Podcamp Hits NYC This Saturday

Apr 4th, 2007 | By | Category: Audio Podcasting, Citizen Media, How to Podcast, Mobile Podcasting, Podcasting Events, Video Podcasts, Vlogs

Podcamp NYCPodcamp, a free unconference about podcasting, is coming to New York this weekend. The New York PodCamp Conference will be held April 7th at the New Yorker Hotel, at 481 8th Avenue at 34th St.

The event is organized by attendees, and will focus on topics like the future of podcasting and video podcasting.

Organizers offer 10 reasons to attend Podcamp NYC:

  1. To Network and Forge Valuable Connections РAt any point during PodCamp NYC you’ll share the room with at least one person (if not a dozen) who can offer you huge value or solve a significant problem for you as a podcaster. It may be a sponsor. It may be a promotional opportunity. It may be someone you can interview. Bring lots of business cards and be ready to network.
  2. To Associate with the Podcasting “Movers and Shakers” РThose who will attend PodCamp NYC are “in the trenches.” You’ll associate with people have “been there and done it.” These are ideal people to learn from and make connections with as you progress in podcasting.
  3. You Can Present to Your Podcast Peers – Any attendee can organize a session to present ideas and/or facilitate a discussion. All you have to do is enter a title and description on the session list.
  4. To Promote Your Podcast РPodCamp NYC is a great place to pass out cards and let you know people about your show. It’s a focused audience of podcast enthusiasts. You can also find other podcasters who will cross-promote your show to their own audiences.
  5. To Share Your Ideas – PodCamp NYC is a very interactive event. Each session is an exchange of ideas. You have your own tips, tricks that can benefit others. Come and share your expertise and ideas with your podcasting peers.
  6. It’s Free РThere is no cost to attend PodCamp NYC. You can’t beat free.
  7. To Learn the Latest Tips and Tricks – PodCamp NYC is an ideal place to learn how to start your own podcast or to discover the latest tips and tricks for taking your show to the next level. The presentations offered will cover the whole spectrum from content production, technical how-to, business podcasting, marketing and monetization.
  8. New York City is a Hub of the Media Industry РNYC is home to numerous television, radio and print media properties. It’s a great place to interact with and explore podcasting’s place relative to the media industry at large.
  9. You’ll Get Food and a T-shirt РAs if the value you’ll get from the presentations isn’t already worth attending, there will also be free food and t-shirts for attendees.
  10. To Enjoy the Incomparable Vibe and Energy of The Big Apple – Nothing compares to the energy and passion inherent in the people that New York City attracts. PodCamp is a great experience wherever it is held, but you can count on a unique mix of individuals and opportunities at PodCamp NYC that can only be provided by The City that Never Sleeps.

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