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Welcome to AWE Nite Vancouver

We are here to advance the augmented reality industry in Vancouver by connecting and empowering its community.

AWE Nite Vancouver is a place for developers, creators, investors, founders, corporate decision makers and curious folk to come together to celebrate the activity and devote conviction around building a virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) hub in Vancouver.

AWE Nite Vancouver is part of AWE, the world’s #1 XR event series, with a reach of over 250,000 professionals all dedicated to the adoption and growth of augmented reality as the next wave of computing. AWE produces conferences dedicated to XR (AR/VR/MR) in the USA, Europe, Asia, and Tel Aviv and hosts AWE Nite meetup (https://www.meetup.com/pro/awe/)events in Toronto, Vancouver, San Francisco, Chicago, Phoenix, Vancouver, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Berlin, and New York.

If you wish to demo, sponsor, speak or volunteer at one of our events, please contact us using this form: https://usa2018.augmentedworldexpo.com/awe-nite-meetups/ .

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Upcoming events (1)

AWE Nite Vancouver - XR & Metaverse Meetup

TTT Studios


Automated Testing, Digital Twins, Immersive Sound and XR Innovation:
AWE Nite Vancouver is returning to bring together the YVR AR, VR & MR communities, with our next event taking place on April 6, 2023.

The event will give the local XR & Metaverse industry a forum to showcase platforms and solutions from across the spatial computing world, providing attendees with the opportunity to build connections with other XR professionals, learn about the latest industry trends and best practices, and help others discover XR technology to support the industry’s growth.


  • 5:45 pm - Doors open
  • 6:15 pm - Introductions from organizers
  • 6:30 pm - Presentations and Q&A sessions from 4 Vancouver-based XR companies/organizations (See below for speakers)

Who is the event for?
This event is for you if you are interested in XR and the Metaverse or work in immersive tech, gaming, Augmented Reality, Virtual Reality, Artificial Intelligence or Web3 and/or related areas.

Event Speakers:
Jose Hernandez
Jose is the CEO of TTT Studios, an award-winning innovation studio that creates delightful experiences for forward-thinking companies. Jose has pushed the company to become one of the most creative, capable and respected software studios in the Canadian tech ecosystem. With a team of high-calibre digital consultants, project managers, designers and engineers, TTT Studios's portfolio comprises mobile, web, AR and VR digital experiences created for Fortis BC, AMA, Unity, Paladin Securities and Later, among others. Apart from client work, Jose launched XR Experience Labs. This company-wide initiative promotes innovation by allowing the team to fearlessly experiment, create and test proof of concepts in the XR/Immersive space.

TTT Studios
TTT Studios is a digital consulting and software development company with the mission to transform your ideas into digital experiences that users love. With more than 150 clients around the world, we deliver projects in consulting, UX/UI design and custom software in the mobile, web, AR, VR and backend development space.


Mirko Vogel
Mirko is the Managing Partner @ Vaudeville Sound, a multi-award-winning sound studio that is the leader in immersive and spatial sound production and development. Mirko is an experienced and internationally recognized sound designer, composer, engineer and software developer in the field of 3D and Holographic Sound.
His projects have taken him to over 60 countries with a broad spectrum of collaborations from indie rock bands to Grammy-winning artists, brands, filmmakers, TV producers and video game publishers.

Vaudeville is an international sound company specializing in immersive sound spanning 3 countries and housing some of the world's most talented sound designers, programmers, sound recordists, foley artists, editors and mixers.


Navjeet Chhina
Navjeet is the Founder & CEO of Genius Ventures Inc, an XR/Metaverse innovation studio for the world's leading brands. Navjeet has years of executive and product management experience in the AR/VR/Metaverse industry, has led enterprise partnerships with Microsoft, Meta and Verizon and has established XR business use cases for various industries and major brands such as Adidas, Media Monks, Live Nation, UPS, Honda, Acura, Walmart, Yahoo, Snapchat, Warner Media, Phoenix Suns and the NFL.

Genius Ventures Inc
Genius Ventures design and builds Metaverse business solutions for the world’s leading brands. They offer end-to-end solutions from ideation, design, 3D asset creation, software engineering, deployment and maintenance.


Rob Gutierrez
Rob is a Co-Founder and CEO of GameDriver, an industry pioneer in 3D quality assurance automation. An industry veteran and leader specializing in test automation, Rob worked with some of the world’s largest companies to help them navigate digital transformation for over 10 years.

GameDriver is committed to helping companies build a repeatable, scalable and maintainable quality journey through the implementation of accessible, cost-effective automation solutions.

About your AWE Nite Vancouver Organizers:
Navjeet Chhina – Genius Ventures Inc.
Nikolai Vassev – Rocket VR Health
Sam Sprigg – Auganix

About AWE:
AWE is the world's leading online community and events provider for everything Spatial Computing, including AR, VR & MR (collectively XR), as well as enabling technologies (AI, 5G, haptics & more).

Past events (15)

AWE Nite Vancouver - XR & Metaverse Meetup

The University of British Columbia