Times and dates are subject to change.

Monday

Creator Track

Ticket Sales & Registration Open

To pick up your badge, please bring your Bar Code — either printed out or on your phone, to the TIcket Sales & Registration Hall. Each attendee must be present to pick up their

09:00 - 13:00
Ticket Sales & Registration, Hall 9
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Monday

Industry Track

TikTok Industry Lounge Open

Networking is made easy at VidCon! To meet and connect with fellow Industry Track attendees, download the Brella app, answer a few questions about yourself and who you’d like to me

09:00 - 15:00
TikTok Industry Lounge, ICC1

Monday

Industry Track

Algorithm Science: How to Think Like YouTube

In this session, you will learn about the history and evolving state of YouTube's algorithms and why understanding the goals of these algorithms is key to future-proofing your succ

10:00 - 10:45
TikTok Industry Stage, ICC4
  • Mark Robertson
    (Head of Marketing at vidIQ)

Monday

Industry Track

Future gazing. What's next? (Sponsored Session - Whalar)

Emma Harman, Chief Client Officer at Whalar is joined on stage by Luke Townsin, Regional Director Creator Marketing Solutions at TikTok to tackle the biggest trends and topics of t

10:00 - 10:45
Community Stage, Hall 11
  • Emma Harman
    (Chief Client Officer at Whalar)
  • Luke Townsin
    (Regional Director, Creator Marketing Solutions, EMEA at TikTok)

Monday

Industry Track

Is There Room for Automation in Influencer Marketing?

As reliance on technology to streamline and accelerate digital transformation continues to sweep the marketing industry, many wonder if the creator economy and influencer marketing

11:00 - 11:20
TikTok Industry Stage, ICC4
  • Ricky Ray Butler
    (CEO at BEN Group)

Monday

Industry Track

Direct-to-Consumer Merchandising for Digital Creators

In this session, Kevin Ramsey will provide an in-depth breakdown of how the most successful creators manage their e-commerce merchandise businesses. We’ll cover the basics of how t

11:15 - 12:00
Capital Suite 21
  • Kevin Ramsey
    (CEO at Warren James)

Monday

Industry Track

The Rise of Esports and Why You Should Care

Esports has exploded in the last year and is making headlines all over the world. Many brands, sports clubs, and media companies have all started investing heavily in its growth wi

11:15 - 12:00
TikTok Industry Stage, ICC4
  • Klaus Kajetski
    (CEO at Yalla Esports)
  • Christoph Timm
    (Co-Founder at Nigma Galaxy)
  • Sultan Al Riyami
    (Head of Gaming & eSports at Creative Media Authority / AD Gaming)

Monday

Industry Track

Balance Your Upload Schedule for Growth AND Audience Satisfaction

Picture this: you're running a reasonably successful content business on YouTube and other social platforms, but you've stopped growing. Why? In reality, there are only a few lever

11:15 - 12:00
Community Stage, Hall 11
  • Gwen Miller
    (Sr. Director, YouTube Strategy at Hearst)

Monday

Industry Track

META’s Next Generation of Products to Entertain (Sponsored Session - Meta/Facebook)

Join the Meta team to discover new product releases and a sneak peek into the Metaverse!Also discover how Expo 2020 has been leading on innovation through live streaming their flag

12:00 - 12:45
TikTok Industry Stage, ICC4
  • Moon Baz
    (Head of Entertainment Partnership, MENA & Turkey at META)

Monday

Industry Track

Podcasts, Voice Technology, and the Future of Audio

Innovations in voice technology are revolutionizing the way we interact with our devices. Will voice commands replace the keyboard and mouse as the user experience? What does the f

12:30 - 13:15
Capital Suite 13
  • Hebah Fisher
    (Cofounder, CEO at Kerning Cultures Company)
  • Milena Djuricic
    (COO at Videomite)
  • Elie Habib
    (CTO & Co-Founder at Anghami)
  • Jim Louderback
    (Former GM and Current Advisor at VidCon)

Monday

Industry Track

Fireside Chat with Rami Saad, Head of Media Partnerships, Snap.

Join Snap's Head of Media Partnerships for this jam packed fireside chat. We will dive into what Snap has planned for 2022 in the MENA region and discover how brands, agencies, and

13:30 - 14:00
  • Emma Brain
    (Presenter at Freelance)
  • Rami Saad
    (Head of Partnerships at Snap Inc.)

Monday

Industry Track

The Art of Disruptive Influencer Marketing

In a modern world where there is more accessible content at our fingertips than ever, how do brands cut through the noise? Telling unique and personal stories and building brand lo

13:45 - 14:30
Capital Suite 13
  • Sarah Trad
    (Editor in Chief at Step Feed)
  • Maurice Hamilton
    (CEO at The SMC Group)
  • Youri Hazanov
    (Head of International at Jellysmack)

Monday

Industry Track

Going Global: How to Engage a Worldwide Audience

With millions of people watching and connecting with digital content every day within MENA, how can you expand your presence beyond borders and build a global audience? What territ

13:50 - 14:30
TikTok Creator Stage, ICC4
  • Nora Ferneine
    (General Manager at Keko)
  • Emma Brain
    (Presenter at Freelance)
  • Jean Ghalo
    (Creative Director & DOP at MarComLux - Imagery Lab FZE)
  • Joe Lahham
    (Managing Director at TBWA\RAAD)