Jake Resnicow is the premiere promoter in the LGBTQ+ space, honored as one of the OUT100 Most Influential LGBTQ People of the Year. His Pride Festivals in New York, Miami, Las Vegas and Los Angeles are spectacles. He’s produced some of the most prestigious fundraiser events, raising over $30M for organizations including Life Ball, Trevor Project, The White Party Gala, Ali Forney Center, Lambda Legal and It Gets Better. His record-breaking WorldPride event at Javits Center featured among others Kygo, Bette Midler, Cyndi Lauper and Billy Porter and raised over $500,000 for charity. He is the founder of the cutting-edge destination festivals Dreamland and Utopia, most recently headlined by Diplo, Purple Disco Machine, Sofi Tukker, and Kim Petras.
Ty Sunderland is NYC’s leading LGBTQ promotor. With 4 signature events in the NY area, Ty is known for sell out Pop and Disco parties. Ty is also a world renowned DJ; from 7 AEG presented sold out shows at Webster Hall in 2021 to DJing Gigi Hadid’s birthday, and The Met Gala official after party.
The Festival will also mark the first-ever hybrid Pride event, taking place live and in the metaverse in MetaPride Land. Physical restrictions no longer prevent our community from celebrating Pride. Discrimination becomes disempowered. MetaPride Land is a safe and anonymous place for people to gather online to celebrate Pride from the safety of their homes, and choose their level of immersion through sociable experiences. For more info, visit www.MetaPrideLand.com