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Thursday, February 8
 

9:00am

Podcast Launch & Grow Workshop
Discover how to launch a podcast, grow your audience, interview like a pro, and the tech tools that make it all easy!

Moderators
DA

Desmond Adams

Total Podcast Pro
JD

John Dennis

Podfest Multimedia Expo

Speakers
ND

Nick Dunkerly

Hindenburg
DR

Dr. Ryan Gray

Meded Media
DJ

Dave Jackson

School of Podcasting
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Andy Kushner

Extraordinary Ordinary People
MO

Michael O'Neal

The Solopreneur Hour
DR

Doug Reed

Podcast Music
JR

Jessica Rhodes

Interview Connections
TS

Tyler Sheff

The Cash Flow Guys
SS

Shawn Smith

Podcasting Made Easy


Thursday February 8, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
Lime Breakout Room

9:00am

The Boss Lady Workshop
Marketing and monetizing your podcast like a boss lady!

Speakers
KK

Katie Krimitsos

Biz Women Rock!
avatar for Jessica Kupferman

Jessica Kupferman

Co-Founder, She Podcasts


Thursday February 8, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
Largo Breakout Room

9:00am

Youtube Workshop
Discover Youtube basics, perks, audience growth, and monetization strategies!


Thursday February 8, 2018 9:00am - 4:00pm
Clementine Breakout Room

12:00pm

LUNCH
Lunch is one hour, so we recommend you eat on property!

Thursday February 8, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
On Property Recommended

1:00pm

Pecha Kucha Speed Round
Each speaker gets five minutes to showcase 20 slides for 15 seconds each. A wide spectrum of topics will be covered. There will be meet & greet networking at the half-way point for speakers and attendees to meet each other and ask questions. Arrive early as we have limited seating – Free to ALL attendees.

Thursday February 8, 2018 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Largo Breakout Room

5:45pm

Opening Ceremonies & Strategic Alliance
The Strategic Alliance is your chance to meet your fellow attendees and start building relationships that will last long after the conference is over! Make sure to have 50 business cards handy for this special event!

Speakers
JD

John Dennis

Podfest Multimedia Expo
CK

Chris Krimitsos

Podfest Multimedia Expo


Thursday February 8, 2018 5:45pm - 9:30pm
Citrus Ballroom

9:30pm

After Hours Party (at the hotel)
Cash bars will be available.

Thursday February 8, 2018 9:30pm - 11:00pm
TBA

10:00pm

Live Storytelling
Listen as Drew Ackerman performs a live session of his famed Sleep With Me routine.

Speakers
avatar for Drew Ackerman

Drew Ackerman

Sleep With Me Podcast


Thursday February 8, 2018 10:00pm - 11:00pm
Largo Breakout Room
 
Friday, February 9
 

6:30am

Running Club
Join James Van Prooyen and Shawn Yesner for a run around the hotel property to kick off the day with some exercise and energy!

Friday February 9, 2018 6:30am - 7:15am
TBA

8:00am

Meet & Greet with Vendors
Get started on your Treasure Maps and enter to win amazing tech prizes!

Friday February 9, 2018 8:00am - 9:00am
Exhibitor Floor

9:00am

Opening Message From the Organizers
Join the organizers as they welcome you with an opening and important announcements!

Speakers
JD

John Dennis

Podfest Multimedia Expo
CK

Chris Krimitsos

Podfest Multimedia Expo


Friday February 9, 2018 9:00am - 9:15am
Citrus Ballroom

9:15am

An Inside Look Into the Mouth Media Network
Speakers
MR

Marc Raco

Mouth Media Network


Friday February 9, 2018 9:15am - 9:30am
Citrus Ballroom

9:30am

The State of Podcasting
Listen in as Rob Walch talks about the state of podcasting and what you can expect in 2018 and beyond. 

Speakers
avatar for Rob Walch

Rob Walch

Libsyn


Friday February 9, 2018 9:30am - 10:00am
Citrus Ballroom

10:00am

10:30am

The Art of Inspiring to Support You Financially
Discover the art of making people happy to give you money.

Speakers
avatar for Jonathan Oakes

Jonathan Oakes

Trivial Warfare


Friday February 9, 2018 10:30am - 11:00am
Citrus Ballroom

11:00am

Meet Pete the Podcaster: The World's First Podcasting Chatbot!
Discover how you can utilize chatbots for your chatbot!

Speakers
avatar for Peter Liskoskie

Peter Liskoskie

Chatbot Nation


Friday February 9, 2018 11:00am - 11:15am
Citrus Ballroom

11:15am

[PANEL] From Podcast to Now: Success Stories & Lessons Learned
Listen in and learn from successful podcasters who launched their show after attending a previous year Podfest!

Speakers
JB

Jenn Burton

Single Smart Female
RG

Randy Goers

Drone Radio Show
avatar for Andy Kushner

Andy Kushner

Extraordinary Ordinary People
TS

Tyler Sheff

The Cash Flow Guys


Friday February 9, 2018 11:15am - 12:00pm
Citrus Ballroom

12:00pm

LUNCH
We recommend staying on property so you don't miss our afternoon breakout sessions!

Friday February 9, 2018 12:00pm - 1:15pm
On Property Recommended

1:15pm

1:15pm

Converting Your Podcast Into a Kindle Book
Speakers
DH

Daniel Hall

RealFastResults.com Podcast


Friday February 9, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Lime Breakout Room

1:15pm

1:15pm

[PANEL] Inside the History Podcast Niche
Speakers
JH

Jason Hewitt

History of the Word
DM

Denise Moormeier

History Goes Bump Podcast
EO

Ed O'Donnel

In The Past Lane
DS

Diane Student

History Goes Bump Podcast


Friday February 9, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Cedar Breakout Room

1:15pm

[PANEL] What Radio & Podcasters Can Learn From Each Other
Moderators
DA

Desmond Adams

Total Podcast Pro

Speakers
AB

Ashley Berges

Live Your True Life Perspectives
JB

Jeff Brown

Read to Lead Podcast
RG

Rob Greenlee

Spreaker / Vox Nest
JO

Julianna Ormond

The Hint Group
RW

RC Williams

The Hint Group


Friday February 9, 2018 1:15pm - 2:00pm
Citron Breakout Room

2:15pm

2:15pm

Podcast Guesting
Speakers
CC

Craig Cody

Craig Cody & Co.


Friday February 9, 2018 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Clementine Breakout Room

2:15pm

2:15pm

[PANEL] Comedy in Podcasting
Speakers
CG

Chris Grimmet

Is This Adulting? Podcast
SP

Steven Pappas

Is This Adulting? Podcast
DW

Devin Wilder

Friend or Faux


Friday February 9, 2018 2:15pm - 3:00pm
Citron Breakout Room

2:15pm

3:15pm

17 Ways to Promote Your Podcast
Speakers
BW

Bruce Wawrzyniak

Now Hear This Entertainment


Friday February 9, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Lime Breakout Room

3:15pm

3:15pm

[PANEL] Building a Successful Podcast Network
Moderators
DD

Diane Daniels

Weight Loss Nation

Speakers
CD

Carmine Denisco

Inventors Launchpad
GT

Glenn The Geek

Horse Radio Nework
DR

Dr. Ryan Gray

Meded Media
JH

Jason Hewitt

History of the Word


Friday February 9, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Citron Breakout Room

3:15pm

[PANEL] Legalities of Podcasting
Speakers
SW

Shahara Wright, Esq.

CEO Collaboration Circle
GF

Gordon Firemark

Entertainment Industry Insights
CT

Chris Tanner

SaveMoneyOnPatents.com


Friday February 9, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Largo Breakout Room

3:15pm

[PANEL] Podcasting for the Real Estate Niche
Moderators
FU

Felipe Uribe

WaysOfWealth.com

Speakers
LH

Larry Harbolt

The Real Deal
TS

Tyler Sheff

The Cash Flow Guys


Friday February 9, 2018 3:15pm - 4:00pm
Cedar Breakout Room

4:15pm

A Podcasters Guide to Youtube
Speakers
RB

Roberto Blake

Roberto Blake


Friday February 9, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Lime Breakout Room

4:15pm

Membership Sites 101
Speakers
AL

Amanda Lairsey

Society of Women Business Owners


Friday February 9, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Cedar Breakout Room

4:15pm

4:15pm

The Wonderful Opportunity of Chatbots
Speakers
avatar for Peter Liskoskie

Peter Liskoskie

Chatbot Nation


Friday February 9, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Largo Breakout Room

4:15pm

[PANEL] Monetizing Your Podcast
Speakers
DA

Dean Akers

Adjunct CEO
avatar for Jessica Kupferman

Jessica Kupferman

Co-Founder, She Podcasts
DS

Doug Sandler

The Nice Guys on Business


Friday February 9, 2018 4:15pm - 5:00pm
Citron Breakout Room

5:15pm

5:15pm

Launching and Growing a Geo-Local Podcast
Speakers
GT

Glenn The Geek

Horse Radio Nework
JL

Jaime Legagneur

Finding Florida Podcast


Friday February 9, 2018 5:15pm - 6:00pm
Largo Breakout Room

5:15pm

5:15pm

5:15pm

6:00pm

6:30pm

6:30pm

Gamertag Radio LIVE Podcast
Speakers
PL

Parris Lilly

Gamertag Radio
DP

Danny Peña

Gamertag Radio
PT

Pete Toledo

Gamertag Radio


Friday February 9, 2018 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Largo Breakout Room

7:00pm

9:30pm

Podfest Cocktail Hour
Friday February 9, 2018 9:30pm - 10:30pm
Paradise Key Patio
 
Saturday, February 10
 

8:30am

How to Connect With An Audience
Speakers
RK

Rev. Ken Blanchard

Speak Life Podcast


Saturday February 10, 2018 8:30am - 9:10am
Clementine Breakout Room

8:30am

Marketing Hacks to Grow Your Audienec
Speakers
RR

Ramona Rice

Podcast Websites


Saturday February 10, 2018 8:30am - 9:10am
Lime Breakout Room

8:30am

[PANEL] How to Make an Audio Drama Podcast
Speakers
KS

Kaitlyn Statz

The White Vault
TV

Travis Vengroff

Fool and Scholar Productions
SW

Sarah Werner

The Write Now Podcast


Saturday February 10, 2018 8:30am - 9:10am
Largo Breakout Room

8:30am

[PANEL] What's New In the World of Hosting
Moderators
Speakers
avatar for Libsyn

Libsyn

Everything Podcasting: Libsyn is your one-stop solution for everything you need to start podcasting, get your podcast in Apple Podcasts and iTunes, and even turn your show into an App. Podcast Solutions for Beginners to Established Producers: If you are new to podcasting everything... Read More →


Saturday February 10, 2018 8:30am - 9:10am
Citron Breakout Room

9:25am

Growing Your Listenership with Social Media
Speakers
SL

Stefanie LaHart

Boom Town Marketing


Saturday February 10, 2018 9:25am - 10:05am
Lime Breakout Room

9:25am

Hearing Voices in My Head for 20 Years
Speakers
HD

Harry Duran

Podcast Junkies


Saturday February 10, 2018 9:25am - 10:05am
Cedar Breakout Room

9:25am

Producing Your Podcast with Your iPhone & iPad
Speakers
JS

Joel Sharpton

Pro Podcasting Services


Saturday February 10, 2018 9:25am - 10:05am
Largo Breakout Room

9:25am

[PANEL] Everything You Wanted to Know About Using Music in Podcasts But Were Afraid to Ask
Speakers
DR

Doug Reed

Podcast Music
GR

Greg Riggle

EVP, Radio & Library Services
HW

Hunter Williams

EVP Radio & Library Services


Saturday February 10, 2018 9:25am - 10:05am
Citron Breakout Room

9:25am

[PANEL] Guest Etiquette
Speakers
JB

Jennifer Briney

Congressional Dish
DL

Damion Lupo

Transformation Nation
JR

Jessica Rhodes

Interview Connections
TT

Tom Tate

Aweber


Saturday February 10, 2018 9:25am - 10:05am
Clementine Breakout Room

10:20am

10:20am

10:20am

The Interview Outline: Become a Pro Interviewer
Speakers
JB

Jeff Brown

Read to Lead Podcast


Saturday February 10, 2018 10:20am - 11:00am
Lime Breakout Room

10:20am

10:20am

[PANEL] Building Your Podcast Power Team
Speakers
DR

Dr. Ryan Gray

Meded Media
NG

Niel Guilarte

All Things Post
avatar for Andy Kushner

Andy Kushner

Extraordinary Ordinary People


Saturday February 10, 2018 10:20am - 11:00am
Citron Breakout Room

11:15am

Fear to Courage
Speakers
WH

William Hung

From Fear To Courage


Saturday February 10, 2018 11:15am - 11:55am
Cedar Breakout Room

11:15am

How to Create Trust and Confidence with Your Voice
Speakers
TD

Tina Dietz

The Start Something Show


Saturday February 10, 2018 11:15am - 11:55am
Largo Breakout Room

11:15am

How to Get Anyone to Do What You Want
Speakers
EK

Esther Kiss

Born to Influence


Saturday February 10, 2018 11:15am - 11:55am
Lime Breakout Room

11:15am

Monetizing Via Audible and Book Publishing
Speakers
avatar for Julie Broad

Julie Broad

Founder, Book Launchers
If you want help to write, publish, and sell a business-boosting non-fiction book - that is our specialty.


Saturday February 10, 2018 11:15am - 11:55am
Clementine Breakout Room

11:15am

[PANEL] Growing Your Community Through Local Meetups
Speakers
KB

Kyle Bondo

Gagglepod
MD

Mark Deal

Podcast Atlanta
AL

Amanda Lairsey

Society of Women Business Owners
JL

Jaime Legagneur

Finding Florida Podcast


Saturday February 10, 2018 11:15am - 11:55am
Citron Breakout Room

11:55am

LUNCH
Saturday February 10, 2018 11:55am - 1:00pm
On Property Recommended

1:00pm

1:35pm

Creating a Podcast So Good, It Promotes Itself
Speakers
JS

Joe Saul-Sehy

Stacking Benjamins


Saturday February 10, 2018 1:35pm - 2:05pm
Citrus Ballroom

2:10pm

2:45pm

LIVE Alexa Demo
Speakers
DJ

Dave Jackson

School of Podcasting


Saturday February 10, 2018 2:45pm - 3:00pm
Citrus Ballroom

3:05pm

Dominate Your Niche with Series Podcasting
Speakers
MA

Mark Asquith

PodcastWebsites.com


Saturday February 10, 2018 3:05pm - 3:30pm
Citrus Ballroom

3:35pm

Harnessing Chemistry & Opportunity with a Co-Host
Speakers
EF

Emily Frisella

Food In Session Podcast
MM

Mindy Musselman

Food In Session Podcast


Saturday February 10, 2018 3:35pm - 4:10pm
Citrus Ballroom

4:15pm

5:05pm

Pazzie Awards & GIVEAWAYS!
MUST BE PRESENT TO WIN GIVEAWAYS

Speakers
JD

John Dennis

Podfest Multimedia Expo
CK

Chris Krimitsos

Podfest Multimedia Expo


Saturday February 10, 2018 5:05pm - 5:45pm
Citrus Ballroom

5:45pm

Gratitude Ceremony
Saturday February 10, 2018 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Citrus Ballroom

8:00pm

The Roast of Dave Jackson
Speakers
DJ

Dave Jackson

School of Podcasting


Saturday February 10, 2018 8:00pm - 9:30pm
Citrus Ballroom