2016’s sell-out VR World Congress brought more than 750 buyers and sellers from 23 countries and a range of industries to Bristol’s Marriott City Centre hotel

Following on from the success of VRWC16 and the SouthWest VR Conference, Opposable VR is delighted to announce VR World Congress 2017, the place to connect with virtual reality's most important buyers, sellers and consumers

11th April: Registration, am/pm meetings, afternoon talks, press-only expo pre-show

12th April: Talks, expo, meetings, official mixer

13th April: Talks, expo, meetings, after party









VRWC has become an unmissable occasion: an industry-leading VR conference, expo and matchmaking event now spanning three jam-packed days with a raft of world-class speakers and exhibitors. VRWC17 will take place in four of Bristol’s most unique venues, bringing 2000 international guests to one of the UK’s leading tech sectors.

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The three day event is centred around Millennium Square, home to the At-Bristol Science Centre and Planetarium. The expo will take place on the Square itself with At-Bristol, the Planetarium and The Watershed hosting talks, meetings and other events.

VR World Congress is tailored for both industry professionals and consumers, so if you’re looking to make a start in VR, an experienced industry veteran, or just interested in the possibilities of the tech, there’ll be plenty for you to discover.

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2017 Sponsors

2017 Speakers

MIKE homepage

Mike Taulty


Peter Daukintis

Peter Daukintis


Luciana Carvalho Se

Luciana Carvalho Se

Realities Centre

catherine allen homepage

Catherine Allen


tom carter front

Tom Carter


alyssia homepage

Alyssia Frankland

Breaking Fourth

Sarah Jones

Sarah Jones

Perspectives VR / Coventry University

Dr Wendy Powell3

Dr Wendy Powell

University of Portsmouth

Dr Isabel Van De Keere

Dr Isabel Van De Keere

Immersive Rehab

Will Freeman

Will Freeman


Samantha Kingston

Samantha Kingston

Virtual Umbrella

kim majkut

Kim Majkut

Great Guns

Mitch Turnbull

Mitch Turnbull

Bramble Media

2017 Attendees

2016 Attendees


Exhibitor with Occulus Rift

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"Congrats on the VRWC! Great event, you should be proud!"

David Corless - nDreams

"I thought that the whole thing was world class and worthy of the moniker ‘world’.

The TV support and attendance was excellent and I was deeply impressed with the advertising at Heathrow which was really smart."

Roy Taylor - AMD

"Many thanks to you guys too for putting on a fantastic event, getting TV coverage from the BBC, ITV and Sky News was I think your crowning glory….well done, you must be very proud."

Mark Cundle - Tammeka Games

"The event was a success and you all did a brilliant job!"

Steven Levitt - Overclockers

"I just wanted to let you know that we had an absolutely stellar time at the show and made some really interesting new contacts through it."

George Kelion - nDreams

"The SWVR conference was a fascinating, invaluable chance to catch up on the state of the VR industry. Great speakers and a really varied insightful programme. Pretty much an essential event from now on."

Keith Stuart - Guardian