12 June 2019

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


Academy Xi, Level 3, 45 Exhibition St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Event Description

The explosive growth of mobile phone usage has brought us new exciting platforms to share and consume information, with one of these being podcasts.

According to research from companies such as Edison and Nielsen, 50% of the U.S population have listened to, or frequently listen to a podcast. With this wave of podcast popularity reaching Australian waters, how can you leverage this medium to amplify your marketing efforts?

At our panel, Lend Me Your Ears: Why Your Business Should Be Podcasting, our expert panelists will explore:

  • The rise of podcasting and how individuals and companies are using it to amp up their marketing efforts
  • Examples of top performing podcasts and why they’re successful
  • What benefits podcasting will have for your personal brand and business
  • How to start podcasting
  • Personal experiences in podcasting


Duncan Currie

Founder @ Stage3 | Head of Growth @ Pelikin | Host @ FinTech Growth Podcast

Duncan is the founder of Stage3, a growth agency focused on product strategy & innovation and marketing. Specialising in Cards, Payments, and FinTech.

Through Stage3 Duncan hosts FinTech Growth, a podcast dedicated to product innovation and marketing of FinTech start/scale-ups; as well as the Head of Growth at Pelikin, one of Australia's Top 100 FinTech's.

Prior to setting up Stage3, he headed up the Asia Pacific region for Global Fintech startup, Tuxedo Money Solutions; as well as being Director, Prepaid Products at Visa Inc. and have over 15 years experience in the Financial Services sector across strategy, product, and sales.

Duncan also thinks a little differently than most, and definitely not content with BAU or convention. It's harder swimming up stream, but it's worth it!

Christina Canters

CEO of Podcast Services Australia

Christina Canters is the CEO of Podcast Services Australia (PSA), which she co-founded with her husband Aaron Heath. PSA is an innovative podcast development and training company that helps individuals and organisations maximise their impact through the podcast medium.

Christina has been podcasting since 2013 as a way to share her message, increase her professional profile and grow her coaching business The C Method. Her show, Stand Out Get Noticed, is one of the top-ranked public speaking and business communication podcasts in iTunes, with over 1.3 million downloads. She is passionately involved in the global podcast community, having spoken at events including Melbourne’s PauseFest and Podcast Movement in the USA.

Mark Spencer

Co-Founder and Co-Host of Climactic

Mark is the co-founder and co-host of Climactic, a podcast and social community dedicated to fostering engagement and conversation about climate change and sustainability on the personal level, here in Australia, and across the Southern Pacific region.

A podcast superfan for 15+ years, Mark has seen the podcast industry begin, grow, change, and ultimately, flourish.

Now, he's a freelance podcast creator helping others use his favourite medium for engagement, conversation, and impact.

Dr Andi Horvath

Heads of Podcasting at the University of Melbourne

Dr Andi Horvath heads up podcasting at the University of Melbourne. She is fondly referred to as the Pod mother on campus. She shares industry expertise, provides training, and co-produces various branded podcasts.

She has been podcasting since 2008 and in 2011 won an international multimedia award for her podcast ‘Access all Areas’ that ventured behind the scenes of the Museum’s research and collections.

She is a seasoned public speaker in communications and a freelance mc. She also trains students, researchers, and scientists in media and communication mindsets.

Phoebe Kuhn

Human Behaviour Specialist | Facilitator

Phoebe is a Journalist, Filmmaker, Soon-to-be-Author, Creative Storyteller, Anthropologist/Human Behaviour Specialist & Coach all in one.
She works with Female Executives who long to be in the spotlight – those who are ready to be seen, transformed and broken free. She brings her clients ‘The Art of Transformation’ by activating their creative field of play.

Prior to starting her own business, she worked in Operational & Product roles in Food Tech & Legal Tech Startups, eCommerce & at some of the worlds most awarded Advertising Agencies, managing large scale digital projects for blue chip clients.

Through years of experience in the Creative Arts, Marketing & Communications sector and an extensive background in Spirituality & Human Behaviour, Phoebe fuses her unique background to drive radically different transformational experiences for her clients and audience, offering respite and solace. She speaks and facilitates workshops on the topics of Vulnerability, Leadership, Creative Entrepreneurship & Inspired Action.

Dates and fees


12 June 2019

6:00 pm ~ 8:00 pm



Academy Xi,
Level 3,
45 Exhibition St,
Melbourne VIC 3000

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