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The Amplify Theatre is one of The Podcast Show's largest capacity talk spaces hosting sessions for creators and industry from top podcasting executives and talent and covering key topics from commissioning and growth to politics and global conversations.

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22 May 2024
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    Producers of the biggest UK Gen Z podcasts, reaching over 1.7 billion views across their slate in 2023, The Fellas studios have stormed the market over the past 3 years with shows like Saving Grace, The Fellas, Growing Paynes and Pitchside. Join this Keynote to get a look behind the curtain of the company and to learn more about what is to come from the studio.

    Presented By: THE FELLAS

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    Following a fantastic year for the BBC, Director of Speech, Mohit Bakaya
    and BBC commissioning editors Rhian Roberts, Julia McKenzie, Richard Maddock, Dylan Haskins, and Dan Clarke share the story of our latest podcast slate and reveal what they might want next. This session will give an insight into what the UK production community and audiences can expect in the future from the biggest, broadest, and most distinctive podcast offer in market. Hosted by Jonny Kanagasooriam, Head of Content, BBC Sounds.

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    The team behind the prolific Happy Place podcast to share their story of how they created, crafted and executed this award-winning podcast, built an inclusive and welcome community and grown the Happy Place brand beyond audio.
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    How has this small and young independent company created some of the biggest podcasts in the UK? Why does major global talent from Dua Lipa to Lily Allen want the Persephonica touch? And how do they make sure their shows keep getting bigger and better?

    Join Persephonica CEO, Dino Sofos, alongside their Head of Content, Ellie Clifford, and the presenter of Political Currency, Ed Balls.
    Presented By: PERSEPHONICA
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    From the moment of its launch, almost eight years ago, The Receipts podcast has always had a close relationship with the listener, hosts Tolly T and Audrey fill the roles of the big sister you wish you had, the best friend who will always tell you the truth and are universally loved for never shying away from showing their vulnerability, and always staying true to who they are.


    Audrey and Tolly will be talking about why they believe they have such a loyal fanbase, many of whom have grown up alongside the show, and how they still keep growing their listenership with new people becoming emersed in the world of The Receipts every day.

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    In 2024 over half the world will be voting in an election. In this panel you will hear from presenters across BBC’s flagship audio brands, Today, The Today Podcast, Americast and Newscast who will be at the front line of global election coverage from the BBC. This session will give insight into how the BBC brings together the power of podcasting with radio to offer the most comprehensive and trusted offer for audiences when the news cycle and political opinion goes into overdrive. Featuring Amol Rajan, Nick Robinson, Marianna Spring, Justin Webb, Adam Fleming and hosted by Alex Forsyth.

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    Podcasting is changing and growing and the word is becoming harder and harder to define as it bites off a larger portion of the digital media pie. Where does podcasting stand and where is it going in the larger digital media ecosystem? What types of companies are most likely to succeed and how does podcasting start to get more of the advertising dollars its parallel platforms receive.
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    This discussion looks behind the curtains of a successful comedy podcast and the process that keeps them at the top of the charts in the genre. From crafting a format to having a robust digital offering, we find out what makes two people develop into a comedy duos, via the medium of podcasting.

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    As a podcaster is it really possible to ignore video completely? With the signifcant expense that filming brings to a production, many podcasters are wondering whether the juice is worth the squeeze and if, by ignoring video, they are also ignoring potential marketing and revenue streams. Steve Ackerman, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Podcasts, Sony Music Entertainment invites Anthony Smith, Head of Trails at Diary of a CEO, Carly Maile, Executive Producer of How To Fail with Elizabeth Day and Fred Santana, Host of 90s Baby to show us some examples and tell us how they use video, its challenges and its benefits.
23 May 2024
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    Celebrating the success of moving from a podcast to TV and taking the audience with you to achieve the golden goose of podcasting – IP becoming event TV. With Uncanny’s creator Danny Robins, Producer Simon Barnard, 2 Podcast Commissioner Rhian Roberts, and TV Commissioner Jack Bootle.

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    Join Jamie Laing, entrepreneur and founder of JamPot Productions as he unpacks the future of podcasting. Alongside some industry faces, the panel will address the evolution in the podcasting landscape and the change in audience preferences and consumption habits. They will also discuss the importance of authenticity and meaningful content creation and how JamPot has harnessed this to create chart-topping podcasts.
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    In a world where everyone’s podcast is doing a live show, how do you make yours more than a one off show of support ?
    How do you make people come back, bring their friends and use it get new regular listeners ?

    Spoiler – you make it an amazing live show .

    Joe Clarke the manager of the 2 Johnnies (they sell out the stadiums with their 'podcast on steroids' shows) has put together a panel to talk through the highs and lows of going live,,
     
    Presented By: CWB.ie
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    We know that the UK has some of the most talented and creative programme makers in the world, but sometimes figuring out how to find a way into the American industry - a natural fit - can be tough. If making podcasts for American audiences interests you, then join Rosie Pye - who runs the creative team at Blanchard House - for a lively discussion with a panel of people who've made transatlantic their 'thing'. Blanchard House itself is run by a Brit and an American - two women with a transatlantic vision, and a team of UK producers making shows for US streamers and signing deals all over Hollywood. If you want to win hearts in Hollywood, incubate irresistible IP and showcase the British Spirit to our American cousins - this is the panel for you.
    Presented By: BLANCHARD HOUSE / WME
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    Presented By: MADAME JOYCE

     

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    For podcasting, the two biggest advertising markets are the US and UK. But how similar are they and what can they learn from each other when it comes to podcast formats, creative development and commercial opportunities? Join leaders from some of podcasting’s biggest international players who are at the cutting edge of creating businesses in both countries for a revealing birds eye view.
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    Join us for a dynamic 30-minute panel discussion at The London Podcast Show, moderated by Kobi Omenaka, co-founder of Stripped Media and a pioneer in podcast marketing. This session features an elite panel of industry veterans ready to share actionable insights on boosting your podcast's reach and impact.
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    Explore the creative process behind bringing audio storytelling to life through animation. Pass the Meerkat will share their insights, techniques, and the unique challenges they face in transforming podcast episodes into visually captivating animated content over the past 4 years.
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    Join the YouTube Podcasts team to learn more about podcasting on YouTube. This session will equip you with the best practices for running your Podcasts on YouTube.

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EXPLORE ALL STAGES AT THE SHOW

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The Origin Theatre

The Origin Theatre hosts a series of world-class content over two days, ranging from major industry keynotes, to sessions with the biggest names in the game.

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The Creator Stage

The Creator Stage hosted by Spreaker presents a programme of sessions dedicated to podcast creators, whether at the start of your podcasting journey or as an experienced operator.

Marketing, monetisation, myth busting, using AI tools, audio production, business tips and more.

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Ask the Experts

Ask The Experts in association with BetterHelp is where we hear from those at the forefront of technology and developments in the podcasting space. This intimate venue gives the opportunity to ‘ask the experts’ and gain valuable insights and understanding from brands who are pushing the boundaries.

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The Studio Stage

The all new Studio Stage, situated on the main show floor, will host multi track conversations about key topics from some of the biggest names and companies in podcasting.  

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Talking Podcasts - Business

Talking Podcasts - Business Stage, in association with Acast, is a space for big talks about the podcasting industry. Hear from renowned talent in front of and behind the mic.

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Talking Podcasts - Creator

Talking Podcasts - Creator Stage, presents a schedule packed with all of the conversations and pro tips for creators from the brightest minds across the whole industry. 

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The Amplify Theatre

The Amplify Theatre is one of The Podcast Show's largest capacity talk spaces hosting sessions for creators and industry from top podcasting executives and talent and covering key topics from commissioning and growth to politics and global conversations.

VIEW THE PROGRAMME SO FAR

Brand Works Stage

The Brand Works Stage, presented by Global in association with IABUK, is where brands and advertisers come together with the rest of the podcasting industry.

An area to cultivate meaningful conversations, discuss the opportunities and benefits of branded content in podcasting and ultimately set up future business. Throughout the day, programmed around key networking moments, were talks from brands who have already committed to the podcasting space and those trusted production companies who are creatively driving the content.

Alongside this are inspirational case studies and data driven discussion about this area of huge potential growth for brands.

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