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The 5th International VR Awards

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The 5th International VR Awards

The 5th International 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.

We went virtual

The Fifth International VR Awards was one to remember for many years to come.

Celebrating our 5th anniversary of gathering the globe’s biggest innovators to recognize ground-breaking projects that redefined the immersive world, the ceremony was experienced virtually, allowing millions the opportunity to join the special world hop and ceremony show from a browser, phone or VR headset.

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What were the key dates?

Nominations Period

25 March 2021

Nominations Open

Nominations Briefing Webinar

07 April & 05 May 2021

Nominations Briefing Webinar

Nominations Period

20 May 2021

Nominations Extended

Nominations Period

03 June 2021

Nominations Close

Finalist Announcement

21 July 2021

Finalist Announced

Judging Period

29 July - 20 Aug 2021

Judging Period

Awards Ceremony

18th November 2021

Virtual Awards Ceremony

Building the future of virtual reality, together.

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Global Award Ceremony

Celebrating some of the most influential projects in the VR space. As an independent, not-for-profit, the VR Awards is the biggest celebration of the very best virtual reality has to offer from across the globe.

Unrivalled Networking

The VR Awards gather the world’s biggest and brightest innovators to recognize ground-breaking projects that redefined the immersive world and the way we interact with technology.

World  Premieres & Virtual Entertainment

The 5th International VR Awards features the most exciting line up yet, including never seen before world premieres and exclusive immersive entertainment.

Pushing VR to its Limits

Breaking the rules and limitations of traditional award shows, the VR Awards is designed to shatter expectations and re-define the virtual event space.

Over 70 Expert Judges

Our judging panel is made up of industry-leading creatives in virtual reality. We have gathered experts in various sectors of VR, from academics, journalists, and creative directors to founders and C-Suite executives. We tailor and match our judges’ specific areas of expertise to our award categories in order to ensure that our judging is of the highest-possible quality.

Lou Pushelberg

Lou Pushelberg

Circuit Stream, Founder & CEO

Michaela Holland

Michaela Holland

Experiential Creative Strategist & Consultant

Sam Mateosian

The Yarn Corporation, Co-Founder & CEO

Amy Hedrick

Amy Hedrick

Cleanbox Technology, CEO & Co-Founder

The VR Awards 2021 Winners

Join us in November 2022.

Cher Wang

The Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award

Tom Furness
Founder of Virtual World Society

Supported by:

Index by Valve

HP Reverb G2 Omnicept Edition by HP

VR Hardware of the Year

Half-Life: Alyx by Valve

Demeo by Resolution Games

VR Game of the Year

Myth: A Frozen Tale by Walt Disney Animation

Paper Birds by 3DAR

VR Film of the Year

Avengers: Damage Control by ILMxLAB & The VOID

Current, Rising by Figment Productions Ltd.

Out-of-home VR Entertainment of the Year

The Under Presents by Tender Claws

Madrid Noir by ATLAS V & NO GHOST

VR Experience of the Year



VR Social Influencer Award

Index by Valve

Shibuya Virtual Halloween by Geometry Ogilvy Japan

VR Marketing of the Year



Innovative VR Company of the Year

MEL Chemistry VR by MEL Science


VR Education and Training of the Year

Fundamental Surgery @HomeVR modality by FundamentalVR

Cinematic VR Surgical Training Platform by Osso VR

VR Healthcare of the Year

Alcove by AARP Innovation Labs

AVEnueS – Race Equity in Child Welfare by Accenture

VR Social Impact Award

BRP-Rotax VR Job Assessment by MEDIASQUAD GmbH

Hyperbat – World’s First VR Design Review over 5G by Masters of Pie

VR Enterprise Solution of the Year

Klip VR Immersive Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

triple A code GmbH

Rising VR Company of the Year

What they say

Hear from previous attendees about their experience with the VR Awards.


The VR Awards is a very important event for us and we’re so excited to see all the great companies participating.

—  Google

VR Scout Logo

Some of VR’s biggest luminaries in attendance all there to celebrate some of the outstanding milestones in the industry.

—  VR Scout

Oculus Logo

A great event that brings the VR community together to celebrate each other’s success.

— Oculus


The VR Awards is a fun and sophisticated event that truly connected all facets of this burgeoning industry.

— Cloudhead Games

VR Scout Logo

Can’t thank the judges, the organisers and the community enough for the passion that has gone into this event.

— Magnopus

Virtualware Logo

The celebration of the Oscars in Virtual reality. Unforgettable red carpet night.

— Virtualware

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