We'll make your commute easy with a short list of great local and industry podcasts to get your trip to the DCU Center, or anywhere, off to a great start.
For those heading into the DCU Center in the early hours, you’re probably waking for a convention, trade show, or day filled with workshops. We know how it goes. But in the age of the podcast—another way to radio—there’s thousands of ways to get your brain up and at 'em aside from your ritual coffee and morning radio personalities.
With an endless supply of original content in the form of current events, interviews, business, and more, you could seriously end up swiping through your phone for hours; which is why we’ve compiled a short list of great local and industry podcasts to get your trip to the DCU Center, or anywhere, off to a great start.
Seltzer Time is like a magnifying glass on the city of Worcester. Hosted by two hyper local creatives, you'll feel as though you know your way around as they discuss anything from obscure city whereabouts, the local arts scene, upcoming events, interesting people, and human interest stories centered around the city. There's also that signature Seltzer pop and fizzle! Episode length: 60-90min.
This Worcester-based podcast examines local and pop culture, entertainment, and the young professionals that live and/or work here in the city. It's also a great way to keep your finger on the pulse of a city in motion. Listen in on interviews with Worcester-centric business owners, influencers, and key players, currently shaping the city and their visions of the future—theirs and ours. There's also a healthy dose of hot topics, so expect to be thoroughly entertained! Episode length: 30-45min.
Since 2007, the 508 Podcast has dedicated itself as a show about all Worcester, hence inclusion of the area code 508. Each episode delves deep into a full range of Worcester-centric topics, interviews, and hot button issues; like vape bans and local elections. Episode length: 40-60min.
A podcast for all of you event and meeting planners. Join David Adler, CEO of BizBash and Beth Kormanic, Editor in chief of BizBask, act as a source for buzzworthy trends and inspiration for marketers, organizers, or just anyone interested in planning events and meetings. Fund-raising galas, award shows, conferences, trade shows, etc.—it's all here. Episode length: 35-45min.
Meeting planners and event professionals will love the weekly podcasts hosted by renown event expert Charles Eide, and cohosted by Lisa Mendenhall Johnson, and Paige Dorman. Each episode delivers insight into the event industry through interviews with thought leaders and introductions to the latest and greatest on meetings, conferences, audio visual tech, logistics, and the audience experience. There's an episode on how not to be boring, and for that, it's worth a listen. Episode length: 20-60min.
You can find and listen to these podcasts on Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Spotify, Overcast, and more!