Thank you to our family of generous sponsors

We're really grateful to the sponsors of The Radio Academy Festival 2023, whose support enables us to run an inclusive and accessible event.

Arqiva is at the heart of the broadcast and utilities sectors in the UK and abroad, providing critical data, network and communications services. They work in partnership with major broadcasters and utilities like the BBC, ITV, Sky, Global, Bauer, Thames Water and Anglian Water to meet everyone’s demand for information, content and entertainment and enabling a switched-on world to flow. They are also central to national terrestrial television and radio broadcasting services in the UK, consistently delivering digital TV, analogue and digital radio to people in all corners of the country.

We are BBC Sounds.  The home of binge-worthy podcasts, music curated by music lovers, and world class live radio – all whenever you want. You’ll find comedy, music, sport, lifestyle and all the latest news and stories that affect you. Download the app and listen on BBC Sounds today.

Xperi has a deep commitment to the broadcast industry – worldwide, we work with more than 10,000 stations. DTS AutoStage, a part of Xperi, combines over-the-air broadcast with IP-delivered content for a robust, richer, more personalised in-cabin infotainment experience. By directly integrating with DTS AutoStage, broadcasters can compete, retain prominence, and win in the dashboards of today and tomorrow. DTS AutoStage is open and free to join. Xperi’s All in Media is dedicated to creating innovative technology solutions for broadcasters and their listeners, delivering leading radio experiences in the vehicle, on mobile, and in connected devices for the home.


markettiers is the UK’s leading broadcast PR agency with almost 30 years’ experience providing strategic & creative consultancy for quality broadcast services. Our team of broadcast, video and advocacy specialists secure produce market-leading, award-winning campaigns generating local, regional, national and international coverage on modern channels, such as live streaming, mobile and social media as well as traditional media, such as TV and radio.

radio news hub

Radio News Hub is a global news distribution company which broadcasts to commercial, DAB, community, Hospital and online radio stations in the UK as well as English speaking stations across Europe, Australia, Singapore, Hong Kong and Jakarta. Each week using tailor made bespoke technology, its team of expert journalists write and voice hundreds of news, sport, showbiz and business bulletins. Radio News Hub is excited to be partnered with Radio Academy as part of its continued commitment to be ambassadors for the radio industry.

PPL licenses recorded music in the UK when it is played in public or broadcast and ensures that revenue flows back to our members. These include independent and major record companies, together with performers ranging from emerging musicians to globally renowned artists. In 2021 we collected £252.8 million while also distributing money to 147,000 performers and recording rightsholders

PRS for Music represents the rights of over 160,000 songwriters, composers, and music publishers in the UK and around the world. On behalf of its members, it works diligently to grow and protect the value of their rights and ensure that creators are paid transparently and efficiently whenever their musical compositions and songs are streamed, downloaded, broadcast, performed and played in public. In 2021, 21 trillion performances of music were reported to PRS for Music with £677m paid out in royalties to its members, making it one of the world’s leading music collective management organisations.

RCS is the World’s Largest Broadcast Software Company with products in thousands of radio and TV stations, music channels, cable companies, ad agencies, satellite networks and streaming stations worldwide. With guaranteed reliability and 24/7 support the most respected names in the industry choose RCS as their software provider.

Media Partners delivers breaking podcast industry news, in-depth insights, expert equipment reviews, and much more. To find out more about how to make podcasting work for you, sign up for our daily bulletin or subscribe to the PodPod Podcast wherever you listen to podcasts.

RadioToday reaches the radio industry in the UK, Ireland and around the world with daily updated industry news and information for radio professionals.