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Written by Emily Lively | February 5, 2015

Need Housing? SXSW Tips for Alternative Accommodations

SXSW 2015 opened for business online in August and the SXSW Housing Department has already booked thousands of reservations for SXSW 2015 registrants. While hotel availability changes daily, with limited hotels to choose from some registrants might find themselves looking for less traditional accommodations.

LAUNCHedu Judges by Rob Santos
Written by Jessica MacCall | February 4, 2015

Preview LAUNCHedu, the SXSWedu Startup Competition!

Last week SXSWedu unveiled the full program for LAUNCHedu, the annual education startup competition that takes place during the SXSWedu Conference & Festival each March. The announcement included this year's startup finalists, the competition emcees and judges. Preview what's on the program for LAUNCHedu 2015...

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire – Fallacy of Social at Work

Joanna Belbey’s Core Conversation, Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Fallacy of Social at Work, may make you think twice about what you’ve been promised about communicating openly with members of your organization. Even though trends may suggest otherwise and even though people say they want to be more...

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Written by Megan Simpson | February 4, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Redefining Realness for Brands On Twitter

John Colucci, Engadget's Engagement Editor, began his career in media, becoming a teen correspondent for CBS News at the age of 17. In a turn of events, he ended up doing project management for Old Navy and Virgin America. Over the years, the latter shifted into a social...

Written by Aurora Blase | February 3, 2015

SXSW Interactive Featured Session Speaker: Steve Case

Featured Sessions at the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival showcase some of the world’s most innovative thinkers. Today’s installment of the Featured Speaker Feature focuses on Steve Case. At SXSW, catch his session Rise of the Rest Pitch Competition session on Sunday, March 15th at 5 at the Hilton...

SXAméricas Announces 2015 Panels Focused on Latinos in American Culture

SXAméricas is proud to announce two distinctive panels that will discuss Latinos in American culture and the obstacles they face at work and in the media. These events will take place on Tuesday, March 17 as a part of Convergence Day programming at SXSW and will be open...