The Top 10 Moments in VidCon History


What started out as a gathering of YouTube fanatics and creators in a Los Angeles hotel ballroom in 2010 has turned into the world’s largest online video industry conference. In its three-year existence, VidCon has been a hub not only for content creators to connect with their super fans, but also an avenue for online […]

VidCon 2013 Expects Over 10,000 Attendees, Set to Feature Smosh, Shay Carl & Others


VidCon is all set to invade the Anaheim Convention center this August, and it’s looking like this year will be the biggest yet for the online video convention. Currently, convention runners are anticipating over 10,000 scheduled guests including fans, YouTubers and a host of industry insiders. Confirmed YouTube celebrities who will be attending the fourth […]

YouTube Signs Deal To Become Principal Sponsor of VidCon


YouTube will be the principal sponsor of VidCon for the next two years, according to a report from Variety. VidCon, founded by the VlogBrothers, Hank and John Green, in 2010, is one of the biggest online video industry conferences in the United States. This year’s VidCon will be at the Anaheim Convention Center from August […]

VidCon Returns To Anaheim August 1-3, Anticipates 10,000 Attendees


VidCon is returning to the Anaheim Convention Center in California this August, and they’re anticipating it to be one of the biggest industry conferences yet. The convention, which will run August 1-3, is expected to attract more than 10 thousand visitors and include appearances from YouTube celebrities like iJustine, SMOSH, Jenna Marbles, Philip DeFranco, ShayCarl, […]

Top 3 Online Video Predictions For 2013 From Mekanism’s Brendan Gahan [GUEST]


Brendan Gahan is the Director of Social Media at Mekanism, you can follow him on twitter at @brendangahan Last year, I outlined my top 5 predictions for online video in 2012. While not everything I outlined was spot on, I think that that I was certainly on the right track. This year, I anticipate 3 more things […]

YouTube, Live Streams, TV & ‘New Media’: The Year of Living Digitally [GUEST POST]


Byron Austen Ashley is a digital producer based out of Los Angeles.  A recent graduate of the Northwestern University School of Communication, Byron works for the Big Frame network, serving as an Associate Producer for Dave Days and as a Production Coordinator for DeStorm Power.  In 2010, Byron was nominated for Best College Student Production – […]

VidCon 2012 by the Numbers [INFOGRAPHIC]


The convention that embodies the YouTube community has come and gone but not without leaving insight into the possible future of the annual online video event known as Vidcon. In December 2009, video entrepreneurs Hank and John Green began preparation for the first ever VidCon to be held at the Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles in July […]

VidCon Recap: It’s About More Than Just YouTube


This year’s VidCon may have already come and gone, but here at NMR, what we’ve learned from the three-day event at the Anaheim Convention Center will stay forever. Vidcon was about having the biggest, boldest and most intriguing YouTube talents personally interact with thousands of obsessed fans, making for one hell of a convention. If […]

Dissecting the 2012 Vidcon Swag Bag (Yes, there’s an Orabrush)


2012 Vidcon is upon us! The ultimate convention celebrating online video creators and their fans is here and running through July 30 at the Anaheim Convention Center, so I hope you’ve dropped everything you’re doing to attend – because why go to Disney Land and meet Mickey Mouse when you can go to Vidcon and […]

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