VeeCon is a multi-day superconference with discussions and performances from iconic and emerging leaders in web3, Business, and Popular Culture. VeeCon 2023 is the 2nd annual first-of-its-kind NFT-ticketed super-conference for the VeeFriends and the Web3 community to come together and learn, share ideas and build lasting.
Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and serves as the Chairman of VaynerX, the CEO of VaynerMedia, and the Creator & CEO of VeeFriends. Veynerchuk is considered one of the leading global minds on what's next in culture, relevance, and the internet. Known as "GaryVee," he is described as one of the most forward thinkers in business – he acutely recognizes trends and patterns early to help others understand how these shifts impact consumer behavior. Whether it's emerging artists, esports, Web3, or digital communications, Vaynerchuk understands how to bring brand relevance to the forefront. He is a prolific angel investor with early investments in companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo, Snapchat, Coinbase and Uber.
VeeFriends founder, and NFT thought leader Gary Vee announces the first round of VeeCon 2023 speakers and entertainment headliners. The three-day VeeFriends superconference features rap legend Busta Rhymes as its featured opening night headline artist this year! Furthermore, the event takes place on May 18 and is all set to host a plethora of esteemed guests across industries like business, technology, and art. So, let’s take a look at the initial lineup for VeeCon 2023.
VeeCon 2023 is the second annual NFT-ticketed conference hosted by Gary ‘Vee’ Vaynerchuk. Essentially, the annual conference is a celebration of the NFT/Web3 ecosystem presented by his hugely successful NFT project ‘VeeFriends’. The event also offers attendees the opportunity to participate in programming about various topics. These include business, marketing, entrepreneurship, innovation, ideas, creativity, and competition.
This year, rap icon Busta Rhymes headlines the entertainment at the opening night of VeeCon. VeeCon 2023 will be held in Indianapolis May 18-20, 2023. Vaynerchuk has revealed the growing lineup of entrepreneurs, artists, and influencers from around the world. The esteemed guests participate in speeches, panels, and also fireside chats. The topics covered include business, innovation, technology, marketing, and pop culture.
VeeFriends Series 1 token holders receive their tickets to VeeCon 2023 directly in their wallets via an airdrop in the coming weeks.
The first extraordinary lineup of iconic keynote speakers, innovative and educational talks, and panels at VeeCon 2023 are as follows:
Adam Brotman, CEO & Co-Founder of Forum3
AJ Vaynerchuk, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of VaynerSports
Andy Krainak, President of VeeFriends
Andy8052, Founder of Tessera
Arlan Hamilton, Founder & Managing Partner of Backstage Capital
Avery Akkineni, President of Vayner3
Betty, CEO and Co-Founder of Deadfellaz
Bob Pittman, Chairman and CEO of iHeartMedia Inc.
Bozoma Saint John, Hall of Fame Inducted Marketing Executive, Author, and Entrepreneur
Carly Reilly, Founder and Host of Overpriced JPEGs
Carolyn Everson, Senior Advisor at Permira
Cathy Hackl, Chief Metaverse Officer at Journey Luxury and Fashion Innovator
Chris Lyons, President of Web3 Media at a16z crypto
Cindy Gallop, Founder and CEO of MakeLoveNotPorn
Cordell Broadus (Champ Medici), Founder of Welcome To The Block
David Rodolitz, Founder and CEO of Flyfish Club
Daymond John, Star of ABC’s Shark Tank, CEO of The Shark Group, CEO and Founder of FUBU
Deepak Chopra, Founder of Chopra Foundation and Chopra Global
DeeZe, Director of Vibes at Tessera
Eric Thomas, No. 1 Motivational Speaker in The World
Eric Wattenberg, CEO of VaynerWATT
Erik Zettersten, Head of Technology at VeeFriends
Fonz, CEO of tokenproof
Gfunk, CEO and Founder of Pixel Vault
Ian Rogers, Chief Experience Officer of LEDGER
!llmind, Music Producer of Squad Of Knights
Imari Oliver, Founder and CEO of Bond and Play
Jackie Woodward, Chief Brand and Marketing Officer of Bojangles Restaurants, Inc.
Jaiden Stipp, Artist and Creator of Jastidesigns LLC
Jasmine Maietta, Founder and CEO of round21
Jeff Carvalho, Founder of Burrata / Highsnobiety
Jeff Staple, Founder of STAPLE and Reed Art Department
Jen Stark, Artist and Creator of The Vortex Collection, Cosmos and more
Jenny from the blockchain, Content Creator, Head of Marketing for evaluate.xyz, Co-host of NFT Catcher Pod
Jimmy McNelis, CEO of Nameless
John Henry, Co-CEO and Co-Founder of LOOP
Julie Pacino, Filmmaker and Photographer, Creator of Keepers of the Inn
Lisa Mayer, CEO and Co-Founder of Boss Beauties
Maha Abouelenein, CEO and Founder of Digital and Savvy
MaryRuth Ghiyam, Founder and CEO of MaryRuth Organics
Matt Van Horn, Co-Founder of June
May Niu, Director of Media Operations of VeeFriends
Miguel Patricio, CEO of Kraft Heinz
MUMBOT, Artist & Creator of MUMBOT WORLD
Nyla Hayes, Artist, Founder and CEO of Long Neckie Ladies
Peter Chun, Global Head of Platform at VaynerX
Pop Wonder, Artist
Rachel Tipograph, Founder and CEO of MikMak
Rafael Ilishayev, Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Gopuff
Rich Kleiman, Co-Founder of Boardroom
Richard Dickson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mattel
Richerd, Co-Founder of Manifold
Sam Hysell, Co-Founder and Chief Strategy Officer of nft now
Sara Baumann, Artist and Founder of Women and Weapons
Scooter Braun, Founder of SB Projects, CEO of HYBE America
Shonduras, Founder of The Spacestation!
Sian Morson, Founder of The BlkChain
SLOTH, Artist and Founder, Creator of Chilled SLOTH
Snowfro, Founder of Art Blocks, Creator of Chromie Squiggle
Steven Bartlett, Entrepreneur, Author, and Host of “The Diary of a CEO”
Swan Sit, Web3 Advisor and Creator
Tom Bilyeu, CEO of Impact Theory
there will be over 100 speakers at VeeCon 2023, hundreds to be revealed in the next couple of weeks. “VeeCon 2023 will be a bigger and bolder event, think Young Davos meets SXSW,” Vaynerchuk. Get Ready for the Ultimate NFT Event.
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