Apply to the Immersive Design Summit

Do you create immersive entertainment? Are you interested in sharing ideas, creating friendships, and inspiring new projects?

The Immersive Design Summit (IDS) aims to further the art, design, and business of immersive experience design by supporting a spectrum of creators in the genre.

Immersive Design Summit stage.

If you create escape rooms, IDS is seeking to bring you into this growing immersive community. Share your knowledge and learn from other creators.


  • Dates: February 22-23, 2019
  • Location: Swedish American Hall in San Francisco, CA
  • Application Deadline: Sunday, November 18th at 11:59pm Pacific
  • Applying to attend is free
  • If you get accepted, a ticket will cost $495
  • Full and partial scholarships are available.

The 2019 event will include twice the people and twice the content as in 2018.

Immersive Design Summit audience.

About IDS

IDS is a co-production of No Proscenium, Epic Immersive, and First Person Travel.

The event brings together creators from immersive/ interactive/ site-specific theatre, alternate reality games, escape rooms, virtual/ mixed/ augmented reality, and live action role playing.

For more information, read the inclusion statement.

Immersive Design Summit 2019 speaker grid.

Whom will you meet?

You will hear from: Mycotoo, Magic Leap, Dreamscape Immersive, Refinery 29, Participation Design Agency, SYPartners, Strange Bird Immersive (2017 Golden Lock-In Award recipients), The Tension Experience/ Theatre Macabre, Shunt, and Giant Spoon.

More speakers are still to be announced.

Speakers from last year will be returning in different capacities. These include Two Bit Circus, The Speakeasy SF, Scout Expedition Co., Just Fix It Productions, Overlook Film Festival, Meridian Adventure Co., Capital W, Whisperlodge, and Oculus.

Room Escape Artist will be attending as media. We look forward to seeing you there!

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