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VR NOW Con Awards 2017 Application

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The VR NOW Con Awards 2017 celebrate outstanding technical, business, and artistic achievements in virtual reality. They are part of the VR NOW! Tech Biz Art Conference, taking place in Potsdam/Berlin on November 15+16, 2017. www.vrnowcon.io


Please note that applying for the VR NOW Con Awards and paying the application fee on this page doesn't give you access to the award show. Only VR NOW Con ticket holders will be allowed to participate in the award show.
YET, A SUCCESSFUL APPLICATION GIVES YOU A DISCOUNT OF 25% ON THE TICKET PRICE. Please use the discount link you get with your confirmation of submission.

NOMINEES GET A FREE EXHIBITION SPACE DURING THE EVENT on Nov 15+16, 2017.



Award Categories

Three projects will be nominated for each of the following categories:

— VR NOW Grand Prize

The best virtual reality project of the year, based on overall quality and innovation.

— VR Tech Award

The VR Tech Award seeks to recognize the most technically advanced virtual reality projects, tools, services, hardware and techniques.

— VR Business Award

With the VR Business Award we want to demonstrate and highlight the business power of virtual reality. Contestants can represent cases of financially successful projects, marketing campaigns, and startup business models that lead to high volume investments and the like.

— VR Art Award

The VR Art Award acknowledges projects creating the most outstanding artistic virtual reality experience. This can be games, movies, fiction, non-fiction, advertisements, VR activism, astounding aesthetics... pure awesomeness in any form.


Eligibility

Any virtual reality project is eligible as long as it has been first exhibited or released to the public between December 2016 and September 2017.

Submissions must be compatible with one of the following platforms: Gear VR, Google Cardboard, HTC Vive (consumer version), Oculus Rift (consumer version), PlayStation VR, Microsof Hololens. Projects not compatible with any of these platforms can still be submitted, as long as the applicant provides the jury an opportunity to evaluate them in Berlin, Germany.


Application Fees

— Early Bird fee (ends August 1, 2017): 25 EUR + 19% tax

— Regular fee: 40 EUR + 19% tax (ends October 1, 2017)

Please note that applying for the VR NOW Con Awards and paying the application fee on this page doesn't give you access to the award show. Only VR NOW Con ticket holders will be allowed to participate to the award show.


Prizes

With each submission, contestants receive a VR NOW Con ticket discount code of 25%. The discount code will be sent via email once the submission has been approved.

Each of the nominees will receive 2 VR NOW Con business tickets (worth 499,- euros each), a dedicated space in the nominees exhibition area to present their project during the event and a mention in the pre-event press release.

Each of the award winners will receive a trophy, a 1-year Virtual Reality e.V. Berlin-Brandenburg association membership, a mention in the post-event press release and will be featured in the newsletter of our funding partner Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg, in addition to the honour that goes with winning the second VR NOW Con Award.


Juries

Submitted projects will be reviewed by an expert jury, that will decide which projects will be nominated for each category.

    The main jury will decide the winners for each category:


    Milestones

    Monday, May 1, 2017: Submissions open

    Sunday, August 6, 2017: Early bird submission fee period ends

    Sunday, October 1, 2017: Entry and payment deadline

    Thursday, October 19, 2017: Nominations announced

    Wednesday, November 15: VR NOW Con Award Show (starts at 7pm)


    Got Questions?

    If you have any issues or questions, please get in touch with us at vrnowcon@booster-space.com


    Once the application fee has been payed on this page, please submit your project here: submit.vrnowcon.io


    Good Luck!


    PS: Timeline and eligle platforms are subject to change.

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