Sound mixer, headphones and microphone on a desk.


Frequently Asked Questions

A few frequently asked questions


Hopefully you can find the answer to any questions you may have here. If not, don't hesitate to get in touch with us via email:
Who behind all this then?

Pods Up North is brought to you by audio geeks and podcast / radio experts, Vic Turnbull (MIC), Kate Cocker (The Presenter Coach) and Ant McGinley (On The Left Side).

Where is it?

Federation House, Manchester. 2 minutes from Victoria train/tram station and even less from Shudehill bus, coach and tram station. Map here.

When does it start?

The conference starts at 0915, but we’d like you to be there from 0830 on-wards so you can have a brew, say hi to people and get settled before the big day.

Are lunch and refreshments included?

Yes, we’re providing lunch. Plus tea, coffee and water will be available throughout the day. We’ll get your dietary requirements from you when you buy your ticket.

Are there creche facilities?

Sorry, we won’t have these facilities at Pods Up North.

Will there be a cloakroom?

There won’t be cloakroom facilities, but there is a rack for you to hang your coat. This’ll be unmanned.

Is the venue wheel chair accessible?

It sure is.

I'm driving where is the best place to park all day?

The venue is in central Manchester, so lots of parking around. Use something like this website to help show you the available and best priced parking.

I’m staying over, what’s the best hotel nearby?

Our venue is in Manchester city centre and surrounded by loads of hotels and aparthotels. Use a service like to find the right place for your budget.

Will the event be filmed?

We will be live streaming the event (details announced soon).

For press and sponsorship enquiries.

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