Once upon a time, virtual reality was an idea we often saw featured in futurist movies. Well, the future has arrived in full force. Not only is VR prevalent across corporate cultures, in training, and a dynamic new focus for today’s marketers, you can own your own headset at home for reasonable costs. Which, makes sense why marketers are incorporating new VR strategies into their 2019 plans.
Where does one start when forecasting future use cases for this exciting new technology? Below is our list of the top VR events happening around the world in 2019. These conferences and summits often cover the hottest trends in virtual reality, augmented reality, and many other emerging technologies.
E3 2019 | June 11 – 13 | Los Angeles
68,000+ attendees and 2000+ products on display. For three exciting days, leading-edge companies, groundbreaking new technologies and never-before-seen products will all be under one roof. E3 is the leading event for e-gaming.
AWE 2019 | May 29 – 31 | Santa Clara
Learn why every organization, startup, and investor must get into XR (short for AR, VR, MR) or be left behind. Companies at AWE include Disney, Facebook, Microsoft, Oculus, Samsung, Unity, Amazon and more.
AR & VR World Summit / TechXLR8 | June 12 – 13 | London
AR & VR World is an augmented reality & virtual reality event that showcases the technology and business strategies of today. This conference promises a look at the market with case studies from key brands pioneering these technologies.
Virtual Reality Summit | June 27 – 29 | Seoul
Producing business success through VR & AR, this premier conference covers XR, 3D printing and robotics among other emerging technologies paving the way in South Korea.
SIGGRAPH2019 | July 22 – August 1 | Los Angeles
Recharge and reboot at SIGGRAPH 2019, as multifaceted as you are—featuring global innovators who are changing what’s possible in computer graphics, animation, VR, Gaming, and Emerging Technologies.
MWC | February 25 – 28 | Barcelona
Take a longer view on the technologies that will shape our world in 2028 and beyond. MWC19 themes include: Connectivity, Immersive Content, Disruptive Innovation, Digital Trust, Ai, Industry 4.0, Digital Wellness and The Future.
xRSWeek 2019 | October | San Francisco
Develop a clear XR vision and strategy in your organization and unlock the real business value in training & simulation initiatives at xRSWeek 2019.
CES | January 8 – 11 | Las Vegas
CES is the largest and most influential technology event on the planet. Every major and emerging industry is represented, the entire technology ecosystem gathered together in one place to conduct business. It’s the proving ground for transformative tech such as 5G connectivity, artificial intelligence, augmented and virtual reality, smart cities, sports, robotics and more.
VR/AR Global Summit Europe | June 5 – 6 | Lisbon
The premiere marketplace and conference for industry leaders in immersive technology content, knowledge, and creation. Created by the VR/AR Association, this summit is the pulse of XR.
For more on similar technology events and industry trends, click subscribe for our insider emails.