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Thu, Sep 21


Meteor Guitar Gallery

ARKAST: Northwest Arkansas Podcast Festival

Arkansas' premier podcast convention. Hear from successful podcasters, attend workshops, and try the latest audio tech. #Arkast2023

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ARKAST: Northwest Arkansas Podcast Festival
ARKAST: Northwest Arkansas Podcast Festival

Time & Location

Sep 21, 2023, 4:00 PM – 7:30 PM

Meteor Guitar Gallery, 128 W Central Ave, Bentonville, AR 72712, USA

About the event

**ARKAST: Northwest Arkansas Podcast Festival**

Join us for an unforgettable experience at ARKAST: Northwest Arkansas Podcast Festival on September 21, from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the renowned Meteor Guitar Gallery in Bentonville, AR. 

**Discover the Power of Podcasting**

Get ready to immerse yourself in the world of podcasting as we bring together a lineup of distinguished speakers and podcasting experts. Learn how podcasting can be a game-changer for businesses, community building, media, and beyond. 

**Engaging Itinerary**

- **4:00 PM - Doors Open:** Step into an inspiring atmosphere filled with creativity and innovation. 

- **4:30 PM - Introduction:** Join Ti King from the Arkansas Podcast Collaborative and Les Key from Meteor Guitar Gallery as they welcome you to this exciting event.

- **4:40 - 5:00 PM - Podcasting for Business:** Gain insights from Derek Champagne of Business Leadership Series and Bo Mattingly from Sport & Story as they share their expertise in leveraging podcasts for business success.

- **5:05 - 5:25 PM - Building Community in Podcasting:** Hear from podcasters Irvin Camacho (District 3 Podcast), Randy Wilburn (I Am Northwest Arkansas), and Lowell Taylor (The R Word) on how they build vibrant communities through podcasting.

- **5:30 - 5:50 PM - Podcasting as Media:** Clint Schaff, Kody Ford, and Katy Henriksen will discuss the influence of podcasting in the media landscape.

- **5:55 - 6:10 PM - Importance of Podcasting in Arkansas:** Learn about the impact of podcasting in the local community from the Arkansas Podcast Collaborative.

- **6:15 - 6:35 PM - Podcasting With Purpose:** Discover the power of purpose-driven podcasts with Coletta Patterson (Beyond Stuck), Jennifer Joi McGowan, and Deneshia Simpson (Resilient Black Women Podcast).

- **6:40 - 7:00 PM - Podcasting Happy Hour:** Unwind and connect with fellow podcast enthusiasts while mingling with Dave Jackson (School of Podcasting) and Bo Counts (Drive-In Speakerbox).

- **7:05 - 7:30 PM - True Crime in Arkansas:** Conclude the evening with captivating discussions on true crime podcasts by Karen Tricot Steward (Burden), Ladonna Humphrey (Deep Dark Secrets), and George Jared (Diamond State: Murder Board).

**Networking Opportunities**

This festival is more than just presentations; it's an opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals in the podcasting community. Engage in lively discussions, share insights, and make valuable connections throughout the event.

**Unleash Your Podcasting Potential**

Whether you're an aspiring podcaster, a seasoned creator, or simply curious about the world of podcasts, ARKAST is the perfect platform to learn, network, and get inspired.

Don't miss this extraordinary event that celebrates the art of storytelling and the limitless possibilities of podcasting. Limited seats available, so secure your spot now for ARKAST: Northwest Arkansas Podcast Festival at Meteor Guitar Gallery, Bentonville, AR. Join us as we unleash the power of podcasting and elevate the voices of creators in Northwest Arkansas!

**#ARKAST2023 #PodcastFestival #BentonvilleAR #PodcastingCommunity #UnleashYourVoice #StorytellingPower**

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