Are you looking to attend podcasting conferences in 2021? Are you ready to learn from experienced speakers and panelists who can share how you can improve your show and take your podcast to the next level? Here’s a list of podcasting conferences, summits, and events happening in 2021 and beyond.
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February 12, 2021 | Africa Podfest (Virtual): Appreciate African podcasters and celebrate the podcasting world in Africa. Access podcast learning and level up your podcasting game.
February 22-March 5, 2021 | Podfest Global Summit (Virtual): Learn, get inspired, and grow better together.
February 27, 2021 | The Podcast Culture Conference (Virtual): Right on the Clubhouse app, learn about everything podcasting.
February 28-March 2, 2021 | Social Media Marketing World, San Diego, California: Discover the best social media marketing techniques from the world’s top experts.
March 6, 2021 | Blk Pod Collective (Virtual): There’s much more to podcasting than recording & editing. Learn the business of podcasting. This day-long interactive virtual event features workshops and panels.
March 22, 2021 | Listen In Podcasting Conference, Los Angeles, California: Full day event focusing on growth, resourcing, and engagement.
April 22-25, 2021 | VO Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia: The largest voiceover training and voiceover networking event in the world. This conference spans four days and offers voiceover workshops, classes, networking opportunities and more.
June 7-11, 2021 | The Creatress Summit (Virtual): A 5-day virtual conference that will give you the tools and insights you need to be a Womxn of Color who thrives in the media industry.
June 10-13, 2021 | Podfest, Orlando, Florida: A community of people passionate about sharing their voice and message with the world through audio and video.
June 11-14, 2021 | Craft + Commerce 2021, JUMP Boise, Idaho: The premiere event for online creators to come together to build community and learn from the world’s top creators.
July 17-18, 2021 | Podthon ’21 (Virtual): Informative and insightful presentations from podcasters around the world sharing their best strategies, tips, and advice.
July 21-23, 2021 | The Podcast Show 2021, London, United Kindgom: The biggest festival for the business of podcasting.
August 3-6, 2021 | Podcast Movement, Nashville, Tennessee: Thousands of passionate podcasters and industry professionals from around the world under one roof to learn, and grow professionally.
August 20-22, 2021 | PodcastCon, Chicago, Illinois: Advance your skills, power your podcast, and build your network.
September 22-25, 2021 | FinCon (Hybrid) | Join an energetic community of personal finance content creators and brands to connect, collaborate, and learn from each other.
Other Conferences on Our Radar for 2021 and Beyond:
Afros & Audio, New York, New York: A two-day festival for and by Black Podcast Creatives and Audio Professionals.
She Podcasts LIVE, Atlanta, Georgia: A women’s conference that caters to all types of women podcasters.
Be Your Change, Tucson, Arizona: Podcasting retreat for women – slow down and focus on developing your voice.
PodFest Cairo, Cairo, Egypt: Egypt’s inaugural podcasting conference dedicated to cultivating the budding podcast community.
Sports PodCon, Orlando, Florida: The first international event specifically designed for sports, esports and gaming podcasters, broadcasters and video content creators.
Summit 21, Atlanta, Georia: Back for the 5th year of empowerment, enlightenment and education for women of color.
Podcast Business Summit, New York, New York: Brings together thought leaders and influencers in the podcast business space.
Werk It, Los Angeles, California: An annual gathering for women shaping the future of podcasting.
Spark Podcast Conference, Houston, Texas: Bringing together the brightest and best of Christian podcasters and influencers in one place to motivate, inspire, and equip podcasters of all levels.
Texas PodCon, San Antonio, Texas: Shares best practices and tips that will elevate your podcast and keep your audience listening.
Third Coast Conference, Chicago, Illinois: Shine a light on the heart and soul of audio storytelling including art, craft, community, critical reflection, and dialogue.
Utah Podcast Summit: From storytelling to marketing, building communities to building a media kit, discover what you need to know to start, grow, and build your podcast.
Vancouver Podcast Festival, Vancouver, Canada: Brings together local podcast creators and deepens the discussion around audio documentary and its potential for education and community building.
Western MA PodCamp, Springfield, Massachusetts: PodCamp is an un-conference about social media and online networking. Some sessions will be planned ahead, but plenty of spaces will be open for the topics you want to discuss and learn. Participate by giving a presentation, demo or joining the session conversation.
Women in Media Conference, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Empower, equip, and encourage women in media to excel and lead.
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Danielle Desir is the founder of WOC Podcasters and the host of The Thought Card Podcast. The Thought Card is an award-winning affordable-travel and personal finance blog and podcast empowering financially savvy travelers to travel more, pay off debt, and build wealth. Danielle paid off $63,000 of student loan debt in 4 years, bought a house at 27, and has traveled to over 27 countries. She refuses to let her financial responsibilities hold her back from pursuing her dreams and living life on her terms.