SXSW News

Thursday Feb 5th, 2015

Extend The Play With The SXsports Overtime Party

Written by Corinna Burford

Reach sports fans, conference speakers and industry reps as they celebrate the last few hours of SXsports by sponsoring the Overtime party. Taking place from 8pm-11pm on Sunday, March 15, the Overtime party is the perfect place for SXSW registrants to discuss their SXsports highlights and connect over complimentary beverages,...

Thursday Feb 5th, 2015

Need Housing? SXSW Tips for Alternative Accommodations

Written by Emily Lively

SXSW 2015 opened for business online in August and the SXSW Housing Department has already booked thousands of reservations for SXSW 2015 registrants. While hotel availability changes daily, with limited hotels to choose from some registrants might find themselves looking for less traditional accommodations.

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

Preview LAUNCHedu, the SXSWedu Startup Competition!

Written by Jessica MacCall

Last week SXSWedu unveiled the full program for LAUNCHedu, the annual education startup competition that takes place during the SXSWedu Conference & Festival each March. The announcement included this year's startup finalists, the competition emcees and judges. Preview what's on the program for LAUNCHedu 2015...

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

Deep Tracks: Royalty Collection & Copyright Issues

Written by Rory Burbeck

Royalty and copyright issues took center-stage within the music industry in 2014, with several artists and songwriters making their voices heard. This looks to be another landmark year with decisions on 2016-2020 webcasting rates looming, growing payouts from performance right organizations like SoundExchange and many more things that will surely...

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire – Fallacy of Social at Work

Written by Megan Simpson

Joanna Belbey’s Core Conversation, Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire: Fallacy of Social at Work, may make you think twice about what you’ve been promised about communicating openly with members of your organization. Even though trends may suggest otherwise and even though people say they want to be more...

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

Breaking a Monster: Unlocking the Truth Panel Confirmed for SXSW Music

Written by Rory Burbeck

Unlocking the Truth won’t just be performing as an official SXSW Showcasing Artist this year - the teenaged metal band from Brooklyn will also be speaking during the SXSW Music Conference about their documentary film Breaking a Monster....

Wednesday Feb 4th, 2015

2015 SXSW Interactive Session Spotlight: Redefining Realness for Brands On Twitter

Written by Megan Simpson

John Colucci, Engadget's Engagement Editor, began his career in media, becoming a teen correspondent for CBS News at the age of 17. In a turn of events, he ended up doing project management for Old Navy and Virgin America. Over the years, the latter shifted into a social...

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