Membership

See benefits and membership-levels outlined below. Contact us with any questions at info@thevrara.com

 
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Member Benefits:  

  • Support
    • Over 50 Chapters & 70 Staff around the world 
    • Online collaboration tool & community support among Members (Slack)
  • Programs
  • Access to theDirectory so you can be connected with over 3900 organizations, companies, brands involved in VR AR and looking for solution providers, developers, or consultants  
  • Events
    • Attendee passes for all Chapter events 
    • Discounts to industry events such as AWE, VRLA, VRTL, VRDC, VRX, CVR, GSMA MWC, NRF, VRAR World, and many more
    • VRARA and partner speaking opportunities 
  • Research
  • Marketing & Promotion
  • Co-Working & Office Spaces at WeWork, TAG Talent Garden, and others
  • Equipment Rentals/Lease for Samsung Gear VR, HTC, Facebook Oculus, Microsoft HoloLens, Sony Playstation VR, and Orah 4i, Insta 360, GoPro Omni, Nokia Ozo, Matterport. See here
  • Sponsorship opportunities 

Membership Types:

Membership dues allow the association to fund Chapter events, research and case studies, and provide the infrastructure needed to facilitate assisting members in networking and promoting their services to other members. 

Corporate: Greater than $50M in revenues (all employees get access to benefits) 

Company: With revenue or post-funding less than $50M (all employees get access to benefits) 

Start-Up: No revenue or pre-funding (all employees get access to benefits) 

Academic & Institutions: Universities & other non-profits (all students, faculty, staff get access to benefits) 

Independent Consultant or Individual: Individuals not part of, or representing a company.

Why Join The VRARA?

VRARA is a global industry association that strives to offer a connected local & global community of members through its initiatives like the Industry Committees, theDirectory, and via local Chapters that hold local events. Chapters are run by a local Chapter President that helps coordinate events, case studies, promote member companies and connect and introduce members in the local community and across the globe.

Connecting Customers with Solution Providers

The VRARA is focused on creating a member community of not only VR and AR solution providers and content creators, but also having a large percentage of members being the brands and customers of VR and AR. This serves to accelerate networking, and sharing of knowledge through case studies. 

Creating the Best Experiences and Accelerating Efficient Growth

By connecting cross vertical knowledge at a global scale, the VRARA helps members accelerate their go-to-market strategy. If you're a brand or enterprise looking to deploy a VR or AR solution, there are now thousands of solution providers globally. The VRARA can help you learn from case studies and connect you with the best solution providers for your use case. 

Who Joins the VRARA?

  • Media and entertainment companies
  • Advertising Agencies
  • Retailers
  • Brands
  • Professional sports teams
  • Software developers
  • Hardware developers
  • Healthcare operators
  • Aerospace and Defense Corporations
  • Real-Estate Architects and Developers
  • Content creators and video producers
  • Academic and entrepreneurship institutions
  • Analysts and research firms

Testimonials from Existing Members

Collaboration and insight. We are part of two VRARA committees with professionals that are open to share and learn from each other. Being part of the VRARA means being part of an inclusive group of professionals playing with one of the most powerful storytelling tools that’s ever existed.
— Pound&Grain
VRARA was invaluable for Viar.Live because of the strong support it provides for our company. Our membership in VR/AR Association has made possible for us to get introductions, generated valuable industry connections, and increased visibility for Viar.Live among the potential clients. It allowed Viar.Live to get access to the industry top minds very early on and was instrumental in our growth and understanding of the industry trends.
— Oleg Poskotin, Co-founder, Viar.Live
VRARA has been instrumental in helping Mativision expanding overseas from London. Introductions to major brands and helping build brand awareness in the US market are only some of the activities that are offered via our membership and are already driving value for us. We definitely see VRARA NYC playing a crucial role as we establish ourselves in the US market. Thanks guys!
— George Kapellos. Head of Marketing & Partnerships, Mativision
VRARA has played a tremendous role in helping to get the word out about Touchstone VR’s consumer insights services and research reports and connecting us with key VRARA partners in the U.S. Since we became members, our VR/AR research has been featured in over 25 major media publications across the world. VRARA is the answer we have been waiting for to help us build up the VR AR community here on the East Coast and at the same time expanding our connections with other amazing VRARA members across the globe. We look forward to attending future VRARA NYC sponsored events and continued partnerships with VRARA members in the years to come.
— Aaron Burch, President, Touchstone Research, Inc.
We’re excited to be part of VRARA and be in a position to make an impact in the VR community. Our opportunity with VRARA has given us access to it’s expanding network that helped us excel and break through into the global market. We continue to look forward in working with VRARA members as we venture into this new wealth of opportunity.
— LNG Studios
The VRARA has given us the boost we needed to get into the places we need to be. In a short time, the exposure to major strategic partners like the USPS, Venture Capital Investors and Major Corporate clients has given us the opportunity of a lifetime in the VR space. We continuously leverage our VRARA team and member community to gain access to the most important contacts to make our business grow.
— Dennis Adamo, Commercial Director & COO, SpaceoutVR

Contact us with any questions at info@thevrara.com