Community badges provide access to events occurring on the ground floor of the convention center and content at the Marriott next door. This includes multiple stages, the Expo Hall, and the Signing & Photo Lottery.
Creator badges provide access to events occurring on the ground floor and second floor of the convention center (except the Signing and Photo Hall) as well as content at the Marriott. Includes access to the Creator Track, Creator Keynote, Creator Lounges, and Creator Track Reception.
Industry badges provide access to all events occurring at VidCon (including the Signing and Photo Hall). Includes access to the Industry Track, Industry Keynote, Industry Lounge, and Industry Reception. Learn more about the Industry track here.
Come chat with Colleen Ballinger (creator of Miranda Sings) at this exciting Q&A! No questions are off limits, so don’t miss this once in a lifetime opportunity to learn all about the girl behind the quirky, confident, bizarre, lipstick-wearing character that Colleen created 7 years ago.
Diverse representation is not just important, but audiences love it! So when it comes to YouTube, how does race play a role in a creator’s content, audience reach, and success? And does it even matter? Join us for a chat with some of YouTube’s most successful and diverse creators from the world of beauty, music and comedy.
Join some of Vine’s top creators as they share how they create such incredible content. What have they learned as their channels have grown in recent years? And how do they keep coming up with such amazing ideas that fit in just six seconds?
As a creator, it can seem impossible to break through the noise and get your content noticed by viewers. How do you make meaningful connections with other creators? How do you find people to collaborate with? How do you build an audience? In this workshop, we will give you practical tips and will also help you avoid critical mistakes you could make when trying to get yourself out there.
Negative comments sting — there’s no two ways about it. Learning how to disregard the trolls is a skill, and if you can get beyond that, some comments can be genuinely helpful constructive criticism. Learn how to keep a cool head amongst the hate, when to respond, and how to use critique as an opportunity to grow.
Channels often become known for an identity, and it can be scary to risk audiences by trying new things. These top creators have moved past their original channels, and have developed content and grown audiences across verticals. They’ll tell you how they got their communities to follow them across projects and content styles, and cultivated new audiences for their new ventures.
Given the massive uptick in Facebook video consumption over the past year, the world’s largest social network is continuing to rollout new and powerful ways for brands to engage their audiences through video. Brands are becoming increasingly attracted to Facebook video because of its paid media efficiencies, high engagement and potential for massive scale. However, it’s not as easy as posting video content and watching the views rack up. In this talk, Druding will discuss ways to leverage video effectively and drive engagement through powerful storytelling.
Periscope, YouNow, FacebookLive and other Live Video apps have opened up a new world for creators and brands to build communities, drive engagement and create value. But it’s not as simple as just turning on the camera and starting to speak. Learn from one of the leading live streaming experts about how to really leverage this new platform, and how to track the return on your streaming investment. This session will go through case studies, cover how to track your views, drive engagement, tips for producing the best content and secrets for driving outrageous engagement.
Since its beginnings, Twitter has been the way stars connect with their audiences. Where there was once just 140 characters, we have photos, gifs, and now live video. Connecting with your fans has never been more instant, more rich, and more measurable. In this session, Twitter’s talent lead, Kate Bowen, will unveil what every creator, marketer, audience development expert, and producer should know: the most effective ways to reach your audience, how to ignite a global conversation, and how Twitter makes stars more valuable in the marketplace.