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Get your tickets now: Highlights at gamescom congress 2022

Cologne, 18 August 2022: More than 80 international speakers, top politicians on site and numerous strong partners make the gamescom congress on 25 August 2022 unique! From various perspectives, the congress shows that there is much more to computer games than entertainment. In around 50 different programme points, the gamescom congress impressively demonstrates the opportunities that games offer for education, science, business, and culture, as well as for our social interaction. After two digital editions, Europe’s leading conference on the potential of computer games will once again be held on site at Koelnmesse’s Congress-Centrum North as part of gamescom. Tickets are still available at short notice at

“Finally, gamescom in Cologne is back again! And after a three-year break, the gamescom congress is once again taking its permanent place at the world’s largest event for games. Once again, we have succeeded in bringing national and international experts to Cologne. They will show the economic and social areas in which games have already become indispensable. I am looking forward to the exchange and networking at the gamescom congress”, says Nathanael Liminski, Minister for Federal and European Affairs, International Affairs and Media of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia and Head of the State Chancellery. The state of NRW has been a sponsor of the congress for many years.

Political kick-off

The gamescom congress kicks off with a talk between Felix Falk, Managing Director of game, the association of the German games industry and Nathanael Liminski, Minister for media in the state of North Rhine-Westphalia. Afterwards, one of the political highlights of the entire gamescom will attract attention: At the Debatt(l)e Royale, Kevin Kühnert (Secretary General, SPD), Mario Czaja (Secretary General, CDU), Emily Büning (Federal Executive Director, Bündnis 90/Die Grünen) and Bijan Djir-Sarai (Secretary General, FDP) will discuss hot topics of the young generation and what framework conditions politics must create in order to make the best possible use of the potential of games. The debate will be moderated by streamer Kim-Noemi Adam aka Freiraumreh and journalist Niklas Kolorz. Everybody is invited to join in the discussion via #DebattleRoyale and submit questions to the panel. The talk will be streamed live on and


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