Acast is the world’s biggest podcast company and the engine powering creators, advertisers and listeners everywhere. Its services are the most sophisticated available and are constantly being updated with innovative new tools and functionality. Acast hosts nearly 10,000 podcasts worldwide and monetises the best shows around, including My Dad Wrote A Porno, Off Menu, Griefcast, and The Adam Buxton Podcast, and those from publishers such as the BBC, The Times, the Guardian, The Economist, VICE and Vogue. Acast Open brings simple, smart podcast hosting and monetisation for any show of any size. Its membership tiers — including the free ‘Starter’ package — offer a podcast RSS feed for distribution to every podcast app, plus advanced analytics and customisation. Co-founded in Sweden in 2014 by Johan Billgren, Acast’s team of more than 200 audio lovers are creating a sustainable and open podcast ecosystem — ensuring the whole industry continues to grow and flourish. The company has sales teams on the ground in 13 markets around the world, including the UK, US, Australia, France and Germany.
Georgie Holt, Managing Director UK+, Acast says: “Podcasts are taking centre stage around the world, and The Podcast Show London is an important platform to bring the UK podcasting community together. As the industry leader, Acast is committed to supporting and advancing the whole industry — and to finding and nurturing the best, most diverse talent the UK has to offer — so we leapt at the chance to bring our expertise to the event’s programme of keynotes, panels and masterclasses.