Nominations & Judging Process

How can I apply or register to be nominated?

You can register to apply here for 2019:

How are finalists selected?

We have a extensive judging panel that consists of some of the most respected and experienced experts in the Virtual Reality industry. Every nomination is judged by our specialist panel on a points based system. See our judges here:

When will finalists be announced?

Finalists for 2018 have been announced and can be found here.

When will the winners be announced?

The winners have been announced on the 16th October night of the awards ceremony and can be found here.

Is there a fee for nominating?

Entry Fee – TBA 2019

You may enter as many categories as you like, however, each entry will be treated as a separate entry and the entry fee must be made for each category which you enter.

If you are a charity, please contact us and you will receive 50% off entry fees.

About the VR Awards

What is the VR Awards?

Hosted by AIXR (The Academy of international extended reality), the independent not-for-profit trade body for the immersive industry,thee VR Awards celebrates outstanding achievement in the Virtual Reality Industry.

Attendees include some of the biggest names in VR and offers a night of entertainment and celebration, looking back on the previous year of achievement. 

Is there a Code of Conduct?

Take a few minutes to review our Code of Conduct, as it describes what is expected of all attendees.

How do I contact the organisers?


Email: [email protected]

UK Call: +44 (0) 1206 598 016

UK Call:  +1 (628) 239 0018

Email: [email protected]

Write: Floor 3, Balkerne House, Balkerne Passage, Colchester, CO1 1PA

Attending the VR Awards

When and where is the VR Awards?

The VR Awards 2019 venue and date will soon be announced. Register your interest here to be kept up to date.

How can I register to attend the VR Awards?

You can register and purchase tickets directly from here:

How do I qualify for a press pass?

Please contact directly at [email protected]

What can I expect on the night?

There will be 300 influential international attendees on the night. You can expect a champagne reception, exquisite 3 course dining, live entertainment, the award ceremony, and VIP after party if you wish to attend.

VIP after party access can be purchased alongside with your tickets.

Is there a specific dress code necessary to attend?

Yes, the dress code for the VR Awards is traditional black tie.

Is there a place to put my bag / coat?

Yes, a cloakroom is available for free on site.

Where can I book my hotel / accommodation?

Accommodation is available on site at the VR Awards, Club Quarters, discounts are offered through our team.

Alternatively there are plenty of hotels ranging from low to high budget in the surrounding areas, less than a 5 minutes walk away. 

We look forward to seeing you on the night of the award!

How do I travel to the VR Awards?

International Flights

London City Airport, frequent DLR links to Central London

Heathrow, 10 minute express line to paddington 

Stansted and Gatwick, 50 minutes express line to liverpool street

London underground

Charing Cross: Trafalgar Square exit

Embankment: Embankment Place exit

Leicester Square: Exit 1

Mainline trains

Charing Cross: Strand exit

Waterloo: Waterloo Road heading North

I’m not a UK resident. Is a visa required to visit?

Visa-free travel is still in place for citizens of members states of the European Union. If you want to check if you need a UK visa please do so here:

What do I need for check in at VR Awards?

Your ticket information will be emailed to you directly, so please print this or bring your phone so we can check you in. 

Tickets must be shown at entry. If you do not have your ticket, you may be asked for ID for proof of identity.

Do shortlisted nominees get tickets?

As spaces are very limited, nominees are required to arrange their own tickets to the ceremony. Tickets can be purchased here.

Can I transfer the name on my ticket to someone else?

In some instances we may be able to transfer the name on your ticket. This is handled only with a case by case basis. 

I can no longer attend. Can I receive a refund?

Unfortunately we are unable to issue refunds for the VR Awards, we appreciate your understanding.

Register your interest

Register your interest and be kept up to date for the VR Awards 2019.


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