VR Awards 2017

Highlights, media and extras from 2017

Drinks Reception

The VR Awards 2017 began the night in true black tie fashion. As over 300 international delegates arrived for the evening’s events, guests were greeted with a complimentary glass of champagne and given the opportunity to network before the official opening speeches.

Opening Speeches

Both Daniel Colaianni from VR Bound and James Knight from AMD Studios took to the stage, providing a warm welcome to delegates and reflecting on just how far the industry has come in such a small amount of time.

Additional photos from the opening speeches

Live Entertainment

Working with Google and Anna Zhilyaeva a talented artist from Paris, the VR Awards team took to creating a truely creative and innovative art peice utalising Google Tiltbrush

To tie the art peice together, the musical talent of London based ZHL strings choriocgraphed a condensed down 15 minute perofrmance of Vivaldi's four seasons.

Running on an Alienware Area 51 AMD Threadripper PC, Anna painted all four seasons in sync to the live string quartet that played beside her.

The completed art peice from the night of the VR Awards 2017 can still be downloaded to view on Tiltbrush, from the comfort of your own home.

2017 Dinner Menu


Fried pumpkin & sage cannelloni, roasted shallot, gruyere & pumpkin jam


Slow roasted duck breast, pea puree, charred baby gem lettuce, petit pois a la francaise, pea and shallot tortelloni & spearmint jus


Kale, beetroot & feta wellington, pea puree, charred baby gem lettuce,  petit pois a la francaise, pea and shallot tortelloni & spearmint jus


Orange and lemon tart, mandarin gel, mandarin sorbet & citrus salad

Award Ceremony

2017 saw 12 award-worthy winners take to the stage to accept their trophies and give short but inspirational acceptance speeches. Most notably, both Google & Oculus went home with not one, but two awards.

After Party

Before the night came to the close, VIP ticket holders took to the dance with a Live DJ, a free unlimited bar and the opportunity to experience new depths of bass from Subpac.

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Over 300 industry leaders were in attendance during 2017; now it’s your turn to join them. Secure your tickets today, be a part of history and join top brands from across the world.