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VR Awards 2018

Highlights, Media and Extras from 2018

Watch the 2018 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 2018 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

We asked our sponsors, partners and nominees to define what it means to be a pioneer. Their answers were inspiring; they echoed a message of inclusivity across the whole of the industry. We are all pioneers, shaping and transforming the future of immersive technology.

VR Awards 2018 in AltspaceVR

AltspaceVR collaborated with the VR Awards to provide a unique, entertaining and interactive experience, which allowed people from all across the world to attend the VR Awards through the power of virtual reality. AltspaceVR created a virtual space that mirrored the atmosphere and theme of the ceremony night, complete with an integrated live stream, removing the challenge of cross-continental travel to be at the VR Awards ceremony.

2018 Dinner Menu

Starter

Piperade quiche, Monmouth red cured pork from Trealy Farm, paprika oil, caper berry and heritage radish.

Main Dish

Daube of beef, creamed potato, heritage baby carrots, feves, and butter poached pearl onions, fried onions, braising jus.

Vegetarian Main Dish

Roasted red onion, pepper & spinach pithivier, creamed potato, heritage baby carrots, feves, and butter poached pearl onions, fried onions, mushroom cream sauce.

Dessert

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

2018 Starter Dish

Live Entertainment

In 2018, the VR Awards showcased the power VR has to remove borders and bring the world to your doorstep. Exploring the rich and diverse history of African culture, the VR Awards transported attendees on a journey through Africa’s most iconic landmarks, regions and places of interest with the ingenuity and power of Google Earth VR.

The Award Ceremony

2018 saw 12 winners take to the stage to accept their trophies with a couple of brand new categories such as VR Social Impact of the Year. Perhaps most notably, Cloudhead Games who scooped up the VR Game of the Year category with The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone.

VR Headset of the Year Winner

HTC Vive Pro

VR Headset of the Year

VR Architecture and Real Estate of the Year Winner

Bostoen – Creating your dream house before it’s even built by Nanopixel

VR Architecture and Real Estate of the Year

VR Healthcare of the Year Winner

Virti

VR Healthcare of the Year

VR Experience of the Year Winner

Manifest 99 by Flight School

VR Experience of the Year

Out-of-Home Experience of the Year Winner

Star Wars™: Secrets of the Empire by ILMxLAB and The VOID

Out-of-Home VR Entertainment of the Year

VR Game of the Year Winner

The Gallery – Episode 2: Heart of the Emberstone by Cloudhead Games Ltd.

VR Game of the Year

VR Architecture and Real Estate of the Year Winner

Window to our World by VISYON & The Cornerstone Partnership

VR Social Impact Award

Rising VR Company of the Year Winner

Neurogaming Limited

Rising VR Company of the Year

VR Education of the Year Winner

HoloLAB Champions by Schell Games

VR Education of the Year

Innovative VR Company of the Year Winner

Ultrahaptics

Innovative VR Company of the Year

VR Marketing of the Year Winner

Coco VR by Magnopus

VR Marketing of the Year

VR Film of the Year Winner

CARNE y ARENA by ILMxLAB

VR Film of the Year

The After Party

In 2018 the after party was open to all attendees with a live DJ and exclusive demos. VIP ticket holders had access to an unlimited open bar, VIP lounge with more exclusive demos.

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