SWISSGAMES is initiated by Pro Helvetia, the Swiss Arts Council.
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Call for Participation: SwissGames at Gamescom 2019

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29 April 2019


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Cologne, Germany
20-24 August 2019

Apply and take part in the SwissGames delegation to Gamescom in august 2019

The next international SwissGames delegation will bring the best game studios of the country to Cologne, to 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 indie studios eager to present their projects and reach out to international markets.

15 studios will be selected and will benefit from the following services at Gamescom:

  • A dedicated exhibition space within the SwissGames Area
  • Exhibition design and material, prints and presentation device
  • 2 professional passes (presence of 2 people/studio is expected)
  • Full access to the matchmaking platform
  • Promotional coverage before and during the showcase
  • Kick Off event at Pro Helvetia Zurich (June)
  • Pitch Session in Bern (Juli)

Please notice:
Pro Helvetia does not cover nor arrange accommodation and travel costs.
You can also apply for the package with or without an exhibition space.

To take part in this delegation, please send your application to before 29 April 2019.

The application dossier should include:

  • A short description of your game(s) outlining its platform, genre, gameplay, targeted audience, and current development stage
  • Visual material (screenshots, link to a trailer, etc.)
  • Your expectations and goals in participating
  • A press kit, if available
  • Your contact details and any relevant links (website, etc.)

We are looking forward to discovering your game and will come back to you shortly before 13 May.