AWE is bringing superpowers to the people & here are 10 reasons why

10 reasons why you should be attending the largest AR, VR and wearables event in North America

READ: Top 10 Reasons to Attend AWE: The Wearables Edition

AWE is just around the corner. The event, which takes place in Santa Clara, California, is in it’s seventh year and 2016 is shaping up to be it’s biggest on yet.

Here are 10 reasons why.

#10 Our LARGEST expo yet with over 42,000 square feet, 3 zones and over 200 of the latest innovations in AR, VR and Wearables from smart glasses, to head-mounted displays and even brainwave monitoring headsets

#9 The 2016 US Presidential candidate for the Transhumanist Party and world renown futurist Zoltan Istvan takes the keynote stage on Day 1 to talk on how AR and VR will change politics

#8 We’ve lined up some major announcements you won’t want to miss from the likes of ODG, Intel, DAQRI, Epson, Bosch/RE’FLEKT, PTC Vuforia, Meta, APX Labs, Nvidia, Sony, Accenture and more

#7 4000 attendees from over 40 countries are expected at this years event which means that this is the event to be at to connect with other professionals in the AR, VR and Wearables space

#6 The US Olympics Senior Sports Technologist, Mounir Zok, heads up the wearables stage which will explore topics such as the impact of wearables on sports & health, fashion & textiles and neuroscience

#5 The VOID’s Curtis Hickman takes the keynote stage on Day 2 to explain how to “create the illusion of reality” with virtual reality

#4 Six speaker tracks and over 200 speakers with stages dedicated to developer workshops, Enterprise AR, and breakout rooms for AR, VR and Wearable Tech featuring major organizations such as Lockheed Martin, Boeing, Lufthansa, VW, Huawei, Google, Unity3D, Microsoft, Intel, Gensler, Indiegogo and more

#3 The After Party, Happy Hour, coffee breaks, the Auggie Awards reception and breakfasts! It’s these in-between moments at the show which always create memorable conversations and new connections.

#2 The AR vs. VR debate! Last year we hosted a debate over the adoption and impact of augmented reality and virtual reality which got very heated. We are bringing the panel back this year on the main stage with a brand new set of speakers.

#1 AWE is the LARGEST conference and expo featuring AR, VR and Wearables under one roof. This is your chance to see how these technologies are working together to bring superpowers to the people!


Augmented World Expo (AWE) is back for its seventh year in our largest conference and expo featuring technologies giving us superpowers: augmented reality, virtual reality, and wearable tech. Join over 4,000 attendees, 200+ speakers and 200+ exhibitors from all over the world including a mix of CEOs, CTOs, designers, developers, creative agencies, futurists, analysts, investors, and top press in a fantastic opportunity to learn, inspire, partner, and experience the most exciting industry of our times. Find your superpowers at AWE. Tickets on sale now www.augmentedworldexpo.com