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VidCon is planning to return in summer 2021, and will allow people to attend digitally

VidCon Now sessions will continue all year round VidCon, an annual convention focused on digital creators, is tentatively planning to return to Anaheim, California next summer if conditions allow, but organizers are preparing to let people attend digitally for the first time. The new digital option will allow people to purchase tickets for a number of live-streaming and “key fan-focused sessions” for those who don’t or can’t travel to the actual convention. The move comes after VidCon saw success in many of the digital sessions the convention held this year(referred to as VidCon Now) after the COVID-19 pandemic led to organizers deciding to cancel the actual in-person event. Nearly 1 million people tuned into digital events held by VidCon over the last few months, according to general manager Jim Louderback, adding that nearly half of that audience was streaming from outside the United States.  “We’ve clearly demonstrated that VidCon transcends borders — more than 180 of them to be e