about the platform
the platform is the first conference of its kind, designed exclusively for influencers and content creators in the pittsburgh area. creating is an entirely new career, full of challenges and opportunities that are novel. building a brand and online community takes work. now, members of the cohort and other like-minded individuals can come together to learn, network, and grow.
keynote fireside chat, hitakshi shah, duolingo
be inspired by a renowned industry expert who has successfully navigated the digital landscape by breaking rules and building important relationships. our keynote speaker will chat about insights and strategies to help motivate and empower you to take your influence to the next level. expect a conversation that you will not want to miss.
the conference experience
join us for two panels as we talk content creation, branding, monetization, audience engagement, operating as a business and more.
creator panel. three creators talking about how they approach brand partnerships, and the challenges of working with brands who don’t get “it” – not wanting a script, value and rates, etc.
brand panel. three brands talking about how they approach creator partnerships, and the challenges of working with creators who don’t get “it” – not wanting to show data, understanding a good brief, etc.
the takeaways? valuable knowledge, practical tips, and actionable advice from those who have achieved major success in the digital realm.
2:00 - 4:30 pm
brand partnership mixer
network with big brands and local businesses to discover potential partnerships during our happy hour mixer. this is your chance to make valuable connections and unlock important brand relationships.
4:30 - 6:00 pm
you can't forget our gifting loft! grab a cohort shopping bag and snag samples from pittsburgh-based businesses who would love to be on your radar.