International Games Week Berlin

Connecting
Game Business, Technology
and Culture

April 21–26, 2015: Berlin
More than 10 Events in one week for industry professionals, media and fans in Berlin

Events

Opening Summit – International Games Week Berlin
Official Opening Event
Deutscher Computerspielpreis
Gala Event
Quo Vadis
Games Business and Development Conference
A MAZE. / Berlin
Independent Video Games Festival
Gamefest at the Computerspielemuseum
Festival for Fans and Families
Womenize! Tech, Digital Business and Media
Format for Companies and Talents
CGC Bartalk
eSports community event
Your Event Here
Get In Touch.
Matchmaking Dinner
VIP networking event
Apps World
Trade Fair for App Marketing and Development
Making Games Talents
Recruitment Event
Tickets

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Event Info

Opening Summit
official opening event ceremony

April 21

Opening Summit – International Games Week Berlin

Opening Summit
official opening event ceremony,
April 21

Together with all initiators, organizers, speakers, partners, sponsors and VIPs, the Opening Summit marks the starting point of the INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN. At this official opening event, international experts present and discuss key industry trends and topics. Local and international politicians take stands on judicial and economic circumstances. The Opening Summit combines the key topics of the partner events on one stage, attracting media and press attention. The event is organized by Booster Space.

Venue:
Kino International, Mitte
Website:
www.gamesweekberlin.com
Tickets:
invite only.

Deutscher Computerspielpreis
gala award showevent

April 21

Deutscher Computerspielpreis

Deutscher Computerspielpreis
gala award showevent
April 21

The German video games award, Deutscher Computerspielpreis (DCP), is a joint effort of the an award by the German Federal Ministry of Transport and Digital Infrastructure (BMVI), the industrybranch associations, BIU and GAME, as well as the nd the Stiftung Digitale Spielekultur (Foundation for Digital Gaming Culture) to support game development "made in Germany“. Based on an independent jury decision, the award has been promoting the development of high quality, innovative and culturally and educationally valuable computer and video games "made in Germany“ since 2009.

Venue:
tba
Website:
www.deutscher-computerspielpreis.de
Tickets:
invite only.

Quo Vadis – Create.Game.Business.
games business and development conference

April 21-23

Quo Vadis

Quo Vadis – create.game.business
games business and development conference
April 21-23

Held annually since 2003, the Quo Vadis is Europe’s longest-standing game developers’ conference. In 2007 the event moved to Berlin, and was attended by more than 2,500 visitors in 2014. Quo Vadis has firmly established itself as Germany’s biggest conference for all games industry-related themes and is one of the industry’s top three conventions in Europe. Featuring a broad range of panel discussions, presentations and workshops, the developer-focused conference provides an insight into industry trends and is the centerpiece of the concurrently held INTERNATIONAL GAMES WEEK BERLIN. Quo Vadis is organized by Aruba Events GmbH.

Venue:
Kino International and Café Moskau, Mitte
Website:
www.qvconf.com
Tickets:
Ticketshop

A MAZE. / Berlin
independent video games festival

April 22-25

A MAZE. / Berlin

A MAZE. / Berlin
independent video games festival
April 22-25

For the fourth time, the festival host, A MAZE., / Berlin will be celebrating indie games development and game art in Berlin in 2015. The A MAZE. Award, the interactive exhibition of the nominees as well as the Jump‘n Run party have instantly become must see events not only for the indie developer scene. Target Groups are Indie developers, gamers, creatives, media artists, party crowdfashionistas, trend setters and noobs. With more than 3.800 visitors in 2014, A MAZE. / Berlin is ready for a big future.

Venue:
Urban Spree, Neue Heimat and others, Friedrichshain
Website:
http://amaze-berlin.de
Tickets:
Ticketshop

Gamefest at the Computerspielemuseum (Computer Games Museum)
festival for fans and families

April 23-26

A MAZE. / Berlin

Gamefest at the Computerspielemuseum (Computer Games Museum)
festival for fans and families
April 23-26

The exhibition at the Computerspielemuseum, the world‘s first public video game museum, offers unique gaming opportunities, special guests and tournaments. ItEstablished in 2012 it marks the ’s the public event for gamers, retro nerds, families and friends within International Games Week Berlin. It provides formats for every generation and is attracting more and more visitors every year. Attendants vary from hardcore gamers to culturally interested visitors. In 2014, 3.400 people came to the event. It is a joint venture of the Stiftung Digitale Spielekultur (Foundation for Digital Gaming Culture) and Gameshouse.

Venue:
Computerspielemuseum and Alte Feuerwache, Friedrichshain
Website:
gamefest.computerspielemuseum.de
Tickets:
available soon

Womenize! Tech, Digital Business and Media
action day for companies and talents

April 23

Womenize! Tech, Digital Business and Media

Womenize! Tech, Digital Business and Media
action day for companies and talents
April 23

Womenize! is the new action day for talents in tech, digital business and media. Offering practical and theoretical program parts, the event is designed specifically for women who seek to build a career in the fields of media and digital economy, the games industry or IT. The first edition of Womenize! will beis held on April 23, 2015, on the occasion of Girls' Day, the nationwide career orientation day for girls. It is organized by Booster Space in cooperation with the city development initiative, Projekt Zukunft.

Venue:
to be announced
Website:
www.womenize.de
Tickets:
Ticketshop

CGC Bartalk
eSports talk show and barcamp

April 21

CGC Bartalk

CGC BarTalk
eSports talk show and barcamp
April 21

The CGC BarTalk at the Meltdown Bar is the right place to learn about your own future in eSports. Talk to a pro-gamer, discover the different job options and find out how sustainable a career in eSports can be. The format will beis an exciting mix between a barcamp with interesting panel panels and discussions and a hosted talk show where gaming meets traditional sports. You will alsoVisitors have the chance to meet gaming professionals and even compete against them and test theiyour own sskills. Hosted by Euroforum in cooperation with Savage, the CGC BarTalk will beis the first installment of a series of eSports business events called Competitive Gaming Conference.

Venue:
Meltdown Bar, Neuköllnd
Website:
www.cgc-europe.com
Tickets:
available soon

Matchmaking Dinner
VIP networking event

April 22

A MAZE. / Berlin

Matchmaking Dinner
VIP networking event
April 22

The  Matchmaking Dinner  unites and promotes networking between the most important decision-makers from the games, information, communications and technology industries as well as the worlds of politics and institutions. A carefully selected seating arrangement ensures for relevant 'matching' and promotes sustainable networking. The Matchmaking Dinner is the most elegant way to make high profile contacts to speakers, VIPs, investors and politics. It is organized by games.net berlin-brandenburg in cooperation with Booster Space, Aruba Events and Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.

Venue:
to be announced
Tickets:
invite only

Apps World
trade fair for app marketing and development

April 22-23

A MAZE. / Berlin

Apps World Germany
trade fair for app marketing and development
April 22-23

Apps World, organized by London based SixDegrees, is the leading global multi-platform event in the app industry – new for 2015 is the inaugural Apps World Germany event taking place at CityCube in Berlin on April 22 to 23. Apps World will be bringing brings a popular interactive and , engaging format to Berlin with interactive workshop sessions taking place alongside the buzzing exhibition hall, live hackathons, start-up demos, and parties. More than 6,000 developers, marketers, platform owners, device manufacturers and operators are expected. Workshop tracks include Gaming Apps, Developer World, Droid World, Enterprise World, Cloud Apps World, HTML 5 & mobile web, Mobile Strategy, and Payment & Retail.

Venue:
City Cube, City West
Website:
www.apps-world.net/germany
Tickets:
Get online

Making Games Talents
recruitment event

April 25

A MAZE. / Berlin

Making Games Talents
recruitment event
April 25

Germany’s most successful recruiting event for the games industry, Making Games Talents, takes place at the Mediadesign Hochschule in Berlin-Kreuzberg. With over 300 successfully mediated jobs at more than 40 different companies, it is regularly sold out within the first week and attracts 120 job-seekers from all different fields of expertise. According to the host, IDG Entertainment Media, Aat each event, more than 90% of the exhibitors find new employees, and over 20% of all attendants receive direct job offers afterwards.

Venue:
Mediadesign Hochschule, Kreuzberg
Website and tickets:
available soon

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Press

Funded By

Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg

Event Partners

Aruba Events GmbH BIU GAME A MAZE. Computerspielemuseum  Stiftung Digitale Spielekultur games.net berlinbrandenburg   IDG Entertainment Media

Official Ticket Partner

Institutional Partners

Media Partners

Mobility Partner

Selected Sponsors of 2014

Amazon Paymentwall Polska Fundedbyme Kabam

Impressum

Booster Space UG (haftungsbeschränkt)
Weinbergsweg 6
10119 Berlin
play@gamesweekberlin.com
Tel.: +49 (0)30 - 208 497 74

Representative:

Michael Liebe (CEO)

Headquarters:

Berlin

Register:

District Court: Berlin Charlottenburg HRB: 154151

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