gamescom 2017: Organisational information for journalists

Accreditation & changed access for the Press Centre North on Tuesday, 22 August 2017

Please note the changed entrance situation on Tuesday, 22 August 2017.

Admission to the Press-Centre North and to the halls is not as usual through the Congress Centre North.

Please use Entrance North for access to the fair grounds and to the Press Centre. As of Entrance North, please follow the visitor orientation (via hall 8 on the North Boulevard). Access to the Press Centre North on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 is on the North Boulevard, across from hall 7.

For non-accredited media representatives:

Accreditation takes place on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 in Entrance North (box office turret). You can also arrange for accreditation on site in Entrance South and Entrance East as usual. The opening hours for accreditation can be found here: http://www.gamescom-cologne.com/gamescom/Press/Presse-Centrum/index.php

General information:

  • Please bring your printed, cut-out press ticket for gamescom 2017 and photo ID with you.
  • In case of any problems with the press ticket, you will find the Clearing Counter in the Entrance North box office turret on Tuesday, 22 August 2017.
  • Admission: as a media representative, you may access the open halls at 8:50 a.m. along with the trade visitors, in order to make it to your appointments on time. Please note the increased security measures. For planning your arrival: the security controls start at 7:00 a.m. For further information visit http://www.gamescom-cologne.com/gamescom/Security-measures/safety-for-media-representatives.php.
  • The press ticket does not include a public transport ticket for the local public transport network.

Press Centres:

For gamescom 2017, Press Centre North, near Hall 8.1 on the first floor, Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße 111, 50679 Cologne and Press Centre East, near the business area on the 2nd floor, Deutz-Mülheimer-Straße 51, 50679 Cologne, are open for your convenience.

Opening hours Press Centre North:

  • Tuesday, 22 August 2017: 8:30 a.m.– 7:00 p.m. Please note the changed admission situation in Press Centre North on Tuesday, 22 August 2017 (via Entrance North, not via Congress-Centre North)
  • Wednesday, 23 August 2017:  8:30 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 24 August 2017: 8:30 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.
  • Friday, 25 August 2017: 8:30 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, 26 August 2017: 8:30 a.m.– 6:00 p.m.

Opening hours Press Centre East:

  • Tuesday, 22 August 2017: 8:30 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, 23 August 2017: 8:30 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, 24 August 2017: 8:30 a.m.– 8:00 p.m.

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