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VR Awards Opens 6th Year of Nominations

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Press Team

25 Apr 2022 | 2 min read

London UK – 25th April 2022

The Academy of International Extended Reality, AIXR, is proud to announce that nominations for the 6th International VR Awards are now open. 

The VR Awards is the largest global awards ceremony for Virtual Reality. Last year was the 5th anniversary of the VR Awards and saw the event go virtual, becoming the first awards show to be held in the metaverse.

The 6th International VR Awards will be returning to its roots with a luxurious black-tie evening held at 8 Northumberland Avenue in London, the UK on the 3rd of November 2022. 

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 Nomination Process

Nominations will run from the 25th of April to the 20th of June 2022. Companies and individuals, big or small, can nominate by visiting:

Over 70 expert judges will deliberate over the shortlisted nominees in preparation for the awards show where over 300 of the most influential VR delegates will be in attendance.

Photography by Dom Martin


Nominations Briefing Webinars

Two webinars will be hosted for nominees to deep-dive into the VR Awards nomination process.

Previous award winners and members of the judging panel will be on-hand to provide advice on perfecting your nomination.

The Webinars will take place on:

May 4th 5.00pm BST (9.00am PDT) RSVP here.
June 6th 5.00pm BST (9.00am PDT) RSVP here.

Tickets are now available to purchase here: 


For any press and media inquiries, please contact:

Social media

Twitter, Instagram & Facebook: @VRAwards & @AIXRorg

About VR Awards

The VR Awards is at the centre of recognition and celebration of outstanding achievement in VR. 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. The VR Awards is an unmissable awards ceremony for a wide range of decision-making professionals from various industries across the world. The VR Awards are overseen by AIXR’s independent Steering Board.

About AIXR

Internationally, AIXR identifies, celebrates, and exemplifies the very best in immersive technology. By connecting people, projects, and knowledge AIXR enables growth, nurtures talent, and develops standards, bringing wider public awareness and understanding to virtual and augmented reality industries. Officially founded in 2019, AIXR’s not-for-profit, the full-time team now boasts over 100 company members, supports a growing network of over 12,000 people internationally and works across North America, Europe and Asia.

About the author:

AIXR is an independent, community first, not for profit organisation that exists to support individuals and companies of all sizes as the International trade body for immersive technology industries. AIXR or, The Academy of International Extended Reality, hosts the VR Awards annually. AIXR’s mission is to support individuals and companies in the immersive industry by endorsing, inspiring, and enabling innovators through removing barriers to entry and connecting a diverse collection of trades together.

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