Laval Virtual is one of the most important events in Europe showcasing innovations and new technologies. Virtual reality and augmented reality are the core to the show. With more than 150 exhibitors and 40 countries represented, Laval Virtual is essential for professionals, students, tech enthusiasts and curious novices.
Laval Virtual was founded in 1999 by François d'Aubert's momentum, former MP and mayor of Laval and Secretary of State for Research. The first edition was a huge success with more than 8000 participants and many Japanese universities. Laval became a major player in technologies. Over the years, Laval Virtual diversified and included augmented reality, interactive 3D and robotics.
In 2013, the number of exhibitors increases by 20%. In 2014, the surface area grew by 1000m² and in 2016 the whole area was 5500m².