Last month the Academy of Extended Reality (AIXR) announced that its annual VR Awards would once again be held as an in-person event in London, UK later this year after spending 2021 as a digital-only event. Today, the VR Awards 2022 has opened nominations across 12 categories.
This will be the sixth annual VR Awards, open to immersive projects the world over. Most of the usual categories return looking for the best VR hardware, videogame, film, location-based entertainment (LBE), healthcare app and more.
Nominations are open now until 20th June 2022 with anyone – from individuals to companies – able to place a nomination. As always the VR Awards is a not-for-profit event with the nomination fee waived if you or your company is an AIXR member. If not, each nomination with cost £205 GBP so make your selections carefully. The AIXR has created a handy 2022 Entry Kit to help with the nomination process.
Additionally, there will be two VR Awards webinars held in May and June so that nominees can learn more about the process. They’ll feature previous award winners as well as members of the judging panel.
VR Awards 2022 Categories
- VR Hardware of the Year
- VR Game of the Year
- VR Experience of the Year
- VR Film of the Year
- VR Marketing Campaign of the Year
- Rising VR Company of the Year
- Innovative VR Company of the Year
- VR Social Impact Award
- VR Enterprise Solution of the Year
- VR Education & Training of the Year
- VR Healthcare of the Year
- VR LBE of the Year
The VR Awards 2022 will be held on 3rd November returning to its roots as a luxurious black-tie event. For all the latest updates on the VR Awards, keep reading gmw3.