Frequently Asked Questions

Everything you need to know to prepare for the XR Awards.

Essential Information

Key details and support from the XR awards


Whats new for 2024


Dates & Fees


Entry kit


Jury & Judging


Duplicate Trophies


Attendee Guide

Nominations & Judging Process

How do I nominate?

Nominations for the 8th International XR Awards will open on Tuesday 26 March 2024. You can stay up to date with our next steps by downloading the entry kit.

How are the winners selected?

All nominations are processed through a series of voting stages by the XR awards jury, including a shortlisting round and a finalist round. XR Game of the Year and XR Content Creator of the Year also have a public vote round.

When will finalists be announced?

Finalists for the 8th International XR Awards will be announced on Thursday 25 July 2024. Sign up here to stay up to date with the latest news.

When will the winners be announced?

Winners will be announced on the night of the XR Awards, Thursday 05 December 2024. To stay up to date on all things XR Awards please sign up here.

Is there any help or guidance I can receive?
Download our updated Entry Kit with everything you need to know about nominating, including top tips, guidance, best practices, and information regarding this year’s updates.
Visit our help center for further support.
Watch our Briefing Webinars for top tips and further guidance from our previous winners and judges:

In the first VR Awards Nominations Webinar 2022, we were joined by Eric Shamlin (Media Monks) and Andrew Kostuik (Studio Norcat).

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In our second VR Awards Nominations Webinar 2022, our host Chris Gunby (AIXR) was joined by judge Ed Greig (Deloitte) and former winners Aida Otaola (Virtualware) and Gonçalo Antunes (Masters of Pie).

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Is there a fee for nominating?

Yes, please see a full breakdown of award entry fees on our help centre

Your entry fee goes towards supporting the XR Awards programs, which include nurturing new talent, inspiring audiences, and celebrating our industry’s innovation in VR, AR, and immersive industries. Nomination fees are non-refundable.

About the XR Awards

What is the XR Awards?

The XR Awards, hosted by AIXR, honor excellence in extended reality (XR), encompassing virtual, augmented, and mixed reality. The event recognizes groundbreaking achievements in various XR categories, showcasing industry leaders and innovative technologies. It’s a key platform for celebrating advancements and contributions in the XR field.

Is there a Code of Conduct?

Take a few minutes to review our Code of Conduct, as it describes what is expected of all attendees.

How do I contact the organisers?

Get answers to your question quicker by joining our Discord server where you can message us directly and connect with other nominees.

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Attending the XR Awards

When and where is the XR Awards?

The 8th International XR Awards will be held on the Thursday 05 December 2024 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.

How can I book tickets to attend the XR Awards?

Tickets for the XR Awards 2024 are avilable from the tickets page.

How do I qualify for a press pass?

Please visit to become a offically accreditated as press with aixr.

What can I expect on the night?

Attendees can expect a glamorous and prestigious evening celebrating the best in virtual and augmented reality. The event features a red carpet arrival, a sit-down dinner, and a ceremony where awards in various categories are presented. It’s a prime opportunity for networking with industry leaders and innovators, complemented by live entertainment. The evening is not only about recognizing excellence but also about fostering connections and celebrating the advancements in the XR industry.

Need more support?

If you require further assistance, we recomend you visit the AIXR help centre.

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