First Ever LinkedIn Video Creator Summit to be Held at VidCon 2018 in Anaheim, California

Creator Summit Will Propel Emerging Social Video Platform to Expanded Visibility, Utility, and Community

Missoula, Montana, January 24, 2018 — VidCon (vidcon.com), the world’s largest online video conference for fans, creators, and industry professionals, today announced that it will extend its commitment to democratizing the creative economy by partnering with popular LinkedIn creator Goldie Chan to host the first ever LinkedIn Video Creator Summit.

The Summit will be held during VidCon’s annual June conference and expo in Anaheim, and will take place on Saturday, June 23, between 10 AM and 2 PM. The LinkedIn Video Creator Summit will be part of VidCon’s broader Creator Track, and is open to any attendee of VidCon’s Creator and Industry Tracks. The Summit will celebrate, inspire, and connect the growing community of creators on LinkedIn with a focus on fostering connections, sharing strategies for growth, and exploring new ways to extend and expand the platform.

“VidCon is the premier place for online video creators, their fans, and the industry to connect, celebrate, and further our mission of democratizing the creative economy,” said Jim Louderback, CEO of VidCon. “LinkedIn has been one of the fastest growing social video platforms over the past six months, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome this new group of creators to VidCon. Goldie Chan is an amazing creator, educator, and organizer, and we’re excited to partner on this special event.”

“This is the very first LinkedIn Video Creator Summit ever and it’s such a privilege for me to host it at VidCon — the place where everyone comes to learn about the newest video innovation,” said Goldie Chan, Founder of Warm Robots. “This summit will bring in amazing LinkedIn content creators from all over the world to share how LinkedIn video has changed their lives, businesses, and brands in only a few months.”

In addition to the creator summit, VidCon will also be curating a number of workshops and seminars focused on building success and driving revenue on the popular online video platform. The sessions will run on both the industry and creator tracks on Thursday and Friday, June 21 and 22.

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About VidCon

VidCon owns and operates the world’s largest events for and about the online video community. Each VidCon assembles fans, veteran and amateur creators, working professionals, and industry thought-leaders who gather to celebrate the online video ecosystem. The original VidCon, now renamed VidCon US, was founded by Hank and John Green. Total attendance has grown from 1,400 in 2010 to over 31,000 in 2017. VidCon Europe and VidCon Australia both debuted in 2017.

Held during the weekend of June 20-23, 2018, the 9th annual VidCon US will gather approximately 30,000 people who love and contribute to the vibrant culture surrounding online video. Join the fun at vidcon.com.

SPONSORSHIPS
Sponsorship and exhibition inquiries can be made by emailing sponsorship@vidcon.com.

PRESS CONTACT
Alison Riley, VidCon PR, press@vidcon.com