VR/AR Global Summit 2019 in Vancouver to feature Lenovo, Niantic, US Navy, Viacom, Microsoft and more

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September 5, 2019 – On November 1 & 2, 2019, in Vancouver, Canada, the VR/AR Global Summit will bring together industry frontrunners from around the world to discuss the present and future of immersive technologies. The conference and expo will welcome 1,000+ Executives, 120+ Speakers and 70+ Exhibitors from companies such as Lenovo, Niantic, HTC, Mastercard, Magic Leap, Forbes, US Navy, Amazon, Viacom, Accenture, Microsoft, and many more.

“With over 230 companies active in VR/AR, Vancouver is the 2nd largest immersive ecosystem in the world. This is the 4th time the show is happening in Vancouver and this year’s Global Summit will have a strong focus on enterprise and AR, as well as on immersive interaction design” said Kris Kolo, Global Executive Director of The VR/AR Association (VRARA).

Over two full days, attendees can attend the expo, talks, panels, workshops, investor events, networking and demos that will explore topics like enterprise, training, education, healthcare, automotive, energy, 5G, fitness and sports, location-based entertainment, mobile AR, music and sound, and ethics.

This year’s VR/AR Global Summit is sponsored by Lenovo, Niantic, Viacom, Tourism Vancouver, and the Vancouver Hotel and Destination Association and takes place at the newly launched Parq Vancouver casino and conference center.

Lenovo will be featuring its recently announced ThinkReality enterprise software and hardware solution, which is designed to help enterprises build, manage and deploy commercial AR/VR solutions at scale. Lenovo is also hosting a developer workshop for enterprise customer developers that is expected to draw a global crowd of Fortune 500 companies and their developers looking to build new innovative solutions.

AR games creator, Niantic, Inc. will also be in attendance, with Ross Finman, Head of AR Strategy at Niantic, discussing the future of AR; from games to mainstream adoption and beyond.

Viacom‘s Advanced Advertising Innovation Products team matches and operates emerging tech in support of sales needs. Group lead, Diego J Medina, will be talking about the unique multiplicative quality VR/AR has of voicing IP and audiences through technology.

Tickets are on sale for the Summit now. Attendees can save 30% on limited discounted tickets by using promo code PR30. For more information, visit the website at vrarglobalsummit.com.

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