We’re still figuring out this year’s agenda, so you won’t see anything for VidCon 2017 in Anaheim on this page for a few months.
Until then, take a peek at some sample events from last year, especially if you’re having a hard time deciding which badge to purchase!
Sample Community Events From VidCon US 2016:
Community badges provide access to events occurring on the ground floor of the convention center. This includes multiple stages, the Expo Hall, and the Meet & Greet Hall (if you enter the lottery during the designated time).
GAMING FOR GOOD
With Markiplier, Jacksepticeye, Danny O’Dwyer, and Vernon Shaw —
Top gamers have enlisted and utilized their energetic communities for the good of the world. Join this panel of gamers as they discuss how they successfully use their fame and engage their fans to make the world a better place.
IN THIS TOGETHER: CREATORS AND THEIR COMMUNITIES
With John Green, Casey Neistat, Hannah Hart, Lilly Singh, Burnie Burns, and William Haynes (SourceFed) —
Millions of subscribers doesn’t always equal engaged, active communities but somehow these creators have sustained some of the most energetic groups of people on the internet. Find out how they have defined certain values, identities and traits to create these stable and growing communities.
Sample Creator Events From VidCon US 2016:
Creator badges provide access to events occurring on the ground floor and second floor of the convention center (except the Meet and Greet Hall). Includes access to the Creator Track Party and Creator Keynote.
The SciShow production team is a small group of people who have producing 11 videos per week down to, well, a science. Join us for a fun, whirlwind tour of how to make a SciShow video! We’ll put you to work and take you through the process step by step. You can host, film, record audio, edit, and animate all with a SciShow crew member there to guide you and answer your questions.
THERE’S A TROLL IN THE DUNGEON
With Hannah Cranston, Julia Nunes, Emma Blackery, Boogie2988, and Laina —
Trolls vs. hate speech vs. constructive criticism vs. free speech. What’s the dif? And how do you handle all those cray cray comments? We get feedback from some tough-as-teflon creators on how they look at and deal with those pesky and priceless online comments.
HOW TO UNDERSTAND WATCH TIME
Led by Matt Gielen — There are many different ways to look at what YouTube means by “Watch Time.” We’ll break down all the various ways to analyze watch time so you get the most out of your videos.
Sample Industry Events From VidCon US 2016:
Industry badges provide access to all events occurring at VidCon, including the Signing and Photo Hall, Industry Keynote, lounge, reception, and panels.
SNAPCHAT SECRETS: GETTING STARTED, GETTING NOTICED, GETTING HUGE, GETTING PAID
Learn the secrets about how organic Snapchat influencers are creating relevant content, and building huge audiences from one of the original Snapchat stars. This session will focus on how Snapchat is different from YouTube, why ephemeral media is so important — and so different, the different types of Snapchatters, and a look at the type of content that works — and what doesn’t.
FIRESIDE CHAT: SARAH HARDEN, PRESIDENT OTTER MEDIA
Otter Media has been building an empire of targeted media properties, including Fullscreen, Crunchyroll, Rooster Teeth and now Gunpowder & Sky. Hear about the strategy from the leader of the company, and what’s next.
VIRTUAL REALITY BRAND STORIES
Many brands are embracing the emerging world of Virtual Reality to tell stories and create experiences that bring customers and prospects deeper into their product offerings. Join leaders from the top platforms and production companies as they discuss their latest efforts, and share tips and secrets on what worked, and what didn’t.