Trade Zone FAQs | gamescom asia

General Event Information

When and where will gamescom asia be held?

gamescom asia will be held in Singapore across 4 days, from Thursday to Sunday, 19 - 22 October 2023 at Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre and online on 19 and 22 October.

Trade Zone & Conference: 19 – 20 October 2023

Entertainment Zone: 21 – 22 October 2023 (20 October, limited preview)

Refer to our dates and time page for the latest information.

What is happening at gamescom asia?

There’s loads! gamescom asia 2023 consists of a Trade Zone Exhibition and Trade Conference for business visitors and an Entertainment Zone Exhibition + online shows programme for the public. Information on all the activities featured throughout the show will be released closer to the event dates. Keep an eye out for future announcements!

Is gamescom asia a physical event?

That’s right! And we look forward to seeing you in-person this October.

Can the public access gamescom asia this year?

Absolutely! The Entertainment Zone opens its doors for the first time this year. We welcome all passionate gaming fans to attend. Bear in mind that gamescom asia is a ticketed event and you will need to purchase a ticket for entry.

What sustainability related initiatives is gamescom asia implementing?

gamescom asia supports Singapore's Garden City Fund, a registered charity and IPC established by the National Parks Board, through its Plant-A-Tree programme as part of the OneMillionTrees Movement. Through this partnership, gamescom asia supports Singapore's efforts in preserving its legacy as a lush and vibrant City in Nature. More info on our gamescom asia cares page. Donate here.

For further initiatives, please refer to this page.

About Trade Zone

What is in the Trade Zone?

The Trade Zone consists of the Trade Exhibition zone, Trade Conference, and Content Creator’s Summit.

Open for entry from 19 – 20 October 2023 (Thursday and Friday) at Suntec Convention & Exhibition Centre, Level 4.

For more information about what you can expect in the Trade Zone, see here.

To register for the Trade Zone, go here.

Can I enter the Trade Zone?

Access to the gamescom asia Trade Zone is strictly for industry professionals only, members of the public are not allowed. Koelnmesse Pte Ltd reserves the right to conduct trade visitor checks on site.

All registrations are vetted for eligibility, and you will need to present a business card or other suitable documentation onsite along with your ticket, indicating that you:

  • are professionally involved with the development, manufacture or sale/trade of games and/or their accessories and/or professionally use/incorporate such content significantly in other industries.
  • belong to other stakeholders from the segment of professional esports and related industries of gaming, media, advertising and licences, as well as the participating service industries.

Trade visitors must be at least 18 years old to be granted entry.

What types of trade passes are there?

There are 2 categories of Trade Zone passes/access – Trade Visitor and Trade Conference Delegate.

Ticket Type Early Bird
(until 22 Sep)
(23 Sep - 18 Oct)
(19 - 20 Oct)
Trade Conference Delegate (19-20 October*) SGD 195 SGD 295 SGD 395
Trade Visitor (19-20 October*) FREE FREE SGD 25

What is included in my Trade Conference ticket?

  • Access to Trade Zone Conference and Exhibition on 19 - 20 October (coffee and lunch included).
  • Access to Networking Reception on 20 October.
  • Access to Entertainment Zone Exhibition on 20-22 Oct.
  • Access to gamescom biz app for networking and selected on-demand conference content after gamescom asia.
  • Opportunity to participate in the Developer-Publisher-Investor Speed Networking session on 19 October (subject to organiser’s approval). More info at this link.

What is included in my Trade Visitor ticket?

  • Access to the Trade Zone on 19 - 20 October.
  • Access to Entertainment Zone Exhibition on 20-22 Oct.
  • Access to the gamescom biz app for networking.

Where can I register for the Trade Zone?

You are highly encouraged to register online for Trade tickets as onsite prices will be much higher.

We’re going cashless, so only card payments if you really have to register onsite.

If you have to register onsite, these are counter operational hours:

Date Time (Singapore Time, GMT+8)
Trade Conference Delegate 19 October 2023
20 October 2023
08:00 – 15:00
08:00 – 15:00
Trade Visitor 19 October 2023
20 October 2023
08:00 – 17:00
08:00 – 18:00

I have registered online and received the confirmation email. What’s next?

On the days of the event, bring your QR code ticket to Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre to exchange it for your badge.

I have registered as a Trade Visitor but have yet to receive my confirmation. Who should I contact?

First, check your spam or junk folders. Remember to mark emails from gamescom asia as safe so that they get into the right inbox. If more than 5 working days have passed since your registration and you have not received your ticket confirmation, please email

I have a last-minute schedule conflict. Can I transfer my registration to my colleague?

All registrations are strictly non-transferable and non-refundable.

I am having trouble registering for gamescom asia, who do I contact?

Should you require assistance, please contact our registration team at

Travelling to Singapore

Do I need a visa to enter Singapore?

To find out if you require a visa to enter Singapore, please visit the Singapore Immigration and Checkpoints Authority website.

For business visitors only, should you require an invitation letter to facilitate your visa application, please email with a copy of your ticket/confirmation email. Enquiries without an existing ticket will not be entertained.

With the current COVID-19 situation, what are the travel measures that need to be observed to enter Singapore?

You are not required to be vaccinated to enter. Masks are no longer required. However, we ask all attendees to remain mindful of their surroundings and practice social responsibility when attending the event. If you are feeling unwell, please stay home.

Any change in policies will be updated in accordance with the Government guidelines. Please access for the latest updates.

Where can I stay in Singapore?

We have partnered with select hotels within close proximity to the venue to offer preferred rates to all our overseas visitors. You will find a range of 5 to 3-star options, with more being added along the way. See our partner hotels here.

gamescom biz – Networking and Business Matching

Is there a networking/business matching app at gamescom asia?

All registered Trade Zone attendees will be able to use the gamescom biz app to connect with exhibitors and other business attendees.

For more details, refer to our page on gamescom biz.

What is gamescom biz?

The gamescom biz is an online platform and app dedicated to the gamescom, devcom and gamescom asia business communities. It allows exhibitors and attendees to connect and interact with each other and arrange F2F meetings ahead of coming onsite at gamescom asia.

Important event information like onsite notifications, Conference Agenda, Exhibitor List, and Exhibition Hall Map can also be accessed from the app.

Registered attendees will receive web access to gamescom biz and can also download the app for easy access at gamescom asia.

For more details, refer to our page on gamescom biz.

Do I need to pay for access to gamescom biz?

Access to the gamescom biz platform is included in your successful gamescom asia registration, therefore, you do not need to purchase an additional ticket or access as long as you have registered as a trade attendee. Register for your trade ticket here.

Is there difference in what I can access as a Conference Delegate vs Trade Visitor within the app?

Conference Delegates will be able to access all Trade Conference content on-demand after the event, whereas Trade Visitors will not.

I will be attending gamescom asia physically. Why should I use gamescom biz app?

Time is precious when you have only 2 days at gamescom asia! The community is an important place to match with profiles you want to meet onsite at gamescom asia. You get to arrange those meetings, shortlist exhibitors, view the exhibitor and attendee list, and so much more, ahead of arriving in Singapore.

Important event information like onsite notifications, Conference Agenda, Exhibitor List, and Exhibition Hall Map can also be accessed from the app.

Download the gamescom biz mobile app to make the most of your onsite experience.

I have registered. How can I access the gamescom biz?

Closer to the event, all registered attendees will receive an email from, containing a ‘magic link’ that will activate your profile. You will receive this email about two weeks before the event, so do keep a look out. Be sure to check your junk/spam inbox, just in case.

Where can I access/download the gamescom biz app?

The platform is available as web access or as an app from App Store (iOS) or Google Play (Android).

The web version works best on Chrome and Firefox.

You will need to be a registered trade delegate before you can access any community content.

Within the gamescom biz, gamescom and devcom are displayed, can I also see the content of this event?

You may be able to see limited content from these events but you will not be able to interact with gamescom or devcom attendees unless you are a registered participant of those events. Your gamescom asia registration only allows you access to the gamescom asia event. We are constantly making improvements to bring the larger community together, so do stay tuned to new updates.

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