Introducing the world’s first 24-hour Metaverse festival (and everyone’s invited!)

The Meta Festival features hundreds of lectures from global brands and metaverse experts, six captivating festival zones, participant avatars and more.

Meta festival

Meta festival

AMSTERDAM, May 10, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Meta Festival is back! After a successful event in Berlin in 2021, this year’s Meta Festival, founded by the global digital agency DEPT® and JOURNEE, invites people all over the world to look into the metaverse. With the opportunity to hear from leading brands, Web3 innovators and technologists, attendees can interact in a 24-hour virtual playground. On Tuesday, June 28, taking place in Metapolis – the virtual world of the festival – all you need is a device and an internet connection to participate.

Meta Festival speakers include technologists, web3, blockchain and cryptocurrency experts, startup founders, artists, writers, creatives and more. The first wave of confirmed speakers came from brands such as H&M, Calvin Klein, Headspace, WIRED, Volkswagen Group, Coca Cola, Netflix, Paramount, PwC and Heinekenand well-known names in the metaverse space such as Cathy Hackl and DRESS.

“Despite the fact that everyone is talking about the Metaverse, only a few people have actually experienced it,” said Max Pinas, Executive Creative Director at DEPT®. “We want all brands and interested parties to be able to discover the potential of the metaverse. We hope to help attendees experience the next phase of their brand’s virtual life by bringing together a diverse lineup of speakers and entertainment.”

The festival revolves around five themes: Web3; immersive experiences; Pure and hard technique; Pop culture and the Betterverse. In addition to these five phases of ongoing sessions, the event will feature live programming tailored to each region, taking place between 2pm and 5pm local time in Singapore, Amsterdam and New York.

Meta Festival is available for free to anyone who registers through, although there are a limited number of tickets available. The festival was founded by global digital agency DEPT® and JOURNEE, the metaverse company, both known for creating some of the best-known immersive experiences.

For more information about the event, follow Meta Festival on LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram.

About DEPT®: DEPT® is a pioneering technology and marketing services company creating end-to-end digital experiences for brands like Google, Diageo, Philips, Audi, Twitch, Patagonia, eBay and more. The team of more than 2,500 digital specialists in more than 30 locations on 5 continents offers groundbreaking work on a global scale with a boutique culture. DEPT® is committed to making a positive impact on the planet and has been Climate Neutral and B Corporation certified since 2021.

During the day: Journee – The Metaverse Company™ is a premium platform that allows brands and creators to build hyper-realistic metaverses that are instantly accessible to the world. Using Journee’s cutting-edge technology that enables a seamless experience across any browser and device, a team of 50 experts designs and builds stunning and personalized virtual experiences tailored to customer goals. Journee has led wildly successful campaigns, events and platforms for many leading companies and brands in all industries around the world.

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The World’s First 24-Hour Metaverse Festival, June 28, 2022, Metapolis

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