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VidCon is still kickin’ | TechCrunch

VidCon is still kickin’ | TechCrunch

VidCon is a weird event. Over the last 13 years, the event has transitioned from just a fan convention to an industry-forward gathering where you’ll mingle with venture capitalists and Hatsune Miku cosplayers alike. Now, after pulling off its first ever east coast event, VidCon will return to Anaheim, California on June 26-29, 2024. VidCon is the premiere event for online creators, founded by two legendary creators themselves, John and Hank Green. The brothers sold VidCon to Paramount in 2018, but the conference’s events were cancelled in 2020 and 2021 due to the ongoing pandemic. Still, attendance is on the rise. The flagship event in Anaheim drew 55,000 attendees this year, up 10 percent from the previous year. When VidCon announced its first attempt at an east coast gathering in Baltimore, reception was mixed — it’s hard to imagine such a monstrously large event taking place in a satellite location, let alone one that isn’t known for its entertainment industries. As expected, VidCon Baltimore turned out to be significantly smaller than the Anaheim event. While …