First VR Arcade Conference Announces Partnership With Specialist Consultant, Kevin Williams
The inaugural VR Arcade Conference scheduled for May 2-4, 2016 announces the signing of an auspicious partnership with specialist consultant in out-of-home entertainment, Kevin Williams, Founder and Director of consultancy firm KWP Ltd., Publisher of The Stinger Report, Chairman of the DNA Association.
Williams is a renowned specialist in the Digital Out-of-Home Entertainment (DOE) sector. In addition to presenting a keynote on developments in this emerging sector at the conference, the DNA Association and The Stinger Report will respectively become sponsor and media partner for this ground breaking event.
The first VR Arcade Conference will be taking place in Mountain View, California, during May and has been designed to be the first ever event that addresses the emerging application of Virtual Reality in the out-of-home entertainment sector. It has already gathered an auspicious lineup of speakers and sponsors that will present developments in this highly auspicious market sector. The conference has been designed to bring together VR hardware and software developers, venue operators and investors, with major names in the sector, who’ll expound on their plans in this key market.
Along with inspirational keynote presentations and specialist panel sessions covering the major topics impacting the growth of this attractive market, the event will include a boot camp for developers to learn how to develop content on each VR hardware platform. Many of the latest VR amusement and attraction systems will be exhibited. The deployment of VR entertainment hardware in the public-space will be defined during the three days of the conference, and the event organizers are working towards establishing licensing partnerships between hardware and software developers and the creation of a foundation to establish industry standards.
This unique conference will gather a highly exclusive audience of industry leaders and specialists, along with a number of the most influential corporations working in this sector. Tickets for the conference have gone on sale via the VR Arcade Conference website: http://www.vrarcadeconference.com
Commenting on KWP’s affiliation with this brand new conference, Kevin Williams stated “We are greatly honored to be approached by VR Arcade Conference, to be able not only to present and moderate at this ground breaking event, but also to have our trade association and media outlet promote what will be seen as a must-attend gathering for those hoping to endure and prosper in this emerging new sector”.
The need to gather the leading lights in this new sector was an essential objective for this first event. VR Arcade Conference organizer Jeremy Lam commented, “Welcoming KWP, along with the DNA Association and The Stinger Report to the mix offers us the ability to build a fantastic first event. Kevin’s considerable knowledge of this sector, and extensive contacts greatly help consolidating the event.”
This is planned to be the first of a series of regular conference events focused on the emergence of VR amusements, attractions, and facility development. Proceedings from the event will be recorded and circulated to help build a library of knowledge for those starting off in the sector or those looking to build on their existing experience. The full lineup of speakers, panel sessions and topics to be covered will be disclosed in the coming days, as well as the initial list of supporting exhibitors.
About Kevin Williams
Kevin Williams has an extensive background in the development and sales of the latest amusement and attraction applications and technologies. The UK-born specialist in the pay-to-play sector is well-known through his core consultancy business KWP Ltd., as well as being a prolific writer and presenter. He publishes The Stinger Report, which covers the emerging new out-of-home entertainment market, and has co-authored the book ‘The Out-of-Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier’ (Routledge Publishing), the first of a series charting this sector.
Kevin speaks at a number of the major trade gatherings each year, returning recently from China, the first Western consultant to be invited to present at the auspicious China Theme Park Construction Senior Seminar; travelling to present at a number of international conventions in the sector on his specialist knowledge of the business and technology. He is also one of the senior presenters at the influential Foundation Entertainment University seminar program.