Instagram Australia is bringing together some of the biggest names in the creator community in its first-ever virtual festival – Instagram NEXT.
Designed to empower and inspire creators with exclusive workshops and panels, Instagram NEXT will feature an epic lineup of top creators from Australia and New Zealand, such as Abbie Chatfield, Martha Kalifatidis, The Inspired Unemployed, Brown Cardigan, Rowi Singh and many more.
The lineup will also see Instagram leaders, including Eva Chen, Instagram’s Head of Fashion Partnerships, along with industry leaders, including Jules Lund, Founder of TRIBE, take part to share their insider experience and tips with creators.
Running across Thursday 18th and Friday 19th November, the two-day event will be packed with practical sessions, curated to help creators uncover their full potential in the creative space and as entrepreneurs.
The festival will see top creators and industry leaders cover topics including:
- Building Resilience and Handling Social Media Burnout
- Designing for Discovery
- From Getting Gifted to Getting Paid
- The Anatomy of Trends on Instagram
While the festival is invite-only for the creator community and industry, content, select sessions and behind-the-scenes content from the two days will be shared on Instagram Australia’s new dedicated account for local creators @instagramNEXTaus.
Zaac D’Almeida – strategic partnership manager at Instagram Australia said, “Creators are a vibrant and vital part of social platforms, and this growing community will help design the future of our digital world.”
“We want to find new ways to support creators in growing their audience, making a living across our platforms and taking the next step in their careers. Instagram NEXT will be an unprecedented opportunity to hear from Australia’s top creators, the industry that supports them, and leaders across Facebook and Instagram.”
“This is not just an opportunity to hear about new tools and products we’re building for creators, it’s two days of skills and training on everything from managing your money as a creator to maintaining your wellbeing. We’re committed to the creator community across our family of apps and Instagram NEXT is designed to do just that.”
Hosted by Rowi Singh and Mathew Johnson (Matty J), the full line up for Instagram NEXT includes:
- Erin Pettigrew, Product Manager for Reels
- Corey Ponder, Instagram Well-being Partnerships
- Jules Lund, Founder of TRIBE
- Clare Winterbourn, Founder of Born Bred Talent
- Totem Global
- Charles Porch, Global Head of Partnerships at Instagram
- Eva Chen, Head of Fashion Partnerships at Instagram
- Naomi Shepherd, Group Director at Facebook Australia
For updates and more information, follow @instagramNEXTaus, the newly launched channel for all things Instagram in Australia and New Zealand!