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Where The World’s Top Influencers, Video Marketers And Brands Reveal Everything They Know About Turning Videos Into Sales – Featuring Gary Vaynerchuk and 30+ Other High-Level Speakers
VidSummit 2017 – Schedule
Subject to Change Without Warning
Tuesday – October 10th
5-9 pm – Event Registration & Check-in
6-8 pm – VidSummit Kickoff & Networking
Wednesday – October 11th
8 am – Event Registration & Check-in
8 am Theater – Owen Hemsath, Cross Platform Optimization & Promotion To Grow Audience
Owen Hemsath is the CEO of Videospot – an online marketing agency emphasizing video media production and paid ads management for small businesses. He’s personally worked on over 1000 web videos for clients all over the country and teaches marketing through his YouTube channel. Owen is a regular contributor to Tubebuddy, GetResponse Email Marketing, and BeLive.TV and he’s also the host of The Business of Video Podcast.
8 am Westchester – Jeremy Vest, Boosting Website Traffic With Facebook Live
Facebook Live strategies that led to 40 million website visitors on Car and Driver
Jeremy is one of the top YouTube for business experts and is YouTube Certified. He often writes and speaks on YouTube for business, video marketing, video SEO and video conversion science. He has over 1 billion views to his credit for clients and has worked with many top brands. Jeremy has taught thousands of people and has a deep passion for all things related to online marketing. Jeremy is founder and CEO of the video marketing company
9 am Main Ballroom – Derral Eves & Shonduras, VidSummit 2017 Welcome
9:10 am Main Ballroom – Luria Petrucci, Advanced LIVE Video Marketing Strategies
Luria helps you get more views, leads and sales with professional LIVE Streams that put you a notch above what everyone else is doing and sets your brand apart. Over 11 years, Luria has created over 4,000 videos with over 1 billion views using video and live streaming shows. She’s appeared on CNN, NBC, FOX, NBC, MSNBC, ABC & BBC. She’s worked on LIVE Video for top brands like AT&T, Samsung, GoDaddy, and Panasonic. And top influencers like Amy Porterfield, Pat Flynn & Michael Hyatt.
9:10 am Theater – Travis Chambers, Facebook Ad Targeting: Reaching The Right People
Travis is Founder and Chief Media Hacker at Chamber.media, an agency that makes scalable social videos; large production videos run as ads on Facebook and YouTube that drive millions in sales. In his career he’s been a hands on Director, Producer, Writer, and Social Ad Buyer. Travis led distribution and content strategy for “YouTube’s #1 Ad of the Decade,” Kobe vs. Messi with 140 million views. He’s worked with brands like Yahoo, Kraft, Old Navy, Coca-Cola, and Amazon among others.
9:10 am Westchester – Rob Sandie, Data Driven Decisions: How To Really Explode YouTube Channel & Business
In 2013 Rob started off with a simple mission: to help YouTube creators get more views in less time. vidIQ was the manifestation of that idea: the very first chrome extension tool for YouTube analytics and channel management. It continues to lead the market today, helping over 1M users (including the likes of BuzzFeed and Redbull) grow their channels by unearthing hidden data and saving millions of work hours automating mundane tasks.
10:00 am Main Ballroom – Derral Eves, Creative Tactics to Leverage The YouTube Algorithm
Derral Eves is regarded as one of the top video marketing experts in the world. His company Creatus has helped some of the biggest YouTube channels, businesses and brands in the world, helping his clients generate more than 21 billion views. His specialty includes converting traffic into dollars, making video views into money, turning website visitors into clients, and he uses creative ways to find and maintain customers through video strategies. Derral was the executive producer on several viral video campaigns, including Squatty Potty’s ice cream pooping unicorn.
10:00 am Westchester –Cyrene Q, Weaving Creativity into Your Branded Content
CyreneQ has emerged as one of the top Snapchat social media influencers in the world! Her Snapchat art gained momentum with her Celebrity Selfie series as it grabbed the attention of Kevin Jonas when he posted her Snapchat selfie of them both to Instagram. The post skyrocketed to viral status. She has since used her art to make a lucrative living using the power of social media. She is a Snapchat storyteller full-time with sponsored doodles for brands including Disney, Walmart, Jolly Rancher, Samsung, and MTV.
CyraneQ has earned numerous awards and is a Consultant, Public Speaker, Content Producer and lives her passion using her creative ideas to design art and share it with the online world.
10:00 am Theater – Michael Ronen, Engage Your Audience With The Latest AI/AR
Michael Ronen, Former theatre director and founder of Spilly, a Berlin-based startup specialising in new entertainment technologies, shares how AR and Computer Vision AI are not just tech industry buzzwords, but opportunities for you to interact with and engage your fans in ways never before possible.
11 am Main Ballroom – Gary Vaynerchuk, Keynote Address – Gary Vaynerchuck
Gary Vaynerchuk is a serial entrepreneur and the CEO and co-founder of VaynerMedia, a full-service digital agency servicing Fortune 500 clients across the company’s 4 locations.
Gary appears with Gwyneth Paltrow, Jessica Alba and Will.i.am on Apple’s first original series “Planet of the Apps” out now! Gary rose to prominence in the late 90’s after establishing one of the first ecommerce wine sites, WineLibrary helping his father grow the family business from 4 to 60MM in sales.Gary is also one of the most sought after public speakers alive today. He is a venture capitalist, 4-time New York Times bestselling author, and an early investor in companies such as Twitter, Tumblr, Venmo and Uber. Gary has been named to both Crain’s and Fortune’s 40 Under 40 lists.Gary is currently the subject of DailyVee, an online documentary series highlighting what it’s like to be a CEO and public figure in today’s digital world. He is also the host of #AskGaryVee, a business and advice Q&A show online.
1:30 pm Main Ballroom – Ricky Ray Butler, Things That Both Brands & Influencers Should Know About Working With One Another
Ricky Ray Butler serves as the Executive Vice President, Global Client Services at the Branded Entertainment Network (BEN), a Bill Gates Company. Ricky manages all brand relationships and campaigns, supporting our capabilities that include traditional and digital integration services to an impressive global roster of clients that include General Motors, Heineken, Microsoft, Zillow, Pepe Jeans, Hyundai, Disney, Ubisoft and other major global brands we are privileged and proud to be working with. Prior to joining BEN, Ricky founded Plaid Social Labs, the leading social media influencer product integration company, which was acquired by BEN in 2015 to expand reach into the digital influencer community. Ricky has been a leader and innovator in the influencer space representing brands and helping them partner with content creators that have relevant audiences. Ricky Ray has a passion for helping brands increase awareness, establish product credibility and build an active community of brand advocates through the power of product integration. He lives in LA with his wife and daughter.
1:30 pm Theater –Dan Lok, How To Make Big Money From A Small Channel
Dan Lok is one of the highest-paid and most-in-demand consultants in the luxury and high-ticket space.
He works exclusively with business coaches, consultants, executive coaches and other service professionals who want a more sustainable, leveraged lifestyle and business through high-ticket programs and equity income.
Dan is one of the extremely rare keynote speakers and business consultants that actually owns a portfolio of highly profitable business ventures. Not only is he a two times TEDx opening speaker, he’s also an international best-selling author of over 12 books and the host of Shoulders of Titans show.
2:20 pm Main Ballroom – A Changing Digital Landscape: How To Stay Ahead
At the age of 26, Nykelle started Instafluence, an influencer marketing agency, in a basement apartment in Canada. Without having raised any capital and funding, the company grew to a profitable multi-million dollar company in less than 10 months and was acquired by Disney’s Maker Studios within 2 years. She has worked with hundreds of brands and thousands of influencers. Today, Nykelle is the Co-Founder and CEO of Home Love Network, a digital media company creating premium episodic content in the home and lifestyle space.
In her presentation, Nykelle will focus on the ever-changing digital landscape and provide ideas on how brands, influencers, agencies, and OTT platforms alike can stay ahead of the curve.
3:15 pm Main Ballroom – Joel Comm, Future of Live Streaming and How it Affects You & Your Content
Joel Comm is NY Times bestselling author, professional keynote speaker, social media marketing strategist, live video expert, technologist, brand influencer and futurist. With over two decades of experience harnessing the power of the web, publishing, social media and mobile applications to expand reach and engage in active relationship marketing, Joel is a sought-after public speaker who leaves his audiences inspired, entertained, and armed with strategic tools to create highly effective new media campaigns.
3:15 pm Westchester – Rachel Farnsworth,Growing, Leveraging & Monetizing a Facebook Audience
Rachel Farnsworth is the CEO behind Farnsworth Media which owns The Stay At Home Chef and Social Gold Studios. Rachel has worked with nearly 100 Facebook pages to grow their audience through video content and then monetize that audience to drive traffic, affiliate sales, product sales, and more. In addition to helping others, Rachel has grown her own Facebook platform to reach an average of 100 million people per month. With over one thousand Facebook videos under her belt, and well over one billion views on her self created content, Rachel has learned what it takes to succeed on Facebook.
3:15 pm Theater – Bryant Garvin, Video Campaigns strategies That Lead to $1 Billion Valuation
Bryant is Director of Digital Marketing at Purple where he helps lead the advertising team that has garnered over 500 Million Video views in the first 18 months and many good night’s of sleep provided to the masses. Purple has completely revolutionized the boring mattress industry with their unique advertising and marketing strategy centered around engaging video.
4:05 pm Main Ballroom – Judy & Benji Travis, Sean Cannell, Balancing YouTube Growth & Family Life Without Going Crazy
How to let down your guard, connect with your audience and build a community
You may recognize some of his clients such as; Wealth Through Workshops with Callan Rush, Christian Mickelsen, The Foundation with Dane Maxwell and Andy Drish, Frank Kern, Get Altitude with Eben Pagan, Bill Baren, & Ronnie Nijmeh from PLR.me. Besides the coaching audience, Kevin has also worked with other niches should as Triathlon Trainers and Ryan Moody’s Barra Basics fishing course in Australia.
4:05 pm Theater – Matthew Faraci, Getting The Worldwide Media to Cover Your Content
Matthew Faraci is Founder and President of Inspire Buzz, an entertainment marketing agency specializing in the powerfulvalues audience. A serial innovator, Faraci spent his careerdelivering for clients by combining the very latest tactics withproven, time-tested methods to achieve success. Faraci is a former political strategist who has served on more than n35 campaigns and on Capitol Hill, held leadership roles with three D.C. public policy groups, and was appointed by PresidentGeorge W Bush to serve as spokesman at the U.S. Department ofLabor.
4:05 pm Westchester – Mark Robertson, Facebook Hacks that Every YouTuber Should Use
Facebook, the largest social platform on earth, has put video at the forefront of the Facebook experience – and it’s working. According to Facebook, more than 500MM people watch video on Facebook every day. In this session, Mark Robertson will present the latest research into driving growth with social video. Attendees will walk away with actionable, proven strategies, tips, and tricks to drive more exposure, views, and engagement for your content.
4:55 pm Main Ballroom – Shaun McBride, “Shonduras”Making the Brand The Hero
If social media was high school then Shonduras (Shaun McBride) would be voted the most popular cool kid on campus. You would see him going down the hallway on his skateboard with a baseball cap on backwards over his long curly hair. He would be the one you would want to hang out with, the one your parents would want you to hang out with because he is a family guy at heart that loves to have fun and makes every day, “The Best Day Ever”! He includes his wife Jenny and baby Adley in his day to day business along with his “friends” (employees). He is an optimistic influencer that relates to a wide range audience. Shonduras started out a pioneer as SnapChat’s first real social celebrity and engaged his audience in a fun and very creative way. Though he is known to be one of the funnest YouTube friends to have, the real Shonduras would take you by surprise academically because he is also your favorite teacher! He is a very intelligent social genius that is writing the texts books, has transformed how to secure brands, moved across multiple media platforms, and is a leading trend and rule setter for the masses. He is Forbes 30 under 30, owns his own business, has several employees and over a million followers on YouTube. “life is full of awesomeness.. go find it *highfive*” Shonduras
Thursday – October 12th
8 am Westchester – Jon Penberthy, How to Generate 7 Figures A Year With Simple 5 Minute Videos
Jon Penberthy is a 25 year old video marketing wiz kid! He used a unique process on YouTube to go from a broke chef earning minimum wage to making his first Million Dollars on the internet by the age of 22.He’s since gone on to replicate the same process with Facebook videos and his business has continued to sky rocket. He will be teaching us the sweet science of direct response video marketing and how to earn considerable amounts of money doing it.
8 am Theater – Peter Hollens, Collaborations: How To Work Together To Create Massive Success
Peter Hollens is an American entrepreneur, pop singer, and producer best known for his work on YouTube as an a cappella cover artist. With 1.6 million subscribers, his videos have reached a quarter of a billion views on Facebook and YouTube since 2011. Including “Disney Villians Medley featuring Whitney Avalon” that went viral, trending at number one for two days. Hollens has collaborated and performed with several outstanding artists including Brian Wilson, Jason Mraz, Hunter Hayes, Gladys Knight, Lindsey Stirling, George Watsky, Jackie Evancho, and ThePianoGuys. He has released over 140 digital singles and six studio albums to date and continues to release new music every other week. He has been involved with a cappella music since 1999 when he co-founded the University of Oregon’s male a cappella group On The Rocks. In 2010 he and the group were featured on NBC’s The Sing Off Season 2. Hollens consults many of his peers and advises many companies including Patreon, Loudr, Tubular and is on the YouTube creator advisory board. Peter is extremely passionate about teaching others and is beginning to gear his company, One Voice Productions, toward the educational side of the music industry. The next phase of his career will be teaching others how to make a living online, living their passion with the Hollens Creator Academy.
9 am Main Ballroom – Derral Eves & Shonduras
9:10 am Main Ballroom – Jefferson H. Lyman, Keynote
As the Senior Vice President of Product Experience, Jeff is responsible for defining future product experiences and helping Vivint continue to revolutionize how consumers interact with their homes.
Jeff served for three year as Chief Marketing Officer for Vivint Smart Home where he increased the company’s brand recognition and generated tremendous interest from consumers, media and partners. Before his promotion to CMO, Jeff served as Vice President of Consumer Experience at Vivint, where he led the creation of industry leading product experiences for the launch of the Vivint smart home platform. Before joining Vivint in 2012, Jeff spent nearly a decade at Nike, Inc., most recently as Senior Director for Mobile and Web Design at Nike+, Nike’s industry-leading activity tracking service. Jeff has worked across the landscape of the Nike Brand, including leading digital and marketplace communication for NIKEiD (Nike’s custom footwear experience), Nike Basketball, and the LeBron James brand..
10 am Main Ballroom – Joey Fredrick, “J-Fred”, Real Tactics To Make Your Thumbnails More Clickable
Joseph Fredricks known in the YouTube world as “J-Fred” is a member of the popular YouTube channel Team Edge that has scored almost 2.8 million subscribers and 644 million views. J-Fred has worked with multiple channels and is one of the founding members of Team Edge with his brother, YouTube sensation Matthias Fredricks and brother-in-law Bryan. 3 brothers that have joined forces and battle against each other. Team Edge is a challenge based channel that includes messy game challenges with their caption, “This is where our group of guys act like idiots and get a little too competitive in some fairly childish competitions.” J-Fred, over 6 feet tall and also notably known as the Jolly White Giant is also Christian and frequently shares messages of hope and encouragement to others.
10 am Westchester – Roberto Blake, Creating Daily Content Without Burning Out
Roberto Blake is a Creative Entrepreneur, Speaker and YouTube Certified Expert. He is the CEO of Create Awesome Media, a digital agency focused on Video Marketing and Content Strategy. With a background in visual branding and advertising Roberto has made his mission educating and motivating other creatives and has grown a community of over 250K around this philosophy.
10 am Theater – Tommie Powers, Setting Up Facebook Video Ads Campaigns That Really Convert
Tommie Powers (aka “Tommie Traffic”) is a tech entrepreneur, investor and paid acquisition expert. It’s his expertise at successfully using channels like Google Adwords, YouTube and Facebook to drive traffic that earned him his nickname. And, it doesn’t hurt that he’s spent multiple seven figures in just the last three years, launching him into an elite class of marketers running video ads on some of the biggest distribution channels out there.
11 am Main Ballroom – Jon Kubo, Keynote TBA
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1:15 pm Main Ballroom – Matt Gielen, Cracking YouTube in 2017
Matt Gielen is the founder and CEO of Little Monster Media Co., a social media and video agency specializing in audience development on YouTube and Facebook. Founded in the summer of 2016 Little Monster has already helped dozens of clients big and small grow their audiences. Formerly, Matt was Vice President of Programming and Audience Development at Frederator Networks where he oversaw the building of the audiences for Cartoon Hangover, Channel Frederator and the Channel Frederator Network.
1:15 pm Westchester – Jake Larsen, Moving From Small Retainers To Untapped Income
Get Equity! Learn How To Be Creative When Structuring Your Next Brand Deal
After Google asked him to be a YouTube Marketing Ambassador, Jake Larsen quit his job (a month before his first child was born) to start Video Power Marketing; a video ad agency that has generated millions of dollars in trackable sales for their clients. Their unique way of advertising allows them to guarantee results (sales, leads, subscribers) directly related to their YouTube ad campaigns. Jake is happily married with two children.
1:15 pm Theater – Live Steam Like A Pro: Gear, Software, Tips and Hacks
Joel Comm is moderating a live panel of incredible presenters. Mr Jamieson is the CEO of Stream Live Inc, an enterprise video platform that is used by publishers around the world, professional sports teams and brands such as NASA. It is used to power the entire video workflow for clients with solutions for delivery, hosting, live, player technology, OTT, as well as monetization.
He is joined by Michael Stelzner, Lauria Petrucci, Paul Richards ptzoptics.zom, Nicholas Mattingly (switcherStudio.com). You will get an exclusive behind the scenes journey of their take of streaming like a pro. Find out how to highly engage and capture the attention of your audience, not just for a couple of clicks, or seconds or minutes but hours. Live streaming creates a personable bond with your audience and this panel will combine their proven track record to give you the best gear, software, tips and hacks to Live Stream Like A Pro!
2 pm Main Ballroom – Niko Pueringer “Corridor Digital” Visual Effects: Making Your Video Look Like a Million Bucks Without a Million Bucks
Director, YouTuber, and co-founder of the production house Corridor Digital. The YouTube channel focused on cinematic shorts and cool visual pieces.
3 pm Main Ballroom – Stephen & Carter Sharer , Dominate YouTube Trends To Explode Your Audience
Carter has extensive knowledge on how to establish and build a brand. His background in computer science helps him thoroughly understand the inner workings of the YouTube algorithm. He understands how the algorithm works with viewer behavior and uses this to optimize the channel’s content strategy and ultimately the channel’s viewership and growth. Stephen has years of experience in marketing and building brand awareness across all social media platforms. He’s an awarded videographer, a performer at heart, and has always been passionate about capturing his life story in an engaging way. His background in economics and digital marketing from NYU.
Together they were able to slingshot the channel’s growth to 1 million subscribers in less than 6 months.
3 pm Theater – Jeremy Johnston, JD, Negotiating Better Brand Deals To Earn What Your Worth
Jeremy is a YouTube lawyer and a YouTuber. His channel, J House Vlogs, has nearly 1 million subscribers and 700 million views. His law firm, Johnston Law, represents YouTubers large and small, including several of the largest YouTubers in the world. Jeremy helps his YouTube clients with brand deal negotiations, contract revisions, FTC compliance, YouTube ToS, and copyright/trademark issues.
3 pm Westchester – Brian Nickerson, Leveraging Your Audience To Earn From E-Commerce
Brian is co-founder and CEO of MagicLinks, which empowers YouTube creators with tools for authentic social commerce. Brian also founded Chippmunk, a coupon search engine, and built the Shopping Division of Internet Brands from 0 to 100 employees and $175M in value in 3 years. He holds an MBA from Harvard Business School and a bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Economics from Dartmouth College, and played third base in the minor leagues for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
3:50 pm Main Ballroom – Lizza Monet Morales, xoxolizza, Oportunidades: Emerging Market in Latin America
Lizza Monet Morales, aka @xoxolizza, is an actor, tv host and content creator in both English and Spanish. She has leveraged her love of travel, tech, fashion, cars, and inspirational messages to create a global social media fan-base (LoveBug Nation) while becoming one of the top Latinas in entertainment media. In 2016, she won the TECLA Award for Best Live Broadcaster, which was the first award ever given to a live streamer by any award show. She won once again in 2017. Alegeria magazine named Lizza one of the “20 Most Influential Latinos and Latinas of 2016.” And she was was nominated for the 2017 SHORTY Awards as Periscoper Of The Year. Most recently, she co-wrote Latina Empowerment Through Leadership and became a best-selling author after hitting number one in three different categories. As a sought-out speaker, she mines her years as an entertainer and entrepreneur and combines them with her infectious, positive, go-getter attitude, to empower, educate and entertain audiences around the world. She has worked with clients such as The GRAMMYs, Microsoft, Nike, Ford, Red Bull, Sears, AT&T, NASCAR, Formulae and CoverGirl among others. She has been featured on The Conan O’Brien Show, CNN and NPR. As well as featured in AdWeek, Vanity Fair, a full-page feature in Cosmo for Latinas and is on the October 2017 cover of Alegria magazine with a two-page spread inside.
3:50 pm Westchester – Jonathan Katz, Esq, Smarter Contracts for Creators
Jonathan Katz is an entertainment lawyer and advocate for internet creator rights. After years of traditional media law practice, he now focuses exclusively on the challenges facing online video creators, particularly those victimized by harassment and exploitation. He is a founding board member of the influencer advocacy group the Internet Creators Guild. He also owns and operates ClamourCon, the professional influencer industry summit.
3:50 pm Theater – Paul Colligan, Driving Your Podcast to the Top of the iTunes Charts
Paul Colligan is passionate about helping others expand reach and revenue – with reduced stress and no drama. His lifestyle and business strategies are designed to tackle the challenges and opportunities of today?s ever-changing information economy. He’s an 11-time #1 Amazon Bestselling Author and the secret weapon behind a number of top iTunes Podcasts and YouTube Channels. Previous projects have included work with StoryBrand, The U.S. State Department, Traffic Geyser, Rubicon International, Piranha Marketing, Microsoft, Pearson Education and more.
4:35 pm Main Ballroom – Jon Cheney, Augmented Reality: The Next Big Thing
Jon Cheney is the CEO and founder of Seek, the world’s leading augmented reality network. Jon also founded Treasure Canyon, and adventure race company. He has led teams towards many different goals throughout his career and he has learned how to turn a vision into a reality. In his spare time, Jon loves to kayak, compose on the piano, and hang out with his wife and 4 kids in Alpine, UT.
4:50 pm Main Ballroom – Garrett Gee The Bucket Family, Keynote
Snapchat acquired Scan, the company Garrett Gee cofounded with a handful of college friends, in 2014 for $54 million. That technology was developed into Snapcode. … After he sold his stake in Scan to Snapchat, Gee realized that something he had poured his heart and soul into could disappear just like that. He wanted to create unique experiences for his family, so they started traveling. Now he’s making a living at it with The Bucket List Family vlog.
5:30 pm Main Ballroom – Derral Eves, Closing Remarks & Big Giveaway
Friday – October 13th
9-11 am Networking
Gary Vaynerchuk – VidSummit 2017 Contains: Videos