Virtual reality (VR) hardware comparison website VR Bound announced it’s upcoming awards ceremony a couple of weeks ago and now they have opened up nominations for the available categories.
Nominations opened on 13th March and will close on 1st May 2017. Any nominated products or services must be released with a consumer version by 1st June. You can register to nominate by visiting the VR Bound Awards official webpage.
The categories are as follows:
- VR Headset of the year
- VR Headset of the Year
- VR Hardware of the year
- VR Game of the year
- Innovative VR Company of the year
- VR experience of the year
- Most Creative use of Marketing in VR
- Interactive VR Media / Film of the Year
- VR Start-up of the year
- Best use of VR in Education and Training
- Best use of VR in Healthcare
- Best out of home VR entertainment
VR Bound has confirmed the names of the judging panel, which will consist of industry figures such as Tom Emrich of Super Ventures, Unity Technologies senior evangelist Josh Naylor, Dr Jo Twist CEO of UKIE, Dominic Collins of Jaunt VR and Director of The Realities Centre/VR entrepreneur Thomas Gere.
Tickets are already available from the official website. A standard ticket will cost £120 GBP, a table ticket for ten will be £1080, or a VIP table ticket is £2180. All tickets include a 3-course dinner, champagne and entertainment while the VIP ticket also gets holders access to the VIP after party and a range of other benefits.
The awards will take place on 23rd September, 2017 at 8 Northumberland Avenue, London.
VRFocus will continue to bring you information on the VR Industry Awards.