Career-enhancing connections make the SXSW Interactive Festival so special to so many digital creatives. Come to Austin in March to connect yourself (or your company) to the new ideas, new technologies and new business opportunities that will shape the future, as well as game-changing insights from the world's most innovative thought-leaders. Registration for the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival opens the first week of August 2013 -- buy your badge early to take advantage of the lowest prices and the best selection of lodging.
Back again for SXSW 2013, Built features another exciting series of discussions featuring innovators and creators. Join us at Next Stage for this Make & Tell event as these builders reveal their design process and showcase their inventions. Stick around after their short presentations for a meet and greet with the designers and their creations!
We are proud to announce American Airlines as the Official Airline Sponsor of SXSW Music, Film and Interactive.
Take a break from the hustle and bustle to enjoy comfort and connectivity in the #newAmerican Lounge, located on the first floor of the Austin Convention Center. American is all about amenities that keep you relaxed and connected, and the #newAmerican Lounge will provide comforts that make your SXSW experience even better.
by Kate BlackYao Xiao is an artist and illustrator based in New York City. Xiao was kind enough to beautifully illustrate a timeline that takes our Program Guide through the years of SXSW Interactive up to now. Can't wait to see it? Experience it IRL in the printed version of the Program Guide you will receive at Promotional Materials when you pick up your SXSW Interactive, Gold or Platinum registration OR see it in the digital version of the SXSW Interactive Program Guide (coming soon!!). Meanwhile, feast your eyes on an example of her gorgeous illustration style below.
Following a strong debut at SXSW 2012, #FEED powered by Twitter is returning as an official Interactive lounge to the Austin Museum of Art at the Jones Center March 8th-12th.
#FEED features immersive, interactive art installations pulling in real time hashtag-driven social media content, summits and meetups from industry leaders. #FEED also offers a rooftop wellness sanctuary to recharge each morning and dance parties @NIGHT.
Once again, GroupMe is serving up free grilled cheese and beer for its users at the GroupMe Grill, located at 3rd and Trinity. Stop by for a sandwich and a drink, and meet the team that makes GroupMe while you're at it. They're really fun!
Just show your phone at the door!
Friday, March 9—Monday, March 11 3rd and Trinity