The Philippines, through the Board of Investments (BOI) will be participating at Gamescom, Europe’s largest international trade fair for video games held annually at the Koelnmesse in Cologne, Germany from 17-21 August 2016.
For its country participation in Gamescom, the BOI will be focusing on the following key segments to raise awareness on the Philippines as a viable investment location for international game development companies, as well as for outsourcing game-related services and offshore studios:
- Promote the Philippines game-related services, such as art, programming and support outsourcing to companies that have an established need for such service;
- Encourage international video game development studios to explore the opportunity of establishing business activities in the Philippines; and
- Develop a strong network of “International Industry Professionals” that can contribute to the country’s goals.
The Philippine participation will be through a country pavilion to showcase the Philippine capabilities to host aforesaid activities. The Philippine booth is located in Hall 3.2 Stand D019 of the Koelnmesse Exhibition Grounds.
The Philippine delegation to Gamescom will be comprised of industry players, business chambers and members from the Game Developers Association of the Philippines (GDAP), Animation Council of the Philippines Inc. (ACPI) and the local chapter of the International Game Developers Association (IGDA).
For more information, please contact the Philippine Trade and Investment Center in Berlin (firstname.lastname@example.org)