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The games are coming to Cologne! In Summer 2014, gamescom--Europe's trade fair highlighting interactive games and entertainment--returns to the Koelnmesse. "Celebrate the Games!" The entire industry is meeting here, as well as anyone who is enthusiastic about computers and video games.


German Trade Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (BIU)
The German Trade Association of Interactive Entertainment Software (BIU) is the body which represents the relevant providers and producers of entertainment software in Germany. It organizes the interests of relevant companies in the field of interactive entertainment. As the central point of reference for media and political and social institutions, the BIU provides information on all issues connected with computer and video games.

Stadt Koln

City of Cologne
Cologne is said to be the heart of Europe. Cologne lies in the heart Nordrhein-Westfahlen (NRW), the most lively and most densely populated federal state in Germany.18.1 million people live in NRW, and Cologne is the largest city with its more than 1 million inhabitants. The city is the capital of the German media, information and telecommunication industry, with three important major events taking place: the international film and TV festival "Cologne Conference," the media congress "medienforum.nrw" and, of course, the "GDC Europe," together with the "gamescom." Besides an increasing number of companies from all over the world, Cologne offers a compact network of educational, research and scientific institutions, which document the ambitious development of media business.