Match XR 2021

17-18 November 2021

The future of metaverse, the VR concerts of Nightwish – experience Finnish XR at Match XR 2021, the biggest industry event in the Nordics!

Match XR 2021

Experience Finnish XR!

How does the future of metaverse look? What lessons did organizing virtual concerts for Nightwish teach? How is the biggest VR production in Finland coming along? Experience the state of Finnish XR industry at Match XR 2021!

Match XR is the biggest annual XR event in the Nordics. In November 2021, it will bring the AR/VR community together for the 5th time. Held over two days in the virtual VR Pavilion Finland, the event will be streamed into AltspaceVR and on YouTube.

Join us for an exciting dive into the Finnish XR industry, panels and presentations, business tips, and much more!

Screenshot from AltspaceVR: a huge screen under northern lights.

Event program

Keynote speeches, panels, networking – Match XR 2021 program is a deep dive into the state of the Finnish XR scene. The first day will be streamed from Helsinki XR Center’s live venue, and the second day will be held entirely virtually. Detailed information on the program is coming soon!

Program on the Match XR website >


17th of November > Day 1

Presentations held from HXRC’s live venue and streamed to VR Pavilion Finland in AltspaceVR and YouTube. Live mingling for startups and companies.

18th of November > Day 2

Presentations and interviews held in VR Pavilion Finland and its Partner Worlds in AltspaceVR and streamed to YouTube. Online mingling for anyone interested in the industry.

Screenshot from AltspaceVR: an avatar is standing in front of a virtual gallery.

How to attend

1. Register for the event on Eventbrite

2. Choose how to attend:

Virtual Reality: Join us in VR Pavilion Finland on AltspaceVR. It is advisable to download AltspaceVR on your computer or headset and set up a profile beforehand.

Code for AltspaceVR app: UFP219

Event on the AltspaceVR website >

Livestream: Watch the event through the livestream on YouTube.

More about registration on the Match XR website >

Screenshot from AltspaceVR: an info desk in an event space, illuminated by northern lights.


Match XR 2021 is created in close partnership with representatives of the Finnish XR industry, as well as international guests. At Match XR 2021 you can hear their thoughts on the state of XR in panels and presentations, and chat with them in AltspaceVR. Many of our partners have also created their very own virtual worlds, which are open for visitors during the event.

See the full list of participants on the Match XR website >

  • Ameliate
  • Business Finland
  • Ctrl Reality
  • FlyAR
  • Glue
  • Immersal LTD
  • MeKiwi
  • Microsoft Finland
  • School of Gaming
  • Skeleton Conductor
  • Softability Oy
  • Testbed Helsinki
  • University of Portsmouth – CCIXR
  • Varjo Technologies
  • Virtual Switzerland
  • WakeOne
  • XR4Europe
  • ZeroEvents
  • Zoan

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Supported by

Metropolia University of Applied Sciences
Finnish Virtual Reality Association
Helsinki-Uusimaa Regional Council
City of Helsinki
Business Finland
Tampere Game Hub

Previous events

Match XR 2021 will be the 5th annual XR event. See images from Match XR 2020 below, or read about the physical Match Up 2019 event.


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