Dubai PodFest to debut on November 14 at One Central. First edition organised by Dubai Press Club dedicated to podcasting in the region
Dubai Press Club, One Central, Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai
14 November 2021, 12:00 AM
30 November 2021, 12:00 AM
Dubai PodFest - the first event in the region dedicated to podcasting - is coming to the city on November 14. The event will be held under the patronage of Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council.
Several prominent podcasters, audio content creators and leading organisations in the industry will participate in the inaugural edition of Dubai PodFest, hosted by Dubai Press Club.
The first edition of the event will explore the future of podcasting in the region and the massive growth opportunities available in the sector. The event will also highlight the experiences of various podcasters from across the Arab world and discuss their roles in promoting positive content and inspirational stories.
Mona Al Marri, president of Dubai Press Club, said hosting the region's largest gathering for podcasters underlines Dubai's leading position as a global hub for digital media and creative content development.
“It also reflects Dubai Press Club’s keenness to support the development of the media sector by collaborating with leading organisations and platforms in the industry," she said.
Maitha Buhumaid, director of Dubai Press Club, said Dubai PodFest is in line with the club's keenness to stay abreast of the rapid transformations in the media landscape. The event also aims to support podcasters in the Arab world by highlighting the importance of the growing sector.