Despite the challenging circumstances we all find ourselves in, with VRDays 6 New Horizons happening online, Halo Awards 2020 will continue to shine and recognise creative minds in the VR/AR community.

“The Halo Awards are for AR, VR, and MR projects. Halo’s goal is to shine a special light on outstanding European works, performances, projects and the creative people that produced them.”Benjamin DeWit, founder and director of VRDays.

Virtual ceremony but real awards

Winners will be announced at the VR Days 2020 Award Night on Wednesday, November 4. The selected works will be rewarded with a Gold, Silver or Bronze Halo. Each year one ‘Diamond Halo’ will be given to the best among the Golden Halo’s, and there will be an audience vote for the ‘Heavenly Halo’. There are 10 different categories:

  • Business
    • Best Training Application
    • Best Co-Working Application
    • Best Industrial Application
  • Science
    • Best Education Application
    • Best Therapy Application
    • Best Research Application

  • Art
    • Best Non-fiction
    • Best Fiction
    • Best Game
  • Special New Horizons Award

The Halo Awards digital ceremony takes place on November 4th and is available online.  The Halo Awards will be judged by the brightest minds in VR, AR, and MR. Deadline for application is October 15th.

The most immersive event of 2020

VRDays Europe is an annual 3-day conference and exhibition on VR/AR/MR content, creativity and innovation. Our mission is to unite the XR community, inspire creative minds and drive business forward. VRDays Europe builds bridges between business, science and art. We invite the brightest minds and global visionaries to share their cutting-edge insights into one of the world’s fastest growing industries: immersive technology.  

As everyone on the planet can imagine right now, this year is different. VRDays will pull out all stops to become the most immersive event of 2020, with the help and expertise of the very established Laval Virtual

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About VRDays 

Stichting Dutch Virtual Reality Days was founded in 2015 with the goal to stimulate the production of VR content, to offer a platform for VR professionals and facilitate knowledge sharing on VR in Europe. In October 2015, the Stichting organized the first edition of VR Days. Its success was enormous: sold out, extensive media attention.

VR Days brings creators together with multiple sectors and investors to boost the content creation and business in this emerging industry. The Stichting aims to organise VR Days Europe on a structural basis, has an international scope and focuses on unlocking the potential of the European VR/AR/MR industry on a global level.

About Laval Virtual

Throughout the 21 years of its existence, Laval Virtual has established itself as a major facilitator for organisations in the VR/AR and immersive techniques sector. It gathers and leads a community of professionals through the organization of events and conference

programmes in Europe and Asia and provides various information services. In 2020, Laval Virtual organized a virtual version of its annual exhibition, with conferences and networking moments during 3 days. The Laval Virtual World welcomed 11,200 people from 22nd to 24th April 2020. The next show will take place in Laval, France from 14th to 18th April 2020.