South By Southwest Interactive News

Monday, Jul 13, 2015

Trend of the Event at SXSW Interactive 2015: Diversity Rocks March in Austin

Written by Hugh Forrest

If you are preparing a PanelPicker proposal for a panel (as opposed to a solo session) for the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival, please remember the importance of diversity.

Diversity means including at least one female in your list of potential speakers is mandatory. Diversity means that speakers of different...

Friday, Jul 10, 2015

Startups Get Discovered at SXSW Accelerator – Enter Yours Today!

Written by Aurora Blase

For the 2016 event, the SXSW Accelerator pitch competition returns for its eighth year. Happening on Saturday, March 12 and Sunday, March 13, the two-day competition gives stage to the most cutting-edge, innovative startups from around the world.

Finalists will have the opportunity to pitch their project in front...

Wednesday, Jul 8, 2015

Download the PanelPicker PDF to Ease the Application Process

Written by Hugh Forrest

If you want to speak at the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival, then you know the importance of getting your proposal into the PanelPicker before the Friday, July 24 entry deadline.

The importance of proofing your entry once, twice and three times to be free of mis-spellings, run-on sentences, grammatical...