The Premiere Event for Industry Leaders and Aspiring Creators

Where the world's top online video creators, platform execs, growth hackers, and experts share secrets, tips, and strategies to grow your audience, channel, and business.
WHEN March 22-24 2018
WHERE Amsterdam, Netherlands Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam

Featured Speakers

Jackson Williams, Instagram

Nobody understands Instagram like Jackson Williams – because he actually works there.

Do you have questions about Instagram? Jackson has answers. At VidCon Jackson will share the latest news, strategies and techniques from the popular social video service, and will also host a free-wheeling “Ask Me Anything” session where you can get your own Instagram questions answered. If you’re just starting out – or have millions of followers – you’re bound to learn something useful and profitable from Jackson’s sessions

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Anna Akana, Actress, Comedian, and Filmmaker

Anna Akana is an actress, comedian and filmmaker most known for her online weekly show with 1.8 million subscribers. As an actress, you can see her in the Netflix film You Get Me, Comedy Central’s Corporate, Freeform’s Stitchers, and the Marvel film Ant-Man.

With almost 2 million YouTube subscribers and an amazing ability to create, direct, write and produce, Anna will inspire you to develop your creative side, while sharing deep insight on how to leverage YouTube’s algorithm and social reach to organically grow a niche channel to millions of subscribers and views.

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Ian Hecox, Creator, Comedian

Ian Hecox is co-creator of the comedy brand SMOSH with over 22 million subscribers on YouTube.

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Matthew Patrick (MatPat) and Stephanie Patrick, Game Theorist Inc.

Besides building two of the top channels on YouTube, Matthew worked as an audience development expert at several MCNs. In addition to his video work, he runs one of the top online video strategy and consulting business in the world. His partner Stephanie runs the strategic consulting arm of Theorist, and has a ninja-like knowledge of data and social media.

Want to jump-start your channel growth by using hidden algorithm tricks and picking the *right* metrics to pay attention to? MatPat and Stephanie Patrick share tips and secrets that their clients typically spend hundreds of thousands of dollars to hear. They’ll be speaking and leading two “Ask Me Anything” sessions across both tracks.

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Rob Sandie, VidIQ

Rob built VidIQ as a way to help creators better understand their YouTube channels. His super-successful chrome plug-in and channel management service has helped over a million users build bigger channels and make better videos.

Want to know what a “Unicorn” keyword is? Wondering what to cover when? Looking for headline insight? Rob has poured through millions of data points from thousands of channels to come up with his ” 10 Tactics For Growth” that any online video creator can put into place tomorrow.

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Gavin McGarry, Jumpwire Media

Jumpwire builds and maintains social accounts for leading celebrities, media companies and other businesses worldwide. The company also continuously tests and analyzes changes to algorithms at Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter and other social videl platforms.

Wondering how the latest algorithmic changes on popular platforms will impact your business? Gavin shares the latest results of his company’s research, with up-to-the-minute practical advice, tips and strategies to grow and sustain your views, followers, subscribers, likes, shares and reactions. Always entertaining, Gavin’s talks are routinely rated the most useful presentations at VidCon events around the world.

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