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Rotterdam, Netherlands | Nov 30 2023

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The 5th International VR Awards

The 7th 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.

The 7th International VR Awards

This year we are celebrating our 7th gathering of the globe’s biggest innovators to recognize ground-breaking projects that have redefined the immersive world. Our live ceremony will be held for a second time at de Doelen in the heart of Rotterdam, 30th November 2023.

What are the key dates?

Nominations Period

24 April 2023

Nominations Open

Nominations Briefing Webinar

04 May & 01 June 2023

Nominations Briefing Webinar

Nominations Period

03 July 2023

Nominations Close

Finalist Announcement

17 August 2023

Finalists Announced

Judging Period

04 Sept - 18 Sept 2023

Judging Period

Awards Ceremony

30 November 2023

Awards Ceremony

Building the future of virtual reality, together.

Join us this year!

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 7th International VR Awards will feature 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

Tom Ffiske

Founder, Immersive Wire

Michaela Holland

Michaela Ternasky-Holland

XR Director & Impact Producer

Marc Boothe

Managing Director & Founder, B3 Media


Amy Hedrick

Sophie Thompson

Co-Founder, Virtual Speech

The VR Awards 2022 Winners

Announced December 2022.

The Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award

Dr Jacquelyn Ford Morie

Founder and Chief Scientist of

All These Worlds, LLC.

Supported by:

Index by Valve

Pico Neo3 Link by Pico

VR Hardware of the Year

Half-Life: Alyx by Valve

Moss: Book II by Polyarc Games

VR Game of the Year

Myth: A Frozen Tale by Walt Disney Animation

Namoo by Baobab Studios

VR Film of the Year

Avengers: Damage Control by ILMxLAB & The VOID

Eternal Notre Dame by Emissive / Orange

VR Location-based Entertainment of the Year

The Under Presents by Tender Claws

The MetaMovie Presents: Alien Rescue by The MetaMovie

VR Experience of the Year



VR Content Creator of the Year

Index by Valve

XQ Avatar for Porsche by Nekonata XR Technologies GMBH

VR Marketing Campaign of the Year



Innovative VR Company of the Year

MEL Chemistry VR by MEL Science

The Leading Education Metaverse Platform by Immerse

VR Education and Training of the Year

Fundamental Surgery @HomeVR modality by FundamentalVR

Osso VR: Virtual Reality Training for Surgical Teams by Osso VR

VR Healthcare of the Year

Alcove by AARP Innovation Labs

Nobody’s Listening by Upstream / Yazda / Surround Vision

VR Social Impact Award

BRP-Rotax VR Job Assessment by MEDIASQUAD GmbH

Immersive Design Check (IMDCH) by SEAT S.A. (SEAT & CUPRA)

VR Enterprise Solution of the Year

Klip VR Immersive Technologies Pvt. Ltd.


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.

— Meta


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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