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Podcast Expo an ‘unexpected hit’

Approximately 2,500 people from 20 countries and 55 exhibitors attended last week’s Portable Media Expo & Podcasting Conference in Ontario, California. Organizers of the show reportedly anticipated only 1,000 attendees.

“We had two groups of people attending,” show organizer Tim Bourquin told Marketwatch. “The first was folks who just want to do better podcasts and who wanted to meet other podcasters. Then there were the corporate folks who work for companies which want to get into podcasting and do it in a way that puts them in a good light.”

Bourquin said next year’s event, scheduled for Sept. 29 and 30, will be larger and better structured. “We were sold out this time, and lots of people couldn’t attend the sessions they wanted to,” he said. “We’ll probably be creating ‘tracks’, maybe five or six. One for hobbyists, one for the business side of things. With more room, we’ll be able to break it down.”

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1

It was a good show!

Posted by Talking Madness in Los Angeles on November 16, 2005 at 2:42 PM (CST)

2

Where are the direct download links?  Some people do not have broadband access (people that live in the sticks) and subscribing is out of the question with dial up.  I normally download all I can when I’m somewhere where there is broadband available, but without a direct download on your site it makes it really hard to get your podcasts.

Posted by bud on November 30, 2005 at 12:14 PM (CST)

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