The Best VR and AR Events To Attend In 2018

POSTED BY   Michele Baker
12th January 2018
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There are hundreds of augmented and virtual reality events to attend in 2018 across the world. We have sought high and low to find the very best events, from the very large to the very small, for you to put into your 2018 VR events calendar. We’ve broken our list up into UK VR events, European VR events, and those in the USA, Canada and Asia. As we come across more, we’ll add them to the list, so if you have any suggestions, do please let us know and we’ll get them in there.

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VR & AR Events In The UK

Virtual and Augmented Reality: Temporary Distraction or Reality?

23/01/2018

Location: SimVis, The Hub, Pacific Quay, Glasgow

Cost: £95

Event Type: Training Course

What It’s All About:

A one-day, non-technical professional training course for anyone wanting to understand more about Virtual and Augmented Reality. Understand the true capabilities and cost advantages of these technologies and realise their full potential within your organisation.

Virtual Reality for Enterprise Workshop, with introduction to AR and MR

24/01/2018

Location: Realities Centre, 4 Christopher Street EC2A 1BS London

Cost: £100 + £20 VAT

Event Type: Workshop

What It’s All About:

This is a fast-track beginner friendly course that assumes no prior knowledge, you will leave up to date and knowledgeable in VR. It will be delivered to a small group, so you get lots of assistance and time for questions. The workshop will held by Dr John Holder, who is highly experienced in developing, teaching and consulting across VR and AR.

The Virtual Reality, Augmented Reality Association Birmingham

01/02/18

Location: University Room, Innovation Birmingham Campus, Holt Street Birmingham B7 4BB

Cost: £5.82

Event Type: Seminar and Networking

What It’s All About:

This is the first of 12 planned seminars in Birmingham focused on differing and emerging aspects of VR, AR & MR.

Proposed agenda

  • 12:00 – 12:45 Arrival and Networking
  • 13:00 – Guest Speaker 1 ( TBC )
  • 13:30 – Chris Meah, School of Code
  • 14:00 – Networking Break and opportunity to play with the HTC VIVE.
  • 14:30 – Guest Speaker 3 (We hope to have Alex Orban from Euclideon Entertainment group join us)
  • 15:00 – Dark Realities Project
  • 15:15 – Q&A panel
  • 15:45 – Networking and Close

 

VR Expo 2018

8/03/2018-10/03/2018

Location: Nottingham City Centre

Cost: Free – £195

Event Type: Exhibition, Plenary Sessions, Workshops, Networking & Awards Ceremony

What It’s All About:

A three day event running from 8th to 10th March. With the VR Expo you can explore our exhibition and engage with the showcase of the latest technology all under one roof. In addition to the networking sessions, you can arrange one to one meetings with industry, discover new career opportunities or improve your skills at one of a series of jump start workshops.

Thursday is focused on VR in Business & Enterprise, and features a combination of industry leaders who will address the future of the VR in the UK. Thursday will end with a music and VR event with a showcase of up and coming bands all set to a glorious backdrop of the latest VR short films.

Friday is focused on VR and Immersive Technologies in the International Healthcare Sector, and features a combination of industry leaders who look at real life applications, and deliver a series of core case studies. Friday will end with the VR Expo Awards celebrating the individuals, companies and teams who are shaping the VR industry.

Saturday is all about music and gaming. Discover VR for yourself. Then join us at the Curious Tavern for the Nottingham Media Festival Closing Party.

 

Virtual: A Convenient Reality – Hatfield

08/03/18

Location: David Lloyd Hatfield, Hatfield Business Park, Mosquito Way, Hatfield AL10 9AX

Cost: Free

Event Type: Learning / Networking

What It’s All About:

Delve into one of the latest industry innovations, we’ll discuss industry-wide challenges and how Virtual Group Fitness solutions are being adopted across the UK and the globe.

AVR Show

13/03/18 – 14/03/18

Location: ExCel, London

Cost: FREE – £999

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

AVR360 will bring together the leading exponents of this exciting and fast developing market from across the globe, including industry-leading delegates and speakers as well as engaging debates, presentations, product demonstrations, networking and more!

Future Tech Now: Virtual Reality

05/04/18 – 07/04/18

Location: Business Design Centre, Islington, London

Cost: £22.00 – £190.00

Event Type: Conference and workshops

What It’s All About:

Future Tech now is no ordinary trade show. We know that the quickest route to understanding new tech and feeling inspired by its creative potential, is to get hands-on. We give you the opportunity to experience it first-hand through our interactive show features, while our conference sessions and workshops give you access to experts and case studies to help understand where this tech is now, and where it’s heading.

VR World Congress

Date TBC

Location: Bristol, TBC

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

VRWC has become an unmissable occasion: an industry-leading VR conference, expo and matchmaking event now spanning three jam-packed days with a raft of world-class speakers and exhibitors. VRWC17 took place in three of Bristol’s most unique venues, bringing 2000 international guests to one of the UK’s leading tech sectors. We can expect 2018’s event to offer a similarly excellent conference experience. Stay tuned to the VRWC website for more information.

How Virtual Reality Technology Will Shape Our Future

25/04/18

Location: Emmanuel Centre, 9-23 Marsham Street, London SW1P 3DW

Cost: £25 – £40

Event Type: Talk

What It’s All About:

In this talk, Jeremy Bailenson, the founding director of Stanford University’s Virtual Human Interaction Lab, will discuss how Virtual Reality technology will shape the future and how it can be used to hone our performance, improve our learning and communication abilities, and enhance our empathic and imaginative capacities. Join us to understand how our world will be changed with the introduction of Virtual Reality technology.

VR World 2018

22/05/18 – 23/05/18

Location: Olympia, London

Cost: FREE – £800

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

The leading industry event, covering the impact of Augmented, Mixed and Virtual Reality beyond gaming.

With such close parallels between realities, the VR World programme highlights where immersive technology is used rather than trying to split into tracks or theatres. Benefit from a complete market view of the immersive tools available to your business.

Virtual Reality Evolution

TBC

Location: TBC

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

Learn about the latest VR technology and the corresponding economic potential. Understand the innovative uses and applications of VR from companies that have already trodden the path of implementation. Gain cutting-edge insight into virtual reality technology and how it can be commercialized. Enjoy market-leading content from industry leaders on the business case for implementing VR. Develop strategic plans for VR uses and learn how to leverage them in your business. Get involved in the great networking opportunities with a range of IT and tech professionals who are taking advantage of VR. Relive the content with unlimited, on-demand access to the video recordings of all presentations.

VRX Europe

11/05/18 – 12/05/18

Location: Victoria Park Plaza Hotel, 239 Vauxhall Bridge Road London SW1V 1EQ

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Summit

What It’s All About:

The VRX event series is purpose built to provide companies with a platform to take advantage of the opportunities arising and address the inevitable challenges. Bringing together the world’s leading VR content creators, commercial leaders and respected analysts & experts, the two days in May set to be the best opportunity for those looking to position their business at the forefront of this new platform revolution.

AR & VR World

12/06/18 – 14/06/18

Location: ExCel, London

Cost: Free

Event Type: Expo

What It’s All About:

Featuring cutting-edge keynote presentations, demos and debates from a wide range of leading industry speakers, the award-winning AR & VR World show unites the entire VR and AR ecosystem to meet, network and do business under one roof.

In 2018, AR & VR World is also part of TechXLR8, London Tech Week’s flagship show. So you can also take advantage of enhanced business opportunities, meeting and networking with 15,000 professionals at the forefront of technological advancement across IoT, 5G, DevOps, Cloud, Startups, Digital Customisation, Smart Mobility, AI, and Robotics.

2018 Augmented & Virtual Reality Conference

21/06/18 – 22/06/18

Location: Manchester Metropolitan University

Cost: £99 – £130

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

More info soon to be announced. Last year’s event featured a number of engaging academic talks that targeted industry as well as academia. Looks like an interesting one to keep an eye on.

 



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The UK Virtual Reality Festival

06/07/18 – 07/07/18

Location: Ravensbourne, Greenwich Peninsula, 6 Penrose Way, London SE10 0EW

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Networking, Talks, Workshops

What It’s All About:

VRUK is designed for you to learn, talk and play in a unique and informal environment. Our programme is flexible so that you can mix and match sessions to create a personalised experience that suits your needs.

TECHSPO London

05/09/2018 – 06/09/2018

Location: TBC

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Expo

What It’s All About:

TECHSPO brings together developers, brands, marketers, technology providers, designers, innovators and evangelists looking to set the pace in our advanced world of technology. Showcasing the next generation of technology & innovation; Internet, Mobile, Adtech, Martech and SaaS Technologies, Exhibitors have the opportunity to show off their companies to thousands of consumers, the highest caliber investors, hordes of press, the most sought after talent, and the greatest pool of tech enthusiasts looking to celebrate emerging venture. Be prepared to be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for the better.

The Future of Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Explored

14/11/18

Location: Digital Catapult, 101 Euston Road, London NW1 2RA

Cost: £12

Event Type: Meetup

What It’s All About:

Networking opportunities, talk from Jonathan Tustain (‘The Current State of VR & Future Outlook’), panel discussion and Q&A.

AR VR events in USA and Canada 2018

VR & AR Events In The USA and Canada

CES 2018

09/01/2018 – 12/01/18

Location: Las Vegas, Nevada

Cost: Unknown

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

Simply the largest and most high profile event in the Tech calendar. Enough said.

Game Developers Conference

19/03/18 – 23/03/18

Location: Moscone Center, San Francisco

Cost: $149 – $1,949

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

Attend GDC for unparalleled access to the global game development community and insight into the latest innovations and techniques. With five days of sessions led by industry experts, two days of VRDC@GDC, 550+ companies in the Expo, and special events throughout the week, GDC offers a variety of passes.

East Coast Game Conference

17/04/2018 – 19/04/2017

Location: Raleigh Convention Center, North Carolina

Cost: $20 – $359

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

The East Coast Game Conference, the largest gathering of video game professionals on the east coast, returns for its tenth time. The focus of the conference is to provide video game developers an engaging program and opportunities for networking and collaboration. Building off of the great success in 2017, ECGC brings back the community day on April 17th. It focuses on the community, families and others that are interested in seeing what the industry is about and what jobs opportunities there are in the industry.

Facebook Developer Conference

01/05/2018 – 02/05/2018

Location: San Jose, CA

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

One of the biggest conferences in the Tech calendar, the Facebook Developer Conference is eagerly anticipated, year in year out. Everyone wants to know what Zuckerberg et al are planning for the year ahead and – spoiler alert – the chances are 2018 will be adding more depth to the social network’s VR offering.

VRLA

04/05/18 – 05/05/18

Location: South Hall, Los Angeles Convention Center

Cost: $30 – $299

Event Type: Expo

What It’s All About:

VRLA is the world’s largest virtual reality expo, building awareness to this rapidly expanding new generation of VR! The VRLA Expo hosts a thriving community of developers, entrepreneurs, enthusiasts and more, all excited and curious about this modern renaissance of virtual reality, augmented reality and immersive technology.

TechSPO New York

10/05/2018 – 11/05/2018

Location: Marquis Ballroom, New York Marriott Marquis, NYC

Cost: FREE – $497

Event Type: Expo

What It’s All About:

TECHSPO New York 2018 is a 2-day technology expo which takes place May 8 – 9, 2017 at the luxurious New York Marriott Marquis in Times Square, New York. TECHSPO New York brings together developers, brands, marketers, technology providers, designers, innovators and evangelists looking to set the pace in our advanced world of technology. TECHSPO New York 2018 promises to be better than ever and we’re excited to see all the amazing tech companies and talent that will join us.

TechSPO Toronto

17/05/2018 – 18/05/2018

Location: Grand Ballroom, Toronto Marriott Downtown Eaton Center Hotel, Toronto

Cost: Free – $25

Event Type: Expo

What It’s All About:

Showcasing the next generation of technology & innovation; Contextual Tech, AR, VR, IoT, Wearables, Mobile, Internet, 3D Print & Emerging Technology, Exhibitors have the opportunity to show off their companies to thousands of consumers, the highest caliber investors, hordes of press, the most sought after talent, and the greatest pool of tech enthusiasts looking to celebrate emerging venture. Be prepared to be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for the better.

Augmented World Expo

30/05/18 – 01/06/2018

Location: Santa Clara, CA

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Expo

What It’s All About:

AWE (Augmented World Expo) is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) with events in the USA, Asia and Europe.

These events bring together a mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press in a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first hand the most exciting industry of our times.

Google I/O

~May (TBC)

Location: TBC

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Summit

What It’s All About:

Along with Facebook’s Developer Conference, Apple, and CES, Google I/O is one of the biggest events in the Tech calendar. Most tech evangelists would kill for a ticket. Whilst we can expect a lot of AI stuff in the I/O summit, it’s safe to say that VR and AR will also be high on the agenda for the search giant slash global overlords.

Vision VR / AR Summit

~May (TBC)

Location: TBC

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Summit

What It’s All About:

The Vision VR/AR Summit is an event for artists, engineers, programmers, designers, musicians, directors, producers, hardware manufacturers and researchers. The content and networking are focused on furthering the knowledge base of anyone developing virtual and/or augmented reality content in Unity.

E3 2018

12/06/2018 – 14/06/2018

Location: LA, CA

Cost: $1445 – $2245

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

With its focus fixed on video games, E3 is where product launches happen, ground-breaking technologies are debuted, and news is made.

TechSPO LA

13/06/2018 – 14/06/2018

Location: Loews Santa Monica Beach Hotel, Los Angeles

Cost: FREE – $1,095

Event Type: Expo

What It’s All About:

Showcasing the next generation of technology & innovation, Exhibitors have the opportunity to show off their companies to thousands of consumers, the highest caliber investors, hordes of press, the most sought after talent, and the greatest pool of tech enthusiasts looking to celebrate emerging venture. Be prepared to be inspired, amazed and educated on how these evolving technologies will impact your business for the better.

Consumer VR

21/09/2018 – 23/09/2018

Location: Parq Vancouver, Vancouver, BC

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

Vu (pronounced as “view”) is an experimental conference in which the brightest industry professionals gather to share knowledge, showcase products, and engage in innovative networking and brainstorming activities. Our event supercharges the possibility for technological breakthroughs by encouraging collaboration between thought leaders from various industries around the world.

Fivars VR & AR Stories Festival

~September (TBC)

Location: Toronto, Canada

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Festival

What It’s All About:

FIVARS is the first Canadian festival of its kind featuring many world premieres and in our preview screenings and events, audience responses are consistently full of contemplation, surprise, delight, controversy and wonder.

As with the modern cinema experience, through virtual reality, we can explore truth, happiness, sadness, and the science fiction that will be tomorrow’s science fact.

VR 2020 Summit

16/10/18

Location: The Stewart Hotel, NYC

Cost: $399 – $2,500

Event Type: Summit

What It’s All About:

Today’s consumer has an insatiable appetite for new technology experiences. That trend bodes very well for virtual and augmented reality, which many leading analysts are surmising will become the next mega tech trend. VR/AR technology and its content, application and services has the potential to disrupt the market just as televisions, personal computers and smartphones did beforehand.

During NYC Television Week, VR/AR media executives, technology pioneers, investors and creative minds will converge to share inner secrets of the industry.

Virtual Reality Strategy Conference

23/10/2018 – 24/10/2018

Location: San Francisco, CA

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

VRS is the annual executive conference produced by Greenlight Insights, the global leader in virtual and augmented reality market intelligence.

Oculus Connect

~October (TBC)

Location: San Jose, CA

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

OC4 is an amazing opportunity to share ideas and best practices with leaders in the field. Come explore groundbreaking new applications and technology to capture the world’s imagination and make VR the next computing platform.

Unity Unite

~October (TBC)

Location: TBC (Texas)

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Summit

What It’s All About:

Unite is the place to unlock the full creative potential of the Unity engine, meet up and brainstorm with Unity experts and industry leaders, and get a peek at what Unity will bring you in the future.

Digital Hollywood

~October (TBC)

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Summit

What It’s All About:

Covering the use of AR and VR in movies, TV, gaming, sports and advertising, the Digital Hollywood event is packed with immersive entertainment experiences to explore, plus a wealth of networking opportunities for industry professionals and creatives.

Samsung Developer Conference

~October (TBC)

Location: TBC, San Francisco

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

The Samsung Developer Conference brings together thousands of developers, technologists, business leaders, innovators, designers, and content creators to network and learn about the next wave of intelligent technology.

This two-day event is packed with technical talks, hands-on labs and thought leader panels that provide attendees of all skill levels with the training, practical advice and the inspiration they need to stay at the forefront of the industry.

Experience new products, services and software from Samsung and its partners in both high impact and emerging categories such as mobile, IoT, cloud, wearables, enterprise, healthcare, VR.

Immersed: Immersive Technology Conference 2018

~October (TBC)

Location: The Ontario Science Center, Toronto, Canada

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

Immersive technologies include virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, and stereoscopic 3D. We benefit three groups of delegates:

  • Businesses, service providers, and educators learn how immersive technology can further their goals and enhance their offering.
  • Content makers, technology innovators, and professionals get the tools and resources they need to build their businesses and careers in an immersive world. This includes development expertise, media exposure, and investment community access.
  • Consumers experience the magic that is immersive technology.

Immersed is the must attend event for people interested in making their business or operation more effective, and for professionals directly working in the field.

NYVR Expo

26/10/18 – 27/10/18

Location: Jacob Javits Center, NYC

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference and Seminars

What It’s All About:

A variety of educational seminars, demonstrations, and presentations will be scheduled throughout the NYVR conference to provide attendees with a level of networking and learning not available on the East Coast — until now.

Seminars for the professional portion of the conference will cover a wide range of topics, including the best practices for producing 360 content, an introduction to 3D audio, an overview of ARKit & ARCore, and much more.

VRevolution Event

~November (TBC)

Location: TBC

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

At VRevolution, collaborate with fellow creative marketers and brand leaders in order to develop a solid strategy for turning your plans for immersive brand experiences into a reality.

AR VR events in Europe 2018

VR and AR Events In Europe

Mobile World Conference

26/02/18 – 01/03/18

Location: Barcelona

Cost: € 799 to € 4,999

Event Type: Summit

What It’s All About:

The mobile world connects in Barcelona. Discover the future of mobile as top companies give an exclusive first look at the latest innovations.

IEEE VR

18/03/18 – 22/03/18

Location: Stadthalle Reutlingen in Reutlingen, Germany

Cost: 200€ – 795€

Event Type: Conference, Workshops and Panels

What It’s All About:

A wide range of fascinating discussions are on the programme for IEEE VR 2018. Exploring deeper questions about the issues and cultural context of VR and AR. Professors from leading universities across the world speak on discussion panels and oversee deep level workshops on a range of topics, from 3D Collaborative Virtual Environments to Perceptual and Cognitive Issues in VR, and much in between.

Laval Virtual

04/04/2018 – 08/04/2018

Location: Polyvalent Hall, Place de Hercé, 53000 Laval FRANCE

Cost: Free – €325.00

Event Type: Expo, Roundtables, Investment Forum

What It’s All About:

Since 1999, Laval has been the reference for these developments and the European leader in the fields of new technologies and uses of the virtual world with 300 exhibitors expected in 2018.

The show is welcoming more visitors each year, 17,700 visitors in 2017, and a constant diversification of the sectors represented: Industry, Heritage, Health, Training, Marketing, Culture, etc. This growth reinforces the Laval Virtual status, which unites the whole new technology community.

FMX: Creating Worlds

24/04/18 – 27/04/18

Location: Stuttgart, Germany

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

Every year, VFX specialists, Animation experts as well as Games and Transmedia talents come to FMX to present cutting edge achievements, state of the art tools and pipelines, fascinating real time technologies, spectacular immersive experiences, innovative business models and more. More recently they have been joined by VR, AR, and 360° creatives who have introduced a new dimension into movie making and, more generally, into entertainment.

Every single one of them defines the diverse scope of the Conference program. Their contributions are complemented by the Marketplace that allows visitors to get their hands on the latest innovations of industry-leading companies and start-ups.  Workshops, Masterclasses and Company Suites dig even deeper into the learnings of international companies. To round things off, top-notch studios and service providers scout talent at the Recruiting Hub and international schools present their best projects on the School Campus.

ARVR Innovate Conference

10/05/18 – 11/05/18

Location: Dublin, Ireland

Cost: €192.62 – €984

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

Whether you’re still mastering the core competencies you’ll need to apply in the workplace, or you’re looking to leverage your demonstrated leadership skills, ARVR Innovate is the perfect place for you.

At ARVR Innovate, you can evaluate and test the latest products and technology in your area of expertise. We’re bringing the top speakers in Europe in the AR and VR field to our event and they cover the whole spectrum of user case-studies from enterprise and consumer perspectives.

Spend time in our Expo area to get hands-on experience that will help you guide the decision-making process when your organization is ready to make the move into AR and VR. Discuss emerging trends in the AR and VR field and find new avenues to approach future issues and technologies. We have some great start-up companies attending too, who are keen to meet potential investors and partners.

World VR Forum

07/06/18 – 10/06/18

Location: Crans-Montana, Switzerland

Cost: CHF320 – CHF1150

Event Type: Summit

What It’s All About:

WVRF opens up the debate whilst seeking to address contemporary topics related to technology, culture, philosophy and education, which are affected by VR/AR. It is about confronting ideas and understanding the current and future directions of creations. What are the challenges for broadcasters, developers and for the cultural industries in general?

AWE Europe 2018

~October (TBC)

Location: Munich, Germany

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference and Expo

What It’s All About:

AWE (Augmented World Expo) is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality).

The event takes place in three locations: California, USA, Munich, Germany and Beijing, China. AWE brings together a mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press in a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first hand the most exciting industry of our times.

Virtual Reality Software and Technology

~November (TBC)

Location: Gothenburg, Sweden

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Symposium

What It’s All About:

The ACM Symposium on Virtual Reality Software and Technology (VRST) is an international forum for the exchange of experience and knowledge among researchers and developers concerned with virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR) software and technology. VRST provides an opportunity for VR/AR researchers to interact, share new results, show live demonstrations of their work, and discuss emerging directions for the field.  

AR VR events in Asia 2018

VR & AR Events In Asia

Wave Hyderabad 2018

22/06/18 – 24/06/18

Location: HITEX Exhibition Center, Hyderabad

Cost: ₹1,000 – ₹12,000

Event Type: Expo and Conference

What It’s All About:

World AR VR Expo is the largest consumer-inclusive virtual reality and augmented reality expo & conference. The event comes to India for the first time this year. WAVE 2018 offers a three day experience with interesting exhibitions dedicated to the cutting-edge entertainment technology of the future.

CES 2018 Asia

13/06/18 – 15/06/18

Location: Shanghai, China

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

CES Asia provides dynamic conference programming and events featuring visionaries and executive leaders from the global technology industry.

Mobile World Congress

27/06/18 – 29/06/18

Location: Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), Kerry Hotel Pudong & Jumeirah Himalayas Hotel

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

Over 600 exhibitors will gather in Shanghai to showcase the most innovative products & services and the big ideas that will influence the future of the mobile industry.

AWE Asia

~July (TBC)

Location: Beijing, China

Cost: TBC

Event Type: Conference

What It’s All About:

AWE (Augmented World Expo) is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality).

The event takes place in three locations: California, USA, Munich, Germany and Beijing, China. AWE brings together a mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press in a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience first hand the most exciting industry of our times.

Phew! We’ve worked hard to seek out the very best augmented and virtual reality events to attend in 2018, but if you know of others we should add, please drop Michele a line at michele@thedigitalmarketingbureau.com with information, and she’ll be happy to get it in there!

Oh, and if you attend any of these events, or have done so in previous years, we’d love to know your thoughts. Drop a comment below or hit us up on Twitter.

 

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Michele Baker

Michele Baker is the Senior Content Strategist at TDMB. She began her journey into tech marketing via a Masters in Creative Writing, evolving from a prize-winning poet and short story writer to a futuristic content guru. Michele now writes endlessly about all aspects of technology, hosts the TDMB Presents… tech podcast, and speaks at numerous tech and marketing events.

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