Top 10 VR Events in 2020 to Mark on Your Calendar

January 16, 2020

As we slowly step into January and finish off any remaining holiday treats, we’re more excited than ever for the new decade and the promises it brings. Virtual reality is expected to grow by leaps and bounds, with augmented and mixed reality close behind it.

And wouldn’t you like to be in the room where it happens, so to speak? Our calendars are already heavily sprinkled with upcoming conferences and it’s honestly hard to pick a favorite one. We’ll leave it to you to decide. 

Here is our list of top 10 VR conferences you should be looking out for, in order of appearance:

1. Augmented World Expo 2020

When: March 28 (China), May 27, 2020 (US), 15 October (Germany)

Where: USA, China, Germany

Why: One of the world's most trusted VR & AR events, AWE typically occurs thrice a year with separate events in the US, Europe and Asia.

2. Laval Virtual 

When: April 22, 2020

Where: France 

Why: Laval Virtual includes an exhibition, conference, and awards ceremony centered around VR, AR and MR, with 22 years in the industry.

3. XR Europe 2020

When: April 28, 2020

Where: United Kingdom

Why: XR Europe is a senior-level VR and AR industry event, focusing on VR-based marketing and business solutions.

4. XR Immersive Enterprise 2020

When: May 5, 2020 

Where: Boston, MA

Why: XR Immersive Enterprise offers a very hands-on approach to conferencing with dozens of hand-picked experts ready to help attendees choose the best VR solutions for their business.


When: June 6, 2020

Where: Canada

Why: This meetup-turned-world-conference offers lectures, exploring all branches of ethics, science, and humanity through immersive technologies.

6. AR & VR World

When: June 10, 2020

Where: United Kingdom

Why: An enterprise-focused showcase of the latest technologies and business strategies.

7. SIGGRAPH 2020

When: July 19, 2020

Where: Washington, DC

Why: If computer graphics are your forte, this event will offer everything you need ranging from latest research to innovative demos.

8. VR Days Europe

When: November 4, 2020

Where: The Netherlands

Why: Learn about the past, present and future of XR; this conference offers something for everyone. 

9. VR World

When: November 10, 2020

Where: United Kingdom

Why: Learn how to create, market, and distribute your digital creations using the latest technologies.

10. XRDC 

When: TBD, 2020

Where: San Francisco, California

Why: XRDC introduces numerous experts from all corners of the industry, often in partnership with global leaders such as Airbnb, Amazon, and Tencent.

Investors in QuarkXR Inc. are New Vision 3 Fund and Vitosha Venture Partners Fund I KD, which are co-financed by the European Structural and Investment Funds under the Operational Programme for Innovation and Competitiveness 2014-2020 managed by the Fund of Funds in Bulgaria