VR Awards Hosting Ceremony in VR with AltspaceVR
“The VR Awards to host international ceremony through AltspaceVR in parallel to London event”
The VR Awards, which will take place on 16th October 2018, an awards ceremony and dinner dedicated to celebrating outstanding achievement in the virtual reality industry, has today announced their partnership with pioneers in mixed reality, AltspaceVR.
This innovative partnership will see the VR Awards presented both physically in Central London and in VR simultaneously.
AltspaceVR will be hosting the free-to-join event from a customised virtual room that VR users can join from across the world on every major headset: Samsung Gear VR, Oculus Go, HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Windows Mixed Reality, and in 2D on their Android phone or PC.
Step by step instructions on how users can access the virtual space can be found on The VR Awards AltspaceVR event page. Those who don’t want to miss out on being there in person can also purchase tickets by visiting https://awards.vrbound.com/tickets/
Joining the event live in AltspaceVR is Product owner, Katie Kelly, “AltspaceVR is excited to invite the VR universe to come together in one place to celebrate this amazing industry,” says Katie Kelly, Program Owner of AltspaceVR, “The VR Awards are trendsetters in every way and we’re excited to host them for this rare VR event”
Marking this unique partnership, Executive producer of the VR Awards, Daniel Colaianni will be on stage on the night to welcome both physical and virtual attendees to the celebrations – “For the VR Awards this is a momentous occasion we’ve looked to implement since day one, as an international award show recognising innovation in all sectors of the immersive industry, this was by far the most logical step in further pushing the boundaries of VR.”
About the VR Awards
The VR Awards is the largest and most recognised international ceremony celebrating achievement in Virtual Reality. Combined with year-round international initiatives, the VR Awards brings together a night of red carpet highlights, the celebration of excellence and unique access to the world’s most influential names in immersive technology.
What is AltspaceVR?
Hang out with real people in VR!
AltspaceVR is the leading social platform for virtual reality. They’ve hosted VR events with NBC, Reggie Watts, Justin Roiland, Drew Carey, Ridley Scott and more with people from over 160 countries. If you’ve never been to an AltspaceVR event, expect to be transported to a live studio audience where you’ll be able to interact directly with the performers and people around you.
Choose from over 30 activities to play.
Don’t VR alone! Join a game of Holograms Against Humanity, listen to music, paint a masterpiece, play a round of disc golf, or explore different environments. It’s easy to meet up with friends and make new ones.