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From YouTube and TikTok to Amazon and Netflix, social and digital innovations are radically changing media, marketing, and advertising around the world.

VidCon Abu Dhabi is the only event in the region where the world's top creators, growth hackers, online video experts, and leaders from the top video platforms come together to chart the future of the media industry. This unprecedented group of experts provides unparalleled access to strategies, secrets, tips, and insights about adapting and thriving during this digital transformation.

Since its launch in the US in 2009, VidCon has become THE place where the biggest players in the digital space come to learn new tactics, develop new strategies, launch new products, unveil new partnerships, and generate buzz.

The Industry Track will provide deep, industry-changing insights on how to grow and monetise your business through online video platforms, building sustainable and profitable communities, best practices for using video to sell products and services, and in-depth strategy discussions that will change the course for the future of online video and media in GCC and internationally.


Who should attend the Industry Track?

  • Forward-thinking marketers looking to drive the future of online video and social media marketing.
  • Media company executives that aren't satisfied with the status quo.
  • Brand strategists who want to profit from new media trends.
  • Creators and influencers who want to understand how to build real businesses in today's shifting social video landscape.
  • Anyone
    affiliated with online video in a professional capacity in software
    development, at a production company, multi-channel network, or media
  • Advertising agency professionals who want to think beyond the 30 second spot.
  • Television professionals who know AVOD, SVOD and OTT are the future of the industry.
  • Video
    producers, showrunners, and creative executives that want to learn how
    to develop and distribute across these new channels.
  • Audience
    development professionals looking for insights on the latest algorithm
    changes at YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, TikTok, Twitch, and beyond.
  • Influencer marketing or Talent teams looking to network and meet creators, influencer management companies, and brands.

4-Day Industry Track Ticket Perks:
  • Access to all Community, Creator, and Industry Track programming, including meet & greets (limited capacity; first–come, first-served).
  • Learn and gain insights from leading industry experts.
  • Build strategies, discuss ideas, and create new alliances.
  • Network with Creator Track attendees the evening of Saturday, 4 December 2021.
  • Attend the Industry Track Reception to network and meet new potential leads on Sunday, 5 December 2021.