The Fahrenheit Marketing team rounded up our top five SXSW events which guarantee fulfilling networking and workshop opportunities happening March 8 to March 11. These events are open to the public, no badge required. Take the opportunity to network with people passionate about the technology industry, brush up on the latest trends and acquire cutting-edge skills.
1 | SXSW Startup Crawl @ Capital Factory
Friday, March 8, 4:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.
Capital Factory, the well-known coworking space for entrepreneurs and innovators, is inviting fans to their SXSW Startup Crawl on Friday, March 8 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Get a chance to tour Austin’s startup sphere by social networking with others in the tech community, handing out business cards and resumes, and exploring office space in the area while enjoying free drinks at each stop. Afterward, you can join the NightCrawler’s After Party to continue the fun!
2 | General Assembly + SXSW 2019 Workshops
Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10, 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
On Saturday, March 9 and Sunday, March 10 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., General Assembly is teaming up with SXSW to hold an info-filled marketing and technology public workshop at the Palmer Center. The workshop includes free classes on web development, data science, digital marketing, user experience design, project management, professional development, and more. You’ll also have the chance to meet hundreds of like-minded individuals who are eager to network and learn more about the digital world.
3 | Startup of the Year Rooftop Pitch & BBQ presented by Establish
Sunday, March 10, 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Austin’s well-known Sixth-street bar Maggie Mae’s is revving up the SXSW season with some good ol’ BBQ and innovative startup competition. On Sunday, March 10 from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., get a chance to watch 25 of the most innovative startups in the world fastpitch their product to industry experts. The top five will be announced later on during their happy hour, which will lead to night celebrations. Mingle with innovators, entrepreneurs, and other business experts who are eager to network and change the status quo.
4 | Tech Founders & Investors Mixer by Atlassian Austin & Open Coffee Club
Monday, March 11, 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.
Mix with esteemed entrepreneurs and investors with Atlassian Austin and Open Coffee Club in the Colorado Tower. As a well-known and creative software company in the heart of Austin, Atlassian is inviting innovative marketers, developers, and designers to partake in their business networking event with respected figures of the business. Cultivate relationships in the Austin tech scene this Monday, March 11 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. with complimentary breakfast tacos and Houndstooth coffee. Registration required.
5| Next Web After Hours by New Dutch Wave
Monday, March 11, 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
If you’re looking for nightly opportunities for professional networking, look no further. After a successful Next Web After Hours session in Amsterdam, New Dutch Wave is bringing influencers and leaders to discuss digital and social media, technology, and marketing at Edwin’s Sports Bar on Monday, March 11 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. You’ll get to experience informal, intimate discussions with a group of business experts who are eager to dive into in-depth discussions of their professional passions. What better way to have those discussions than with a round of drinks?
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