2019 List of VR Events, Virtual Reality Expo, Exhibitions & Conferences
Here is the list of VR events, virtual reality expo, exhibitions or conferences in 2019. Some are fully dedicated to virtual reality and some has connections or related with VR, AR (Augmented Reality), MR (Mixed Reality) and Immersive Technology. If you happen to know any other event to be listed, you may share it with us at the comment below.
Upcoming Virtual Reality Events in 2019…
This event will be held from 8th Jan till 11th January 2019 in Las Vegas. Consumer Electronics Show (CES) will also showcase some of the new line of products related with VR from the big companies and also startup.
Official Website: http://www.ces.tech/
AR VR MR Conference at Photonics West 2019
This event will be held from 3rd to 4th February 2019 at The Moscone Center, San Francisco, US. It featuring presentations and demonstrations from the big names in consumer electronics and up-and-coming XR companies.
Official Website: http://spie.org/conferences-and-exhibitions/photonics-west/ar-vr-mr
This Mobile World Congress 2019 event will be held from 25th to 28th February 2019 in Barcelona. One of the themes is “Immersive Content” where it will examines the challenges, revenue models, and the relationship between consumption of the VR, AR or immersive contents and network capacity.
Official Website: https://www.mwcbarcelona.com/
Immersion VR Fest
This event will be held from 1st to 2nd March 2019 in Mumbai, India. It is the first international VR film festival and conference in India. This platform brings together futurists, creators, enterprise, startups, change agents and funding players. Official Website: http://immersionvrfest.com
This event will be held from 8th to 17th March 2019 in Austin, Texas. In the VR/AR/MR Track, we can learn about our current capabilities with these interfaces as well as where these systems are heading in the next few years.
Official Website: https://www.sxsw.com
This AR & VR Show 2019 event will be held on 12th and 13th March 2019 in Excel, London. It is the place for the AR/VR community to meet, do networking, do business and got high chance for the press and media exposure.
Official Website: http://www.augmentedrealityshow.net/
The Game Developers Conference 2019 event will be held in San Francisco, California from 18th to 22nd March 2019. One of the highlights is the session titled “Virtual Reality and the Creation of Micro-Amusement Park” from Two Bit Circus.
Official Website: https://www.gdconf.com/
Laval Virtual 2019
This 21st international Exhibition and Conference on VR/AR & Immersive Techniques event will be held in Laval, France from 20th to 24th March 2019. It also comes with The Laval Virtual Awards where it recognizes solutions that solve problems and emerging actors, projects and programs.
Official Website: https://www.laval-virtual.com/
IEEE VR 2019
This prestigious IEEE VR event will be held in Osaka, Japan from 23rd to 27th March 2019. It will featuring around 140 oral talks, more than 200 posters, 35 research demos, and 18 workshops.
Official Website: http://ieeevr.org/2019/
The Japan’s largest virtual, augmented and mixed reality event will be held from 3rd to 4th April 2019 inside Content Expo Tokyo, Japan. Join to discover the latest technology from the East.
Official Website: https://www.ct-next.jp/en-gb.html
VRX Europe 2019
This event will be held in Hotel Novotel Amsterdam City, Netherlands from 10th to 11th April 2019. This Europe’s premier immersive tech event, bringing together more than 300 senior business leaders across enterprise, consumer entertainment, technology and investment. Whether it’s market forecasts, new partnerships or advice you seek, VRX Europe gathers the decision makers facing real challenges and provides solutions for the collective benefit. And for year 2019, there will be new faces on the agenda, such as the Vice President VR B2B and Business Development at HTC Vive and Interaction Director at Magic Leap.
Official Website: https://events.vr-intelligence.com/europe/
2019 Tribeca Film Festival
This event will be held from 24th April to 5th May 2019 in New York, United States. There will be Tribeca Immersive, an incubator for innovation and a global stage where top VR creators debut their latest work, will showcase more than 30 cinematic and cutting-edge virtual reality, augmented reality, and mixed reality experiences by artists who are pushing the boundaries of storytelling with technology. Tribeca Immersive encompasses two events which are Virtual Arcade, presented by AT&T, and Tribeca Cinema360.
Official Website: https://www.tribecafilm.com/festival. You can also read and understand more about Tribeca Immersive here. Believe us, it is an awesome reading 🙂
Stories of the Future
This event will be held on 27th April 2019 at Institute for the Future, Palo Alto, Silicon Valley. It will bring together a group of Filmmakers, Storytellers and Developers to engage in a conversation about the future of XR tech in the entertainment industry, and generate visionary ideas.
Official Website: https://www.garagestories.org/instituteforthefuture
The 10th Facebook Developer Conference will be held from 30th April to 1st May 2019 at San Jose, California. There will be networking opportunities, deep-dive sessions and product demos that showcase the latest in AI, open source, AR/VR, developer programs as well as new tools across Facebook’s family of apps to help build products and grow businesses.
Official Website: https://www.f8.com/
ARVR Innovate 2019
This 6th ARVR Innovate Conference will be held on 10th May 2019 at Dublin, Ireland. The theme is “Where Augmented and Virtual Reality Get Down to Business”.
Official Website: http://arvrinnovate.com/
This event will take place from 14th May to 19th May 2019 at Cannes. This event is the new market dedicated to the XR industry within the Cannes Film Market. Here, you can also experience the VR cinema at the NEXT VR Theatre.
Official Website: http://www.marchedufilm.com/
VRX Immersive Enterprise 2019
This conference and expo event will take place from 21st May to 22nd May 2019 at Revere Hotel, Boston, USA. This event will be focusing on the latest business applications for virtual reality, augmented reality & immersive technology, within construction, retail, architecture, healthcare, automotive, tourism and many other global industries.
Official Website: https://events.vr-intelligence.com/enterprise/
AWE USA 2019
This 10th Annual AWE USA event will be held from 29th May to 31st May 2019 at Santa Clara, California. You’ll get to learn why every organization, startup, and investor must get into XR (short for AR, VR, MR) or be left behind.
Official Website: https://augmentedworldexpo.com/
Seoul VRAR Expo 2019
This Seoul VRAR Expo & Conference event will be held from 30th May to 1st June 2019 at Coex (Convention and Exhibition Center), Seoul, Korea. The focus is on B2B platform and aims to attract technology investment, vitalize the
distribution for promising enterprises related in VR and AR industry.
It is also a technology-based event for technical developer as well.
Official Website: http://eng.seoulvrar.com/
Miami VR Expo 2019
This event will be held from 7th to 8th June 2019 in Magic City Innovation District, Miami. It is the second coming of Miami’s Immersive Tech event of the year. The expo will showcase speakers, startups and organizations who are using AR, VR & MR to drive economic growth, encourage empathy and collaboration.
Official Website: http://miamivrexpo.com/
This popular event will be held from 11th to 13th June 2019 in Los Angeles, California, US. It is the most premier event for computer and video games in the world.
Official Website: https://www.e3expo.com/
AR & VR World Summit
This event will be held from 12th to 13th June 2019 in ExCel, London. Now in its fourth year, its aim is to develop a blueprint for enterprises who are thinking of utilising AR & VR technology and, to walk current users through the next stage of their application development with the goal of spearheading commercialisation.
Official Website: https://tmt.knect365.com/ar-vr-world/
VR/AR Global Summit – Europe
This event will be held from 18th to 19th June 2019 at Lisbon, Portugal. Get aligned with a content-driven VR / AR show, featuring important conversations, talks, exhibits, and workshops led by globally leading companies and organizations, who are sharing practical and valuable real-use cases from the immersive industry – all in a world-class city and topped off with a killer party.
Official Website: https://www.thevrara.com/
The latest SIGGRAPH event will be held from 28th July to 1st August 2019 in Los Angeles, US. This event will featuring global innovators who are changing what’s possible in computer graphics, animation, VR, Gaming, and Emerging Technologies.
Official Website: https://s2019.siggraph.org/
The Enterprise Wearable Technology Summit 2019 will be held at Sheraton Dallas, Texas from 17th September to 19th September 2019. This is an event that dedicated to the business and industrial applications for wearables such as smart glasses and other HMDs, Augmented/Virtual/Mixed Reality, body-worn sensors, wrist wearables, and exoskeletons (so cool!!). It will also be hosting some of the industry’s top CEO’s, engineers, operation managers, and more.
Official Website: https://brainxchange.com/events/ewts-2019/
The VR World event 2019 will be held at The Business Design Centre in London on 24th September 2019. In this one-day event, we can hear case studies, presentations, live demos, interviews and panel debates from the key stakeholders who are using immersive technologies to shape and develop the way we work, play and learn.
Official Website: http://www.vrworldevent.com/
VR/AR Global Summit – North America
This event will be held from 1st to 2nd November 2019 at Vancouver, Canada. Now in its second year, the VR/AR Global Summit Vancouver will return with a truly immersive, content-driven program focussing on industry collaborations and partnerships.
Official Website: https://www.thevrara.com/
VR Days Europe
This Lustrum Edition event will be held from 13th to 15th November 2019 in Amsterdam. It is
a conference and exhibition on Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality content, creativity and innovation. Here we can expect keynotes, expert sessions, workshops and seminars with 140 plus expert speakers from the worlds of health, tech, business and the arts.
Official Website: https://vrdays.co/
SIGGRAPH Asia 2019
This event will be held from 17th to 20th November 2019 at BCEC (Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre) in Brisbane, Australia. It is actually the 12th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia. It gathers the respected technical and creative people from all over the world who are excited by research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education and emerging technologies.
Official Website: https://sa2019.siggraph.org/
The VRX Conference & Expo 2019 event will be held from 12th to 13th December 2019 in San Francisco, USA. The 5th edition is gathering 800+ senior business executives across enterprise, consumer entertainment, gaming, technology and investment to discuss how XR can bring ROI and propel businesses forward. Putting customers at the heart of innovation, speakers and attendees will join forces to cut the noise and reveal the best applications of VR & AR/MR. Discover the types of content proving most popular and relevant in the consumer and enterprise markets and where XR can provide the biggest value. This event also provides a forum for debating the crucial hardware and software requirements for seamless user experience, helping businesses to look ahead, build project pipelines and ultimately drive innovation.
Official Website: VRX 2019