Tag Archives: SXSW

Takeaways for tourism and travel pros from SXSW Interactive 2013

Now that I’ve had a few weeks to “let it cook” as Liz Strauss would say, here are a few thoughts from the 2013 SXSW (South by Southwest) Interactive tech conference in Austin. Yes, I could have posted this more … Continue reading

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Travel Post Friday: Travel Meetup at SXSWi

One of the 5000+ events at the SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) tech conference in Austin, Texas is a series of Meet Ups so that people with similar interests have a chance to find one another in the 20,000+ person … Continue reading

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Two speaker proposal deadlines coming up

If you have great ideas, stories or case studies to share, there are two speaking proposal deadlines coming up this week…. **  SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) digital/tech creatives conference in Austin, Texas in March 2013. It’s only the biggest … Continue reading

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Talking to Dell: how tech and social media can help tourism

After a thoroughly enjoyable day speaking and participating in Dell’s pre-SXSW Unconference for Small Business, I was asked at the after party why we at Tourism Currents feel so strongly that technology and social media can be helpful for tourism … Continue reading

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Travel and tourism at SXSWi (South by Southwest Interactive) 2012

The topics are all over the map at South by Southwest Interactive in Austin every year, but even in the 20,000 person geek madness, it’s still possible to find one’s “tribe.” If you are a travel blogger, travel writer, travel … Continue reading

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Destination marketing: you already know the hard part

On the first day of the South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) tech conference in Austin, I was part of a video interview project led by Nancy Spears and the genConnect team out of Colorado. Here are their thoughts on 10 … Continue reading

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Social media, tech and tourism: help us rock SXSWi 2011 in Austin

Most of you know that I’m really big on getting “the ungeeked” to go to one or two tech-related conferences or events per year. There is no more effective way to figure out how people are using technology and mobile … Continue reading

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Nerd Notes SXSWi 2010 Wrapup: Can they buy your voice?

There is a fascinating discussion going on right now regarding roles, authenticity and marketing on the social Web. It’s being shouted and whispered, and no matter what anyone says (including big mouth me) no one has the “correct” answer yet, … Continue reading

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Talking blog disclosure, ethics and freebies at SXSWi

One of the world’s biggest and best tech conferences is South by Southwest Interactive (SXSWi) held every March in Austin, Texas. I recommend it for anyone who wants to be immersed in the future of communications as it is happening … Continue reading

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