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2014 SXsports Session Spotlight: Crushing Second Screen - The Ultimate TV Companion

With the start of this year’s event just a week away, we are particularly proud of the lineup of the first-ever SXsports track of programming. One of the biggest names appearing at this year’s event is WWE Superstar John Cena, who will speak on the panel “Crushing...

SXsports Session Spotlight: Hunting for Elephants: Creating Enterprise Value in Sports Media

A new element for the 2014 event, SXsports has already generated tons of buzz. So who is speaking on this special track of convergence programming?

Today’s exciting installment of the Session Spotlight features SXsports Opening Featured Speaker, Peter Guber, from Mandalay Entertainment. His session, Hunting for Elephants:...

Buy the Official SXSW 2014 Interactive Cookbook!
Written by Danielle Zamora | February 28, 2014

Pick Up Your Copy of the Official SXSW 2014 Interactive Cookbook at SXSW!

The The Official SXSW 2014 Interactive Cookbook. created in partnership with Cookbook Create, features fun recipes and insightful stories from notable past (and current!) SXSW Interactive speakers!

You can find out what secret ingredient Randi Zuckerberg uses in her “Bald Eagle Cookies” or the go-to recipe for...

SXSW Interactive Content Recommendations From the Community: Christopher Schmitt

Christopher Schmitt has been involved with SXSW since 2004 as a solo speaker, panelist, Interactive Awards judge, or on the event’s Advisory Board. Sometimes all four in the same year! Now living in Austin, he works to help web builders get excited by staying up-to-date with tools and...

At SXSW 2014, Will Chase tells what businesses can learn from groups like Burning Man
Written by Megan Simpson | February 28, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Permission Engines - Facilitating Creativity

Will Chase has been part of the Burning Man team for 11 years. He currently serves on the Communications Team. His focus has been to understand the community and the cultural dynamics that make Burning Man tick, and to reflect and amplify those dynamics back to the community...

Your vote is needed for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Awards
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 27, 2014

Tuesday Evening, March 11: SXSW Interactive Awards and SXSW Interactive Closing Party

At SXSW Interactive, we always like to save the best for last. So, don’t leave the event before Tuesday evening, March 11 or you will miss the amazing SXSW Interactive Awards ceremony for 2014. Hosted by Jessica Chobot of Nerdist News, this 90-minute action-packed show spotlights some of...

Austin tech advocate Jerry Sullivan will be missed at SXSW 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 27, 2014

Jerry Sullivan: Honor His Memory By Interacting With Someone New at SXSW

What makes the SXSW Interactive Festival such a compelling event? Yes, the event features hundreds of sessions as well as dozens of fun-filled networking get-togethers. But, these activities would offer little of value without you. Indeed, a passionate and engaged community of digital creatives makes SXSW so...

DamNation Still
Written by Julie Yost | February 27, 2014

Check Out the Official SXSW Films Recommended by SXSW Eco

SXSW Film is known for highlighting innovative, bold and energetic documentaries. SXSW Eco is proud to recommend six official selections premiering at this year's SXSW Film Festival. From the Keystone XL Pipeline to the fate of the planet's food systems, these compelling documentaries examine many of the...