The NFT-ticketed conference VeeCon returns for a second year in May. The event, founded by entrepreneur Gary Vaynerchuk, has announced a portion of the highly anticipated speakers for the event and is sharing a second round Friday of company executives, artists, media personalities and celebrities who will appear.
What Happened: VeeCon 2023 will be hosted in Indianapolis, Indiana at multiple locations, including the TCU Amphitheater at White River State Park and Lucas Oil Stadium.
The event is hosted by VeeFriends, Gary Vee, and Vaynerchuk.
The event takes place from May 18 to May 20. Busta Rhymes was highlighted as the opening night performer in the first speaker announcement.
VeeCon 2023 will feature musical performances, speeches, panels and fireside chats about Web 3 topics from some of the biggest names in the world of technology, pop culture, business and finance.
Vee said that we're going to do it bigger and badder than we did in 2022.
VeeCon was called an unconference with the mission to build relationships, community and provide education in the Web 3 space.
VeeCon 2023 will be a bigger and bolder event – think Young Davos meets SXSW, Vee told Benzinga previously.
VeeFriends and VeeFriends announced additional speakers and entertainers for VeeCon 2023 on Friday.
Neil Patrick Harris, best known for roles on Doogie Howser, M.D., is one of the new speakers announced Friday. How I met your mother, Harold Kumar and Starship Troopers. The rest of the speakers added are below:
Drew Austin, Founding Manager of Red Beard Ventures and Co-Founder of Knights of Degen, is the co-founder of Drew Austin.
Jacqueline Parkes, the former CMO of Major League Baseball and MTV Entertainment Group are the former CMO of Major League Baseball.
Pam Kaufman, President and CEO of International Markets, Global Consumer Products and Experiences at Paramount.
Harry Hudson, Artist, Philanthropist and founder of Hey, I'm Here For You!
Timbaland is an artist, producer, author and co-founder of Beatclub and Verzuz.
I am so excited about the speakers this year, especially the broadness of the subject matters, such as business, marketing, pop culture, innovation, creator economy, and all the subject matters that are essential in 2023. Vee told Benzinga that it will be obvious to everyone as they continue to see the lineup.
VeeCon tickets holders of VeeFriends NFTs were airdropped tickets for VeeCon 2023. The tickets are sold on secondary markets like Opensea. The floor price on tickets to the event is currently 0.169ETHUSD, or around $292.
VeeFriends NFTs have a floor price of 4.25 ETH, or $7,322 at the time of writing.
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