In-person events for online creators

Indisputably, the one factor higher than a web-based video neighborhood is an in-person neighborhood.

Due to conventions like VidCon, extra conventions are popping up with a lot to supply followers and creators alike. Let’s check out six of the preferred creator-centric in-person occasions on the market. With that in thoughts, you’ll be able to resolve which one you need to go to subsequent.


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VidCon is the longest operating on-line creator-centric occasion! In truth, it’s now in its tenth yr! All in all, what began as a modest 1400-person “meet up” has grown to a 30,000+ attendee multi-media conference. Briefly, over the course of 10 years, VidCon has developed an unimaginable status. They’re the usual for bringing on-line video communities collectively in individual.

VidCon produces the most important occasions for followers, creators, executives, and types who’re enthusiastic about on-line video and constructing numerous communities. In 2019, VidCon will produce reveals in Anaheim (VidCon US), London (VidCon LDN), and Melbourne (VidCon AU). Throughout the three occasions, VidCon will host greater than 90,000 attendees, in mixture, by way of a wide range of stay onstage performances, panels, hearth chats, interactive experiences, fan and creator meet & greets, modern model activations, and extra. —

Moreover, VidCon presents a number of tracks tailor-made to attendee’s curiosity. Thus, the neighborhood observe is for individuals looking for to fulfill their favourite creators or followers/mates in individual.

Briefly, the creator observe is for these trying to hone their craft. Of us can do that by creator by workshops and panels. In spite of everything, they even provide an business observe that focuses on the enterprise and logistical aspect of on-line video. There’s something for everybody.

Dates: July 10–13, 2019, on the Anaheim Conference Middle in Anaheim, CA. Adopted by a “Disney Day” on Sunday simply down the road at Disneyland Park.

Preferrred for: On-line Video Creators of each background.

Playlist Stay

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Also referred to as the “VidCon of the East Coast”

General, Playlist Stay is a three-day competition, live performance and convention rolled into one. So, it’s the place the place creators, their largest supporters, professionals and types come collectively. In a phrase, collectively they have fun on-line video, social media and the communities round them.

Playlist Stay began in 2011 by District Strains; an attire firm most recognized for creating and distributing merchandise for a number of YouTuber personalities for years. In truth, the occasion was born out of noticing social media traits. Extra particularly, the occasion resulted from a number of YouTube personalities skill and potential to attract a concert-level crowd.

“On this business, viewers not often get the chance to fulfill their favourite YouTubers. Since YouTubers are common individuals such as you and me, they’re not continuously touring the nation and most of the people don’t get an opportunity to see them in individual. Children had been all the time commenting on Mitchell and Kyle’s (livelavalive) movies saying that they might do something to fulfill them. We booked a tour for them and it was an enormous success: we offered out a number of common venues in Florida with over 500 attendees at every occasion and even went trending on Twitter throughout a few the reveals. 

— Occasion Organizer Kevin Khandjian

Playlist Stay consists of a wide range of music performances. There are panels, meet & greets, Q&As, workshops, premieres, model activations, video games, pool events, fireworks and extra.

Dates: February 28  –  March 1, 2020, Orlando, FL

Preferrred for: On-line video creators of each background and of featured creators (particularly musical artists)

CVX Stay

CVX Stay (Creator Viewer Expertise Stay) is a social media conference.Thus, the main focus of the occasion is bringing on-line media creators and their followers collectively. On the entire, the occasion presents a fan observe.

This that permits attendees to go to featured creators at meet and greets, signing tables, panels and stay performances. Altogether, a enterprise targeted business observe presents panels and networking alternatives for rising a social media presence.

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Initially created by the group behind the “Bored Shorts TV” YouTube channel, the conference is Utah’s first YouTube occasion, gathering hundreds of on-line YouTube creators and followers collectively in a single place.

CVX focuses extra on the accessibility of the creators who’re in attendance. This encourages households with children of all ages to attend. 


Dates: September 20–21, 2019, Utah Valley Conference Middle Provo, UT

Preferrred for: Followers trying to work together with featured creators in a extra informal atmosphere. Creators trying to collaborate and community with fellow creators.


On-line gaming and different varieties of stay streaming have grown exponentially in a brief period of time. Which is why the main stay streaming platform, Twitch, determined to host its personal conference.

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TwitchCon is the whole lot you’re keen on about Twitch crammed into one ridiculously superior weekend — video games, streamer Meet and Greets, Neighborhood Meet-Ups, Creator Camp, and extra. 

TwitchCon permits streamers to learn to higher assist their streams and develop their model. Moreover, streamers get an opportunity to have interaction with their on-line communities in individual.

Irrespective of when you’re a fan, viewer, or somebody who loves gaming, there may be a lot to play and luxuriate in throughout this 3-day gaming conference.

Dates: TwitchCon will happen September 27–29 on the San Diego Conference Middle in San Diego, California.

Preferrred for: Video creators (particularly stay streamers), players, followers, meet & greets

Videomaker IRL

The journal (and sibling to this digital journal) is internet hosting its personal meet up targeted on video professionals referred to as Videomaker IRL. Typically talking, Videomaker Journal has all the time been about individuals who work in video sharing their insights to fellow video individuals.

Furthermore, the advantage of assembly IRL is that you simply get to make that private reference to different like-minded individuals who truly get what you’re speaking about.

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For almost a decade, Videomaker has hosted workshops, seminars, conferences, summits, and expos for a broad spectrum of video creators throughout the USA. Now we’re coming to a metropolis close to you to hang around, discuss store and assist strengthen your native video and filmmaking neighborhood.

In any occasion, Videomaker IRL means that you can meet new individuals study new issues, discover assist and construct your community of video professionals.

Better of all, it’s fully FREE! Simply RSVP and meet fellow makers of movies.


  • Chicago, IL: Thursday, Aug 15 , 2019, 5:30pm — 9:00pm – RSVP Right here
  • Los Angeles, CA: Thursday, November 14, 2019, 5:30pm — 9:00pm – RSVP Right here

Preferrred for: Video creators, group members concerned within the content material creation course of, meet & greets.


On-line video has turn out to be a enterprise for a complete new era of entrepreneurs. Specializing in the enterprise aspect of the web video is VidSummit.

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VidSummit is an annual convention looking for to raised educate and equip attendees with video advertising methods and strategies to develop your viewers on-line and switch these movies into gross sales.

“In contrast to different video advertising and YouTube occasions, VidSummit is NOT a spot the place content material creators join with their followers. As an alternative, VidSummit is the place content material creators come collectively to assist one another. With out the followers on the occasion, content material creators can share the reality of what they do — the reality they might by no means share on-line.” 

Now in its sixth yr, this occasion has extra of an business minded focus. Vy Qwaint, YouTuber and VidSummit attendee, described the occasion as “…VidCon Business Day However on Steroids !!!”

Dates: October 15–seventeenth 2019, Los Angeles, CA

Preferrred for: This occasion is good for video creators, influencers, entrepreneurs, businesses, manufacturers and enterprise house owners.

In the event you’re a fan or creator, novice or skilled, nothing fairly beats being round different individuals who share your love of video. We hope we’ve impressed you to get on the market and meet up with fellow followers or creatives.