VidCon 2021: Dates, News, Rumors, and Everything Else to Know

Video creators are connecting online, in person, and with fans

This event is held annually to bring together those who create video content with the fans who love them.

When Is VidCon 2021?

This year's U.S. event runs from October 22 to 24 in Anaheim, California.

The event will likely be a hybrid of in-person and online activities, with live streams of fan-focused sessions and on-demand access to various keynotes, workshops, and discussion panels.

VidCon also holds in-person and other events worldwide, with 2021 events planned in Abu Dhabi, Australia, London, Mexico City, and Singapore.

VidCon Now is a weekly online series that offers virtual concerts and performances, panel discussions, online meet and greets, and other types of interactive events. It was created in response to the cancellation of the 2020 in-person event.

How to Register and Attend VidCon

VidCon provides a digital ticket purchasing option for anyone who wants to attend. Check the Vidcon website for more detail.

Are There Big Announcements at the Event?

Major product or software announcements usually don't happen at VidCon. Instead, the gathering is focused on helping video creators get started or expand and connect them to others in the industry who can help them get bigger and better at what they do.

It's also a key place for fans to connect with video creators who populate social media apps such as YouTube and TikTok.

Who Will Be There?

This year's sponsors include:

  • TikTok
  • Discord
  • Jellysmack
  • Blackmagic Design
  • HYFVE Universe
  • BEN Group
  • HiHo
  • Wrapbook
  • Game Grumps
  • VidIQ
  • Karat
  • Maestro

Among the speakers are representatives of industry-leading companies such as:

  • Facebook
  • YouTube
  • Chipotle
  • Movers + Shakers
  • Pinterest
  • Warner Music Group

The Latest News About VidCon

You can always read the latest technology news on Lifewire, but here are some pieces of interest involving VidCon and video platforms in particular.

Stay tuned to this space. We'll update this page frequently as more details become available.

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