VidCon Lands In Asia: S’pore To Host In style Conference In Dec 2019

VidCon Lands In Asia: S’pore To Host Popular Convention In Dec 2019

The primary VidCon Asia Summit shall be held in Singapore from Three-Four Dec 2019, and is going on on the Raffles Metropolis Conference Centre.

The announcement was made on the 10th VidCon US.

VidCon is a well-liked on-line video conference based by veteran YouTubers Vlog Brothers, and was acquired by Viacom in 2018.

VidCon occasions within the US, UK, and Australia have drawn greater than 100,000 attendees previously 12 months.

VidCon Asia Summit in Singapore marks the occasion’s first foray into Asia, and shall be held in affiliation with the Singapore Media Competition hosted by the Infocomm Media Growth Authority (IMDA).

Will probably be produced by Branded, homeowners of the All That Issues competition.

Mentioned Jim Louderback, GM of VidCon: “Our foray into Asia, coupled with our return to London, additional solidifies our worldwide presence and dedication to honor these making an influence on the digital world.”

Added Andrew Phua, director of exhibitions and conferences, Singapore Tourism Board: “VidCon Asia will add to the vibrancy of our occasions calendar and place Singapore because the hub for the event of on-line video and digital content material.”

“Set to be a flagship occasion for the neighborhood of on-line content material creators, it is going to present networking avenues for creators and delegates, promote functionality improvement alternatives, and construct business thought management for the area.”

VidCon Asia Summit’s web site is up now, however particulars on who’s coming and what’s taking place is scant.

Screenshot from VidCon Summit Asia

Nonetheless, programming is alleged to incorporate “keynotes from business leaders and workshops targeted on rising audiences and income within the Asian on-line video market”.

In response to a report on The Straits Occasions, VidCon Asia could have panel discussions about “working with on-line video platforms, model case research and learnings, algorithm insights and take a look at outcomes from Fb, Instagram, YouTube and Snapchat experiments, together with an in-depth evaluation on social video developments throughout Asia”.

VidCon’s individuals are stated to sometimes embrace senior executives from digital platforms like Fb, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, Weibo, and Tencent.

Sadly, VidCon Asia is not going to have its signature “fan/neighborhood or creator tracks“, however “the aim is so as to add these in the long run”.

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