Attend SXSW in Austin, March 2018
Call for participation for Finns
Team Finland will participate in South by Southwest (SXSW) -festival in Austin, Texas in March 2018 as part of the #NordicMade activities.
For those who do not know, founded in 1987, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. The event, an essential destination for global professionals, features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. In the past few years the event has expanded to new areas like education and health.
In 2017 SXSW Conference had about 71,000 attendees and the trade show was visited by 75,000 people. Direct participation in SXSW week totaled approximately 422,000.
Team Finland is coordinating Nordic SXSW presence together with other Nordic countries. To learn more about the participation possibilities and industry specific activities please contact Finnish SXSW coordinators:
- Project management and film industry: Kati Nuora, firstname.lastname@example.org, +358 50 568 9191
- Interactive: Peter Green, email@example.com & Pekka Pärnänen, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Music: Markus Nordenstreng, email@example.com
The contact person SXSW activities within Business Finland is Hartti Suomela, firstname.lastname@example.org, +1 408 334 1983.