South By Southwest Interactive News

Monday Nov 2nd, 2015

Sponsor The 2016 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

Written by Corinna Burford

The SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards honors 2016's best projects from the Interactive community, including mobile and tablet apps, platforms, games, kiosks, installations, digital campaigns, websites and more. Multiple levels of sponsorship opportunities are available, from supporting roles to Premier Presenter.

Thursday Oct 29th, 2015

Friday, November 6: Deadline for SXSWedu Startup Competition!

Written by Jessica MacCall

The deadline to apply for SXSWedu's startup competition, LAUNCHedu, is this Friday, November 6. LAUNCHedu showcases innovations in education with a fast-paced, live startup competition. The fifth annual LAUNCHedu program will take place at SXSWedu, March 7-10, 2016 in Austin, Texas.

Monday Oct 26th, 2015

Strong Community Management: Why We Canceled Two Panels For SXSW 2016

Written by Hugh Forrest

On Monday, October 26, SXSW Interactive made the call to cancel two sessions for the 2016 event: "SavePoint: A Discussion on the Gaming Community" and "Level Up: Overcoming Harassment in Games." We had hoped that hosting these two discussions in March 2016 in Austin would lead to a valuable exchange...