First ideas

In the course of 2016, in Gelsenkirchen, the first ideas around the topic of Virtual Reality are developed. Florian and Patrick Becker are planning the opening of their VR arcade “” and the business development of the City of Gelsenkirchen has also recognized the potential of this new technology. Dr. Christopher Schmitt, Head of the Department of Economic Affairs, brings the idea of a VR weekend in Ückendorf into play. Initial talks between VRoom, the players in the district development project and the business development department take place and the first ideas for VR events in Ückendorf are spun.