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ARKAST Central Arkansas Itinerary Released

Get ready for a podcasting extravaganza like no other! The highly anticipated ARKAST 2023: Arkansas Podcast Festival is coming to Central Arkansas on September 7th from 4:00 PM to 7:30 PM at the Innovation Hub in North Little Rock. This exciting event promises to be a must-attend for podcast enthusiasts, creators, and industry professionals alike.

ARKAST 2023 will bring together the best podcasters in the business, offering a platform to showcase their talent and insights. The festival will be a celebration of the dynamic world of podcasting, featuring engaging discussions, networking opportunities, and access to cutting-edge podcast equipment from top vendors.

The Central Arkansas itinerary includes an impressive lineup of speakers:


4:00 PM - Doors Open: The excitement begins as attendees step into the vibrant world of podcasting at the Innovation Hub.

4:30 PM - Introduction: Ti King, representing the Arkansas Podcast Collaborative, and Errin Stanger, from the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub, will kick off the event with warm greetings and a glimpse of what's in store.

4:40 PM to 5:00 PM - Podcasting In Arkansas: Sarah Heer, host of "Hey Arkansas" and "Arkie Travels," and Trey Reid, of "Arkansas Wildlife Podcast," will share their experiences and stories of podcasting in the Natural State.

5:05 PM to 5:25 PM - Fiction in Podcasting: Dive into the world of podcast fiction with creators Aaron Wallis and Mia Hyman of "Tomorrow's a New Day".

5:30 PM to 5:50 PM - Building Community in Podcasting: Discover the power of podcasting to create meaningful connections with Kinetra Washington from "The Momtivity Lounge Podcast" and Claire Brown, host of "Power Women."

5:55 PM to 6:10 PM - Importance of Podcasting in Arkansas: The Arkansas Podcast Collaborative will share their insights on the crucial role of podcasting in our region.

6:15 PM to 6:35 PM - Podcasting With Purpose: Explore the intersection of podcasting and meaningful content with creators Osyrus Bolly of "The Folding Chair" and Larry Roberts from "Branded and Red Hat Media."

6:40 PM to 7:00 PM - Podcasting Happy Hour: Join Amy Hester and Emily Reeves Dean, hosts of "Conversations Cocktails + Connections," for a delightful podcasting happy hour experience.

7:05 PM to 7:30 PM - True Crime in Arkansas: Conclude the evening with gripping true crime stories from Karen Tricot Steward of "Burden," Ladonna Humphrey from "Deep Dark Secrets," and George Jared, the creator behind "Diamond State: Murder Board."

Throughout the festival, attendees can explore a variety of podcast equipment and services offered by leading vendors, and indulge in delectable food and drinks to keep the energy soaring.

"ARKAST 2023 promises to be an enriching and entertaining event for podcast enthusiasts and creators," said Ti King of the Arkansas Podcast Collaborative. "We invite everyone to join us on September 7th to celebrate the art of podcasting and connect with fellow podcast enthusiasts."


Tickets are limited, so make sure to secure your spot now! Early bird tickets are available until August 1, offering a fantastic opportunity to join the VIP experience for just $30. VIP ticket holders will enjoy exclusive access to the VIP Lounge, a catered meal from the Farm 2 Table Project, special selections of unlimited wines and beers, networking with all the ARKAST speakers, exclusive ARKAST swag, and reserved viewing of the ARKAST stage.

Don't miss this chance to immerse yourself in the world of podcasting at ARKAST 2023 in Central Arkansas. Visit to purchase tickets and find out more about the event.

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Ti King



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