WELCOME TO THE ORLANDO CHAPTER OF THE GLOBAL ASSOCIATION FOR VR AND AR

Join us for exciting, fun, hands-on educational events. Experience VR/AR content including health and education. Introducing fun new VR/AR content and technology. Meet and greet Investors and businesses looking for new technology and products to bring to market. 

Become a member of the Orlando Chapter, get fundraising ideas and assistance, events, and a platform to present your technology or content. Receive discounts, promotions and so much more.. Let us work together in building a new culture of networking and work together in building a VR/AR community in action. 

UPCOMING EVENTS

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NEWS

THE TEAM

 Chapter President John Cunningham orlando@thevrara.com  

John is the Chief Revenue Officer for the DiSTI Corporation, a leading virtual training software and solutions provider where he is responsible for global sales, marketing and product management.  Since joining DISTI in 2017, he has been focusing on helping Manufacturing and Defense organizations incorporate Virtual and Augmented Reality technologies into their business practices.   John is located in Orlando Florida which is considered to be the Modelling and Simulation Center of the United States.


Chapter Advisory Board

Phil Loeffel  Chief Executive Officer CEO, Riptide Software

Phil Loeffel Chief Executive Officer CEO, Riptide Software

Kirstie McCool  Executive Director, Guidewell Innovation

Kirstie McCool Executive Director, Guidewell Innovation

Luis Garcia  VP, Emerging Technologies, FullSail University

Luis Garcia VP, Emerging Technologies, FullSail University

Carlos Carbonell  CEO Echo Interaction Group

Carlos Carbonell CEO Echo Interaction Group

Kevin Carpenter  Director, Global Training Siemens Power and Gas

Kevin Carpenter Director, Global Training Siemens Power and Gas

Carol Ann Dykes  Logue Manager, UCF Partnerships & Innovation

Carol Ann Dykes Logue Manager, UCF Partnerships & Innovation

Neal Finkelstein  Chief Scientist, US Army Futures Command

Neal Finkelstein Chief Scientist, US Army Futures Command

Brett Ulander  VP, Blue Drop Training and Simulation

Brett Ulander VP, Blue Drop Training and Simulation

Alethea Duhon  Technical Director, AFAMS

Alethea Duhon Technical Director, AFAMS

Ed Schons  President, Florida High Tech Corridor

Ed Schons President, Florida High Tech Corridor

Wes Naylor  CEO, Fiftypoundbrains

Wes Naylor CEO, Fiftypoundbrains

 

NETWORK

Connect and build strong relationships with key players in the VR/AR ecosystem through VRARA or partner-hosted events.

COLLABORATE 

Work with innovators in the VR/AR ecosystem across all verticals, from original content creators to innovative hardware companies.

RESEARCH

Gain unlimited, exclusive access to VRARA research and publications, or, when applicable, receive discounts to third-party reports.