Podcast Business Summit: Sold out event brought together agency, publisher, and tech experts

The 4th Annual RAIN Podcast Business Summit took over New World Stages in midtown Manhattan yesterday, as a sellout crowd gathered for knowledge and networking around podcasting’s key business topics. The event is the only conference focused exclusively on the business side of podcasting, and is part of RAIN’s global event series. Continue Reading

Google’s Zack Reneau-Wedeen: Doubling worldwide podcast listening (audio)

At the RAIN Podcast Business Summit on March 5, keynoter Zack Reneau-Wedeen (Founder and Head of Product, Google Podcasts) spoke with Steve Pratt (Principal and Co-owner, Pacific Content) about doubling worldwide podcast listening — Google’s podcast mission. Click through to hear the conversation. Continue Reading

“First Mover” tickets now available for Podcast Business Summit, with Starbucks perk

Ticket sales are open for the RAIN Podcast Business Summit , March 22, at New World Stages in New York. First Mover registrations benefit from the lowest price — just $299 for the only event examining and defining the business marketplace of on-demand audio, and the opportunity for advertisers. These early buyers will also receive a $15 RAIN-branded Starbucks gift card when they pick up their badges. The First Mover tickets last until February 22. Click through for special speaker reveals.
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Larry Rosin: Rise of Smart Audio

by Larry Rosin

Guest columnist Larry Rosin announces a new research project: The Smart Audio Report from NPR and Edison Research, which will debut at the RAIN Podcast Business Summit next week, June 21 at the AXA Auditorium in Manhattan. The half-day 9am-1pm event will feature Edison Research VP Tom Webster presenting never-before-seen survey data and video. Continue Reading

With podcasting poised for new era, RAIN inaugurates the Podcast Business Summit

On the heels of Apple’s announcement that it will launch podcast listening analytics this year, RAIN is producing the inaugural Podcast Business Summit next week, June 21 at the AXA Auditorium in midtown Manhattan. Over 300 registrants from over 140 companies have claimed seats at the groundbreaking event. Tickets are available. Continue Reading