PM16 UnOfficial Meetups


Looking for even more to do at PM16? Check out these unofficial community meetups, or HOST YOUR OWN.

Tuesday, July 5

Omny Studio shouts you a beer!

Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
LocationTBD – a hip bar in Chicago
HostsSophie and Mitch from Omny Studio

G’day gang! Sophie and Mitch have flown all the way from Australia to attend/speak at Podcast Movement and would love to make some mates and shout you a beer before the festival starts.

Omny Studio is a podcast hosting platform but this won’t be a seminar or a sales pitch! Check out to see the platform.

Get in touch via email if you’re interested and we’ll email a venue closer to the date. [email protected]

Wednesday, July 6

Blubrry Workshop

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
LocationHyatt Regency Conference Room

Blubrry Workshop covering PowerPress – PowerPress Sites – WordPress 

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Podcast Marketing Meetup

Time: 3:30pm – 5:00pm
LocationHyatt Lobby
HostsPodcast Marketing Facebook Group

The official unofficial Podcast Marketing Meetup. Come connect with other podcasters to network, find guests, get marketing tips, and share what’s working for you. We’ll meet in the hotel lobby at 3:30pm and then head to one of the hotel’s restaurants or bars – or hit up a nearby spot – depending on turnout. Everyone is welcome!

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WrestleZone Radio One Year Anniversary Party & Stage Show

Time: 9:00pm – 12:00am
LocationHyatt Regency Plaza Room
HostsWrestleZone Radio

WrestleZone Radio is turning one year old and we want to party with all our awesome listeners and contributors! Come join us after Podcast Movement’s opening night Academy of Podcaster Awards.

This event will feature  mix of live, on-stage podcasts from some of your favorite WZ Radio personalities, surprise special guests, live music and other entertainment, cash bar, games & prize give aways!

For more information & to register:

The Florida Podcasters Meetup

Time: 9:00pm – 10:00pm
LocationThe Big Bar (in Hyatt Lobby, second floor)
HostsBryan Orr & Desmond Adams

Informal meeting for Florida Podcasters

For more information email: [email protected]

Thursday, July 7

Meet the NPR Content Team

Time: 3:45pm – 4:15pm
LocationMarket Chicago (in Hyatt lobby)
HostsNPR/Izzi Smith

Meet Programming VP Anya Grundmann and the rest of Team NPR. For more information, email [email protected]

Podcasters’ Hangout Meetup

Time: 6:30pm – 7:30pm
Location: American Craft (in Hyatt lobby)
Hosts: John Dennis and Chris Krimitsos

Podcasters’ Hangout Family Meetup: Come mingle and meet fellow community members and get some free Podcasters’ Hangout swag.

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Golden Spiral Media Community Meet Up

Time: 6:30pm – 10:00pm
Location: D4 Irish Pub & Cafe (345 E Ohio St)
HostsGolden Spiral Media (Darrell Darnell)

Everyone is invited to come hangout, meet other listeners and hosts from the Golden Spiral Media podcast network face to face, eat some tasty food, and enjoy cold drinks. Please RSVP so that we have enough space reserved. Full menu is available. Each person is responsible for their own food & drink bill.

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Get in the Lab with Meg Le Vu Meetup

Time: 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Location: Hyatt Lobby
HostsMeg Le Vu

I’m hosting a meetup for anyone wanting one-on-one help with video. I’m offering free YouTube Channel critiques, video critiques and tips and tricks using video in your business.

For more information:

The Somos Podcasters

Time: 8:00pm – 9:30pm
Location: Hyatt Lobby
HostsFelix A. Montelara and Arturo Nava

A mastermind of podcasters interested in promoting podcasting to Hispanics, Latino and Bilingual podcast audience. Be there at 8pm once all are present we may decide to go out for dinner or find a good Bar to talk.

For more information: [email protected]

Friday, July 8

Your Money Podcasting Meetup

Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Location: SPACE (444 N Wabash Ave)
HostsPodcasters of FinCon (Philip “PT” Taylor)

Join us for the very first Your Money Podcasting Pit Stop Event! This event is about networking, learning and empowering conversations with your favorite personal finance podcasters. This is not the typical boring financial education seminar. You want to be be part of this experience. The goal is for you to leave well connected, more inspired and better informed.

For more information and to register:

Saturday, July 9

Side Hustle Nation Meetup

Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Dollop Coffee (345 E. Ohio Street)
HostsNick Loper

Come meet other side hustlers and entrepreneurs in a relaxed setting after the conference.

For more information: [email protected]

She Podcasts Brunch Bash

Time: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Location: American Craft (in Hyatt Lobby)
HostsShe Podcasts (Elsie Escobar & Jessica Kupferman)

Come for the hugs, stay for the bacon! Stop by on your way to the airport and see Elsie and Jess and your fellow She Podcasters, have a good meal, and hang out as long as you can!

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Live Podcast Event: Fresh Art International In Conversation with Artist Amy Sherald

Time: 4:00mm – 6:00pm
Location: Monique Meloche Gallery (2154 West Division)
Hosts: Cathy Byrd, with Fresh Art International and Monique Meloche Gallery

We’re gearing up for a very exciting live podcast event, featuring Balitmore-based artist Amy Sherald and Miami-based curator & Fresh Talk podcaster Cathy Byrd of Fresh Art International! Join us Saturday, July 9 at 4pm, as they talk about Amy’s practice and her current exhibition at the gallery, “A Wonderful Dream.”

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Looking for even more to do at PM16? Check out these unofficial community meetups, or HOST YOUR OWN.