Press About the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival: Martin Waxman Talks Geek Nirvana

Written by Hugh Forrest | April 13, 2014

Read the recap of SXSW Interactive 2014 from Martin Waxman

Thousands of representatives from electronic and traditional media outlets descend on Austin every spring to report on all the creativity, innovation and inspiration that happens at the SXSW Interactive Festival. Other content about the event is published via personal and company blog posts.

One of our favorite recap essays comes from Martin Waxman, who wrote this account of the event in Marketing Media and PR in Canada

It’s hard to get to Austin, Texas. Every Torontonian I talked to at South By Southwest earlier this month had a travel horror story to share. But if you brave the storms, delays, cancellations and rerouting, you find yourself in the middle of geek nirvana—five days of tech celebrities, ideas, networking and parties focused on social and digital media. And that’s just SXSW Interactive. There are also the film and music festivals. But a guy can only take in so much…

Want to be part of SXSW Interactive in Austin next spring? Then mark your calendar for March 13-17, 2015 — and don’t forget to purchase your badge in early August 2014 when the registration process begins.

Or, get a taste of the event much sooner by attending SXSW V2V, which occurs July 13-16 in Las Vegas.