This is a weekly newsletter for Podcast Movement event and community updates.
Well, hello there!
We're back with a fresh round of PM updates. On the chopping block, we have Evolutions speaker submissions closing, Webby Awards entries, the return of the 28-Day Challenge, next month's meetups, and more.
Let's take a look.
PM EVENT NEWS
Evolutions Speaker Submissions Close This Week
The cutoff to send in your application to speak at Evolutions 2023 is this Friday at midnight. If you were thinking of applying, now is the time.
You will be asked to submit a working title and description of your proposed session or panel, as well as information about yourself and your podcasting experience.
Keep in mind that last year we had over 600 submissions, and expect more this year. There are a limited number of spots to fill, so please consider submitting!
A Look at Past Evolutions Sessions
Not sure what a session at Evolutions looks like? Well, you're in luck! We're sharing two outstanding session recordings from Evolutions 2022:
- “Making Great Podcasts On Time, On Budget, On Point” presented by Aleisha Force, DaLaura Patton, and Janielle Kastner of Spoke Media
This is a great example of what a panel on the Industry Track looks like. You can check out a list of all the Industry sessions from 2022 here.
- “How I Made $50K in Sponsorship Revenue & Landed My First Sponsor Before Launching My Podcast” presented by Harry Duran of FullCast
This session is an amazing representation of a presentation from the Podcaster tracks. You can check out a list of the Podcaster sessions from 2022 here.
The 27th Annual Webby Awards are Open!
If you're making excellent work across the podcast space, join the best of your industry by participating in the 27th Annual Webby Awards! To take advantage of the best pricing, enter by October 28th, 2022.
As the most prestigious international honor for online work, The Webbys celebrates the creatives, and storytellers setting new standards for great work, including past Webby Award winners like, Crooked Media, Spotify, The Washington Post, The Daily, Audible, Crimetown, Pivot, Stitcher, Lemonada Media and more!
Our 27th season is an exciting time to participate in The Webby Awards with new categories for Best Partnership or Collaboration, Experimental & Innovation and Best Video Series in Podcast Features and expanded honors for Scripted (Fiction) and Technology in Individual Episode.
New judges for Podcasts this year include: Andy Slavitt, Author & Host of In the Bubble, Misha Euceph, CEO, Dustlight Productions, Audie Cornish, Anchor, Correspondent & Host, CNN Audio, Roxane Gay, Host, The Roxane Gay Agenda, Gary Coichy, CEO, Pod Digital Media and Jay Shetty, Host, On Purpose.
To take advantage of early entry pricing, enter by the Early Entry Deadline of October 28th, 2022.
Join Us For Evolutions 2023 and PM23
Register Now For the Best Deal!
Join podcasters and industry professionals from around the world for our two big events next year. Register now for savings of over $100 per pass!
Evolutions is March 7-10 in Las Vegas, and Podcast Movement 2023 is August 21-24 in Denver, Colorado. Learn more about the differences here.
Both events feature hundreds of educational sessions across curated tracks, an innovative expo hall showcasing the latest tools and technologies, and of course the best networking and parties in podcasting!
Join Us for One or Both Events in 2023
We're working on some amazing plans to power your next year in podcasting. Register early to get the biggest savings!
November's 28-Day Podcast Launch Challenge
Have you been sitting on a podcast idea, but haven't yet taken the plunge? Our 28-Day Podcast Launch Challenge, sponsored by Buzzsprout, may be the perfect opportunity.
As they get their shows off the ground, members will receive daily tasks, access to a private community, and a chance to win a free pass to a PM event! Join in and find out more.
Colorado Podcaster Meetup
The Podcast Movement team is heading to Denver, Colorado next month for a podcaster meetup, brought to you by Story On.
If you're local, please make plans to join us on Friday, November 11 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Great Divide Barrel Bar for some fun, drinks, tips & tricks on growing your podcast, and a chance to win prizes (like a free ticket to PM next August!)
North Texas Podcaster Meetup
November's meetup will be a “Ask Podcasters Anything,” where the floor is open to all. The room will have podcasters of all experience levels, so ask away!
We hope you can join us for the next one on Thursday, November 10 at 6:30 pm.
That's all we have for you this week. Don't forget to send in your Evolutions speaker proposals before midnight on Friday! We hope to see you on stage in March.
Until next time,
The Podcast Movement Team