Sponsors

VidCon is made possible by sponsors.

Absolutely no doubt about it; without the help of our sponsors, tickets would cost way more, and the conference would be way less awesome. If you’re interested in sponsoring VidCon, please click below:

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VidCon_YouTube-logo-2014-full_logo YouTube is the world’s most popular online video community allowing millions of people to discover, watch and share originally created videos. YouTube provides a forum for people to connect, inform and inspire others across the globe and acts as a distribution platform for original content creators and advertisers large and small. YouTube, LLC is based in San Bruno, Calif., and is a subsidiary of Google Inc

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Kia logo Kia Motors America is the marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corporation. KMA proudly serves as “Official Automotive Partner” of the NBA and LPGA and surpassed the 500,000 annual sales mark for the second consecutive year in 2013 following the launch of seven all-new or redesigned vehicles. Visit www.kia.com.
HLN_2014-01 HLN is the TV home for the social media generation, redefining news and information for an audience that is watching, searching, playing, sharing, shopping and creating content across all screens.

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With more than 60 wet, dry, and treat varieties, Friskies provides taste adventures that feed a cat’s playfulness and curiosity. This year Friskies is proud to present the 3rd annual internet cat video awards, “The Friskies.” Visit www.TheFriskies.com to help us find the next cat video star!
 CDS_collectivestudio_transparent A CREATOR-CENTRIC MEDIA COMPANY FOCUSED ON GROWING BRANDS, BUILDING AUDIENCES, AND EMPOWERING CREATORS to produce premium content for audiences which respects their tastes, captures their sensibilities, and invites their engagement. Collective Digital Studio has achieved unparalleled success in taking top digital creators to next level success both on and off the YouTube platform.​
 NBC_Logo_stk_med_color_blk[1] NBC Entertainment develops and schedules programming for the network’s primetime, late-night, and daytime schedules. NBC’s quality programs and balanced lineup have earned the network critical acclaim, ratings success and more Emmy Awards than any network in television history. The network finished the 2013-14 season as No. 1 in the 18-49 demo for the first time in 10 years.

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awesomeness-tv AwesomenessTV is #1 destination for teens and tweens on YouTube! Founded by Brian Robbins (Sonny With A Chance, Smallville, So Random, FRED), the channel features pop culture talk shows, comedies, scripted dramas and reality series built around pop music sensations, A-list athletes, TV personalities and YouTube stars.
inline-maker-studios-logo-a Maker Studios is a next-generation media company and the world’s largest multi-channel network. Maker is home to online video’s top programming and talent attracting 3.5 billion+ views online per month with over 250 million subscribers. To learn more, visit www.makerstudios.com.
Fullscreen-logo Fullscreen is a media company powering the creation and sharing of video with the connected generation. Creators and the world’s leading brands benefit from Fullscreen’s technology products and premium services to entertain and engage audiences. Three hundred sixty-five million subscribers generate three billion video views across Fullscreen’s global network each month. Please visit: fullscreen.net.
blankEndemol beyond logo Endemol Beyond USA is an extension of Endemol Beyond, a global premium channel network with more than 250 million views per month. Since its launch last year, Endemol Beyond USA has partnered with superstars Pitbull and Michelle Phan, Vine queen Brittany Furlan, YouTube’s musical prince MattyB and Emmy Award winner Drea de Matteo. In May, Endemol Beyond USA’s comedy vertical, beyondCOMEDY, launched its first original series “SHFTY” (“Super Happy Fun Time, Yay!”), featuring top Vine stars.
Print Variety and Variety.com provide the industry with the most comprehensive coverage of motion pictures, television and the digital space. With respected and experienced news reporters in Los Angeles, New York and around the world, Variety marries its historic coverage of the entertainment business with a technologically advanced website and new weekly print edition, offering readers the in-depth news coverage needed to remain competitive in the ever-changing entertainment industry.

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HGTV_logo America’s leading home and lifestyle brand, HGTV features a top-rated cable network that is distributed to more than 98 million U.S. households and the HGTV website, HGTV.com, the nation’s leading online home-and-garden destination that attracts an average of four million unique visitors per month.
Subbable Logo 2 Subbable is a subscription service that allows audiences to connect with and fund the creators they love in a sustained, ongoing way.
Tubestart Logo 2 Tubestart is a crowdfunding platform dedicated exclusively to online video creators. We are focused on creating a platform and community where fans of online video can connect with the people who make them, to support the content they love, while enabling creators to get the financial backing to start new or enhance existing online video channels.
 dolby Dolby Laboratories (NYSE:DLB) is the global leader in technologies that are essential elements in the best entertainment experiences. Founded in 1965 and best known for high-quality audio and surround sound, Dolby creates innovations that enrich entertainment at the movies, at home, or on the go.
Penguin_Logo-2 Penguin Group (USA) LLC is one of the leading U.S. adult and children’s trade book publishers, owning a wide range of imprints and trademarks, including Viking, G. P. Putnam’s Sons, Dutton, Dial, Philomel, Grosset & Dunlap, Puffin, and Razorbill, among others. The Penguin Group is a Penguin Random House company.
Stylehaul_logo StyleHaul is a leading multi-platform marketing solution for global fashion and beauty brands with scale. The StyleHaul network on YouTube has 4,000+ channels in 60+ countries and 140+ million network subscribers. StyleHaul is cultivating a generation of fashion-forward influencers, who create, share and engage with their community online.
BestBuy Best Buy is the world’s largest consumer electronics retailer and preferred destination for the latest and greatest in technology products and services. Whether purchasing online or at one of our over 1400 store locations, Best Buy promises to allow customers to shop where and when they choose. Visit www.bestbuy.com for more.
Loudr Logo Loudr is the only music licensing and distribution platform where artists can sell any recording – from cover songs to mash-ups to original music – at no upfront expense. Powered by a team of musicians in San Francisco, California, Loudr eliminates music business headaches and allows artists to spend more time doing what they love: creating.
VideoInk_Logo VideoInk is the most reputable source for breaking and daily news on the online video industry, including analysis and special features.
SY_Logo_New_Transparent copy Snap Yourself! is a photo experience. We provide custom tailored photo booths for any event. Using the space around us as our canvas, and giving you the control to snap it, we enable users to express themselves, have fun while doing it and making it easy to share afterwards.
Screen Shot 2013-07-11 at 1.15.40 PM Tubefilter is a daily must-read and the leading digital entertainment media company covering the online video industry. It is the definitive source for digital entertainment news, YouTube and online video program reviews, and new media events. Visit us. Watch us. Follow us. Become a fan.
TUB001.Tubular.Logo.RGB Tubular is the only intelligent video marketing platform. Tubular software and services help YouTube creators, brands, and publishers elevate their brands to the forefront of video. Tubular’s AudienceGraph provides actionable insights based on the behaviors of 150M unique viewers.  Over 2,000 publishers, collectively with 2B monthly views and 197M subscribers, use Tubular to grow their audiences 54% faster.
Screen Shot 2013-05-13 at 10.10.14 AM Orabrush, Inc. is an online video marketing brand builder. Using its “reverse marketing model” with YouTube, the company has built two multi-million dollar brands: the Orabrush tongue cleaner and the Orapup dog breath brush. Devoted to promoting the online video community on YouTube, Orabrush has sponsored VidCon since its inception.
defy-media-logo-for-light-backgrounds DEFY Media creates some of the most popular programming in digital media under top-ranked brands including SMOSH, AWEme, Break, Clevver, The Escapist, The Gloss, and Screen Junkies, together reaching over 125 million consumers monthly through owned web, YouTube, mobile, social, and OTT platforms. DEFY’s capabilities in production, distribution, marketing and promotion have enabled a powerful bond with the 13-34 audience across multiple platforms, as well as innovative partnerships with leading YouTube creators and the world’s largest brands.
UTA_Logo_4C_P UTA is a premier global talent and literary agency representing many of the world’s most widely-known figures and companies in every current and emerging area of entertainment, from Oscar and Emmy-winning artists, to today’s most popular digital influencers and studios, to innovative Fortune 500 companies.
Canon_K Canon U.S.A. Inc. provides the latest in digital imaging technology.  From pocket-sized, wifi-enabled HD camcorders to DSLRs outfitted with sharp lenses and advanced auto-focusing features to digital cinema cameras that capture 4K in the palm of your hand, Canon has the right tool for beginning and professional storytellers alike.
samsung_modified_brandline_cw For over 70 years, Samsung has been dedicated to making a better world through diverse businesses that today span advanced technology, semiconductors, fashion, medicine, and more. Our flagship company, Samsung Electronics, leads the global market in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media. To discover more of the award-winning Samsung products you love, please visit www.samsung.com.
 What's Trending_Logo_Fin-01 What’s Trending is a multiplatform media company that brings audiences the stories behind the hottest trending topics and personalities on YouTube and beyond. Reaching over 20,000,000 impressions per month across partners like YouTube, Virgin America, and iHeartRadio, the Primetime Emmy nominated What’s Trending is a recognized leader in the online video space.
 Kin-LOGO-BLUSH-01 Kin Community brings together the top lifestyle creators on YouTube. We are the number one women’s community, delivering high-quality, female-focused video content across lifestyle verticals including food, fashion, beauty, DIY and home. Headquartered in Santa Monica, Kin Community is a DECA company.
 showbox logo-01 ShowBox.com a cloud based content creation platform, the coolest new frontier in semi-pro video creation. ShowBox platform empowers everyone to achieve professional standards of production quality, Incl: 3D studio backgrounds, customizable graphical packages, free stock footage selection, special effects, digital make-up and more. All done intuitively within minutes, no prior knowledge or special equipment required. ShowBox: Show the world.
 logo Plaid Social Labs is a boutique media agency that places brands within the YouTube and Vine influencer communities to increase awareness, lift retail sales, establish product credibility, and build an active community of brand advocates. Plaid works with over 20,000 YouTube and Vine influencers, including many in the top hundred.
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Videomaker, the #1 camcorder and digital video production magazine, and Videomaker.com features the latest tips, tricks, techniques and product reviews to help you make professional-level video. Sign up for free daily video production tips and download free training reports at videomaker.com/vidcon.
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Magisto is an automatic video-editing platform that lets users turn everyday moments into share-worthy movies in a few clicks. Users select photos and videos and, in minutes, Magisto uses artificial intelligence to select the most compelling moments and turn them into beautiful movies, complete with music and effects. Magisto is available on iOS, Android, the Web and Amazon Fire TV.

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glide_logo_blue-01 Glide is the fastest way to send video messages to friends. Videos are sent as they’re recorded, so they can be watched live or later. Whenever’s convenient. All messages are saved on the cloud so they don’t take up any space on your phone and you can rewatch them anytime.
Sachtler is a worldwide market leader for professional camera support systems in broadcast, documentary, film and pro-video applications. Engineered in Germany and known for their quality and reliability, Sachtler offers an extensive range of premium products. For more information, visit www.sachtler.com.​
 TB-LiveMas-black Taco Bell is the nation’s leading Mexican-inspired quick service restaurant. Taco Bell serves customizable tacos, burritos, and specialties such as the exclusive Doritos® Locos Tacos and lower calorie Fresco Menu. The company encourages customers to “Live Más,” both through its food and in ways such as its Feed The Beat® music program and its nonprofit organization, the Taco Bell® Foundation for Teens™.
 Machinima-BlackStackedLogo Machinima is the leading video entertainment network for young males and video gamers around the world. One of the top entertainment networks on YouTube, Machinima features scripted series, original content, weekly and daily shows, official publisher content, gameplay videos, and much more.
 hwr_logo_web copy HollywireTV is the destination for all things trending in entertainment and pop culture. Through in-studio and red carpet interviews, daily news segments and more, host Chelsea Briggs stays on the pulse of buzzing internet content to deliver a fresh, quirky take on the wonderful world of all things Rad.
Print Keywords Press is the first publishing imprint specifically created to produce, in print and digital formats, works by today’s leading online influencers. Launched by Atria Publishing Group/Simon & Schuster, Inc. and United Talent Agency, Keywords is home to authors including Shay “ShayCarl” Butler, Shane Dawson, Justine Ezarik, Connor Franta and Joey Graceffa.