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March 7-9th, 2019
Wyndham Orlando Resort
Orlando, FL

What Is Podfest?

Podfest Expo is a community of people who are interested in and passionate about sharing their voice and message with the world through the powerful mediums of audio and video. We’re proud to unite as many people as possible to learn, get inspired, and grow better together.

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What To Expect By Attending Podfest

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The World’s Best Podcasting Community Elevated By These 3 Pillars:

1. WORLD-CLASS EDUCATION

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Whether you’re just starting out and want to launch your podcast, or want to discover the latest, cutting-edge and data-driven success strategies for growing your audience, we facilitate learning on a new level.

2. INSPIRATION & IDEAS

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We have a focus and dedication to bring you speakers and workshops that both inspire you and spark new and innovative ideas in the way of creativity, content creation, audience growth, monetization and more.

3. COMMUNITY & NETWORKING

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One thing we hear a lot of: Podfest is the best podcasting community in the world. To be honest, we can’t take credit for that – we just “built the box” that the amazing podcasting community calls “home.” However, we certainly add to it with dedicated mingling time, an outstanding (and proprietary) networking event, and after parties.

SAY HELLO TO THIS YEARS SPEAKERS

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Some of the World’s Smartest Minds In Podcasting & New Media

MAIN   STAGE   SPEAKERS:

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John Lee Dumas

Host of Entrepreneur on Fire

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Pat Flynn

Host of Smart Passive Income

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Jordan Harbinger

Host of The Jordan Harbinger Show

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Rob Walch

Host of Libsyn’s The Feed

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Robyn Sayles

Host of Launching Your Success

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Kenn Blanchard

Host of Speak Life

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Jaime Legagneur

Host of The Florida Podcast Network

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Glenn The Geek

Host of The Horse Radio Network

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Michael O’Neal

Solopreneur Hour &
OUR ROAST MASTER

BREAKOUT  SPEAKERS  & PANELISTS:

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Amy Woods

Content 10x

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Andrea Klunder

Podcast Envy

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Andy Kushner

The Wedding Biz

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Barbara Grassey

The Book Boss

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Adam Schaeuble

The Million Pound Mission

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Allison Melody

Food Heals

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Bob Caporale

Dear Strategy

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Cate Stillman

The Yogahealer Show

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Carmine Denisco

Inventors Launchpad

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Carol Cox

Speaking Your Brand

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Chris Curran

Podcast Engineering School

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Chris Holifield

I Am Salt Lake

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Chemda Khalili

Keith and the Girl

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Chris Luecke

Pubcast Worldwide

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Corey Fineran

Ivy Envy

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Dave Jackson

The School of Podcasting

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Christy Haussler

Forty Three Keys Media

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Courtney Pledger

Clean Ears

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Danny Ozment

So You Want To Podcast?

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Dave Zohrob

CEO of Chartable

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Dave Aarons

Unbundled Attorney Mastermind

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David Alan Grier

How We Manage Stuff

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Debbie DeChambeau

The Business of Insurance

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Diane Daniels

Medicare Nation

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Dean Akers

The Adjunct CEO

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Doug Reed

Podcast Music

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Mark Asquith

Rebel Base Media

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Gabriel Aluisy

Private Club Radio

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Dr. Ashley Hampton

Work Smarter, Live More

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Drew Ackerman

Sleep With Me

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Dustin Mathews

Wealth Fit

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Edward O’Donnell

In The Past Lane

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Edward Panas

Selling Sarasota

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Emily Prokop

The Story Behind

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Eric Nuzum

Podcast maker, formerly of NPR and Audible

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Evo Terra

Podcast Pontifications

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Gordon Firemark

Entertainment Law Update

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Greg Riggle

Podcast Music

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Heather Heuman

Business, Jesus & Sweet Tea

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Jay Ludgrove

GL Cast

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Hilda Labrada Gore

Wise Traditions

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Jessica Kupferman

Rebel Base Media

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Joeel & Natalie Rivera

Freedom or Bust!

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Joel Sharpton

What Makes Me Weird

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Jay Menez

Hollywood Real

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Jennifer Briney

Congressional Dish

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Joe Fier & Matt Wolfe

Hustle & Flowchart

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Joe Pardo

Business w/ Super Joe Pardo

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Joe Saul-Sehy

The Stacking Benjamins Show

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John Largent

The Texas Podcasters Association

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Justin Malik

Optimal Living Daily

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Justin Schenck

Growth Now Movement

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Jonathan Oakes

Trivial Warfare

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JV Crum III

Conscious Millionaire

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Karen Rowe

Get Writing

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Kevin Bupp

Real Estate Investing for Cashflow

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Karen Yankovich

Good Girls Get Rich

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Kate Erickson

Kate’s Take

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Katie Krimitsos

Meditation for Women and Biz Women Rock!

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Keith Malley

Keith and the Girl

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Laura Petersen

Copy That Pops

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Lou Mongello

WDW Radio

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Lyndsay Phillips

Smooth Business Growth

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Marshall Williams

Ad Results Media

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Lee Rankine

Optimal Living Daily

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Lee Silverstein

We Have Cancer

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Mani Vaya

Book Summaries for Entrepreneurs

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Darrell Darnell

Pro Podcast Solutions

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Mathew Passy

CausePods

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Meg Brunson

FamilyPreneur

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Meryl Klemow

Campfire Sht Show

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Mickie Zada

Surviving Abuse

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Mike Morrison

The Membership Guys

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Nick Pavlidis

Five Minutes With Dad

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Paul Jones

Scruffy Audio Network

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Phylecia Jones

Ask the Budgetologist

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Mike Dell

Podcast Help Desk

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Monica Rivera

What Wanna Do What!?

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Niel Guilarte

All Things Post

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Rena Romano

The Thrive Perspective

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Ric Viers

Ric Viers

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Rob Greenlee

New Media Show

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Rockwell Felder

Squadcast

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Satish Gaire

Podmio

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Ronsley Vaz

Should I Start a Podcast?

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Shaina Weisinger

Repurpose House

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Stefanie LaHart

Tradigital Talk

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Steve Stewart

Steve Stewart Podcast Productions

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Tom Schwab

Interview Valet

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Travis Chappell

Build Your Network

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Travis Vengroff

The White Vault

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Troy Heinritz

The Blacklist Exposed

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Nick Dunkerley

Hindenburg

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Eli McIlveen

Alba Salix

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Erik Saras

Marsfall

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Jeffrey Hayzlett

All Business

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Jon Grilz

Small Town Horror

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Joon S. Han

Awesome Guests

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Kaitlin Statz

The White Vault

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KC Wayland

We’re Alive: Goldrush

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Sarah Rhea Werner

Girl In Space

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Simone Brown

Clean Ears

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Stephen Peterson

eCommerce Momentum

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Sean Howard

The Axe & Crown

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Steve Cherubino

EDMMR

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Todd Cochrane

CEO of Blubrry

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Tom Hazzard

Feed Your Brand

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Tyler Sheff

Cashflow Guys

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Scott Carson

The Note Closers Show

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Seretha Collins

Clean Ears

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Sharon Vornholt

Lets Talk Real Estate Investing

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Shawn Yesner

Crushing Debt

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William Howell

STEM Talk

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Zach Moreno

Between 2 Mics

Your Entire Podfest Experience Can Be
Custom Tailored & Personalized

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Our innovative smartphone app and easy-to-understand conference tracks allow you to personalize and build your own daily agenda based on what you’re most interested in learning. This is your conference.

CREATION
& LAUNCH

TECHNOLOGY
& INNOVATION

AUDIENCE
GROWTH

MONETIZATION
& MARKETING

YOUTUBE
& VIDEO

NETWORKING
& SOCIAL

We Also Hold Full Day & Half Day
Hands-On Workshops

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We go beyond just the single sessions, and provide full on workshops (only on Day 1) that can help you take meaningful and immediate action

hover or tap each box below to discover more…

The Podcast Startup Workshop
The Podcast Startup Workshop
+$197 (Included w/ VIP & up)
What's The Podcast Startup Workshop?
This is a hands-on workshop where you'll learn exactly how to launch and grow your podcast! This is a full-day workshop on 03/07/19.
The Boss Lady Workshop
The Boss Lady Workshop
+$0 (Included w/ all tickets)
What's The Boss Lady Workshop?
Facilitated entirely by women podcasters, for women who want to podcast! This is a half-day workshop on 03/07/19.
Pecha KuchaSessions
Pecha KuchaSessions
+$0 (Included w/ all tickets)
What's Pecha Kucha?
20 slides are shown for 15 seconds each, creating a unique and fun take on delivering value very quickly! This is a half-day workshop on 03/07/19.
Vidfest<br />
Expo
Vidfest
Expo
+$197 (Included w/ VIP & up)
What's Vidfest Expo?
This year, we're featuring an entire day dedicated to Youtube and video content creation education, facilitated by experts! This is a full-day workshop on 03/07/19.

THE LOCATION & VENUE

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This year, Podfest Expo will be held at the Wyndham Orlando Resort.
You’ll enjoy Florida at it’s best time of year.

Over 50 Dining Options & 20 Attractions Within an Easy 5 Minute Walk From the Wyndham Resort

Over 10 Top-Rated Theme Parks Within a 20 Minute Drive, Including Disney World Resort & Universal Studios

All guest rooms feature a Be Well℠ Bed, Wolfgang Puck® Coffee, 40" Flat Screen TV & Free WiFi

Wyndham Resort Pools, Hot Tubs & Bars Are Open Late For Great After-Hour Networking Hangout Spots

   Fun Fact   

Did you know? More people visit Orlando annually than any other place in the WORLD. We run Podfest from March 7th (Thursday) through March 9th (Saturday), so you have Sunday to enjoy the wonder and diversity of Orlando attractions, activities, restaurants and recreation!

The View

Resort Rooms

rooms are only $149/night (while they last)

Resort Rooms

rooms are only $149/night (while they last)

The Grounds

Our Room Block Sold Out Last Year

(So uh, don’t procrastinate on booking your room)

What Attendees Have Said About Their Experience

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Listen to what others have to say about attending Podfest Expo

AGENDA & SCHEDULE

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Here’s a look at our schedule and agenda so you know when all the action is happening and can make travel plans accordingly!

Thursday, March 7th: 9am – 9pm

The fun begins at 9am with several Workshop options and our all-new VidFest event breakout sessions! The opening day schedule goes from 9am-4pm, and includes:

  • Podcast Launch Workshop (for new podcasters): 9am – 4pm
  • VidFest Event: 9am-4pm
  • Audio Drama Workshop: 9am-4pm
  • The Business of Podcasting Workshop (for existing podcasters): 9am-12pm
  • Boss Lady Workshop: 9am-12pm
  • Painting Stories with Sound by Hindenburg (free to all attendees): 12pm-4pm
  • Pecha Kucha Presentations: 1pm-4pm

We wrap Thursday with our Main Stage Welcome and signature Strategic Alliance Networking event, from 6pm-9pm.

Friday, March 8th: 8am – 10:30pm

On Friday, we have a full day of education, networking and fun planned, and is topped off by an amazing off-site party for all attendees. Some of the details include:

  • Networking & Morning Orientation: 8am – 9am
  • Keynote Sessions: 9am – 12pm
  • Breakout Sessions: 1:15pm – 5:15pm
  • Live Show Sessions: 5:15pm – 6:15pm
  • Podfest All-Attendee After Party (off-site): 7pm-10:30pm

Saturday, March 9th: 8am – 7pm

On Saturday, we have more education, along with a fun-filled evening that you don’t want to miss (our Roast of JLD will be a highlight)! Here’s what’s happening on Saturday:

  • Optional Running Club: 6:30am – 7:30am
  • Networking: 8am – 9am
  • Breakout Sessions: 9am – 12pm
  • Keynote Sessions: 1:15pm – 5pm
  • The Roast of John Lee Dumas: 5:30pm – 7pm

We recommend staying an extra day and enjoying Orlando on Sunday! Either way, you’ll want to schedule outgoing flights either on Sunday or Monday so you don’t miss the Saturday evening festivities!

Our Amazing Partners Who Make Podfest Expo Possible

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Be sure to stop by the exhibit area and check out some the amazing products, services and special Podfest offers that you wont find anywhere else!

Presenting Sponsor:

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^ Download the Himalaya podcast player app

Gold Sponsors:

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Silver Sponsors:

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Have a Question? Here Are the Most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)!

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If you have a question not listed here, please do not hesitate to contact us.

When is Podfest?

Podfest runs from March 7th through the 9th, 2019. We purposely free up Sunday so you can enjoy a free day in the beautiful city of Orlando.

Can I have a discount?

Occasionally, we offer promotions on tickets, but this is a rare occurrence. Ticket prices are the LOWEST they will ever be right now, so don’t wait any longer to reserve your spot.

When will the exhibit hall be open?

At Podfest, we leave our exhibit space open for the entirety of the conference. You can visit the expo hall any time during conference hours.

Can I speak at Podfest Expo?

If speaker submissions are open, you can submit to speak here: https://podfestexpo.com/submit-to-speak

How can I reserve a hotel room, and what are the rates?

We have negotiated an amazing nightly rate for attendees of Podfest at our host venue hotel, the Wyndham Grand Resort on International Drive. To claim your attendee room discount and book your room, just click here.

What is the Refund Policy?

We believe in treating people how we would like to be treated. We have one of the friendliest refund policy’s in the industry. Most other conferences do not allow any refunds at all, but we do. You can read about our policy here.

I'm flying from overseas. Can you provide a Letter of Invitation for me for my Visa?

Yes, we can. We understand some countries require a letter from the organizers to prove you’re attending a conference, and we’ve provided this in the past and will do so for you if needed. Just contact us here.

I'm flying from overseas. Can you provide a letter for me to prove I'm flying in for Podfest?

Yes, we can. We understand some countries require a letter from the organizers to prove you’re attending a conference, and we’ve provided this in the past and will do so for you if needed. Just contact us here.

Can I sponsor Podfest Expo?

If we have sponsorship opportunities available, we’d love to discuss the opportunities we have with you. Please email support@podfestexpo.com and we’ll get you all the information.

Who owns and operates Podfest Expo?

Podfest Expo is privately held, owned and operated by its two sole owners, Chris Krimitsos and John Dennis.