One of the questions that keeps coming up at many of the entrepreneurship related events around town – “Are you going to SXSW this year?” There are lots of great Pittsburgh companies that are headed to SXSW and I know there are some Pittsburgh events planned in Austin.
But it occurred to me: why should those who cannot get to Austin miss out on all the fun. So I would like to throw an idea out and see what you think: Northeast x Midwest (NExMW), a series of events here in Pittsburgh highlighting some of the great businesses, projects, and… Read the rest
SXSW (South By Southwest) is an annual music festival held each March in Austin, Texas. In addition to music, SXSW hosts an interactive festival and a film festival. The programming for the interactive festivals is submitted and voted on by the community. The SXSW staff uses the community input to make the selections for panels and speakers for the upcoming festival.
For the 2012 SXSW Interactive festival we have submitted a panel on local blogging – Local Legit: Who Blogs Local Best? Thank you to everyone who has suggested themes, ideas and questions around the idea of local coverage. Here… Read the rest