Ultimate Podfest Guide for Podcast Editors

We want you to get more out of the Podcast Editors Conference and Podfest 2020 as possible.

Below is everything you need to know about the location, activities, and what your fellow podcast editors are doing.


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List of all sessions by Podcast Editors

We have created a spreadsheet with all sessions being led by a member of the Podcast Editors Club.

Open as spreadsheet: click here

Download pdf: click here

image of podcast editor sessions at podfest2020

How to use

Sort by columns:

  • Podcast Editor’s name
  • Session name
  • Date
  • Time
  • Room

If using the spreadsheet, you can also Column F to see more details about the session on the Podfest website.


You can also use the Whova app to pick sessions and set reminders for ALL Podfest events. Watch this video to learn how it works


Calendar of Events


Thursday, March 5th

Most will be arriving this day. Registration is open, so you can beat the crowds by getting your badges first!

At 8pm, Trivial Warfare takes place in Crystal Ballroom G1. This is open to all. Click here for info

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Friday, March 6th

9:00am: THE FIRST EVER PODCAST EDITORS CONFERENCE!!! Please be in the room, Grand 14, by 8:30am. We have a couple small gifts to present you during check-in.

11:45am we will organize groups who want to get lunch. See list of restaurants below.

4:oopm: Craig Wealand finished the conference with his session, but it’s not over!

5:00-7:00pm is The Marketplace. Podcasters who are looking for help with their shows will be able to ask you questions, so make sure you have your business cards and/or flyers ready!

6:00-9:00pm: Influencer Meet ‘n Greet (aka Strategic Alliance) is open to all in the Crystal Ballroom G1. This is another great place to network and meet new people (aka: potential clients).

10:00-11:00pm: StoryJam Storytelling Hour: A Podfest event taking place in Crystal Ballroom G1

11:50pm: SpaceX rocket launch. It is said you can see this from Orlando on a clear night. I’ll certainly be looking for an open area to be watching this!

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Saturday, March 7th

9:00am-5:00pm: Podfest sessions and keynotes. See list of Speaker Sessions to support your fellow Podcast Editors

7:00pm – 10:30pm: Dueling Pianos, Felix and Fingers in Crystal Ballroom G1

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Sunday, March 8th

7:30am-?: Meetup at Panara, 8600 Vineland Ave, Orlando, FL. Join podcast editors and show notes writers for an informal social gathering.

9:30am-2:15pm: Podfest sessions and keynotes. See list of Speaker Sessions to support your fellow Podcast Editors

2:15pm-4:00ish: Closing ceremony, including the Pazzies, Prizes, Gratitude/Wrap-up Party in Crystal Ballroom G1

6:30pm-8:30pm: Whirly Ball (off site). First 100 attendees get a free drink, courtesy of Rebel Media. Whirlyball.com, 6464 International Dr, Orlando, FL


Hotel Info

Orlando World Center Marriott: 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL

Note: The hotel is sold out. Find a roommate here: https://podcasteditorsconference.com/roomshare


Map of Conference Center at the hotel: click here

Note: The Podcast Editors Conference will be in Grand 14 on Friday March 6th


Food and Restaurants

List of restaurants: https://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel-information/restaurant/mcowc-orlando-world-center-marriott

Note: The list also shows nearby restaurants not located in the hotel.



Share a ride: https://podcasteditorsconference.com/rideshare

Take an Uber: New to Uber? https://SteveStewart.me/uber

Get a Lyft: https://www.lyft.com/rider/cities/orlando-fl


Packing List

Don’t forget all the important things, like toothbrushes and charge cables.

Here is a “PACK THIS!” list shared by Mark Deal:

pack list by Mark Deal


I hope you found this helpful.

The hotel is HUGE and has a small market that has almost anything you could ever ask for. Except your laptop power cable. Make sure you have that in your carry-on!

See you at #PEC2020 and #PME20!!!

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