2021 List of VR Events, Virtual Reality Expo, Exhibitions & Conferences
Here is the list of VR events in 2021. This consists of virtual reality expo, exhibitions or conferences held in 2021. The VR events listed here are fully dedicated to virtual reality and some of it has connections or related with AR (Augmented Reality), MR (Mixed Reality) and Immersive Technology as well. If you happen to know any other event to be listed, you may share it with us at the comment below.
Upcoming VR Events in 2021…
The Consumer Electronics Show 2021 will be held from 11th to 14th January 2021. It is the world’s gathering place for all those who thrive on the business of consumer technologies and has served as the proving ground for innovators and breakthrough technologies for 50 years. During this tech event, you also can see the latest innovations in virtual reality and augmented reality and discover how immersive experiences are being used across industries, from health care to agriculture and manufacturing to retail.
Official Website: CES 2021
This event will be part of the CES 2021 and it will be held on 14th January 2021. Among the interesting agenda are “The Immersive Media Leadership Think Tank: AR/VR/XR”, “Virtual and Immersive Hollywood: An Era of Creativity” and “Multi-Platform XR/5G Advertising/Retail Innovation”.
Official Website: Digital Hollywood at CES 2021
AUREA Award 2021
This event to honour the excellence in VR & AR will be held from 22nd to 23rd January 2021. It is a unique opportunity to join a selected community of global leaders and honor the best products and experiences in this next wave of mass media.
Official Website: AUREA Award 2021
Sundance Film Festival 2021
This event will be held from 28th January to 3rd February 2021. During this event, they will offer an online platform featuring seven days of premieres, events, artist talks, and cutting-edge XR exhibitions.
Official Website: Sundance Film Festival 2021
29th 3D & Virtual Reality Expo (IVR)
This expo will be held from 3rd to 5th February 2021 at Makuhari Messe, Chiba, Japan. This event attracts professionals from image producing companies, amusement industries, broadcasting stations, public offices and manufacturing industries, to conduct lively business discussions with exhibitors.
Official Website: IVR
The 5th International Conference on Virtual and Augmented Reality Simulations will be held from 20th to 22nd March 2021 in Melbourne, Australia. The main objective is to present the latest research results of computer scientists and engineers related to Virtual and Augmented Reality Simulations topics.
Official Website: ICVARS 2021
IEEE VR 2021
The IEEE VR 2021 will be held from 27th March to 3rd April 2021 at Lisbon, Portugal. They are planning it to be done in both physical and virtual spaces.
Official Website: IEEE VR 2021
SPIE AR, VR, MR Conference
This conference will be held online from 28th to 30th March 2021. This digital forum will offer live plenary talks, on-demand technical presentations and discussions. There will also be a digital marketplace with product demonstrations and the ability for you to make business connections.
Official Website: SPIE AR, VR, MR Conference
XR EXPO TOKYO
This VR/AR/MR expo will be held from 14th to 16th April 2021 at Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. According to them, this is their first expo that will combine all the VR, AR and MR technologies in one place.
Official Website: XR EXPO TOKYO
Asia VR & AR Fair 2021
This Asia VR & AR Fair & Summit will be held from 10th to 12th May 2021 at Guangzhou, China. There are so many product categories related with VR that you can find here. Estimated to be over 100 brand exhibitors will be there to facilitate the future of VR & AR for win-win cooperation with each others.
Official Website: Asia VR & AR Fair 2021
This major VR event by HTC will be held from 11th to 12th May 2021. During this event, HTC VIVE will unveil its new VR headsets, software and platforms. This will be the most anticipated agenda of that event and cannot be missed by the VR fans.
Official Website: VIVECON 2021
IEEE 7TH ICVR 2021
The IEEE 7th International Conference On Virtual Reality (ICVR 2021) will be held from 20th to 22nd May 2021 in Foshan, China. It is a forum to discuss new advances and developments in virtual reality by involving researchers, senior technical people, domain experts, and academics together.
Official Website: IEEE 7TH ICVR 2021
XR Summit ISE 2021 (XRS)
The XR Summit ISE (Integrated Systems Europe) will be held on 1st June 2021 at Fira Barcelona. The event will explore the latest in Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality business strategies, technologies and solutions.
Official Website: XR Summit ISE XRS
VRTO 2021 Flotilla
This symposium will be held from 2nd to 8th June 2021. It is a formation of hubs and platforms tethered together to become a powerful multimodal, multidimensional fleet. Can’t wait to see it.
Official Website: VRTO 2021 Flotilla
Seoul VR AR Expo 2021
This expo will be held from 16th to 18th June 2021 at Coex, Seoul. Here, you can find the latest technologies and trends about VR/AR industry which leads the era of Zero-Contact. You might also be able to create new business opportunities and strategies too.
Official Website: Seoul VR AR Expo 2021
MWC Barcelona 2021
This exhibition will be held from 28th June to 1st July 2021 in Barcelona, Spain. It is the world’s most influential exhibition for the connectivity industry. Under “Creative Technology” theme, from the icon, it looks like they will also touch on VR here.
Official Website: XMWC Barcelona 2021
Laval Virtual 2021
Laval Virtual is one of the major VR events in 2021 and it will be held from 7th to 9th July 2021. Their mission is to serve, inform and animate the community of users of VR/AR and immersive techniques in its B-to-B uses through meeting and discussion platforms and information services.
Official Website: Laval Virtual 2021
This 2021 5th International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Virtual Reality will be held from 23rd to 25th July 2021 in Kumamoto, Japan. The conference will bring together scientists and researchers in the Artificial Intelligence and the Virtual Reality areas from both industrial and academic sectors.
Official Website: AIVR 2021
This premier conference & exhibition in computer graphics & interactive techniques will be held virtually from 9th to 13th August 2021. During the period, they will also have VR theatre to showcase the VR stories in short-form immersive narratives.
Official Website: SIGGRAPH 2021
The 3rd International Conference on Virtual Reality and Image Processing will be held from 13th to 15th August 2021 in Singapore. The main purpose of this event is to provide a platform to present and publish the latest scientific research outcomes related to the topics of Virtual Reality and Image Processing.
Official Website: VRIP 2021
AWE Asia 2021
This event will be held from 2nd to 3rd September 2021 at Chengdu Marriott Hotel Financial Centre, China. Here you can learn about the opportunities and trends in the XR technology and you might also be able to grow, fund and refine your business in the XR space.
Official Website: AWE Asia 2021
VIEW Conference 2021
The 22nd International VFX Computer Graphics Conference will be held from 17th to 22nd October 2021 at Torina, Italy and also via online. There will be dedicated session for VR/AR/XR too and the agendas looks great.
Official Website: VIEW Conference 2021
Facebook Connect 2021
This most anticipated event from Facebook will be held virtually on 28th October 2021. There will be many awesome agendas related with VR such as Keynote from Mark Zuckerberg on metaverse and also talk from legendary John Carmark on the state of virtual reality. You can also access the latest VR and AR tools and technologies in developer-focused breakout sessions.
Official Website: Facebook Connect 2021
AWE USA 2021
This event will be held from 9th to 11th November 2021 at Santa Clara, California. During this event, industry leaders get together to shepherd the AR and VR industry into the next decade. You can also hear from those solving major technical challenges, bringing AR/VR into new sectors, considering ethical and legal issues, promoting diversity, and working on the cutting edge of AR/VR development.
Official Website: AWE USA 2021
This “2021 International Conference on Haptics and Virtual Reality” will be held from 14th to 16th December 2021 at Budapest, Hungary. This conference will include topics related to all areas of theoretical and applied haptic systems and virtual reality.
Official Website: ICHVR 2021
SIGGRAPH ASIA 2021
SIGGRAPH Asia 2021, the 14th ACM SIGGRAPH Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques in Asia, is set to take place this 14 – 17 December at the Tokyo International Forum (TIF) in Tokyo, Japan. The event will be going Hybrid – with both in-person and virtual elements – providing attendees who are unable to travel a chance to be a part of the event. The organizing team will create a seamless experience for both in-person and virtual participants.
The annual event, which rotates around the Asian region, attracts the most respected technical and creative people from all over the world who are excited by research, science, art, animation, gaming, interactivity, education and emerging technologies.
Both, a conference and a trade exhibition, SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 will allow you to see, meet, and interact with computer graphics and interactive techniques community around the world. Witness the astounding advancements of computer graphics technologies, where stellar ideas blend with boundless artistry. If you have been longing to be enthralled in tangible illusion and be immersed in an affluence of innovation and ground-breaking technologies, this is the place to be. Stay updated on the latest happenings of SIGGRAPH Asia 2021 by subscribing to newsletter here: http://bit.ly/sa21subscribe.
Official Website: SIGGRAPH ASIA 2021
That is the list of VR events in 2021. Please take note that the date and location might change depending on the organizer. Hence, we would like to advise you to double confirm on the date and location at their official website too. To see the previous VR events, you may view it here: Events 2014, Events 2015, Events 2016, Events 2017, Events 2018, Events 2019 and Events 2020.