Global Conferences for Influencers
Some top conferences or gatherings of YouTubers and Podcasters, or influencer marketing companies include BeautyCon, PlayList Live, PAX Conferences, E3 Coliseum, TwitchCon, Gamescom, and NAB. More information on the topic has been presented below.
- BeautyCon is a global conference where YouTubers, Podcasters, and influencers in beauty industry gather. It is a place where they can get useful information focused on beauty and fashion.
- BeautyCon was first launched in 2011 as a trade show for YouTube creators.
- Date: August 10-11, 2019
- Location: Los Angeles, CA
- Social mentions: The hashtag #beautycon has been mentioned in 103,318 posts on Instagram.
2. PlayList Live
- Playlist Live is one of the biggest events for online creators and influencers.
- They've been gathering digital creators and social media influencers such as YouTubers and Podcasters for 10 years.
- Date: February 28-March 1, 2020
- Location: Orlando, FL
- Social mentions: The hashtag #playlistlive has been mentioned in 94,214 posts on Instagram.
3. PAX Conferences
- PAX Conferences is a gathering of YouTubers and other influencers that takes place all over the world with the primary focus on the global gaming industry.
- The next PAX conference is named as PAX AUS.
- Date: October 11-13, 2019
- Location: Melbourne, VIC, Australia
- Some of the world’s biggest gaming YouTubers and Streamers will gather in Australia in October.
- Social mentions: The hashtag #pax has been mentioned in 397,087 posts on Instagram. The most recent PAX event that happened this year (PAX EAST) had a collection of 112,525 posts on Instagram.
4. E3 Coliseum
- E3 Coliseum is a gathering for video game fans where they get to be closer to their favorite games creators and YouTube and podcast influencers.
- The most influential names in the video gaming world will be in one stage and have a once-in-a-lifetime conversation with special guests on this event.
- Date: June 11-13, 2019
- Location: Los Angeles, CA
- Social mentions: Their hashtag #e3 has been mentioned in 800,020 posts on Instagram.
- TwitchCon is a conference that provides an opportunity for creators, brands, industry partners, and fans to interact face-to-face.
- It is one of the biggest conferences as Twitch is a powerhouse in live streaming with about 9.7 million daily active users.
- Date: September 27–29, 2019
- Location: San Diego Convention Center
- Social mentions: The hashtag #twitchcon has been mentioned in 79,951 posts on Instagram.
- Another top influencer conference for gamers, YouTubers, and other marketers in the gaming space is Gamescom.
- Date: August 20-24, 2019
- Location: Cologne, Germany
- Social mentions: The hashtag #gamescom has been mentioned in 238,333 posts on Instagram.
- NAB is considered as one of the largest conferences for YouTubers.
- NAB gathers YouTubers, Podcasters, and other influencers in different industries such as media, entertainment, and technology.
- NAB Show is also considered the world's largest and most comprehensive convention.
- Date: April 18–22, 2020
- Location: Las Vegas Convention Center
- Social mentions: Their hashtag #nab has been mentioned in 116,877 posts on Instagram.
your research team applied the following research strategy:
Our research team started by searching across multiple influencer marketing websites to find information on the top conferences and gatherings for YouTubers, Podcasters, and influencer marketing companies. We also searched across some media websites to find information on the topic. By applying this research strategy, we were able to find a list of multiple marketing conferences and YouTuber conventions that are considered as the top ones. The list contains popular conferences including Vidcon. Thereafter, we used a tool called Webstagram to check the popularity of the events on social media. Using this approach, we were able to compile a list of the top seven events that are considered as the top ones by the aforementioned websites and social media mentions. In this way, our research team was able to complete this research.