VRWC17 was fantastic

Introducing VR World Congress 2017

By Ryan Davies

Published in: Announcement

Date: 7 / 9 / 16

Tags: VR / VRWC / VR World Congress / VRWC17

We at Opposable VR are incredibly excited to announce our plans for VR World Congress 2017. Our third VR conference will be a 2000 capacity three day-event taking place on 11th, 12th and 13th of April 2017. The event will be Headline Sponsored once more by global tech leader AMD.

Set in the thriving heart of the Bristol's beautiful waterside, VR World Congress will make use of Millennium Square, the Watershed, At-Bristol Science Centre and the Planetarium, VRWC17 will be the place for professionals to connect with virtual reality's most important buyers, sellers and consumers.

The agenda sees an entire first day largely focused on match-making with business meetings facilitated by the Enterprise Europe Network that will get you connected to the people you need to speak to without hassle.

Joining Headline Sponsor AMD are long-time supporters Invest Bristol and Bath, who are on board as Associate Partners along with BMT Group, who are taking Silver Sponsorship again. If you or your company are interested in exhibiting or sponsoring then get in touch with Dan Page on dan.page@opposablegroup.com or download a sponsor pack for further information.

VR World Congress has quickly become an unmissable industry-leading occasion. Last year’s event attracted world class exhibitors and sponsors including AMD, Unity, Cryengine, Samsung, HTC, nDreams, BlueGFX and DCRC. Attending companies included Microsoft Studios, IBM, NBCUniversal, Ministry of Defence and BAE and to name but a few.

VR World Congress 2016 attracted national and international press attention with BBC, Sky and ITV all providing programming from the conference. This was alongside coverage from tech-specific publications such as Ars Technica, Forbes, Gigaom, Pocket Gamer, VR Focus and many more.

Speakers are now being confirmed and interested potential companies and individuals are encouraged to apply via the application form linked here or on the VR World Congress website. All applications are considered though VRWC17 is specifically looking for speakers on the following topics: VR architectural visualisation, VR gaming, VR training, Mobile VR, VR engineering, VR development, 360° film, VR sports broadcasting, VR healthcare technology, VR/binaural/360° audio, VR development platforms, Enterprise VR, Social VR and augmented reality.


11th April: Registration, am/pm meetings, afternoon talks, press-only expo pre-show

12th April: Talks, expo, meetings, evening networking event

13th April: Talks, expo, meetings, after party

About Headline Sponsor AMD:

As leaders in the Virtual Reality eco-system, AMD supports content creators, innovators and our long-standing partners. Our VR-ready products deliver immense visual power with unmatched technological innovation and set the bar for enabling premium experiences on high-end VR games, entertainment, and applications.

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