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SXSW Interactive 2015 Program Guide

The digital version of the SXSW Interactive Program Guide is now available. Packed full of information, this guide is a must-read before leaving home and on the plane, as well as a great resource on the ground. Download today!

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SXSW Trade Show: The Exhibition for the Creative Industries Austin Convention Center, Level 1: Exhibition Hall 3/4 March 15–March 17, 10:00am–6:00pm; March 18, 10:00am–2:00pm The SXSW Trade Show celebrates innovation, creativity and convergence in the Interactive, Film and Music industries. Hosting a diverse range of forward-thinking exhibitors from promising startups to established industry leaders, the four- day show encourages targeted connections and new discoveries. Stop by and get inspired! Resources, Specialized Sections and Events Come and Capture Check out the best apps and new technology for capturing and creating con- tent at the Come and Capture Film Factory. This film hub will feature product demonstrations and a hands-on exhibition component. Kiosks Browse, research and locate exhibitors on the Trade Show floor using interac- tive Exhibitor Information Kiosks. International Pavilion Meet a variety of businesses and organizations from countries around the world at the International Pavilion. With delegates from Europe, Asia, Central and South America, Australia, and New Zealand, it's a great place to network on a global scale. Digital Music Lounge This specialized section of the Trade Show explores the evolving relationship between music and technology and features some of the best startups in the industry. Startup Central Meet the best up-and-coming businesses in the Interactive industry, from mobile apps to wearable technology and beyond, at Startup Central. Next Stage A center for convergence programming, Next Stage hosts a selection of engaging panels, performances and interviews from across the Music, Film and Interactive industries and is open to all SXSW badgeholders. See page 29 for more details and a complete schedule of all events taking place on the 2015 SXSW Next Stage. Block Party Visit the Trade Show on Tuesday, March 17, from 4:00–6:00pm for the Trade Show Block Party. Based on a classic "pub crawl" model, the Block Party gives registrants the opportunity to move between participating exhibitors who will be serving complimentary refreshments and beverages. To add to the fun, each Block Party exhibitor will be a part of our simple "stamp collecting" competition, in which registrants visit each booth to be entered in a raffle to win great prizes, including a Platinum Badge for SXSW 2016. Other SXSW Exhibitions SXSW Job Market Join SXSW as we continue to inspire and connect professionals from around the world with the SXSW Job Market presented by Publicis Groupe. A convenient meeting spot for innovative thinkers and equally innovative companies, the Job Market enables talented professionals to match their skills with 21st century, cutting-edge employers. Come visit the Job Market, open Friday, March 13 and Saturday, March 14 on the second floor of the JW Marriott. SX Create Doing creative and revolutionary things with new technologies embodies the spirit of the SXSW Interactive Festival. Nowhere is this innovation more evident than the diverse mix of activities at SX Create, presented by Silicon Labs. From 3D printing to drones to biohacking, this community event showcases the innovative solutions that are shaping our future. The expo kicks off at 11:00 am on Friday, March 13 and runs through 6:00 pm on Sunday, March 15. Catch a Festival Shuttle to The Long Center to experience the mind-expanding fun. SX Health and MedTech Expo New for 2015, the SX Health and MedTech Expo showcases the best in ground- breaking healthcare technologies. The Expo features a wide variety of health and technology companies from around the world, along with a series of infor- mative sessions and panels on the MedTech Stage, sponsored by Healthline. Come visit us on Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17 on the second floor of the brand new the JW Marriott. SXSW Gaming Expo Drawing developers, manufacturers and fans from all facets of the community, the Gaming Expo is the epicenter for gaming at SXSW. This diverse range of events combines well-loved elements of geek culture with the cross-console video game world. And it all happens in Austin, Texas, a true hotbed for the expanding gaming industry. With panels at the Geek Stage, a free expo, rocking parties, demos, and net- working opportunities, no event bridges the gap between industry insiders and the general public quite like SXSW Gaming. Head over to the Gaming Expo, open Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15, at the Palmer Events Center. SXSW EXHIBITIONS Lauren Lindley Lisa Hause Julian Basjel Lauren Lindley SXSW 2015 Interactive Festival 27 SXSW EXHIBITIONS

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