VidCon Unveils Industry Track Seminars for 2016 Event

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The World’s Largest Online Video Conference to be Held in Anaheim, California, in June 2016; Industry Track Seminars Announced Today.

VidCon (, the world’s largest online video conference for fans, creatives and industry professionals, today announced its Industry Track Seminars, a selection of 22 master classes within the greater Industry Track taught by top industry experts. Attendees to these seminars will learn how to build audiences and make money on Snapchat, Periscope and Instagram, explore the results of detailed tests that reveal the inner workings of YouTube, Facebook and other platforms, and hear hands-on lessons from expert brands including eBay, National Geographic, Discovery Communications, Twitter and more.

“The Industry Track at VidCon has always been about learning from your peers and the experts,” said Jim Louderback, Editorial Director of VidCon’s Industry Track. “With these seminars, we’re going to arm every 2016 attendee with proven strategies, secrets and techniques that they can put to work on the following Monday - to drive more viewers, engagement and revenue across every significant social video channel. In addition, we’re going to make the course materials from all 22 seminars available to every Industry Track attendee immediately after the show - so even if you can’t attend every session, you’ll have in-hand much of what you’ll need to implement these strategies and tactics.”

Highlights of the 22-session seminar track include:

  • Hacking the Algorithm – Inside Facebook’s Secret Promotional Code
  • Vine Secrets: Telling Effective Six Second Stories for Brands and Creators
  • Think Like a Marketer, Act Like a Creator: How Purina Won YouTube
  • Reverse Engineering the YouTube Algorithm
  • Don't Get Busted: How to Stay On the Right Side of the Endorsement and Native Advertising Laws
  • 5 Ways Marketers Can Leverage Live-Streaming – and How to Calculate ROI
  • Writing for Online Video

The full lineup of seminars can be found on the VidCon site at, and tickets can be purchased at A complete list of Industry Track panels and keynotes will be announced this spring.

About VidCon
VidCon is the world’s largest conference for and about online video. Held each summer in Anaheim, California, VidCon assembles fans, veteran and amateur creators, working professionals, and industry thought-leaders for three days of celebration, introspection, and discussion. Hank and John Green founded VidCon in 2010, and total attendance in 2015 was 21,000.

VidCon programming follows a three-track format, designed to appeal to everyone from the biggest media companies to the most passionate fans. The Industry Track features keynotes, fireside chats, seminars and product demonstrations geared toward attendees working in the online video industry. The Creator Track, now in its second year, serves attendees looking to make better content, grow their online presence, enter the industry, meet fellow creators, and learn the ins-and-outs of online video culture. The Community Track engages attendees interested in experiencing the online video culture through Q&As, discussions, concerts, interviews, movie nights, meet-ups, and games. Tickets can be purchased now at

Though specific programming and special guests will be announced in upcoming months, VidCon experiences record ticket sales each year and routinely sells out. Anyone planning to attend is encouraged to register as soon as possible.

Julie Walsh
PR - VidCon

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