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Welcome to this week's PM update. We have exciting news to share, including PM's role at the NAB Show next week, this summer's community meetup tour, and more details on PM22 speaker submissions.
Let's dive in!
PM EVENT NEWS
The Podcast Movement team is heading to Las Vegas for the NAB Show from April 23 – 27. Podcast Movement is presenting several sessions, and President Dan Franks and Co-Founder Jared Easley will take the stage to introduce them:
Choosing Content That Resonates with Audio Audiences
Monday, April 25 at 12:35 pm PT
Join this conversation between Audible EVP & Head of Content Rachel Ghiazza and Spoke Media Founder & President Keith Reynolds. Ghiazza and Reynolds will dive into how to choose the right shows for the right audiences at the right time.
Podcast Production Management Extravaganza
Monday, April 25 at 3:15 pm PT
This session is all about the nuts and bolts of podcast production management building. Spoke Media Founder & President Keith Reynolds shares how to manage a smooth and efficient production framework for maximum support.
Podcast Networks: The Wild West of Podcasting
Tuesday, April 26 at 10:35 am PT
To expand the reach of their show, should independent creators look to join a network or start one? Eric Bischoff (83 Weeks with Eric Bischoff) and Conrad Thompson (AdFreeShows) join our hosts to lead a conversation about navigating the “wild west” of podcast networks.
Programmatic in Podcasting – Positive or Negative?
Tuesday, April 26 at 1:45 pm PT
Krystina Rubino, general manager of Right Side Up's offline and podcast marketing practice, weighs the pros and cons of programmatic technology in podcasting.
Join Our Meetup Next Week in Vegas!
The next Evolutions conference will take place in Las Vegas on March 7-10, 2023. This month, we're kicking off the countdown with our first community meetup of the year! Locals, you're in luck: Join the PM team in Las Vegas on Tuesday, April 26 for drinks, networking, and fun.
The Texas Meetup Tour is On!
Giddy up, y'all! The PM team will be traveling around Texas to host several community meetups before PM22 in August.
June 7 – Houston, TX
June 8 – Austin, TX
June 9 – Dallas, TX
If you're in any of these cities, please join us for drinks, networking, and good ol' fashioned Texas fun! More details to come, but make sure to save the dates!
Join Us for PM 2022 This Summer
Prices for PM22 increase TONIGHT AT MIDNIGHT
If you're not yet signed up to join over 3,000 podcasters and professionals from around the world this summer, what are you waiting for? Register before midnight for the best deal!
Podcast Movement 2022 features hundreds of educational sessions spread across carefully curated tracks, amazing expo halls to discover the latest podcasting tools and technologies, and of course the best networking events and parties in podcasting!
Book your PM22 Hotel Now!
Podcast Movement has negotiated a special discounted rate at our host hotel (which is also where the event takes place), but the number of rooms available is limited.
Each year our rooms sell out, and attendees have to book off-site. Don't miss out on your chance to stay where all the action is at PM22!
PM22 SPEAKER SUBMISSIONS
Have you been thinking of leading your own session or panel at a PM event? Well, now's your chance! Speaker submissions are now open for Podcast Movement 2022 this August in Dallas, TX.
PM22 will feature panels and talks from the most prominent podcasters, networks, organizations, and industry professionals. There's no better place to share your insights and perspectives with thousands of podcasters from around the world.
There are several topic tracks to choose from, so make sure to submit your session on the track that is right for you. Submissions will be accepted until May 6.
Last week, we asked our Twitter PM community about the best podcast feedback they've received. Shoutout to Spine Chillers and Serial Killers for connecting with different listeners and getting those LOLs – IRL.
Want to be in the spotlight, best mates? Join our conversations on Twitter and share your perspective.
PODMOV DAILY: INDUSTRY NEWS FOR CREATORS
Parcast Union Scores in New Contract with Spotify – Spotify's quiet misinformation update; “Pod-vocacy” talk with WGA Audio Alliance tomorrow; Why iHeart is dipping into NFT podcasts
To Get Featured in a Listening App, Make It Easy – Plus: YouTube's new Search Insights tool; “Using Data to Build Your Podcast Brand” is today, April 20
A Radio Icon’s New Podcast Institute at Vanderbilt – Plus: Keeping a podcast fresh is “really, really difficult”; Steve Goldstein teaches podcast business at NYU; Eleven Peabody Award-nominated podcasts
Thanks for joining us! Just a reminder: We've switched to a biweekly schedule for now, so we'll be back on May 4.
See you soon,
The Podcast Movement Team