Summer In The City
The 2015 Summer In The City will be taking place at London Excel starting on 14 AugustSummer In The City

It is that time of year where hundreds of YouTube vloggers, bloggers and subscribers flock to London for the ultimate meet-up at Summer In The City. With so much happening in one place at one time, it can all get a little daunting but the tips belowe featuring everything you need to know will make your weekend much easier.

Since 2009, thousands of like-minded individuals have gathered in the capital to connect over their shared bond of YouTube. Whether they simply watch, "like" or subscribe to the online videos or create the content channels, SITC has been like Disneyland for vloggers and their fans. So what can visitors expect from the event this time round? IBTimes UK has created the ultimate guide to help navigate your trip...

Where is Summer In The City taking place?

After holding residence at Alexandra Palace in 2014, SITC will be hosted at London Excel on the Royal Victoria Dock in east London.

Travelling to Summer In The City

Getting transport links should be relatively easy for SITC. If travelling by DLR, getting off at Prince Regent Street will be the nearest station to the venue. However, note that if you plan on driving, there is limited parking on site.

Watch the vlogging panel from Summer In The City 2014:

Which dates are Summer In The City taking place?

The event kicks off on Friday 14 August but please note this is for creators only. The real fun for everyone begins on Saturday 15 August before coming to an end on Sunday 16 August.

Which vloggers are attending Summer In The City?

It will be a case of which vloggers can you spot in the audience, as the place will be flooded with a bevy of YouTube sensations. Among those confirmed to attend are the SacconeJolys, Dan Howell aka Dan Is Not On Fire, Carrie Hope Fletcher, Scola Dondo, Jenny Bingham, Jack and Dean, Elyar Fox, Niki and Sammi, Room 94, Hannah Trigwell, Patricia Bright, Chip Daddy, Amazing Phil, Hazel Hayes and many, many more.

The schedule

Friday 14 August:

Panels will be taking place between 12pm and 7pm, with topics including: Funding Your Project, The Business Of Being A Creator YT & Beyond, Earn Money With YouTube, How To Vlog and Measure Success With YouTube Analytics. The full schedule for the content creator day is listed on the SITC website.

Saturday 15 August:

Some highlights from the day include:

12pm – How To Start The Next Great YouTube Channel [Panel Room B]

12pm – Gamers Vs Vloggers [Screening Room]

1pm – Dealing With Trolls [Panel Room B]

2pm – Hannah Trigwell [Main Stage]

2pm – Ethnicity & Diversity Online [Panel Room C]

3pm – LGBTQ+ [Panel Room A]

4.40pm – Elyar Fox [Main Stage]

6pm – YouTube Awards [Main Stage]

The full schedule for Saturday is listed on the SITC website.

Watch the Balancing YouTube With A Job panel from Summer In The City 2014:

Sunday 16 August:

Some highlights from the day include:

12pm – Anti-Bullying [Panel Room C]

1pm – Coming Out On YouTube [Screening Room]

1pm – Mental Health [Panel Room A]

2pm – Online Safety [Panel Room B]

2.50pm – Daniel Dobbs [Main Stage]

3pm – Women On YouTube [Panel Room A]

The full schedule for Sunday is listed on the SITC website.

How will the meet and greet work?

You should have already applied and been confirmed for the meet and greet through the ballot process, which has now closed. Remember to note down your ballot ID number and print off the all the details before heading to London Excel. Most importantly, have fun with your favourite vloggers and do not forget to grab a selfie.