The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has announced the presentation lineup for the Spring 2023 Podcast Upfront. In doing so, we learn that the event will expand from its Covid-era online format to a hybrid in-person/streaming arrangement. The date is May 11, and the location is Quorum by Convene in Manhattan. Click through for the agenda. Continue Reading
Since the IAB launched a second annual Podcast Upfront last spring, the expanded franchise has not diluted demand for presentation spots. Approahced the May 10-12 virtual showcase this year, we see 30 presentations over three afternoons of pre-recorded pitches to advertisers. Click for the agenda.
The first day of the two-day fall IAB Podcast Upfront occurred today, in a packed four-hour series of 10 presentations. The event, formerly annual and now a twice-a-year, spring-fall occurrence, showcases podcast networks to audio advertising buyers. Click for detailed coverage. Continue Reading
As we noted a few weeks ago, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) appears to be installing a twice-a-year podcast upfront schedule. Following the first-ever spring presentation in May, the full schedule for Podcast Upfront on September 9-10 has been released. Click for details. Continue Reading
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has announced that the annual Podcast Upfront, a fall event in past years (September in 2020), is moving to the week of May 10 in 2021. The idea is to get it closer to the IAB NewFronts (week of May 3), the video counterpart to the podcasting event, “to enable marketers to evaluate their omni-channel investments in an increasingly holistic way.” Continue Reading
The Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has revealed the host of this year’s Podcast Upfront. This year’s event is virtual, and will be hosted by actress and comedian Franchesca Ramsey. The event transpires over three days next week: September 9-11. Three co-hosts will join Ramsey in managing a sprawling presentation of podcast advertising opportunities. Click through for much more detail. Continue Reading
In a dramatic adjustment to COVID-era realities, the Interactive Advertising Bureau (IAB) has planned a different sort of Podcast Upfront than in past years. First, it will be online-only. Second, it will transpire over three days rather than one day. Third, there will be more than 20 presenters, instead of 8-10 as in the past. Click through for dates, list of presenters, and other details. Continue Reading