Awards

Austin Asian Chamber
Written by Hugh Forrest | May 19, 2014

SXSW to be Honored by Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce on May 21

The Greater Austin Asian Chamber of Commerce serves the considerable Asian business community in Central Texas. SXSW is excited to be one of the honorees at the annual awards banquet for this organization, which is scheduled on the evening of Wednesday, May 21 at the Renaissance Austin Hotel (9721...

Neil deGrasse Tyson named Speaker of the Event at SXSW 2014
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 12, 2014

Neil deGrasse Tyson Named Speaker of the Event: Watch His Acceptance Video!

After wowing a standing-room-only crowd on Saturday, March 8 with his keynote presentation about the importance of science, space and humanity, Neil deGrasse Tyson was named Speaker of the Event at the 2014 SXSW Interactive Festival. Dr Tyson could not attend the SXSW Interactive Awards on Tuesday evening,...

Jessica Chobot will host the SXSW Interactive Awards on Tuesday evening, March 11
Written by Bobby Blanchard | March 11, 2014

Tuesday, March 11 at 6:00 pm: Attend the 2014 SXSW Interactive Awards!!

The SXSW Interactive Awards highlights the best innovators, creators and trend-setters of the online world. Presented by INNOCEAN, this event occurs tonight at 7 pm on the 6th Floor of the Downtown Austin Hilton. It is rare that this much talent and genius is all in one room,...

Joi Ito is the 2014 SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame inductee
Written by Hugh Forrest | March 10, 2014

Tuesday Evening, March 11: Joi Ito of the MIT Media Lab to be Inducted Into SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame

The SXSW Interactive Festival Hall of Fame honors trend-setters who have pushed the industry forward via a history of innovative thinking. In 2012, the first-ever Hall of Fame inductee was web design legend Jeffrey Zeldman. In 2013, the award went to danah boyd, an expert on social...

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