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Admission ticket and catalogue for trade visitors

The Ticket Shop will open in April 2015 again.

Advance sales prices

The advance sale prices for the only apply to Ticket Shop orders received on or before 5 August 2015. From then on, the box office prices are valid.

Ticket types

Day ticket: This entitles you to a single entry to the fair solely on the specified day. The Day ticket will lose its validity as soon as the visitor leaves the trade fair grounds.

3-day ticket: This entitles you to enter the fair in the period August 5-7, 2015.

Admission ticket = public transport ticket

For the duration of the respective trade fair, all admission tickets and trade fair passes that display the symbol of the Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Sieg ( VRS) and Verkehrsverbund Rhein-Ruhr ( VRR) are valid for free travel on busses, S-Bahns (commuter trains), underground trains, and regional trains within the extended VRS network. They are only valid for travel to and from the Koelnmesse exhibition centre (only in conjunction with your personal ID). Not included are Deutsche Bahn trains that are subject to a supplementary charge as for instance IC/EC or ICE.

Limitations on admission

Only trade visitors are entitled to visit the business area. Koelnmesse GmbH reserves the right to conduct suitable trade visitor inspections on site. Here you find information about our visitor's target groups.

Important information for trade visitors

The trade visitor character in the business area and on the Trade Visitor and Media Day of gamescom is very important to the exhibitors and Koelnmesse GmbH.

Trade visitors have to prove their industry affiliation when purchasing their admission tickets. To this end, trade visitors need to provide a commercial register extract or trade licence, etc., which proves that they are professionally involved with the development, production or sale/trade of games and/or gaming accessories. Alternatively, an invitation from an exhibitor addressed directly to the person or the presentation of a written confirmation of an appointment with an exhibitor of the gamescom also suffices as proof. A voucher for a trade visitor admission ticket does not suffice as proof of industry affiliation!

Admission for children:

  • For security reasons infants aged up to 3 years will not be granted admission the gamescom trade fair even if accompanied by their parents.
  • Children aged from 4 to 6 years have free admission if accompanied by their parents.
  • Children aged under 12 years will only be granted admission to the fair if accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

We wish to point out that dogs and other pets are not allowed to enter the trade fair grounds.

Catalogue Shop

At the Catalogue Shop you can order the catalogue of each of our previous trade fairs online. If you have already registered, simply log in using your e-mail address and password. If you are ordering at our shop for the first time, please register first. You can order the catalogues of upcoming trade fairs at the ticket shops of the respective fairs.

The following shipping costs will be charged per order: within Germany 5.00 Euro, within Europe 8.50 Euro, overseas 12.50 Euro.

Your order will be shipped via Deutsche Post AG. Please note the following delivery times: approximately one week within Germany, approximately 1.5 weeks within the EU and approximately 2 weeks overseas.

If you prefer shipment via DHL or FedEx, please contact us by email.

Your payment options: You can pay by credit card and via PayPal in the Shop.

Enter the Catalogue Shop here

Would you like to know more?

Hotline for trade visitors
Tel. +49 1806 016 015


Methods of payment

gamescom - Methods of payment Credit card, PayPal

How to buy tickets

How to buy tickets

Here you can find out how to buy an admission ticket or redeem a voucher.

How to buy tickets

Koelnmesse foreign representatives

Our subsidiaries and foreign representatives are there to advise you on five continents: Africa, Europe, Asia, the Americas and Oceania

foreign representatives