This list will update as the year goes on so make sure to bookmark this page.
Conferences provide an opportunity for content creators to learn from the best in the business. They can also learn about new tools and strategies that can help them create better content. In addition, meeting other creators can help inspire new ideas and collaborations. Finally, getting inspired by others’ work can help content creators create more engaging and creative videos.
Social Media Marketing World
San Diego, CA
This social media conference is hosted by Michael Stelzner, the founder of Social Media Examiner. It’s focusses on social media marketing and is not video-specific, but it has some video thought leaders that speak like Tim Schmoyer and Sean Cannell.
17-19 March 2022
Nas Summit is headed by Nuseir Yassin of Nas Daily. He’s a content creator with 47 million followers and has pivoted his daily 1 minute videos into both media and education startups Nas Studios and Nas Academy.
The event promises 50 speakers and 700 attendees with networking parties over 3 nights at the The Address Skyview hotel in Downtown Dubai.
The event aims to unite creators, platforms, and investors.
Notable attendees include:
TBEX North America
TBEX stands for travel blogger exchange. It’s not exclusively video as it also focusses on written blog content. The events also happen in Europe and Asia each year.
The format tends to be before and after Fam trips or familiarization trips of the local destination with a two day conference in the middle. The event connects travel creators with industry professionals including representatives for destinations, hotels, airlines, and cruises.
Sample speakers and topics include:
Trends and Predictions for Blogging, Vlogging, and Social Media by Jeremy Jones and Christopher Mitchell
Vlogging: Be the Star of Your Own Show in Front of and Behind the Camera by JULIANA BROSTE
Grow Your Blog With Podcasts… Without Starting a Podcast by RAY BLAKNEY
Grow With Video Live
Las Vegas, NV
May 23-25, 2022
$497 (early bird)
This event is hosted by Sean Cannell of Think Media. It’s a 3 day conference at the M Resort in Las Vegas. M resort is an off strip hotel that’s pretty suburban, but not too far away from the action of Vegas.
The event promises to level up your video marketing and it’s featured speaker is Gary Vaynerchuck (Gary Vee).
This event is an event within PodFest Expo. It promises to offer something for newbies and industry veterans with topics ranging across:
- Tech and innovation
- Audience Growth
- Monetization and Marketing
- Networking and Social
June 22-25, 2022
$45 – $649
Is one of the biggest conferences and unites creators with fans. There are separate tracks for industry, creators, and community (fans).
Some notable featured creators include:
Alexa and Alicia Montes
Influencer Marketing World
June 23-24, 2022
This is an influencer marketing conference within a digital marketing conference. It’s colocated at the DMWF Digital Marketing World Forum during the same dates. Seems to be more focused on big companies as speakers and attendees, but might be good to attend if that’s who you sell to as a creator.
Focus areas include:
Social Media and Community Marketing
Digital Transformation and Innovation
Digital Experience and Ecommerce Strategy
Data and Insights
Content and Digital Brand Strategy
June 7-10, 2022
Similar to the TBEX events in North America and Asia this event connect travel creatives and travel industry professionals.
Past speakers include:
September 27-29, 2022
Los Angeles, CA
Vidsummit is the brainchild of Derral Eves. You know him from his channel about creating on YouTube. Mr Beast recently partnered with Derral on the Vidsummit event.
This is a larger event with many concurrent sessions. Luckily replays allow you to be everywhere after the event is over.
Past speakers and topics include:
How to G.R.O.W. your local business with Social Media – Roger Wakefield
Making BANK with Brand Deals 2.0: The Multi-Platform Powerhouse – Andru EdwardsVideo Marketing World
How To 150x Your Income on YouTube – Tim Schmoyer
People of Video
September 19-21, 2022
People of Video is an event hosted by Dan Currier of the YouTube channel Creator Fundamentals.
It’s a bit smaller more intimate event that means you get more time to interact with the speakers and other attendees.
Past speakers and topics include:
Livestreaming by Doc Rock
How to Spend Less Time on Your YouTube channel But Still Get More Done! by Shelly Nathan
3 Steps to Elevate Your Audience’s Experience – by Vinay Raval
Video Marketing World
Video marketing world is hosted by Scott Simson and Chas Wilson. It’s focus is on video marketing for business owners, entrepreneurs, and marketers.
Past speakers and topics include:
The Video Machine: How To Easily Repurpose Video To Create More Content with Minimal Time by Dan Norton
Earning an extra 6 figures by live streaming by Owen Video
Scaling Your Business with Linkedin by Shay Rowbottom
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Influencer Marketing World NY
TBD September 2022
Influencer Marketing World Amsterdam
TBD November 2022
The 10 conferences highlighted in this article all focus on different aspects of video marketing. Whether you are looking to learn more about how to create better videos or how to market them, one of these events is likely to be a good fit for you. If you can’t attend any of these events in person, don’t worry – many of them offer replays so that you can get the most out of the experience.
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