MAKE BEING YOURSELF A FULL-TIME JOB

The Creator Track has access to VidCon on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 and will begin its specialized content, networking opportunities, and workshops on Thursday, July 11, 2019. View our View our Full Creator Agenda.

With your Creator Track ticket you can:

  • Attend Creator Chats (by lottery only — no longer accepting entries).
  • Attend Creator Keynotes, panels, and workshops for insider tips from Featured Creators.
  • Meet up with like-minded creators at exclusive, themed networking sessions.
  • Hang out in the Creator Track Lounge to swap ideas and meet creators from around the world.
  • Party, dance, and make friends at the Creator Track Reception.
  • Learn how to grow your audience, manage your brand, and find your voice.
  • Access everything that Community Track attendees can except the Meet & Greet Hall or Lottery.

Please note: This ticket does NOT include access to the Meet & Greet Hall or Lottery.

Ready for an upgrade? Learn about the Industry Track here.

Creator Track Lounge

Thursday, 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Friday, 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Saturday, 9:00 AM – 6:30 PM
Room 303CD

Calling all creators! Come and unwind in the Creator Track Lounge. This is a space where aspiring creators can network, collaborate, recharge, and even record a quick video or two!

Creator Track Reception Sponsored by RØDE Microphones

Saturday, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
ACC 300 Level & California Terrace

Calling all content creators! Join your peers, new friends, and some of the RØDE Microphones crew on the California Terrace (3rd floor of the ACC) on Saturday, July 13 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM for an exclusive creators-only get-together! A cash bar will be available for attendees over 21.

Don’t forget to check out the Creator Track Networking Sessions!

VidCon Creator Certification Program

Introducing the inaugural VidCon Creator Certification Program — open exclusively to Creator and Industry Track attendees! We’ve carefully curated three categories of sessions Production Skills, Audience Development, and Career Essentialsfocused on helping you develop specific skill sets with the goal of educating you and legitimizing your experience at VidCon. Led by industry innovators and leaders, each category of sessions will teach participants the latest and most valuable trends and skills to excel in the world of online video. By participating in a minimum of four sessions in a single category, you will earn an official VidCon Creator Certification.

How it works:
Take a look at the categories below and decide which sessions you would like to attend. At the end of any of the sessions listed below, please find a Grey Badge VidCon employee 3and get your RFID bracelet scanned. Scanning will begin15 minutes before through 20 minutes after the end of each session. The only way to get credit for a session is to get your RFID bracelet scanned!

If you complete four or more sessions within one category and get your bracelet scanned, the VidCon team will email you by Friday, July 26 to confirm your successful completion of the program. That email will also provide you with instructions on how to add this certification to your LinkedIn profile. You only need to complete one category to qualify, but feel free to complete as many as you’d like.

Certification Coursework

Advancing Your Production Skills

THURSDAY JULY 11
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Ballroom E | Writing Scripted Content for the internet (And Ya Know…NOT the Internet!)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Ballroom D | Special Effects with Zach King and Aaron’s Animals
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Ballroom D | High Quality, Low Budget
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Ballroom E | Know Your Camera (Beginner)
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Ballroom D | Lighting Workshop (Beginner)

FRIDAY JULY 12
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Ballroom E | Capturing Sound (Beginner)
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Ballroom D | YouTube Stardom: With Nothing But Your Phone!
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM | Ballroom E | Know Your Camera (Advanced)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Ballroom D | Editing Is Everything Workshop (Beginner)
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Ballroom D | Sound Editing (Advanced)
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Ballroom D | Advanced Lighting Techniques (Advanced)

SATURDAY JULY 13
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM | Ballroom D| Editing Is Everything Workshop (Advanced)

Enhancing Your Audience Development

THURSDAY JULY 11
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM | Ballroom B | How to Bend the Internet Into the One You Want
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Ballroom A | Read the Comments
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Ballroom A | Analytics with Mat and Steph

FRIDAY JULY 12
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Ballroom E | Matching Your Videos with Search: The YouTube Secret Revealed
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Ballroom E | How to Go Viral and Build an Audience

SATURDAY JULY 13
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Ballroom D | Understand Views Per Hour: Why Velocity Matters
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Ballroom A | Master Thumbnails Workshop
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Ballroom D | Mastering a Niche
2:30 PM – 3:00 PM | Ballroom A | Beating the Grind Without Losing Your Mind

Career Essentials

THURSDAY JULY 11
11:30 AM – 12:30 PM | Ballroom A | This is My Team with MyLifeAsEva
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Ballroom B | Be Copy(right) and Maximize Your Content Creation
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Ballroom E | Soft Skills 101

FRIDAY JULY 12
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM | Ballroom A | Understanding Contracts
11:30 AM – 2:30 PM | Ballroom A | Building a Business from Scratch
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM | Ballroom D | How to Make Money as a Creator and Keep it
5:30 PM – 6:30 PM | Ballroom A | The Anatomy of a Company

Happy learning!