Venue

#ddc2024 takes place at the new Confex Center
of Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany

With around 80 trade fairs and over 2,000 conferences annually, Koelnmesse is one of Germany’s most important and largest trade fair and exhibition centers. And it is the home of both gamescom and devcom.

Expanding the Koelnmesse trade fair ground, the new Confex Center offers 2 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.

With around 80 trade fairs and over 2,000 conferences annually, Koelnmesse is one of Germany’s most important and largest trade fair and exhibition centers in the heart of Cologne. And it is the home of both gamescom and devcom.

The new Confex Center offers state-of-the-art equipment, as well as sustainable concepts for environmentally-friendly events. The building includes 2 levels with conference rooms, a prestigious outdoor terrace and the real jewel, the Confex hall.

devcom Developer Conference 2024 will be one of the first events to be held in the Confex Center – and one of the biggest: our event will take place on all 3 levels of the building.

Opening Hours

  • Monday, Aug 19: 9 am – 7 pm (CEST)
  • Tuesday, Aug 20: 9 am – 7 pm (CEST)
Koelnmesse, Cologne

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What is where?

Level 0 / Confexhall

  • Registration & Badge Printing

  • Keynote Stage

  • Stage 1

  • Expo

  • Indie Areas

  • Snackpoints

  • Business Lounge

  • Speaker & VIP Lounge

  • Matchmaking Area

  • devcom Twitch Studio

Level 1

  • Stages 2 – 5

  • Meeting Rooms

  • Press & Media Center

  • Silence Room

Level 2

  • Stages 6 – 12

  • Workshop Room

  • Roundtable Room

Confex Levels

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Dont’ worry, orientation is easy at #ddc2024!

You’ll find digital displays guiding you to our stages, rooms and event areas almost everywhere.
And if you ever need more help, don’t hesitate to ask our volunteers!

Travel Directions

Arrival by car

Address: Messeplatz 1, 50679 Cologne, Germany.

Directly at the Confex, six parking levels on the roofs of the adjacent halls and the newly built car park offer a total of more than 15,000 parking spaces within walking distance of the Confex.

Arrival by plane

Take the train S19 (towards Düren) from Cologne/Bonn Airport (CGN) to the “Deutz/Messe” stop (journey time approx. 15 minutes); from there the footpath to the Confex is signposted.

Other nearby airports with international flight connections are Dusseldorf (DUS) and Frankfurt (FRA).

Arrival by train

If arriving at the train station (“Bahnhof”) Köln Messe/Deutz you can reach the Confex on foot by following the signposts.

If arriving at Cologne Central Station (“Hauptbahnhof”), you can take the regional S-, RB- and RE-trains to take you to Köln Messe/Deutz.

Arrival by tram

Take tram No. 1 (in the direction of Bensberg) or tram No. 9 (in the direction of Königsforst) which will take you to Bahnhof Köln-Deutz. From there, you can reach the Confex on foot by following the signposts.

You can also take tram No. 3 (in the direction of Thielenbruch) or tram No. 4 (in the direction of Schlebusch) which will take you to the “Koelnmesse” stop.

Hotels & Accommodation

Together with Koelnmesse we have secured discounted rates on hotels near the event for our attendees. Use our booking tool for the best availability and lowest rates.


Please note:
Koelnmesse Hotel-/Travel-Services is the only official Koelnmesse accommodation agency. Other agencies that contact you may be a scam.

Letter of Invitation for Visa

If you’d like to attend devcom Developer Conference 2024 and need a Letter of Invitation so you can travel to Germany, please fill out the form linked below.

Please note that we will only be able to issue a letter for attendants who already have a valid ticket. You can order your ticket here.

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