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What is the offer Paris Games Week Symphonic concert ?

Paris Games Week Symphonic Concert takes place during Paris Games Week.

To attend the concert, you must book your tickets on Paris Games Week Website.

Your PARIS GAMES WEEK SYMPHONIC concert ticket allows you to enter the PGW. You will not receive another ticket, so you must keep it and present it at the entrance of Paris Games Week.

Your ticket is valid on the date you wish.


Contests and underage : preliminary authorisation

Can underage participate in contests at the #PGW ?

For the minors, some competitions and games organized by the exhibitors of the Paris Games Week require a signed authorization and a copy of the identity card of parents or legal representatives.

Authorizations can be downloaded from the exhibitors' websites and / or picked up and signed at the show.


PGW, dates, opening hours, location & getting here

What is the Paris Games Week show ?

The Paris Games Week, or more commonly called 'PGW' is the French show dedicated to video games and its derivatives. The event belongs to the SELL (Syndicate of leisure and software publishers). This year is the 9th edition of the show.

When and where will take place the show ?

#PGW will take place at Paris Expo Porte de Versailles. Dates will soon be announced.

How can I get there ?

 

Subway

  • Line 12 : Porte de Versailles station. On this line : Montparnasse and St Lazare train station
  • Line 8 : Balard station. On this line : Orly airport - Invalides terminal


 

Tramway

  • Line 3 & line 2 : Porte de Versailles station


 

Buses

  • Line 39 & line 80 : Porte de Versailles station

 

*Travel peacefully Consider buying your metro tickets in the morning to avoid the evening queues at the cash desk. By public transport or on foot, we recommend you waiting until 11 am on the busy days before going to the show.
Create your itinerary : Réseau Ile de France, Métro et RER


 

Vélib bikes

  • Vélib station n° 15049 - 2 Rue Ernest Renan
  • Vélib station n° 15107 - 42 Boulevard Victor
  • Vélib station n° 15061 - 12 Square Desnouettes


 

Car    

  • From the highways A1, A3, A14, A15 : Take direction to Paris, access via the périphérique Est, exit at Porte de Sèvres or Porte de Versailles
  • From the highways A3, A4, A6, A10 : Take direction to Paris, access via the périphérique Sud, exit Porte de Versailles, Porte de la Plaine or Porte de Sèvres
  • From périphérique: Exit Porte de Versailles

 

*Travel peacefully Consider buying your metro tickets in the morning to avoid the evening queues at the cash register. By public transport or on foot, we recommend you waiting until 11 am on the busy days before going to the show.

    

*Car Tip: We recommend arriving at the opening and prefer the Parking C (before 10.00 am) or F (before 11.00 am).

Parking C and F: Direct access to the lounge. They are open 24/7

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General Information

I lost an object on the show, where do I have to address to try to find it?

During the show, you can check at the Exhibitor Reception.

After the show, all items lost on the show are directly handed in the service of lost items of the police headquarters of 15 district of Paris.

Where I can find the PGW's plan ?

The plan is not yet available stay on the news of the site (or subscribe to the newsletter).

Who i have to contact for authorization to report?

You have to go to the Press service Profile.

What objects are authorized or not?

Tools-sound instruments, megaphones, drums and bass drums. / Tripods, telescopic poles, selfie sticks and photo / video stabilizers. / Coolers, alcoholic beverages , Glasses, glassware, thermos and insulated bottles.

We would like to be able to distribute flyers during the Paris Games Week is it possible?

You have to contact the Comexposium team

What are the means put in place for the disabled ?

There is a parking access R, Make yourself known to the exhibitor, animator and other staff, it is possible to be lent disabled equipment.

What is the program of ESL and ESWC

For more information, get closer to ESL and ESWC.

Is there an official list of youtubers?

The youtuber registrations are not closed, and we do not have an official list of youtuber.

What is the average waiting time for accessing the stands?

It depends on the stands, it may vary

Could my child visit alone the show or should I stay with him ?

We recommend you to stay with your child and enjoy the videogame show in family. He can also visit in groups, but you must take into consideration that the show is very crowded. Some booths and games can be refused if he does not have the age or if he is not accompanied by an adult. For more information about PEGI, click here.

Can I leave the show and come back later ?

If you leave the show, you will not be allowed back. Any exit is final.

Is it possible to have lunch there?

You may bring your own lunch, or enjoy the on-site restaurants. Alcohoilic beverages are not allowed.

Is there any smoking area ?

There are dedicated smoking areas.

What to do in case of loss or theft of any personal item ?

You can go to "Accueil exposant / Commisariat général" area which is located Pavilion 2.1. The found items are reported there. After the show, all the found objects that have not been retrieved by their owners will be transferred to the central police of the 15th arrondissement.

Are pets allowed inside the show ?

Pets are not allowed inside the show

Is it possible to store my stuff there ?

You will find changing rooms in the halls. The price is 2 € per item. Big bags and luggage are not allowed.

What plans are set up for the people with reduced mobility?


Facilitated access to the show: dedicated accesses to people with reduced mobility are set up. The cash desk entrance is located pavilion 2.1 and the pre-selling entrance in pavilion 1.

Access via elevators: elevators are available in all Pavilions.

Parking: parking places are available in the parking R

Equipment loan: the show can provide scooters PMR (pavilion 2.1) and wheelchairs (Pavilion 1) upon presentation of reduced mobility / handicap card and on deposit of an ID card.

Booths access: each exhibitor is independent and reserves the right to make the visitors reach his space according to his defined priorities. Nevertheless, any person with reduced mobility can be known to animations' team to get priority access.

Ticketing

As Belgian customer, how may I finalize an order ?

For the Belgian customers, simply indicate 000 or 999 in cryptogram to finalize an order.

Can we pay admission tickets with holiday vouchers?

PGW entrance tickets can not be paid by holiday vouchers.

Is there a group package?

Yes, there are many packages for groups. Do not hesitate to contact the group service to obtain advantageous rates.

Get your group rates now 

Can I buy 2 tickets in my name and offer it to anyone ?

Choose the person before because the tickets are nominative

I can't print my ticket, what i can do ?

The mediator can scan the tickets on smartphones. However, it's better to print his ticket because very few entries are equipped with scanner

Can I buy tickets at a reduced rate?

Yes. For that you have to go at the Hall 3.

Free entrance for the disabled?

No there is no free admission for the disabled.

Can I sell Paris Games Week tickets?


Resale of tickets for Paris Games Week is prohibited.


"Art. 313-6-2 of the Penal Code - Selling, offering for sale or exhibiting for the purpose of sale or assignment or providing the means for the sale or assignment of securities access to a sports, cultural or commercial event or to a live performance, in the usual way and without the authorization of the producer, the organizer or the owner of the rights of exploitation of this event or show, is punishable by € 15,000 fine. This penalty is raised to 30 000 € fine in case of recidivism.


For the purposes of the first paragraph, any ticket, document, message or code, whatever the form and medium, attesting to the obtaining from the producer, the organizer or owner of the rights to use the right to attend the event or show. "


Are tickets refundable or exchangeable ?

Tickets are dated, which means that you must come to the show on the day indicated on your ticket.

Tickets are not exchangeable or refundable.

How to present my ticket at the entrance ?

To be valid, the ticket must be printed (in black and white or in color) in portrait mode (vertical) on a white A4 paper, blank and without changing the print size. The ticket may also be presented in digital form on Smartphone or tablet PC. However, only one person has the power to scan digital tickets, and we strongly advise you to print it to reduce your waiting time.

Where is it possible to buy tickets ?

You can buy tickets directly through our website by clicking on the tab "Billetterie" and in your usual stores.

Application for Certification: Youtuber, blogger, press, VIP

Can I give my accreditation to another person?

The press accreditation is strictly personal and non-transferable. The number of entries is controlled and limited. The press service reserves the right to cancel any accreditation in case of abuse. Handing a badge over to another person may subject you to the offence of the illegal sale of rights of access to commercial events (Law n° of 2012-348 of March 12, 2012). 


At the entrance of the show, you will be asked for a valid identity card, showing the same name as the accreditation. 


Obtaining a press, blogger or YouTuber accreditation is not synonymous with a « fast pass » and in no way guarantees priority treatment on stands; this decision is the responsibility of each exhibitor. 

I received a mail of refuse for my Youtube accreditation because I haven't enough followers.

As you are ever more numerous and motivated every year to obtain this badge, here are the minimum requirements:

YOUTUBE ACCREDITATION

Be the owner of the channel (you must apply with the email address indicated on the channel.)

Have a community of 40,000 subscribers minimum.

Or have been accredited last year and made a report on the show.

Have an active account (1 video / month minimum)

Be passionate about the flagship themes of the show; video games, high tech, e-sports ...


BLOG ACCREDITATION

Be the owner of the blog

Number of monthly unique visits minimum: 25,000

Or have been accredited last year and made a report on the show.

Have an active blog (1 ticket / week minimum)

Be passionate about the flagship themes of the show; video games, high tech, e-sports ...


INFLUENCERS ACCREDITATION

Be the owner of the social network

Facebook : 20 000 fans minimum

Twitter : 10 000 followers minimum

Instagram : 10 000 subscribers minimum

Twitch : 5 000 subscribers minimum

The social network must always be active (1 content / week at least)

Be passionate about the flagship themes of the show; video games, high tech, e-sports ...

Attention, we reserve the right to refuse any application if the proposed contents are not considered of good quality or if they do not respect others.


Accreditation is intended to assist in the production of reports. Accreditation is not a standoff on the stands. It does not give access to the press and VIP areas of the exhibitors.

Accreditation is subject to conditions and if you do not meet these conditions, your accreditation has been refused.

Any request for accreditation is made on the website in the influencers section.


If you consider that your accreditation should have been flawed, you can send an email to: parisgamesweek@vanksen.com.

I would like to have an accreditation (for my cameraman or others)

Please contact the press team at this email address : pgw@agence-profile.com

How does the accreditation platform work ?

The accreditation platform is available on the website in the press area and influencers. All requests will be validated by the press service within 3 working days.

Each journalist will be asked to upload a photo ID that will appear on his badge, the controls at the entrance of the show will indeed be strengthened. In addition, any application must be supported by a proof.

At the entrance of the show, a valid identity card, with the same name as the accreditation will be required.

Obtaining a press accreditation, blogger or youtuber is not synonymous with cut-queue and does not ensure the passage priority on the stands, this decision is up to each exhibitor.

Press accreditation is strictly personal and non-transferable. The number of entries is controlled and limited. The press service of the show reserves the right to cancel any accreditation in case of abuse. The retrocession of a badge exposes you to the crime of illegal sale of access tickets to commercial events (Law No. 2012-348 of 12 March 2012).

Do not hesitate to contact us on Facebook or Twitter if you have any questions!

How to get a Youtuber accreditation ?

You must apply online on the PGW website. No request can be processed by simply sending an email.


It is with a twofold objective to offer the press optimal working conditions, while applying security measures adapted to the current context, that the press service of the Paris Games Week conditions the attribution of an accreditation to several criteria. Each journalist will be asked to download a photo ID that will appear on their badge, the controls at the entrance of the show will indeed be strengthened. In addition, any application must be supported by a proof.


Youtuber accreditation is strictly personal and non-transferable. The number of entries is controlled and limited. The press service of the show reserves the right to cancel any accreditation in case of abuse. The retrocession of a badge exposes you to the crime of illegal sale of access tickets to commercial events (Law No. 2012-348 of 12 March 2012).

At the entrance of the show, a valid identity card, with the same name as the accreditation will be required.


Obtaining a press accreditation, blogger or youtuber is not synonymous with cut-queue and does not ensure the passage priority on the stands, this decision is up to each exhibitor.


How to get a blogger accreditation ?

You must apply online on the PGW website. No request can be processed by simply sending an email.


The blogger accreditation is strictly personal and non-transferable. The number of entries is controlled and limited. The press service of the show reserves the right to cancel any accreditation in case of abuse. The retrocession of a badge exposes you to the crime of illegal sale of access tickets to commercial events (Law No. 2012-348 of 12 March 2012).


It is in a twofold objective to offer the press optimal working conditions, while applying security measures adapted to the current context, that the press service of Paris Games Week conditions the attribution of an accreditation to several criteria. Each journalist will be asked to download a photo ID that will appear on their badge, the controls at the entrance of the show will indeed be strengthened. In addition, any application must be supported by a proof.


Obtaining a press accreditation, blogger or youtuber is not synonymous with cut-queue and does not ensure the passage priority on the stands, this decision is up to each exhibitor.


How to get a press accreditation ?

You must apply online on the PGW website. No request can be processed by simply sending an email.


It is in a twofold objective to offer the press optimal working conditions, while applying security measures adapted to the current context, that the press service of Paris Games Week conditions the attribution of an accreditation to several criteria. Each journalist will be asked to download a photo ID that will appear on their badge, the controls at the entrance of the show will indeed be strengthened. In addition, any application must be supported by a proof.


Press accreditation is strictly personal and non-transferable. The number of entries is controlled and limited. The press service of the show reserves the right to cancel any accreditation in case of abuse. The retrocession of a badge exposes you to the crime of illegal sale of access tickets to commercial events (Law No. 2012-348 of 12 March 2012).


At the entrance of the show, a valid identity card, with the same name as the accreditation will be required.

Obtaining a press accreditation, blogger or youtuber is not synonymous with cut-queue and does not ensure the passage priority on the stands, this decision is up to each exhibitor.


Can I get a VIP pass ?

 VIP pass are for exhibitors. They are not for sale.

Are there any professional accreditation ?

 The show is a public event and not professional. This is why the event does not allocate professional accreditations.

Use of the trademark or logo Paris Games Week

Do I have the right to organize a competition offering seats (even purchased) without asking permission to the PGW ?

No, it's forbidden. The brand and logo belong to the Paris Games Week SELL. Any use of the trademark or logo must be requested in advance. Using PGW tickets or invitations, can be considered as Unlawful Sale of entitlements by the Penal Code and can be punished. (Art. 313-6-2 of the Penal Code). You can expose yourself to €15,000 fine. This penalty can be increased to €30,000 fine for repeat offenses.

Cosplay

Can I come with a luggage

For security reasons, access to the lounge with a suitcase, a bulky bag is not allowed. You can access the living room with a small backpack. There is no SETPOINT.

You have a cloakroom in hall 1, to deposit only your jackets, coats and helmets.

Are wooden weapons allowed?

Weapons light wood, plastic, cardboard or foam yes, the rest not

Do we need to register somewhere ?

There are no special registration, you just need a ticket to access the show.

Does the show have a locker room dedicated to cosplay?

There is a free changing room on the show so cosplayers can change. However it is not possible to leave your bag there. We recommend you to use the locker room wich are situated near of halls (price: 2€ per article)

May I be searched if I arrive disguised ?

Because of the Vigipirate plan set up in Ile-de-France, cosplayers will systematically be searched to ensure the safety of all the visitors on the show.

Can I bring a bladed weapon replica on PGW?

No, bearing any bladed weapon replica is strictly forbidden on the show, unless it is constituted by materials made of foam rubber, cardboard, plastic or light wood type.


If you are in possession of a forbidden weapon replica, the access to the show will be refused to you.



If a bladed weapon replica is a part of my outfit and stays in its sheath, may I keep it?

Safety regulations on the bladed weapon replicas apply to all the cosplayers, even those having a sheath for their weapon. If you are in possession of a forbidden weapon, the access to the show will be refused to you.



Are airsoft and firearms replicas authorized?

Because of the warning level of the Vigipirate plan set up in Ile-de-France, airsoft weapons are forbidden even if unloaded and batteries removed. Only firearms replicas made of foam rubber, cardboard, plastic or light wood are authorized.

Recruitment

Is it possible to become a volunteer for the Paris Games Week?

The organizer of the PGW and SELL do not recruit volunteers to organize the show.

I would like to apply as a hostess / host, who can I contact?

The organizing team of the Paris Games Week has no job available. However, you can contact the hostess / host agencies who work with exhibitors.

F.A.Q Exhibitors

I would like to expose on the PGW

we invite you to contact the commercial team

What is the first condition in order to be an exhibitor?

You need first to have a legal form. Individuals cannot exhibit on the show.

What is the difference between a bare stand and equipped stand ?

From 12 to 24 sq.m, booths are compulsorily equipped.

The equipment includes:

  • Aluminium structure.
  • Melamine wall partitions.
  • Carpet: 4 choices of colors.
  • 1 name board with stand number and company name.
  • 1 locked corner storage area (Booths ≤ 18 sq.m : 1 sq.m - Stands > 18 sq.m : 2sq.m).
  • Power supply 3 KW intermittent.
  • 1 spotlight per 3 sq.m.
  • Furniture voucher

If you select this equipment, the price of the bare stand will be automatically added when the total is calculated. The equipment price has to be added to the price of the bare surface.

Over 24 sq.m, booths are delivered with a bare surface

Your booth will be delivered to you as follow: 

  • A tracing on the floor will indicate you the booth position.
  • The equipment and furniture of your booth is at your expense.
  • The power and the internet has to be ordered with Viparis’ exhibitor’s service.


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