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“I’ve learned that no matter

how much you love your


city or your state, no matter
how connected you think
you might be, sometimes
you have to step outside to
see its true potential.”
- Pharrell Williams
Virginia Beach, VA
History has made one thing clear to
many outsiders looking in at Virginia:
There is SOMETHING IN THE WATER.

It is UNDENIABLE.
IT’S TIME TO HARNESS THIS SOMETHING
IN THE WATER THAT FUELS SOME OF
THE WORLD’S MOST PROLIFIC
CREATORS, GROUNDBREAKING
SCIENTISTS, MATHEMATICIANS,
ATHLETES AND ENTREPRENEURS FOR
THE NEXT GENERATION AND BEYOND.
Where young people will meet
WE ARE others who are pushing

CREATING business & culture forward.

VIRGINIA’S Where they'll come to


DEFINING experience music, food,
sports, technology and most
GATHERING. importantly, what’s next.

THE EAST
COAST’S OWN Where these bright young minds
may find their first job out of
SOUTH X college, or they will be inspired
SOUTHWEST. to start a company of their own.
THE NAME SIMPLY
REFLECTS WHAT THE
WORLD WATCHING
VIRGINIA ALREADY
KNOWS…
SOMETHING IN THE WATER is a cultural
A MUSIC & gathering of music, comedy, art, food,
fashion, thought leaders and forward
CULTURE thinking brands. A launching pad for

GATHERING
exploration and creativity.

Spanning across the beautiful city of


Virginia Beach from the Waterfront to
the convention center hub. The multi-
venue, 3 day gathering will feature top-
tier music performances, in-depth
panel discussions, VR & AR installations,
sports activities, local art, tastefully
curated cuisine and much more.

A family friendly, safe environment for


people to touch, see, hear, taste, learn
and explore.
THE TEAM

PHARRELL CARON RON MARC


WILLIAMS VEAZEY LAFFITTE GEIGER
Artist Co - Manager Co - Manager Partner, Head
of Music WME

DONNA MACMILLAN- MEGHAN LEO EMILY


WHITAKER DIETER NITZBERG OCKENDEN
Community Co-Founder, BWG Co-Founder, BWG Director of
Relations Director  Production, BWG

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LAY OF THE LAND
With concerts, events and
installations all around Virginia
Beach- the main hub of venues will 1

VIRGIN
be located on the beach and

NORFOLK AVE

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throughout the “Vibes Creative Area”.

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LASKIN
1: Virginia Beach Convention Center

31ST S
(Indoor venue; cap 16,500)

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2: 5th St Beach Stage 6
(Outdoor venue; cap 20,000)
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3: 17th St Park 3
(Outdoor venue; cap 2,000)

4: 24th St Park
(Outdoor venue; cap 1,500) 2

5: Shakas Live
(Indoor venue; cap 200)

6. 31st St. Stage


(Outdoor venue; cap 2,000)