Now in its 9th year, the Augmented World Expo (AWE) will be returning to the Santa Clara Convention Centre, California this May. Today, early bird tickets have now gone on sale, offering big savings for those wishing to attend 2018 event.
Tickets for the augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) event are split into four categories. The first is the ‘Early Bird: Three Day All Access Pass (Includes Workshop Day)’ which is retailing $695.00 USD, saving $500. This gives attendees full access to all areas of the conference and expo for all three days (30th May-1st June, 2018) including Day 1 workshops, keynotes, breakout sessions, exhibit halls and the Auggie Awards Ceremony.
Then there’s the ‘Early Bird: Two Day All Access Pass’, sold for $495.00 instead of $895.00. This grants full access to all areas of the conference and expo for two days (30th May-1st June, 2018) including keynotes, breakout sessions, exhibit halls and the Auggie Awards Ceremony. For those who don’t want to attend for too long, then there’s the Early Bird Expo Only: Day Pass for $149. And for start up companies the Startup: Expo Only Pass + Startup Table ticket is available for $999. The first three tickets are on offer until 31st March, 2018, while the fourth startup deal ends on 18th May, 2018.
Currently AWE 2018 has some of the biggest AR and VR companies confirmed as exhibitors, including: Microsoft, Epson, Kopin, Qualcomm, Vuforia, Vuzix and many more, 300 in total.
As for speakers, the conference has 350 professionals lined up to discuss everything and anything regarding the immersive industry. A diverse selection of speakers has been chosen, companies discussing the future of AR and VR include: Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE), Merge, Lockheed Martin, Ultrahaptics, Google, Walmart, Epic Games, Leap Motion, Niantic Labs and HTC Vive to name a few.
AWE takes place from 30th May – 1st June, 2018. For any further updates on the event, keep reading VRFocus.