Victory Square Technologies Inc. (OTC: VSQTF) (CSE: VST) is partnering with the Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Association (“VRARA”) to host the 2018 VR/AR Global Summit (the “Global Summit”) September 21st and 22nd at the newly-opened Parq Vancouver, a casino, entertainment and hospitality complex situated adjacent to BC Place Stadium in Vancouver.
As the premier marketplace and conference for industry leaders in immersive technology content, knowledge and creation, the Global Summit will feature dynamic keynote speakers, collaborative forums, workshops, creative hubs, demonstrations, exhibits, breakout meetings and a variety of exclusive VIP events. It will showcase the best and most interesting projects that the industry has to offer.
“Having the support from Victory Square Technologies as a Presenting Sponsor of the VR/AR Global Summit is truly an honour,” said Nathan Pettyjohn, President of the VR/AR Association. “Victory Square is helping to bring together a global community of some of the brightest minds in the VR and AR industry, as well as some of the leading brands utilizing VR and AR technologies. We’re excited to have them on board in a leadership position with our Global Summit.”
The VR/AR Global Summit boasts an impressive list of speakers from companies such as Amazon, NASA, IBM Watson, The Vatican, HTC Vive and Adobe Systems. Each marquee company will be offering their insight of how immersive technology is being used as a vital tool in the world’s most progressive companies today and how applications will only grow over the next few years.
“The VR/AR Global Summit is an impressive forum in which we can and will bolster our deepening pool of high tech incubation prospects while extending our reach and influence in the network of elite industry giants,” said Victory Square CEO Shafin Diamond Tejani. “Our immersive technologies and gaming division has already generated over 300% year-over-year growth in revenues derived from building customized games, AR/VR and immersive experiences for large global brands such as Chrysler, Intel, SONY, Paramount and TED. The VR/AR Global Summit is simply another stepping stone in building our presence and engagement at the highest levels of our industry.”
Victory Square will host the first-ever “Pitchfest” at the VR/AR Global Summit on Friday, September 21st, with eight startup finalists presenting their innovative technology and/or products to an audience of accredited global VR/AR investors dedicated to investing in game-changing entrepreneurs. After each finalist gives a three-minute presentation, one startup will be selected to receive a prize of $15,000 USD.
It is another example of how Victory Square has used leadership in incubation and acceleration to create an immersive technology portfolio that includes companies such as Shape Immersive, Fantasy 360 Technologies Inc. (dba Immersive Tech), V2 Games & Flo Digital Inc.
“Strong growth from this segment comes from the ingenuity behind products such as Flo Digital’s Virtual Reality Test Drive Simulator for Chrysler Canada, Immersive Tech’s customized immersive pop-up experiences built for Intel and the world’s first and most spatially accurate multi-player MR experience, created by Shape Immersive and presented at TED 2018,” noted Tejani.
Tejani added that Victory Square is very pleased with the progress of its companies in their respective immersive technology portfolios as they continue to reach milestones and leverage significant market opportunities in North America and around the world.
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