Simplecast Went to Podcast Movement 2023!

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We love every opportunity we can get to connect with podcasters worldwide–that's why we're so happy we attended Podcast Movement 2023 with AdsWizz! Here’s a list of events Simplecast hosted this year during the week of August 21 - August 24 in Denver, Colorado. You can click through each event to read our recap and see photos! You can also read a more personal recap with key takeaways by our Senior Manager in Podcast Sales Marketing, Aimi Knowling.


Demystifying Marketplace Monetization Panel

Tuesday, August 22
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Monetization Stage

Our very own Grace Kane, Director of Business Development for Simplecast & AdsWizz, spoke to podcasters who have embraced marketplace monetization as an effective and rewarding way to sustain their shows. That means they tackled misinformation, like whether podcast listeners actually hate hearing ads that aren’t host-read, and discussed how to get started as an independent podcast creator.

Simplecast BIPOC Meetup & Luncheon

Wednesday, August 23
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Crest Room

This ticketed lunch and networking event, produced in partnership with the BIPOC Podcast Creators team, has become a staple we provide at Podcast Movement! The aim is to bring together this diverse community and its advocates to share experiences, best practices, new skills, and simply connect with knowledge and empathy.

Official After (Day) Party

Thursday, August 24
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mountain Pass Sports Bar

Together with AdsWizz, we closed out the show with our signature after-party equipped with good vibes, an open bar, tasty bites, live entertainment, and more!


We were be on the expo floor with AdsWizz! Here's some of what we did at the booth – we had a lot of wonderful content and activities for attendees to enjoy!

Hot Coaching

Tuesday, August 22 - Thursday, August 24
Times Vary
The Studio @ AdsWizz x Simplecast Booth

Presented in partnership with the creators from Produce Your Podcast & Salad with a Side of Fries, we offered 15-minute consultations to indie podcasters looking to enhance their show with marketing to monetization, and everything in between. Check out our interview with Traci DeForge and Jenn Trepeck on the Simplecast Blog!

Industry Insights

Wednesday, August 23
1:00pm - 2:00pm
The Studio @ AdsWizz x Simplecast booth

Sounds Profitable’s Head of Content and Simplecast blog writer Gavin Gaddis stopped by to discuss the current state of adtech, adtech misconceptions, and look ahead to the back half of the year with insights for creators, publishers and advertisers. As an interview with Aimi Knowling, our Podcast Sales Marketing Senior Manager, we can now share all these expert insights from an adtech expert who has been a media critic, indie creator, podcast producer, and editor.

Denver Beer Movement

Wednesday, August 23
4:30pm - 5:30pm

We joined a selection of exhibitors that hosted free beer tastings from local breweries.

If you want to know what our partners at AdsWizz did, and more about our mission and goals at Podcast Movement, stop by our event page.

Featured image courtesy of Podcast Movement's Media Kit.