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Expanded gamecity:Hamburg Appearance at gamescom 2012

07-17-2012 08:10 PM CET | Associations & Organizations

Press release from: gamecity:Hamburg

/ PR Agency: Quinke Networks
Stefan Klein, Managing Director gamecity:Hamburg

Stefan Klein, Managing Director gamecity:Hamburg

Hamburg, 10 July 2012: For the ninth consecutive year, Germany’s largest games industry network, gamecity:Hamburg, is organizing the joint participation of Hamburg-based companies at gamescom. Eleven exhibitors will be presenting themselves under the gamecity:Hamburg roof from August 15 to 17. Again, more companies from Hamburg are appearing at gamescom than in the previous year at what is the biggest Gamecity booth yet, covering some 250 sqm of floor space. A downright legendary highlight of gamecity:Hamburg’s activities at the show is the traditional Fish Sandwich Reception. This year, it will be held on Friday, August 17, starting at 12 p.m. at the gamecity:Hamburg Booth (Hall 4.2, M 030).

Since 2004, gamecity:Hamburg’s joint appearances have given both up-and-coming and established companies from Hamburg the opportunity to present themselves at the major computer game tradeshows in Germany and abroad. gamecity:Hamburg is joined at gamescom 2012 by co-exhibitors Altigi GmbH (Goodgame Studios), ATLAS Interactive Deutschland GmbH, Exit Games GmbH, FISHLABS Entertainment GmbH, InnoGames GmbH, INTENIUM GmbH, iVentureCapital GmbH, M.I.T. - Media Info Transfer GmbH, NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH, Playa Games GmbH and Taylor Wessing Deutschland.

Compared to last year, Hamburg’s showing at gamescom 2012 represents another significant expansion. gamecity:Hamburg Project Director, Stefan Klein, is pleased: “It is great to see that so many companies are again assembling under the gamecity:Hamburg roof and thereby underscoring Hamburg’s relevance as a center of the games industry in Germany.”

And as on every gamescom Friday, gamecity:Hamburg will again host the traditional Fish Sandwich Reception, to be opened at 12 noon on August 17 by Project Directors Stefan Klein und Achim Quinke. The much-loved lunchtime event is sponsored by ATLAS Interactive Deutschland GmbH.

The exhibitors at the Joint gamecity:Hamburg Booth at a glance:

• Altigi GmbH (Goodgame Studios) -
• ATLAS Interactive Deutschland GmbH –
• Exit Games GmbH –
• FISHLABS Entertainment GmbH –
• InnoGames GmbH –
• iVentureCapital GmbH –
• M.I.T. - Media Info Transfer GmbH -
• NXP Semiconductors Germany GmbH –
• Playa Games GmbH –
• Taylor Wessing Deutschland –

About gamecity:Hamburg
Gamecity:Hamburg has approximately 2,000 members and is the largest regional network of the games industry in Germany. A division of the Hamburg@work initiative for media, IT and telecommunication, gamecity:Hamburg is concerned with creating optimal local conditions for the digital entertainment industry. Its target groups are computer, console and mobile game developers and producers, as well as related industries such as advertising, technical service providers, online agencies, and music and film production companies from Hamburg and Europe. The network helps companies to establish cooperation agreements and to break into new markets. In addition, gamecity:Hamburg supports local businesses by providing a broad range of services including workshops, industry meetings, joint trade show appearances in Germany and abroad, recruiting tours, affordable office space, start-up consulting, qualification programmes and funding for prototype production. To provide demand-oriented training of junior staff, a Games master’s degree programme was created in cooperation with the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg) which began in the 2010 summer term.
Gamecity:Hamburg is a public-private partnership headed by Stefan Klein (Hamburg@work) and Achim Quinke (Quinke Networks). Additional information about gamecity:Hamburg is available on
Details on the initiative Hamburg@work are provided on

Stefan Klein
Habichtstraße 41
22305 Hamburg, Germany
Phone: +49/40/22 70 19 41
Fax: +49/40/22 70 19 51

Achim Quinke
Quinke Networks
Bei den Mühren 70
20457 Hamburg, Germany
Phone: +49/40/43 09 39 49
Fax: +49/40/43 09 39 97

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