Launched in 2003, the project Gamecity:Hamburg supports businesses from Hamburg’s gaming industry. The network was founded with the intention of developing Hamburg as an attractive location for the games industry. The plan has proven to be a success: since the launch of Gamecity:Hamburg, the number of jobs in the value chain of games has increased from 800 to 4000 with a good 150 businesses in the segment.
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To support Hamburg’s games industry and promote young talent, Gamecity Hamburg implements a funding program for the development of digital game prototypes and the Incubator “Games Lift”.
Since the founding of the gamecity:Hamburg in 2003 more than 200 events for game industry professionals with more than 30.000 participants have been celebrated in the city. The GAMECITY TREFF IS THE ESTABLISHED, REGULAR GET-TOGEHTER OF HAMBURG’S GAMES INDUSTRY. THE EVENT FACILITATES INFORMAL CONTACT, NETWORKING AND THE EXCHANGE OF KNOWLEDGE WITH THE AIM OF PROMOTING BUSINESS CONTACTS WITHIN THE GAMES INDUSTRY AND BEYOND.
Creativity, coupled with economic thinking, distinguishes the operators in the Hamburg-based companies. For centuries the cosmopolitan city of Hamburg has been an ideal environment for founders and entrepreneurs.