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Australia's first independent YouTube Festival VIDinc

VIDinc, Australia’s first-ever independent YouTube Festival. Held at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre on Sunday 18th of August, VIDinc is expected to attract over 10,000 pop culture addicts and devoted YouTube fans. With over 11 million unique Australian YouTube users per month1, the cultural phenomenon that is online media has launched the careers of dancers, singers, comedians and entertainers all over the globe. VIDinc’s hugely entertaining line-up features some of the world’s biggest YouTube stars, with a combined audience of over 40 million subscribers and 8 billion total video views! The convention will give fans a chance to see live performances, meet their online idols, go head to head against their favourite gamers, compete for prizes and get access to brands, gadgets, merchandise and much morRitchie Perera, Co-founder of VIDinc said “We’re really excited that the online video trend has been embraced so heavily by Australia. YouTube receives over 11 million unique viewers per month from Australia, which is a truly staggering figure. There is so much potential for growth in this area and we believe the time is right to bring together some of the biggest names in online video entertainment, plus provide workshops with some of the most successful online video entrepreneurs who can demonstrate how Australian business can build their own video presence”. JENNA MARBLES: American comedian with over 9 million subscribers and 1.1 billion total views, making her the world’s second biggest individual YouTuber. She first rose to fame with her video “How to trick people into thinking you’re good looking” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OYpwAtnywTk RYAN HIGA AKA NIGAHIGA – American comedian with the world’s 4th highest subscribed YouTube channel with over 1.46 billion views http://www.youtube.com/user/nigahiga KEENAN CAHILL – one of YouTube’s biggest music superstars who has collaborated with guest artists for his videos including 50 Cent, Maroon 5, LMFAO, David Guetta and Justin Bieber  http://www.youtube.com/user/BeenerKeeKee19952 JAYESSLEE: Australia’s most subscribed YouTube channel http://youtu.be/qraPm7OwtVA TOBUSCUS: Actor, gamer and comedian with 9 million combined subscribers http://youtu.be/Z3XUCpfyKZg  MARQUESE ‘NONSTOP’ SCOTT: This incredible Dubstep dancer’s popularity saw him perform on The Ellen Show http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExTkT3FoiIA PETER CHAO: Also known as the “Chinese Guy” behind Chao Nation, whose hilarious portrayals of Asian stereotypes makes him one of the most popular comedians on YouTube http://www.youtube.com/user/pyrobooby?feature=watch PLUS MANY MORE! FOR FULL LINE UP AND TICKETING INFORMATION, GO TO WWW.VIDINC.COM.AU ]]>

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