50 public figures from the NFT community, artists, celebrities, entrepreneurs & entertainers are announced in the first round lineup for VeeCon 2022 at U.S. Bank Stadium 

NEW YORK, December 20, 2021 – Gary Vaynerchuk (aka GaryVee), serial entrepreneur, CEO & Creator of VeeFriends, announced today the first round of speakers for VeeCon 2022that is taking place in Minneapolis, Minnesota on May 19 to 22, 2022. VeeCon 2022 is the world’s first NFT-ticketed conference, a first-of-its-kind, multi-day event explicitly held for an audience of 10,255 VeeFriendstoken holders. A real-life demonstration of NFT smart contract technology in action, it is a super “un-conference” jam-packed with value for NFT enthusiasts. The conference is focused around business, marketing, ideas, creativity, entrepreneurship, innovation, and competition. 

Vaynerchuk announced the line up live on discord and emphasized that there are still more names being announced and much more to come. 

Attendees will enjoy an extraordinary lineup of iconic keynote speakers, innovative and educational talks and panels, plus A-List entertainment. He added “we are getting closer to throwing the conference I always dreamt of. I am here to leverage my career and my relationships to bring the world’s greatest speakers and influencers to this conference & the VeeFriends community next May.” 

Speakers come from a diverse pool of talent and backgrounds – NFT Community & NFT Artists 

– OGs from the Internet Industry 

– Entrepreneurs 

– Public Figures

– Artists & Entertainers 

– Athletes 

– Influencers 

An extraordinary lineup of iconic keynote speakers, innovative and educational talks, and panels will be led by 

  • !ll Mind, Grammy Winning Producer 
  • Andy Chorlian, Co-Founder of Fractional 
  • Banks, Founder & Owner of FaZe Clan 
  • Beeple, Artist 
  • Becks, Senior NFT Analyst, Cool Cats 
  • Charli D’Amelio, Social Media Phenomenon 
  • Clon, Founder & Artist behind Blue Cat, Cool Cats Danny Cole, Creator, Creature World 
  • Deepak Chopra, MD, Founder of Chopra Global & The Chopra Foundation 
  • Dixie D’Amelio, Singer and Social Media Megastar Drew Austin, Partner, Red Pill Ventures Fund 
  • Elu, Founder & Creative Director, Cool Cats 
  • Erick Calderon, Founder & CEO, Art Blocks Inc 
  • Franky Aguilar, Artist, Founder of SupDucks 
  • Isaac “Drift” Wright, Artist 
  • Jade “MUMBOT” Kuei, Artist and Creator, MUMBOT WORLD Jaiden ”JASTI” Stipp, Artist 
  • Jesse Itzler, CEO & Founder 
  • Jim McNelis, CEO, Nameless 
  • John Orion Young (JOY), Artist, JOYWORLD 
  • Kevin Rose, Partner at True Ventures 
  • Kevin Smith, Writer/Director and Podcaster 
  • LADY PHE0NIX, Founder & CEO, Universe Contemporary Liam Payne, Singer & Songwriter
  • Lisa Mayer, CEO of My Social Canvas, Co-Founder of Boss Beauties Logan Paul, Entertainer, Entrepreneur and Boxer 
  • Maliha Abidi, Artist & Founder of Women Rise 
  • Matt Higgins, Entrepreneur and Co-Founder of RSE Ventures Micah Johnson, Creator of Aku 
  • Michael Lazerow, Serial Entrepreneur & Investor 
  • Mila Kunis, Producer, Actress 
  • Nadine Abdel Ghaffar, Founder of Art D’Égypte 
  • Pablo Stanley, Artist & Co-Founder of Robotos and Bueno Pplpleasr, Artist 
  • “Rizzle”, Advisor 
  • Sara Baumann, Artist & Founder of Women and Weapons Sian Morson, Artist, Head of Community at Palm & Editor @TheBlkChain 
  • Swan Sit, Queen of Clubhouse 
  • Tom Bilyeu, Co-Founder & CEO of Impact Theory Studios Tom Sachs, Artist and Founder of Tom Sachs Rocket Factory Tony Herrera, Non-Fungible Tony (NFT), Creator of Ether_Cards William Allen, VP at Adobe 
  • Yam Karkai, Co-Founder & Artist of World of Women 

In addition, we will have musical performances by future stars: Blu DeTiger 

  • Fresco Trey 
  • Immasoul 
  • Lian Faz 
  • Lil Polo Tee 
  • Lulú
  • Millie Go Lightly

About VeeCon 

VeeCon is an event for owners of Vaynerchuk’s VeeFriend NFT. VeeFriends is currently on sale through the secondary market on theOpenSea platform. 

Clickherefor the VeeCon video. Click here for more information about VeeFriends. 

About Gary Vaynerchuk 

Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and serves as the Chairman of VaynerX and the CEO of VeeFriends. Gary 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 markets and consumer behavior. In addition, Gary understands how to bring brand relevance to the forefront, whether it’s emerging artists, esports, NFT investing, or digital communications. He is a prolific angel investor with early investments in Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo, Snapchat, Coinbase, and Uber. 

About VeeFriends 

An NFT project that brought to life Gary’s ambitions of building a communityaround his creative and business passions using NFT technology and theirsmart contract capabilities. There are 268 VeeFriends and 10,255 tokens, all ofwhich Gary imagined, created and drew himself. Each character representstraits and qualities Gary admires and hopes to inspire in others. EveryVeeFriends token is for admission to VeeCon 2022, 2023 and 2024. For moreinformation visit veefriends.comand jointhe discord channel!



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