PodcastCon 2021

Fri. Aug 20, 2021 at 9:00am - Sun. Aug 22, 2021 at 6:00pm CDT
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Update 6/5/2020: Please note that due to COVID-19, this event has been postponed to August 20-22, 2021. Previous purchases are still valid. See more at: https://www.podcastcon.com/postponement

Celebrate the art of podcasting at PodcastCon 2020!

PodcastCon will take place from August 20-22, 2021 at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL.

Advance your skills: Become a better podcaster with specialized workshops built to elevate your skills, equipment, and brand Build your network: Meet with other creators and industry leaders at dedicated networking events

Power your podcast: Take you podcast to the next level with exclusive keynote presentations Play with your faves: See your favorite podcasters like never before with live shows, meetups, games — and more!



Are there any age restrictions to enter Podcastcon?

There are no age restrictions for attendees. However, some of our programming may not be suitable for younger children. Attendees under the age of 18 attending PodcastCon without a registered parent or legal guardian must bring a signed and notarized permission form when they check in. Children under five may attend for free with a registered parent or guardian. (More info.)


Do I need parental permission?

Attendees under the age of 18 attending PodcastCon without a registered parent or legal guardian must bring a signed permission form when they check in. For more info and to download the form, please visit our website.


What do I need to check in?

You will need to present a printed copy of your print-at-home ticket and a completed permission form, if applicable, when you arrive on-site. If you chose to have your badges mailed to you ahead of the event, you do not need to check in when you arrive at the event. (More info.)


Are there ID requirements?

No ID is required to purchase a ticket, however, if you are interested in purchasing alcohol during the evening events, you must present a government-issued photo ID verifying that you are over 21.


Is it possible to change or cancel my ticket?

Tickets may be upgraded or transferred by contacting Showclix (subject to availability). However, there are no downgrades or refunds. (More info.)


Is PodcastCon accessible for people with disabilities?

Absolutely! We strive to make our events accessible to all attendees. When you purchase your ticket, you will be prompted to give us more information about your specific needs so we can better tailor our services. More information about accessibility services can be found here.


Is there a Code of Conduct for attendees?

Yes, of course! A huge piece of the Mischief Management mission is creating a fun, safe, accepting, and welcoming space where fans can celebrate what they love. You can read the full Code of Conduct on our website.


Can I volunteer at PodcastCon?

Yes, we couldn’t have this event without our team of volunteers. Email volunteers@podcastcon.com for more info.


More questions?

Email us at help@podcastcon.com and a member of our customer service team will get back to you as soon as possible. 

Please note: While PodcastCon tickets are transferable, you should only buy PodcastCon tickets from the official PodcastCon page. If you purchase from another source, you risk buying a counterfeit or invalid ticket. PodcastCon is not responsible for tickets purchased from unofficial sources.

  • Once you purchase, you will receive an order confirmation email from Showclix on behalf of PodcastCon.

  • IMPORTANT: If you do not see your order confirmation in your inbox, make sure to check your junk/spam folder. If you still do not see your order confirmation, contact us at help@podcastccon.com.

  • If you are having any other technical ticketing-related issues with your order, email support@showclix.com. For general info, visit www.podcastcon.com.

  • All sales final. No refunds. Upgrades subject to availability.

  • Event is rain or shine.

  • Artists and schedule subject to change.

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McCormick Place Chicago, South Building 2301 S King Dr
Chicago, IL 60616
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