VR Awards 2019
Highlights, media and extras from 2019
The VR Awards 2019, as per tradition, greeted over 300 international delegates dressed in black tie. As they arrived for the evening’s events, guests were treated to a complimentary glass of bubbly and had the opportunity to network before the official opening speeches and the night began.
Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award
The third annual VR Awards meant a brand new category. Sponsored by Accenture, the Accenture VR Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates an individual with an outstanding contribution to virtual reality, this year, it was awarded to John Carmack.
Creamed parsnip soup, honey & pecorino tortelloni, cumin oil, pickled parsnip, parsnip crisps.
Tomato, aubergine and basil tian, tomato tartare, charred aubergine puree, tomato mousse, aubergine crisp, basil puree.
Game sausage roll, chestnut mash, braised Brussel sprouts, broccoli stalks, toasted chestnut, redcurrant jus.
Butternut fondant, wild mushroom & spring onion fricassee, red lentil dahl, spiced spinach, onion sauce, butternut crisps.
Orange and lemon tart, mandarin gel, mandarin sorbet and citrus salad.
Chocolate and raspberry panacotta, fresh, dried and tuile raspberry, chocolate sauce, sorbet.
In 2019, Foxdog took to the stage and put our audience of experts to the test in an interactive robotic comedy set. Throughout the set, attendees worked together to create a cocktail from their seats using mobile controls.
Before the night comes to a close, the afterparty is your last chance to celebrate a triumphant year in VR. Featuring exclusive demos, music and a luxuruious lounge and open bar for VIPs.
This year saw 13 winners take to the stage to accept their trophies and celebrate industry successes with other finalists. Highlights included the first presentation of the Accenture Lifetime Achievement Award to John Carmack, and the premiere of Doctor Who: Edge of Time.
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