5 Things You Need to Do at SXSW 2016Jade FurubayashiBlogger ExtraordinaireSimply Measured
Well, the time has come again to pack our bags and head down to Austin, Texas, for SXSW Interactive, the biggest tech event of the year. There will be parties, networking, and the latest and greatest in cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity. I’m exhausted (and so excited) just thinking about it.
If you’re heading down, it’s important to know what you’re getting yourself into, and how to be prepared. Here are a few tips to help get you through the week in one piece and back to work with tons of useful learnings.
We all know that half of the reason you go to SXSW is for networking…and the best place to do that is at parties! SXSW is a big and bustling event with parties and happy hours around every corner. How do you keep track of what is where and when? Refer to The ULTIMATE Guide to SXSW Interactive 2016 Parties!
Recharge with Simply Measured on Sunday!
Are you exhausted just thinking about it, too? Good, ’cause we’re taking the time to recharge on Sunday! On March 13th, take a load off with your favorite social media geeks! You can RSVP to the Simply Measured Coffee Hour here. The password is: simplysxsw
Make Time for This Year’s Keynotes
This year, SXSW assembled an eclectic bunch to anchor SXSW Interactive’s keynotes. You can read about all of these impressive speakers here, but just make sure that you carve out time to catch at least one of these sure-to-be-brilliant sessions!
Hang Out with Simply Measured Peeps!
Looking to connect or just chill with some people from the Simply Measured team? Shoot us a Tweet! The following list includes everybody from the SM team that will be in attendance next month.
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