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Music news updates.
More than five hundred companies submitted their web-based products to the fifth annual SXSW Interactive Accelerator. Competition was tough and we're extremely grateful for all of the great submissions we received this year. Congratulations to all the finalists who will be showcasing their products during SXSW Interactive on Monday and Tuesday, March 11 and 12 at the Hilton Austin Downtown. Get more SXSW Interactive Accelerator information here.
The Come & Capture Film Factory, new for SXSW Film 2013, encourages registrants to learn, discuss, explore and interact with the newest tools for creating content and go out and capture their experiences at SXSW. With panels and workshops running the gamut from smartphone movie making to the latest options for video collaboration, the Come and Capture Film Factory is a hub you’ll want to return to day after day.
Taking place March 9–12 from 11AM to 6PM and located at the InterContinental Stephen F. Austin Hotel in the Capital Ballroom, Section B, each day will include a panel and workshop with the space turning into a demo pavillion in the afternoon with products from companies including: WeVideo, Mozilla, BlackMagic Design, Clinch Labs, Equilibrium and Olloclip.
The Music Gear Expo Lounge is the perfect place to take a break and network with other music fans and gear experts during a full day of SXSW programming.
The lounge, located at the heart of the SXSW 2013 Music Gear Expo features a full bar, comfortable seating and free WiFi – not to mention daily happy hours from 4-5pm! The Music Gear Expo is free and open to the public.
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SXsocial is the way to meet and network with registrants before, during and after the event. This year we have made it even easier to find your colleagues, clients, partners, or new connections among SXSW registrants. You can search by name, position, company, country, industry and more. Find someone you are interested in meeting? Send them a message or "star" them to mark them as a favorite for later.
Looking for an opportunity to network with fellow SXSW attendees and enjoy some good food? Join us at 11am on Friday, March 8th in Brush Square Park for the popular BBQ Crash Course which is open to Platinum, Gold, Film, and Interactive registrants.
Tickets are only $60 for savory brisket, ribs, and other tasty treats! Tickets can be added when registering for SXSW or if you are already registered, give us a call us at 512.467.7979 to add a ticket to your registration today!
SXSW Music 2013 will feature hundreds of the music industry's most influential and notable figures, discussing the most important issues in the business. This is your chance to meet some of our esteemed panelists!
Here's a quick interview with 2013 Music panelist Jason Spitz, Chief Awesome Officer (The Spitz Agency), who will attend SXSW for the 3rd time this year. Artists, be sure to check out his panel, Build a Profitable D2F Business (Key Word: Profit) this March!
New! 2014 dates!
Interactive: March 7–11
Film: March 7–16
Music: March 11–16