So you’ve taken an interest in virtual reality. Or maybe your business is expanding to include VR tech. Perhaps you’re even a developer or engineer looking to learn and connect. Conferences are definitely the place to be, but where can you find the very best?
Here are a few coming up, and some reasons you might want to add yourself to the guest list.
When: November 6th and 7th
Where: Houston, Texas, USA
Why: The Immersive Technology Conference is small, but designed to be a place for up-and-comers in the Virtual, Augmented, and Mixed Reality industries to meet, network, collaborate, and innovate. With speakers that have worked in the industry from engineering, software, and product development, you’ll have the chance to learn from multiple disciplines.
When: December 7th & 8th
Where: San Francisco, California, USA
Why: A focus on tech advancement and business opportunities are the hallmarks of this expo. Their highlights include expert panels and focused, directed case studies highlighting previously successful models of investment and growth, and potential new ones for you to take advantage of; a wide array of enterprises and markets, including gaming, sports, broadcasting, research and development, and computing; and business-centered speakers whose aim is to help you make the most of your venture.
When: January 9th-12th
Where: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Why: The Consumer Electronics Show is one of the major technology showcases in the world. VR has had an ever-expanding focus in recent years. With an emphasis on cutting-edge technological innovation and research, CES provides the primary means of showcasing your company’s advanced capabilities.
Where: San Jose, California, USA
Why: As the industry’s leading, primary event since 2014, you can expect all the top players, all the top tech, and all the top reveals to be present at SVVR 2018. Though the dates haven’t been officially announced, expect sometime in the Spring of ‘18. Previous events have been phenomenal in content and craftsmanship on display. You won’t want to miss a second!
When: June 12th-14th
Where: London, UK
Why: As the primary meeting across the pond, those North America-based companies seeking expansion or international partners would be wise to visit. The main keynotes for VR focus on application in automotive, education, and medical industries, along with commercialization techniques. Of interest, as well, would be the potential application in entertainment apart from gaming, a topic that isn’t covered in-depth at other venues.
Certainly there’s much to discover at these expos. While attending them all is likely a difficult thing to do, there are certainly benefits to each of them. Learn as much as you can about them, decide which is best for your needs, and don’t hesitate to take the opportunity presented to you!
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