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  • Gamescom confirms 257 exhibitors but only 1 global recruiter - Interactive Selection

    Last week’s Gamescom 2011 in Cologne, Germany was an unprecedented success. In total 275,000 visitors attended the trade and consumer video games show, beating all previous records for the event and bettering 2010 by eight per cent. 557 companies spanning 39 countries were in attendance, with 257 exhibitors. Over 5,000 media reps were on hand. Interactive Selection was the only specialist games industry recruiter to commit to taking a stand and exhibiting at the show. David Smith, MD Interactive Selection commented ” We interviewed 21 industry leaders for our industry career site Game Careers. BIZ and scheduled at least 18 meetings with current and, we hope, future clients. A global games recuiter has to be accessible to meet people face to face to succeed on the global stage.”

    “In a word: overwhelming!” Koelnmesse CEO Gerald Böse stated.

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