International Game Inventors Convention

from now at the Spielwarenmesse in Nuremberg on Friday, 4 February 2022
Logo Game Inventors Convention

The Spielwarenmesse is the meeting place for national and international game 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, 4 February 2022. This compact and exclusive meeting place in 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, 4 February 2022
Venue: Hall 11.1, Messezentrum Nürnberg (Nuremberg Exhibition Centre)

Order of events:

  • 8 – 9 am: Presentation table assembly
  • 9 am – 6 pm: Game Inventors Convention
  • 6 – 10 pm: GamingHour games party

GamingHour games party

To round off the Game Inventors Convention, a games party will be held in Hall 11.1. All of the participants at the Game Inventor 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 Hall 11.1 will ensure an exclusive event
  • The participation fee per presentation table is €100 (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 Inventors Guide and participation in the GamingHour games party


What you should bring

  • Playable prototypes – one or more, it’s entirely up to you
  • Plenty of business cards


Application for Game Inventors Convention


February 4, 2022

Present your ideas to game editors and product managers.

The closing date for receipt of registrations is 15 December 2021

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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.

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