What's On - Thurs 26th

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Industry pro or podcasting newbie? Here's a little topic taster of what's to come...

What will you see and who will you meet at Europe's biggest festival for podcasting? Dive into our action-packed lineup below...

With over 350 world-class speakers in the line up and 150 sessions across the two days of the show; there has never been a more comprehensive and inspirational education programme presented for the podcasting industry.

Our full daily theatre timetables will be announced very soon but in the meantime here's a little taster of the themes and topics you can expect on Wednesday 25th May, whether you're an established industry pro, independent creator or podcasting newbie.

And the best bit? All this amazing content is part of your £55 Delegate Day Pass...and just £30 if you're under 30!

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THURSDAY'S SPEAKER LINE UP WITH MORE TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON!

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JUST SOME OF THURSDAY'S HIGHLIGHTS. READ DOWN FOR MORE...

In conversation with Redhanded, Suruthi Bala and Hannah Maguire

In conversation with Redhanded, Suruthi Bala and Hannah Maguire

In conversation with The Receipts, Audrey Indome, Tolani Shoneye and Milena Sanchez

In conversation with The Receipts, Audrey Indome, Tolani Shoneye and Milena Sanchez

In conversation with Nihal Arthanayake

In conversation with Nihal Arthanayake

TOPICS FOR NEW AND INDEPENDENT PODCAST CREATORS

Amplify Your Audience.

What does your future audience look like? High-profile creators debate where new listeners are coming from, and where the opportunities for growth truly lie. Hear from the best in the business at audience analytics.

Saturn Returns - Caggie Dunlop.

The Saturn Returns podcast explores the challenges and opportunities that come with change and our individual quest for authenticity. Host Caggie Dunlop discusses how to bring calm and clarity during times of astrological transition and remind you that you are not alone!

The Receipts - Audrey Indome, Tolani Shoneye and Milena Sanchez.

We go behind the scenes with Audrey, Tolani and Milena from the brilliant The Receipts Podcast, who are ready to discuss anything and everything from race to religion to relationships. Expect the unexpected - no filters, no rules!

Redhanded - Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala.

Join the duo Hannah Maguire and Suruthi Bala behind the award-winning true-crime podcast Redhanded. Hear how they consistently deliver a weekly dose of murder, wit and 'WTF's' along with all the facts, anecdotal tangents aplenty, serious societal scrutiny and real BRITISH flavour.

Getting paid to podcast.

Acast's experts and successful podcasters lift the curtain on the different ways it can be done.

Quality on a Budget.

You don't need to be rich to rule the podcasting world. Snap up tips and tricks from the experts on getting the best production values - even if you're starting out on a shoestring.

Roads to Revenue.

Tips from those who paved the way, using podcasting as a springboard to make money outside of standard sponsorships or ad partnerships.

When it comes to pitching your new ideas, it’s the winning that counts.

Find out how to crush the competition from our expert panel of commissioners, sharing their pearls of wisdom.
£30 for Under 30 Day Passes

TOPICS FOR ESTABLISHED INDUSTRY PROS

Ad Effectiveness In Podcasting.

A deep dive session led by an expert in the field, helping brands understand the impact of advertising in podcasts: from recall and attribution, to actions, product trials and purchases.

Art of Selling.

Sponsorship messaging can be cringey or cute. Find out how to do it right from those in the know, in this deep dive into the art of making sponsorships impactful.

Creating Branded Originals.

Want your brand to go it alone? Get an insight into the global companies that created their own original podcasts, and how they made it work for both the audience and the brand.

The Guardian: A world in your ear: perfect podcast planning.

New research looking into the relative effectiveness of podcast and radio advertising.

Hear more from The Guardian at the show.

How to create worlds with spoken words.

We deep dive in to audio dramas with their and uncover this rich, immersive format for storytelling.

Innovation in podcast advertising.

An all-star tech panel look at the latest creative and media innovations in podcasting advertising - from dynamic ad insertion to programmatic & data-driven targeting.

Spotify: Reimagining the future of Podcasting with Anchor’

Join us to hear how Anchor is reimagining what's possible for this uniquely powerful and intimate medium through their ever-evolving suite of tools for creators of all sizes - from multidimensional and interactive creative formats such as video podcasts, live discussions and Music & Talk, to the latest innovations in monetization and more. As a part of Spotify, Anchor will showcase all of the exciting creation, engagement and monetization tools to support creators and take their storytelling to the next level.

Own It! Hold Onto Your IP.

Our panel of legal eagles and successful creators explain the importance of IP - and how to hold on to it when you land that killer idea.

Podcasts In The Marketing Mix.

Adding this influential platform to your channel planning can boost your campaign reach and performance metrics. Find out how, in this series of case studies exploring why podcasting adds value to the marketing mix.

Powerful Partnerships.

A real-life case study exploring a high-profile podcasting partnership, and why working as a dream team was key to their success.

Storytelling.

Are you sitting comfortably? Good. Some of the most creative superstars in the podcasting industry share their tricks on how to weave a compelling story, using the most intimate medium in the world.

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