VidSummit 2017 – Schedule
Subject to Change Without Warning
5-9 pm – Event Registration & Check-in
6-8 pm – VidSummit Kickoff & Networking
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