This invitation-only media event revealed the new 2012 Volkswagen Beetle. In attendance was local and international press (over 300 attendees), as well as key Volkswagen executives including: Jonathan Browning, Volkswagen USA CEO, Luca de Meo, Head of Global Marketing and Klaus Bischoff, Chief Designer VW Global Brand. Guests enjoyed the sounds of DJ Pete Wentz while food and beverage was served throughout. The New York performance was streamed live, with highlights following on MTV networks around the world.
The Five Points Festival is a collision of toys, comics, and counterculture curated by Clutter Magazine and presented by Midtown Comics. A designer toy and comic convention in New York’s Lower East Side, Five Points is two days and nights of comic artists and writers, vinyl and plastic toys, original art, resin, plush, blind boxes, graphic novels, indie comics, blanks, minis, kaiju, Japanese vinyl, posters, prints, apparel, food trucks, and craft breweries – capped off by the 2017 Designer Toy Awards. The antidote to the average con, Five Points brings tastemakers, misfits, and rebels together with the new, retro, and infamous in a one-of-a-kind marketplace.