote stage or prefer a cozy workshop room? Would you like to give a talk on your own or be in discussion with other speakers in a roundtable session?

Whatever you prefer, we’d love to have you as a speaker at devcom Developer Conference 2024!

“devcom is a great way to spread your wings in the international world of game development.”

Anna Urbańska, People Can Fly

“If you are just getting started or are an experienced game dev veteran, devcom Developer Conference is the best place for networking and meeting experts!”

Brian Cox, Netease

“devcom is a must attend event if you want to meet established and upcoming game developers from around the world!”

Michael Geidel, Actrio Studio

“Great event with really interesting talks, amazing people and a lot of networking opportunities. Anyone who has the chance should definitely attend!”

Andrea López Tur, Baby Robot Games

“Well worth the trip from Australia. The business pass was top notch and an invaluable experience.”

Stacey Fazackerley, Mantra Games

“devcom is a great way to spread your wings in the international world of game development.”

Anna Urbańska, People Can Fly

“If you are just getting started or are an experienced game dev veteran, devcom Developer Conference is the best place for networking and meeting experts!”

Brian Cox, Netease

“devcom is a must attend event if you want to meet established and upcoming game developers from around the world!”

Michael Geidel, Actrio Studio

“Great event with really interesting talks, amazing people and a lot of networking opportunities.
Anyone who has the chance should definitely attend!”

Andrea López Tur, Baby Robot Games

“Well worth the trip from Australia.
The business pass was top notch and an invaluable experience.”

Stacey Fazackerley, Mantra Games

Welcome to the new Venue: The Confex!

The Conference and Exhibition Center “Confex” at Koelnmesse will officially be opened in July 2024 and will serve as the brand-new location for devcom Developer Conference 2024.

Expanding the Koelnmesse trade fair ground in Cologne, it offers 2 conference levels with 22 conference rooms ranging from 27 m² to 205 m², a prestigious outdoor terrace and the real jewel, the Confex hall, which can be divided into three sections and has a total capacity of 4,300 people.

#ddc2024 is a hybrid Event!

Can’t join us onsite in Cologne? Don’t panic – we’ve got you covered. As devcom Developer Conference is a hybrid event, we offer our Digital Pass for anyone wanting to take part remotely.

Digital Pass

For our remote attendees.
Digital access to the conference, expo and meeting system.

Interested in joining or partnering with us?​

Get in touch!​

We offer numerous ways for you to become a sponsor of devcom Developer Conference 2024.

Please contact our team and we’ll support you in providing individual offers hand-tailored to your needs.

Roufina Guenkova
(they/them)
Head of Business Development & Sales
roufina@devcom.global

Astrid Gooding
(she/her)
Business Development Manager
astrid@devcom.global

Iryna Ivanova
(she/her)
Business Development Manager
iryna@devcom.global

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