SWISSGAMES is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.

Call for participation – Gamescom 2018

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Apply and take part in the SWISSGAMES delegation to Cologne!

The next international SWISSGAMES delegation will bring the best game studios of the country to Cologne; the biggest event in the world dedicated to interactive entertainment and the leading industry trade fair for promotion, networking, and matchmaking.

In order to gather an outstanding delegation, Pro Helvetia is launching a call for participation to all Swiss companies and indies eager to present their projects and reach out to international markets.

18 studios will be selected and will benefit from the following services at Gamescom (you can also apply for the package but without an own booth):

  • A dedicated exhibition space inside the SWISSGAMES Area
  • Exhibition design and material, prints and presentation device
  • 2 Professional passes (presence of 2 people/studio required)
  • Full access to the matchmaking platform
  • Promotional coverage before and during the showcase
  • Meet&Greet Event at Pro Helvetia Zurich
  • Pitch Session in Bern, 12.07.2018, at 1pm

Pro Helvetia does not cover nor arrange accommodation and travel costs.

To take part in this delegation, please send your application to before May 7th.

The application dossier should include:

  • A short description of your game(s) outlining the platform
  • Visual material (screenshots, link to a trailer, etc.)
  • Your expectations and goals for participating in the fair
  • A press kit (if you have one)
  • Your contact details and any relevant links (website, etc.)

We are looking forward to discovering your game and will come back to you before 28.05!