ABOUT US

Our Mission

To promote, support, connect, and inspire the arts and creative industries to boost our local economy, grow jobs, and enhance our quality of life.

Our Vision

To create and revive economic vibrancy in our neighborhood with a remarkable local vibe.

Our History

ViBe History Timeline

2019

ViBe’s co-Found Andrew Fine in named to the Inside Business Power List

2020

ViBe’s Executive Director Kate Pittman is named to 100 people to Meet in 2020 by Virginia Business Magazine.

2020

Landmark City of Virginia Beach Capital improvement and infrastructure project on 19th Street is completed adding significant

2020

ViBe’s Rainbow Crosswalk becomes permanent with Infrastructure Improvements

2021

ViBe’s co-Founder Laura Wood Habr receives a VB Human Rights Award

2021

ViBe Creative District presents internationally at the International Conference on Creative Territories for Sustainable Development based in Brazil

2021

ViBe nonprofit issues a 5 Year Report of statistic on economic impact in Virginia Beach

2021

City of Virginia Beach Capital improvement and infrastructure project on 19th Street wins a National Hardscaping Award for the intersection artworks

2021

City of Virginia Beach Capital improvement and infrastructure project on 19th Street wins a state award from the Virginia American Society of Landscape Architecture

2021

ViBe Creative District created an Urban Garden Guide to focus on environmental issues and native gardens, private business gardens receive awards from VA ASLA and Virginia GREEN.

2022

ViBe Creative District receives a VB School Partnership Award

2022

VIBe Creative District featured in Southern Living Magazine article

2022

ViBe Creative District featured in Virginia Business Magazine for placemaking initiatives in Virginia Beach

GO BEYOND THE BOARDWALK. CREATE THE VIBE.

JEFF MCWATERS
Ride the ROX
martha mcClees
Virginia Beach Vision
jody wagner
Jody’s Popcorn
KIm shuler
TowneBank
dr. amelia ross-hammond
Retired Professor
robin brickell
Fiber Artist
anne wright
Writer
charles powell
Details Interiors
derrick borte
Film Director
lawrence steingold
Woodway Management, LLC
jeremy maloney
Altruistic Design
gary ryan
Virginia museum of contemporary art
dee oliver
Author
NADINE PANICCIA
VSA Resorts
BILL GAMBRELL
Tautogs
AARON PHIPPS
LAWSON COMPANIES
BRIAN JONES
PROPERTY OWNER
robb overholt
artist & author
nadine paniccia
executive

lisa denoia
Past president

1701, Fathom Coffee, and Port & Starboard

LG Shaw
president

Wave Riding Vehicles

lg shaw
vice president

Wave Riding Vehicles (WRV)

Mia Guile
treasurer

Artist

kate pittman
secretary

Executive Director