VidCon 2015: 10 YouTube panels worth checking out


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Interview: Toby Turner (Tobuscus)

Date and time: July 23rd, 3.30pm – 3.55pm

Ticket needed: Community

Description: Interviewed by Darren Franich (Entertainment Weekly)

Our thoughts: Toby’s excitable and often uncontrollable personality is marvellous to behold. Tobuscus is a YouTube veteran with a limitless understanding of the video-sharing website, so we’re expecting some interesting insight from the energetic entertainer.

Grow Your Channel (Analytics)

Date and time: July 24th, 11am – 12pm

Ticket needed: Creator

Description: “In this hands-on workshop we’ll show you how to measure success using YouTube Analytics. We’ll look at key reports that can help you answer questions such as “do audiences like my videos?” and “Are subscribers watching my videos?” so you can decide where and how to optimize your channel. Be sure to bring your laptops and YouTube Analytics log-ins so you can follow along and apply learnings to your specific channel”.

Our thoughts: YouTube isn’t always about being silly. If you’re willing to put your business hat on and learn about how to squeeze even more views out of your uploads, this VidCon panel is bound to be invaluable.

Interview: Connor Franta

Date and time: July 24th, 3.30pm – 3.55pm

Ticket needed: Community

Description: “Interviewed by Trisha Hershberger”.

Our thoughts: Franta just recently announced his new record label, so the YouTuber certainly has some exciting tales to tell his biggest fans. The American YouTuber oozes confidence and makes for a great host.


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Date and time: July 25th, 9.30am – 10.30am

Ticket needed: Community

Description: “Come hang out with all the Shaytards at their official VidCon Q&A! Shay, Colette, Gavin, Avia, Emmi, Brock and maybe even Daxton will be on stage taking your questions on Twitter and live from the audience. So be ready to bring some thought-provoking inquiries to learn everything you want to know about the Shaytards!”

Our thoughts: Everybody’s favourite YouTube family always put on a great show at VidCon. Each member of the SHAYTARDS will have their time in the spotlight and Shay and his family will be open to answering questions from their biggest fans.

Interview: Oli White

Date and time: July 25th, 5.30pm – 5.55pm

Ticket needed: Community

Description: “Interviewed by Trisha Hershberger”.

Our thoughts: British vlogger Oli White isn’t afraid to make himself look rather silly, which is why we recommend you take a look at his VidCon 2015 panel if you get the chance.

For a full guide to the VidCon 2015 agenda, take a look at the official website.

Are you attending VidCon 2015? Let us know who you’ll be watching by tweeting us at @TubeChum.

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Tom Morgan

Tom Morgan

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