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VR Awards Opens 3rd Year of Nominations

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Press Team

11 Mar 2019 | 2 min read

London, UK – Mar 11, 2019

Following a successful VR Awards 2018, today AIXR, the independent not-for-profit trade body for immersive industries, is proud to announce the official opening of 2019 nominations.

Last year saw many big names in attendance, including; Oculus, HTC, Bethesda, Framestore, Cloudhead Games, Beat Games, Magnopus, ILMxLAB, Flight School, Neurogaming Ltd, AiSolve, Ultrahaptics, CNN, Guardian Media Group, VISYON, NextVR, and many more.

450+ pre-registered interests have already been received, setting the stage for another incredible lineup of award worthy nominees complete with a 3 course dinner, live entertainment and VIP after party in the heart of London.

“Celebrating innovation and outstanding achievement at the VR Awards is key to ensuring that that pioneering projects are recognised and given a platform for their achievements. We’re presenting the very best virtual reality has to offer and year on year the quality of nominations exceed our expectations,” – Daniel Colaianni, Chief Executive of AIXR.

VR Awards 2019 Categories

The VR Awards features 12 overarching categories, including:

  • VR Hardware of the Year
  • VR Game of the Year
  • VR Experience of the Year
  • VR Film of the Year
  • VR Marketing of the Year
  • Rising VR Company of the Year 
  • Innovative VR Company of the Year
  • VR Social Impact Award
  • VR Enterprise Solution of the Year
  • VR Education & Training of the Year
  • VR Healthcare of the Year
  • Out-of-Home VR Entertainment of the Year

The Nomination Process

Nominations are open between March 11th and May 7th 2019

Companies and individuals, big or small, can nominate by visiting https://vrawards.aixr.org/nominate/

Over 80 expert judges will deliberate over the shortlisted nominees in preparation for the red carpet, black tie awards show where over 300 delegates from the most influential backgrounds of VR will be in attendance.

Contact
For any press and media enquiries, please contact:
Caelin Toms
[email protected] | +44 (0)1206 598 016

Press Assets:
https://drive.google.com/open?id=1JVTp-PcpYms6ZDwf9W6m4hPZ_qwpHlAX

Social Media

Twitter: @VRAwards
Instagram: @VRAwards
Facebook: @VRAwards

About VR Awards

The VR Awards is at the centre of recognition and celebration of outstanding achievement in VR. Combined with year-round international initiatives, the VR Awards brings together a night of red carpet highlights, the celebration of excellence and unique access to the world’s most influential names in immersive technology.

The VR Awards is an unmissable awards ceremony and dinner for a wide range of decision making professionals from various industries across the world. On the night of the VR Awards, 300 delegates from the most influential backgrounds of VR are in attendance, along with an increased presence through live streaming and online media partners.

The VR Awards is overseen by AIXR’s independent VR Advisory panel

About AIXR

AIXR is an independent, community first, not for profit organisation that exists to support individuals and companies of all sizes as the International trade body for immersive technology industries. AIXR or, The Academy of International Extended Reality, hosts the VR Awards annually. AIXR’s mission is to support individuals and companies in the immersive industry by endorsing, inspiring, and enabling innovators through removing barriers to entry and connecting a diverse collection of trades together.

About the author:

AIXR is an independent, community first, not for profit organisation that exists to support individuals and companies of all sizes as the International trade body for immersive technology industries. AIXR or, The Academy of International Extended Reality, hosts the VR Awards annually. AIXR’s mission is to support individuals and companies in the immersive industry by endorsing, inspiring, and enabling innovators through removing barriers to entry and connecting a diverse collection of trades together.

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