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Origins Game Fair is an annual tabletop gaming convention hosted by GAMA and held in Columbus, OH. On top of the 5,000+ gaming events scheduled throughout the week for attendees, we also offer a wide variety of professional programming and benefits for our members.

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GAMA members (except Communicating and Hobbyists) receive two complimentary tickets to attend Origins Game Fair with an active membership. Once registration opens, we will share instructions on how to redeem these tickets.

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Retailer members are invited to attend Trade Day on Wednesday of the show. This is a full afternoon of peer-to-peer seminars and sponsor presentations designed to assist you in growing your business. By participating in this programming, you may qualify for a Retailer Appreciation Box, which includes product valued at over $350 MSRP.

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Origins offers a robust program of seminars and workshops hosted by experts in all sorts of nerdy fields! Follow the different tracks and get inspired to create, learn, and connect with other gamers!

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As GAMA members, you receive a discounted rate on your booth price, on top of any on-site and early-bird discounts you may qualify for. There are also a wide variety of methods of earning Priority Points, which GAMA staff use to prioritize opportunities for your company at the show. View this presentation explaining the points system and how you can earn more by engaging with the event.

For more information, please visit the Origins website »


258 E. Campus View Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43235

614. 255. 4500

614. 255. 4499


The Game Manufacturers Association (GAMA) is the non-profit trade organization dedicated to serving the hobby games industry. GAMA strengthens and supports all industry professionals by advancing their interests, providing educational programs and opportunities, and promoting our unique form of quality social entertainment. Read More »