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Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know to prepare for the big day.

Key Dates:

Everything you need to know about the nomination and judging timeline for the VR Awards.

Nominations Period

Nominations Open

25 April 2022

Nominations Briefing Webinar

Nominations Briefing Webinar #1

04 May 2022

Nominations Briefing Webinar

Nominations Briefing Webinar #2

06 June 2022

Nominations Period

Nominations Extension Close

08 July 2022

Finalist Announcement

Finalists Announced

03 August 2022

Nominations Briefing Webinar

Finalists Briefing Webinar

10 August 2022

Judging Period

Judging Period

01 Sept – 15 Sept 2022

Awards Ceremony

Awards Ceremony
de Doelen, Rotterdam

01 December 2022

Nominations & Judging Process

How do I nominate?

Nominations for the 6th International VR Awards are now closed. You can stay up to date with our next steps by registering interest here.

How are the winners selected?

We have an extensive judging panel that consists of some of the most respected and experienced experts in the virtual reality industry. See our list of judges here.

When will finalists be announced?

Finalists have not been announced for the 6th International VR Awards yet, sign up here to stay up to date.

When will the winners be announced?

Winners will be announced on the night of the VR Awards, 1st December 2022. To stay up to date on all things VR Awards please sign up here.

Tickets for the VR Awards 2022 are available here

Is there any help or guidance I can receive?
A Nominations kit is available to download, with everything you need to know about nominating, with top tips, guidance, and best practices.
Watch our Briefing Webinars for top tips and further guidance from our previous winners and judges:

In the first VR Awards Nominations Webinar 2022, we were joined by Eric Shamlin (Media Monks) and Andrew Kostuik (Studio Norcat).

> Watch here <

In our second VR Awards Nominations Webinar 2022, our host Chris Gunby (AIXR) was joined by judge Ed Greig (Deloitte) and former winners Aida Otaola (Virtualware) and Gonçalo Antunes (Masters of Pie).

> Watch here <

Is there a fee for nominating?

Entry Fee – £206 + VAT

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 paid for each category that you enter.

Your entry fee goes towards supporting our numerous not-for-profit endeavors, which include nurturing new talent, inspiring audiences, and celebrating our industry’s innovation in VR, AR, and immersive industries. Nomination fees are non-refundable.

  • AIXR Members receive one free nomination
  • If you are a charity, please contact us and you will receive 25% 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, the 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?

UK Call: +44 (0) 1206 598 016

US Call: +1 (628) 239 0018

Email: [email protected]

Web: aixr.org

Write: 65B North Hill, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1PX

Attending the VR Awards

When and where is the VR Awards?

The 6th International VR Awards will be held on the 1st December 2022, live at De Doelen, Rotterdam.

How can I book tickets to attend the VR Awards?

Tickets for the VR Awards 2022 are now available here

How do I qualify for a press pass?

Please visit https://aixr.org/press/accreditation/ to become a offically accreditated as press with the Academy.

What can I expect on the night?

This year the VR Awards will be celebrating its 6th year of gathering the globe’s biggest innovators to recognize ground-breaking projects that redefined the immersive world. This year we return to a live venue, celebrating all things VR at a venue outside of the UK for the first time.

Need more support?

If you require further assistance, we recomend you visit the AIXR help centre.

Stay up to date

Register interest for all events updates, including ticket information.