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SXSW 2014 photo by Cal Holman

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The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique industry convergence of music, film, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery.

The event is a launch pad for innovative content with new media presentations, music showcases and film screenings providing exposure for creators and compelling entertainment for attendees.

Music, Film, and Interactive conference sessions present a forum for inspiration and learning, while business and networking opportunities thrive at the Trade Show and beyond.

Austin serves as the perfect backdrop for SXSW, where career development flourishes amid the relaxed atmosphere, and new ideas and revelations resonate long after the event’s conclusion.

"That small, grass-roots event — which drew 700 people its inaugural year — has since mushroomed into SXSW, one of the largest and most influential gatherings on the planet." – USA Today, March 7, 2014

Photo by Cal Holman