2021 XR Events

What’s on: 2021 Virtual & Augmented Reality Events list

The XR Industry hosts a variety of world-class events throughout the year, with this in mind we’ve curated a list of 2021’s biggest international conferences, trade shows, and showcases for virtual and augmented reality

Upcoming XR events

With an ever-increasing amount of virtual and augmented reality (extended reality) events popping up across the world, 2021 is full of an exciting array of conferences, exhibitions, screenings and more. We’ve collected a selection of different events occurring throughout the year in dated order.

This list of 2021 XR events includes a general global list of events and AIXR partner events happening across North America, Europe, Asia and more. Are we missing something? Submit your event here.

Some of our partnered events offer discounted attendance and/or exhibiting and opportunities to join a panel for AIXR members; if you are interested in attending these events, please email [email protected] to see what we can do for you!

For a full list of our upcoming events with panels, visit our Insights Live page.

For a full list of partners with available event discounts, see our partners here.


Education Experts – Virtual Event


A two-day Education Experts virtual event (23rd-24th June) will feature many schools, colleges, universities and governing bodies from the United Arab Emirates and surrounding regions. The Education Experts event program […]

Interior Design and Architecture Summit

Hilton London Canary Wharf Marsh Wall South Quay Square, London

The Interior Design & Architecture Summit (IDAS) is Hotel Designs’ premium meet-the-buyer event for designers, architects and suppliers. Members receive 20% tickets to attend The Interior Design and Architecture Summit. The one-day […]

Rapture Gaming and Creative Festival

The Historic Dockyard Main Gate Rd, Chatham

Rapture Gaming and Creative Festival extends across 80 acres of Gaming Halls, Live Stages, Creating Games Expo, Careers and Education Zone, Art Zone, Museums and Exhibits. With more content than […]

Training and Development Summit

Whittlebury Park Whittlebury Park, Whittlebury, Towcester, Northampton

Hybrid event for the Training and Development Sector. Members receive 20% off tickets to attend the Training and Development Summit. The Training and Development Summit is a hybrid event specifically […]

The Children’s Media Conference


The Children’s Media Conference is the most important event in the UK for everyone involved in developing, producing and distributing content for kids. We open our virtual doors to delegates […]

Laval Virtual

Mayenne, France Mayenne

Laval Virtual is Europe's first VR/AR exhibition with its 300 exhibitors, 9,000 m² of exhibition space, 150 speakers and 4 conference tracks. This unique and unprecedented 23rd edition will be […]

eTailing Summit

Hilton London Canary Wharf Marsh Wall South Quay Square, London


Pocket Gamer Connects Digital #7


Following six fantastic digital events over the course of 2020 and the first half of 2021, Pocket Gamer Connects will return in July with another world-welcoming online conference. A Pocket […]



At MozCon you'll connect with the amazing community of industry leaders, chat with the speakers and Moz staff, pick up some cool swag, and even get a hug from our […]

EGX Rezzled

Tobacco Dock London

EGX Rezzed is the PC & indie focused sister event of EGX. Originally founded to focus on the dynamic PC and indie games sector, the show has expanded to encompass […]


This year is a huge one for the XR industry! Events are finally finding their feet, and companies from all over the world are coming out of the woodwork to participate in panels, talks and exhibitions.

We’re continuously staying up to date with the latest and leading industry VR & AR events and this page is updated daily to ensure you know the latest events getting involved in XR. While many of the events listed here are highly niche to XR, it’s important to note there are plenty of events worldwide, from hospitality to automobiles, that incorporate some form of immersive technology. It’s always worth keeping an eye out as you never know where your next opportunity might be.

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“The Awards was truly a special and memorable evening, as it is indeed a rare occasion to get together and celebrate outstanding work in the immersive field.  The show was classy in style and entertaining in a refreshing way.” 


VR Social Impact Award 2018

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