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SXAméricas Announces Sessions, Showcases & More!

Spotlighting the international creative stage, SXSW announces programming for SXAméricas, a series of events geared to connecting U.S. Latino, Latin American and Spanish technology, music, and film industry thought leaders. SXAméricas will serve as the launch pad to network and share innovative ideas, providing an opportunity for attendees to...

Written by Cori Burford | February 27, 2014

Check Out the Schedule for DIRECTV Socials at SXSW Interactive

On March 8th, be ready for stimulating discussions and challenging ideas with sessions “Sports Now and Next” (1pm-2pm) and “Innovating from Within” (5pm-6pm), followed by a set of awesome performances by Tropics, De Lux, BADBADNOTGOOD and Nosaj Thing.

On March 9th, learn about “Doing Epic TV” right, from 2pm-3pm. Then...

At SXSW 2014, Jeff Hermes talks about the laws that protect online speech
Written by Megan Simpson | February 27, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: The Fragile Law That Protects Online Speech

Jeff Hermes (@DMLPBerkman) is the Director of the Digital Media Law Project at Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet & Society, which provides legal resources to online media ventures and studies systemic legal issues affecting networked speech. The project has assisted hundreds of clients with legal questions relating to...

Drew Lewis discusses brand loyalty at SXSW 2014
Written by Megan Simpson | February 27, 2014

2014 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Loyalty Is Dead. Long Live Loyalty

Drew Lewis has worked in marketing and advertising for 10 years on loyalty and rewards programs for Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards, Hilton Honors, Disney, Oakley, Shell, and My Coke Rewards. This March, he’ll deliver his Core Conversation “Loyalty Is Dead. Long Live Loyalty.” to the SXSW Interactive audience....

SXSW Workshops: Everything You Need to Know to Be Part of This Programming

Workshops at SXSW Interactive run slightly different than our other types of programming. What follows is short breakdown on the need-to-know to be a successful Interactive workshop attendee.

ADMISSION. Anyone with an Interactive, Gold, or Platinum badge can signup to attend any SXSW Interactive workshop. No extra...

Meet 2014 SXSW Interactive big bag arist Dana Tanamachi–Williams
Written by Hugh Forrest | February 26, 2014

Get To Know SXSW Interactive Big Bag Artist Dana Tanamachi–Williams

Each year, SXSW Interactive selects a creative mind to make our swag look good. Dana Tanamachi-Williams Texas native, now Brooklyn-based graphic designer and letterer is our featured Big Bag Artist for 2014. Mostly known for her chalk installations, Dana's vintage typographic style has been around the world and she...