VIDCON – Upcoming conference with Live Blogging

I will be attending the VIDCON 2017 conference in Anaheim and live blogging the event.   June 21st through June 25th.

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What is VIDCON?  It’s the premier conference for Online Video in Anaheim California.   Here’s the Wikipedia entry:

VidCon is a multi-genre online video conference, held annually in Southern California since 2010. Originally conceived by Hank and John Green of the Vlogbrothers YouTube channel, the convention is the largest of its kind in the world, gathering thousands of online video viewers, creators, and industry representatives worldwide.[2][3][4]

John and Hank Green – Founders

 

 

VidCon attendees may purchase one of three types of passes, also called badges or tracks, a system rolled out during the 2015 VidCon. At the lowest price, the Community track allows access to the main floor of the Anaheim Convention Center, several stages, the signing and photo hall, the Expo Hall, and more. The second type is the Creator track, which is geared more toward members of the online video community who either produce content themselves or have an interest in doing so. This pass gives access the main and second floor of the venue and creator lounges, which feature panels, workshops, and keynotes that focus on the specifics of creating and editing online video. The third and most expensive type is the Industry track, which gives attendees the chance to attend all VidCon events and enjoy the industry lounge. This badge is mainly designed for those in the online video business,[22] with access to keynote conversations, round-table discussions, hands-on training and platform and product demonstrations. Vidcon provided the industry members with a private zone to relax away from the attendees.

Michael Mandaville speaking with famous Freddie Wong who liked the first “Taken”

Read more about the amazing Agenda here.   There are multiples levels so make sure to flick through the menus and the days.   The Creators list is available to review as well.  Check them out.  Some I have heard of and some with 3 million followers on twitter, I have no idea who they are!

vimeo-calculator-kiosk

Vimeo Calculator Kiosk

This machine was fascinating because it allowed you to pre-profit your content through the Vimeo platform.  I thought it was a very good kiosk to move Vimeo along in the subscription and online streaming world.