Europe’s Premier Game Developer Event announces new venue, call for speakers, and super early bird phase

– devcom Developer Conference will move to the new Confex Center –
– Speakers can now submit their #ddc2024 sessions –
– Super Early Bird phase ends on February 29 –

Cologne, Germany – February 14, 2024 – Europe’s biggest game developer event, devcom Developer Conference (#ddc2024), is set to take place from August 18-20, 2024, at one of Europe’s most modern Conference and Exhibition Centers, “Confex” – Koelnmesse’s brand new, state-of-the-art venue on the gamescom fairground. This fusion of conference venue and exhibition space offers 22 conference rooms and the prestigious Confex hall, providing ample space for insightful talks, panel discussions, and workshops. With its integrated open-air plaza and scalable size capable of accommodating up to 6,200 people, attendees can expect an unparalleled experience tailored to the needs of our game developer community.

New Location: The Confex

The transition to the new Confex center marks a significant milestone for devcom Developer Conference and we are especially proud to be inaugurating the venue. Last year, with a record number of 3,400 attendees on site, our event reached its capacity limits, as attendees were lining up to attend highly anticipated sessions. The spacious design of the Confex, coupled with its state-of-the-art facilities, will alleviate congestion and ensure a smoother, more enjoyable experience for all participants. The new venue is located on the western side of the Cologne fairground, right next to the train station Köln Messe / Deutz.

Call for Speakers Now Open

devcom Developer Conference 2024 invites industry experts, innovators, and thought leaders to apply as speakers for this prestigious event. Whether aspiring to deliver a keynote address, lead a workshop, or engage in panel discussions, prospective speakers are encouraged to submit their proposals before the deadline in May. This is a unique opportunity to share insights, inspire audiences, and contribute to the advancement of the global games industry. Interested individuals can learn more and submit their applications on the official #ddc2024 program website.

Super Early Bird Phase Ending Soon

Act fast to secure your spot at devcom Developer Conference 2024 and save up to 400€ with the Super Early Bird ticket phase, ending on February 29. Don’t miss the chance to access two days of insightful conference sessions, explore the vibrant expo showcasing cutting-edge products and services, and network with industry peers from around the world. Take advantage of this limited time offer to join Europe’s biggest game developer event at an exclusive rate.

devcom Developer Conference 2024 is not just an onsite experience – it is a hybrid event, offering a Digital Pass for remote participants. Whether joining in person or virtually, attendees can access live streamed and recorded conference sessions, explore the expo, and engage in extended matchmaking opportunities.

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About devcom

devcom is host of the official developer conference of gamescom (devcom Developer Conference) and Europe’s largest community-based event for games industry professionals. Throughout the year, devcom provides content, events and services tailored to the games industry based on its core values of diversity, inclusion, and sustainability. devcom Developer Conference #ddc2024 will take place on August 18-20 (Sunday to Tuesday) at the Koelnmesse fairgrounds in Cologne, followed by a presence at gamescom from August 21-23. devcom GmbH is a subsidiary of game – Verband der deutschen Gamesbranche (the German Games Industry Association and owner of the gamescom brand), Luxemburger Straße 79-83, 50354 Hürth, Germany