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Jim Louderback Chats About VidCon 2018 And Viacom's Purchase Of The Conference
More than 30,000 online video fans, creators, and brands will unite at VidCon US 2018, the world's premier online video conference hosted in Southern California. VidCon has attracted YouTube influencers and their fan community since its inception in 2010. As video continues to dominate all types of media, VidCon's attendance grows each year, attracting fans, creators, brands, and industry leaders from around the world. Major brands like Instagram, Entertainment Arts, and Nickelodeon co-sponsor the event, hosting everything from keynote speeches to musical performances to mini-experiential events on the expo floor. Industry professionals attend VidCon to network, attend product demonstrations, and participate in workshops.
In an exclusive interview, we spoke with of VidCon's CEO Jim Louderback about Viacom acquiring VidCon in February 2018 and how the conference has evolved over the years.