Look what we have lined up for you
Conference Schedule !
We have a jam-packed day scheduled for you all. Check out the schedule below so that you don’t miss out. The day includes discussions, workshops, talks and even food breaks!
MIC Podcast Club Networking
Hooray, you get to come and play. Join us at 17:00 to mingle and chat about who you are and what you do. A great way to get excited about the main event on Saturday.
After party. Yes, we have decided to take you all out into wonderful Manchester. Come along for a few drinks and Ant’s dancing masterclass. He has been practicing the Salsa.
As much as we love to mingle and party with you, we do want you to get the most out of the event, so please get some rest and be refreshed for an awesome day discussing podcasting. Sweet dreams.
The Big Day - Morning Session.
Arrive, get settled, grab a coffee and take your coat off. Otherwise you won’t feel the benefit. Relax and get ready for the jam packed fun day covering all things Podcasting.
Commissioning / Format / Diversity
Jonathan Wall talks podcasts and how to get commissioned by BBC Sounds, The Naked Podcasters Kat and Jen reveal the importance of format and Alex Adey shares the story of Sound Up, Spotify’s mission to improve diversity in podcasting.
Personal Brands and Getting Match Fit
How can you build a personal brand through podcasting? Katy Leeson of Social Chain has done it…reluctantly. The North’s biggest sports podcasts then lift the lid of the tactics needed to build a great podcast, including Fight Disciples, Netballers, The Anfield Wrap, Full Time Devils and Sports Social.
Go and refuel. You will need your energy for the after session. We do not provide lunch, but you can venture outside where there are plenty of places to purchase some scran and benefit from some fresh air also.
The Big Day - Afternoon Session.
Skills Skills Skills
Breakout! 90 minutes of skills skills skills. From monetisation and marketing, to understanding audience numbers and managing guests and even how to set up an audio drama! Fifteen audio industry experts divulge their secrets behind what it takes to get your tribe of listeners engaged and growing. Featuring Audioboom, Content 10x, Rebel Base Media, Alitu, The Adventures of Brian Hovis Podcast and loads more!
We think you might need a little break and an afternoon coffee and Eccles cake. Take 20mins to recharge. Stretch your legs a little too and give your brain a few mins to rest.
Awards, Interviews and Going Live
Meet the podcasters with a tale to tell. Find out how to win an award, how to create a great experience for your listeners, how to conduct a great interview and what can happen when you do what all podcasters find scary – just starting it. This session features the awesome Gay and A Non Gay, Matt Deegan from British Podcast Awards, Craig Parkinson from Two Shot Pod and Emma Goswell from Coming Out Stories.
Our buddies Spotify are throwing us and our mates the Manchester Podcast Festival a party and all delegates and speakers are invited. Venue and more details to be revealed on the day.