SXSW (South by South West) is one of the largest conference/festivals in the entire world. The industries of film, music and technology all come together for a week of trade shows, panels, screenings, concerts parties and more. SXSW Interactive is the technology portion of the conference and has been a launching pad for several well-known companies over the past several years, including Twitter. Everyone from industry leaders to small startups attend the conference to network, share knowledge, forge partnerships, and/or seek funding.
Since 1987, SXSW has morphed into an interactive, film and music conference and festival that brought together 19,364 attendees in 2011. Rocksauce Studios has created the following infographic that dissects the interactive portion of SXSW, and proves why this conference is the new popular techie playground.
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