International Game Inventors Convention

Friday, 31 January 2025, at the Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg

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, 31 January 2025.

All important information at a glance

Event date

Friday, 31 January 2025

9 am – 6 pm Game Inventors Convention
6 – 10 pm GamingHour – the gaming party for networking and playing!


Messezentrum Nürnberg, NCC Mitte, Level 1, Foyer, Brussels hall and Munich hall

For game designers

Registration deadline for participants is in December 2024

Further information

For game editors and game agencies

List of participants and Game Designer Portraits available from 15 December 2024

Further information

Terms of registration 2025

All important information from the edition 2025 summarized for you. 

Download terms of registration


GamingHour – the gaming party

To round off the Game Inventors Convention, a networking party will be held in the NCC Mitte, level 1, Foyer. All participants at the Game Inventors Convention – game designers, publishers, editors, trade journalists and content creators – are invited to enjoy a lively exchange and Franconian snacks.

Alibaba Games Club awards the 2-person game prize DuAli during the GamingHour.