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International Game Inventors Convention

Friday, 3 February 2023, at the Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg
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The Spielwarenmesse is the meeting place for national and international Eurogame professionals and creative newcomers alike. That is why the Spielwarenmesse and the Bavarian Games Archive are jointly organising the International Game Inventors Convention at the Nuremberg Exhibition Centre on the Friday of the trade fair, 3 February 2023. This compact and exclusive meeting place in the Hall 11.1 will allow you to come together with other designers and discuss your ideas for games. Present your game prototypes to editors and publishers in the trade and set a course for the release of your games.

Event date:

Friday, 3 February 2023

Location:

Hall 11.1, Exhibition Center Nuremberg

Order of events:

8 – 9 am Presentation table assembly
9 am – 6 pm Game Inventors Convention
6 – 10 pm Gaming Hour games party 

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Gaming Hour games party

To round off the Game Inventors Convention, a games party will be held in the Hall 11.1. All participants at the Game Inventors Convention – game designers, publishers, editors and trade journalists – are invited to enjoy a lively exchange and Franconian refreshments.

Who will game designers meet at the Game Inventors Convention?

→ Game editors
→ Product managers
→ Game agencies
→ Game critics
→ Trade journalists
→ Bloggers

The Game Inventors Convention will bring the brains behind the games together with publishing houses and journalists. Retailers and buyers are not an eligible visitor group. 

 

What awaits you?

  • Embedded in the international Spielwarenmesse network, this will be a place for game designers, publishers, editors and journalists to exchange ideas and information
  • At the Game Inventors Convention, you’ll get to present your game ideas to specialists 
  • If you have any questions or need help at the venue, you’ll be able to turn to Christian Fürst-Brunner and Tom Werneck, seasoned experts of the International Game Inventors Convention in Haar
  • Prior accreditation and admission screening at the Hall 11.1 will ensure an exclusive event
  • Participation package 1 for €125 (plus VAT).
    This includes: access to the trade fair for one person, presentation table with chairs, Wi-Fi, locker, listing on the Spielwarenmesse website and in the Game Inventor Guide and participation in the Gaming Hour games party.
  • Participation package 2 for €140 (plus VAT).
    This includes: access to the trade fair for two persons, presentation table with chairs, Wi-Fi, locker, listing on the Spielwarenmesse website and in the Game Inventor Guide and participation in the Gaming Hour games party.

What you should bring

  • Playable prototypes – one or more, it’s entirely up to you.
  • Designer profile (coming soon)
  • Plenty of business cards
  • Good humour

Present your game ideas to international game publishers

REGISTER NOW (coming soon)

Terms and Conditions of Registration for the Game Inventors Convention 

The closing date for receipt of registrations is 15 December 2022

Questions? Send us an e-mail

Other forms of participation

Is one day at the trade fair not long enough? There are also other ways for you to participate in the Spielwarenmesse.

International Game Inventors Convention FAQ