Kiwi YouTube sensation Shannon Harris, aka ShaaanXO, is set to make her debut appearance at VidCon US this week in Los Angeles.
Now in its 8th year, VidCon is a multi-genre online video conference and the biggest event in the world for internet video creators and their fans. This year’s event runs 21-24 June in Anaheim, California and Harris will be appearing as a Featured Creator on two VidCon panels:
‘WCW’ (Women Crush Wednesday) is a Community Track session featuring content creators who are known for pushing boundaries on social platforms and looking good while doing it. The session runs Friday June 23 from 12.30-1.30pm;
The ‘Beauty and the Brand’ Creator Track panel will feature Harris amongst a group of savvy creators who will discuss how they have turned their passion for beauty into a business. The session runs Friday June 23 from 2-3pm.
While Harris is looking forward to the trip, she’s also the first to admit to being a little nervous about appearing at VidCon: “I’m naturally quite a shy person so appearing at events like VidCon definitely take me out of my comfort zone but it’s worth a few nerves as it’s a chance for me to meet other content creators from around the world and, most importantly, the viewers who support me by watching my content!”
Earlier this month, Harris’ ShaaanXO YouTube channel hit 3 million subscribers continuing her reign as the #1 Most Subscribed YouTube Channel in New Zealand.
In September, she will be travelling to Melbourne to appear at VidCon Australia, along with fellow New Zealand YouTuber Caito Potatoe.
Her beauty and lifestyle videos attract millions of views every month. Shannon has developed her brand across multiple platforms, with 3 YouTube videos a week, 2-3 Instagram posts a day and a continuous stream of updates across Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat – Shannon is a content machine that never stops! She also has her own beauty brand, XO Beauty, which sells lashes, makeup brushes and lipstick. In 2017 Shannon was named the #5 Top Beauty Influencer in the world by Forbes, and was the only Australasian creator on the list.
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