Every March, thousands of professionals from all over the world gather for SXSW, an event that features sessions, music and comedy showcases, film screenings, exhibitions, professional development, and a variety of networking opportunities. Almost everyone in Austin has heard of or attended SXSW, but not everyone knows how they can best leverage SXSW and all that it brings to our region.

On February 28th, Hugh Forrest, SXSW Co-President and Chief Programming Officer will give Austin startups, founders, and entrepreneurs (as well as more established companies) a practical guide on how you can gain value from SXSW. Joining Hugh in this discussion are Co-Founders of Boutiq, Rena Pacheco-Theard and Dan Driscoll.

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Featured Discussion

  • Hugh Forrest

    Co-President and Chief Programming Officer

  • Rena Pacheco-Theard

    CEO & Co-Founder

  • Dan Driscoll

    COO & Co-Founder

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