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VR Awards 2017

Highlights, Media and Extras from 2017

Watch the 2017 Highlights

The VR Awards brings together top executives and pioneers from across the world every year, rolling out the red carpet award and providing a platform for recognising the very best talent in the immersive industry.

Drinks Reception

The VR Awards 2017 began the night in true black tie fashion. As over 300 international delegates arrived for the evening’s events, guests were greeted with champagne and given the opportunity to network before the official opening speeches.

Introduction Video

Exploring all that has been achieved in the previous decades of Virtual Reality, how far we’ve come and all that we have to look forward to for the future of VR.

Opening Speeches

Both Daniel Colaianni from AIXR and James Knight from AMD Studios took to the stage, providing a warm welcome to delegates and reflecting on just how far the industry has come in such a small amount of time.

2017 Dinner Menu

Starter

Fried pumpkin & sage cannelloni, roasted shallot, gruyere & pumpkin jam.

Main Dish

Slow roasted duck breast, pea puree, charred baby gem lettuce, petit pois a la française, pea and shallot tortelloni & spearmint jus.

Vegetarian Main Dish

Kale, beetroot & feta wellington, pea puree, charred baby gem lettuce, petit pois a la française, pea and shallot tortelloni spearmint jus

Dessert

Passion fruit tart, mango compote, coconut sorbet and toasted coconut marshmallow.

2017 3 Course Dinner

Live Entertainment

In collaboration with Google and Anna Zhilyaeva, a talented artist from Paris, the VR Awards team orchestrated a truly creative and innovative art piece utilising Google Tilt Brush. To tie the art piece together, the musical talent of London-based ZHL strings choreographed a condensed 15 minute performance of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons.

The Award Ceremony

2017 saw 12 award-worthy winners take to the stage to accept their trophies and give short but inspirational acceptance speeches. Most notably, both Google & Oculus went home with not one, but two awards.

2017 VR Game of the Year Winner

Raw Data by Survios

VR Game of the Year

VR Architecture and Real Estate of the Year Winner

Tilt Brush by Google

VR Experience of the Year

VR Healthcare of the Year Winner

ITI Crane Simulator by Industrial Training International

Best use of VR in Education and Training

2017 Innovative VR Company of the Year Winner

G’Audio Lab

Innovative VR Company of the Year

2017 Interactive VR Media/Film of the Year Winner

Allumette by Penrose Studios

Interactive VR Media/Film of the Year

2017 VR Hardware of the Year Winner

Touch by Oculus

VR Hardware of the Year

2017 Mobile VR Headset of the Year Winner

Daydream View by Google

Mobile VR Headset of the Year

2017 Best use of VR in Healthcare Winner

ImmersiCare by Tribemix

Best use of VR in Healthcare

2017 VR Startup of the Year Winner

LiveLike

VR Startup of the Year

2017 Best out of home VR Entertainment Winner

Dimension by The VOID

Best Out-of-Home VR Entertainment

2017 VR Headset of the Year Winner

Rift by Oculus

VR Headset of the Year

2017 Most Creative use of Marketing in VR Winner

IKEA VR by IKEA

Most Creative use of Marketing in VR

The After Party

Before the night came to the close, VIP ticket holders took to the dance with a Live DJ, a free unlimited bar and the opportunity to experience new depths of bass from Subpac.

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