Gamearea-HESSEN e.V., based in Frankfurt am Main, represents the interests of the computer and video game industry in the city of Frankfurt am Main, and the State of Hesse. Gamearea-HESSEN emerged from gamearea-FRM, which was founded in May 2009. The goal of gamearea-HESSEN is to actively contribute to the further development of the region as a center for digital games and media culture.


Through its activities, gamearea-Hessen aims to emphasize the relevance of the games industry for the region, optimize internal as well as external communication, and – in addition to economic promotion – to promote support for the industry at the political level. In cooperation with other regional players, gamearea-HESSEN organizes and supports conferences and related gaming events, providing opportunities for its members to jointly participate in trade fairs such as gamescom. The association also cooperates with numerous national and international partners that specialize in film, postproduction, and advertising as well as with various international universities and provides press, public relations, and public affairs services related to the interests of the local games industry. The activities of gamearea-HESSEN are designed to help set the course for the region’s games industry of tomorrow.


  • Strengthening and representing the regional games cluster
  • Connecting companies and other stakeholders across industries
  • Promoting the regional games industry through joint representation of their interests on a political and economic level
  • Supporting gamearea members and the regional games industry through activities in regards to public relations and public affairs
  • Promoting young talent in close collaboration with educational institutions and the industry
  • Organizing of joint trade fair presences
  • institutions.
  • strengthening and supporting of institutions which train and provide continuous education to ensure the region’s need for highly trained, specialized personnel is met.
  • strengthening and supporting member interests and cluster and technology development.
  • strengthening and supporting business founders.


Prof. Wilhelm Weber
Chairman of the Board
 +49 69-716 716-60

gamearea-HESSEN e. V.

Rüsselsheimer Str.  22
60326 Frankfurt/Main