SLCC Business Incubator hosts first Utah Podcast Summit

The Business Incubator at Salt Lake Community College will host the first Utah Podcast Summit Feb. 2, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m at SLCC’s Miller Campus.

The Summit is a full-day event for digital influencers, new and experienced podcasters and multimedia professionals that want to grow their brand, engage a new audience, increase revenue and build a community.

Panelists and speakers include Dylan Allred, producer of X96 Radio From Hell, Chris Holifield, founder of I Am Salt Lake podcast, Bobby Glen James, creator of Biz4Good Show, Margaret Schlachter, founder of Dirt in Your Skirt podcast, and Chrisella Herzog, editor-in-chief of WhiteHat Magazine and creator of Bosses Who Brunch podcast.

“One of Utah’s best-kept secrets is its culture of collaborative and supportive communities. Combine this with our pioneer legacy of storytelling, and Utah’s emerging podcasting community has the potential to rival those from major media markets” said Chrisella Herzog, editor-in-chief of WhiteHat Magazine. “The Utah Podcasting Summit is an excellent opportunity for beginner and experienced podcasters alike to learn from each other, to build our skills and to grow as a community.”

The Summit cost, with lunch included, is $45. We will also offer a live stream for $25 to watch online from anywhere around the world. To register online and for more information visit

“I am thrilled to be part of the first Utah Podcast Summit, as podcasting becomes the fastest growing medium for broadcasting,” said Margaret Schlachter, founder of Dirt in Your Skirt. “The Summit will truly be a unique event, and I look forward to sharing my experience and expertise with the vibrant Utah podcasting community and beyond.”

The Business Incubator at SLCC Miller Campus is the largest publicly funded business incubator and co-working space in Utah for entrepreneurs and the community at large.

Salt Lake Community College is an accredited, student-focused, comprehensive community college meeting the diverse needs of the Salt Lake community. Home to more than 60,000 students each year, the College is Utah’s leading provider of workforce development programs. SLCC is also the largest supplier of transfer students to Utah’s four-year institutions and a perennial Top 10 college nationally for total associate degrees awarded. The College is the sole provider of applied technology courses in the Salt Lake area, with multiple locations, an eCampus, and nearly 1,000 continuing education sites located throughout the Salt Lake Valley. Personal attention from an excellent faculty is paramount at the College, which maintains an average class size of 20.