Posts Tagged "SXSW"
They say three times a charm and I have to say, this being my third consecutive year attending SXSW Interactive, aside from a few moments, it was definitely a positive experience. Chalk it up to feeling comfortable amidst the chaos of the event or perhaps it was the fact that I was on vacation and had absolutely no agenda aside from learning and networking. I attended some fantastic sessions...Read More
During my first year at SXSW back in 2009 I wanted to capture the essence of the conference and decided to do that with a video montage where I asked a bunch of random people to sum up their SXSW experience in a mere two words. It was my first ever video project. Since then I have had a lot of fun creating numerous other video interviews and montages with my little Kodak Zi8. This year, my...Read More
For this next SXSW video Interview I managed to grab Jen Wojcik, sit her down and chat with her a bit during the TechKaraoke event at SXSW which my company, Awareness, Inc. sponsored. Jen is the co-founder along with Kate Buck of the interactive event planning company,Pinqued. Partnering with the TechKaraoke founder, Brett Petersel, Jen and Kate put on a fantastic event at SXSW which included...Read More
While at SXSW in Austin at the Social Media Clubhouse, I had the opportunity to chat with Katy Balsis, community manager for OurCompassion.org (@compassion on Twitter) - a cause-driven global social network which is powered by Awareness, Inc. (full disclosure…I work for Awareness). According to OurCompassion (OC), the community, which was launched in June 2009, is “a place for all...Read More