Articles tagged “sxsw”

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9 Event Tech Lessons From SXSW 2022

The 2022 edition of South by Southwest came to a close on Sunday. This highly anticipated return to in-person experiences in Austin, Texas, was augmented by many sessions streaming online. The success of this edition marks a return to a sense of relative normalcy for tech.

9 Event Tech Lessons From SXSW 2022

Luxury

The Rise of Wellness at South by Southwest

The dramatic uptick in companies that want a space at South by Southwest’s Wellness Expo reflects the rise of the industry and shows how brands are increasingly trying to reach this wellness-minded audience.

The Rise of Wellness at South by Southwest

Meetings

South by Southwest Promises to Tackle Gender Discrimination Despite Weak Track Record

It's time for the world's most popular innovation conferences to not only take a stand against sexual discrimination, but develop programs that help attendees grapple with gender issues that are often ignored.

South by Southwest Promises to Tackle Gender Discrimination Despite Weak Track Record

Business Travel

Behind the Rise of Chatbots in Meetings and Events

Chatbots offer the first glimpse into a future where meeting and event planners can deliver mass personalization at scale using artificial intelligence.

Behind the Rise of Chatbots in Meetings and Events

Business Travel

Cities Want to Leverage Conventions Better to Drive Growth — Meetings Innovation Report

There's a growing conversation in the U.S. about how city governments and convention bureaus can better pool their resources to promote their local startup and research communities to convention organizers.

Cities Want to Leverage Conventions Better to Drive Growth — Meetings Innovation Report

Business Travel

Events Industry Joins the Influencer Trend — Meetings Innovation Report

More convention bureaus like Atout France should adopt an influencer campaign strategy to drive a higher level of digital engagement around both industry and non-industry events.

Events Industry Joins the Influencer Trend — Meetings Innovation Report

Business Travel

Behind The Rise of Diversity in the Meetings Industry — Meetings Innovation Report

The national conversation around the need for more diversity and inclusivity in the technology and advanced industry sectors is moving to the forefront in the meetings industry, as more organizations realize the value of inclusivity to drive success on a global stage.

Behind The Rise of Diversity in the Meetings Industry — Meetings Innovation Report

Business Travel

Skift Backstage Podcast: SXSW and Superfly Pros on Making Events Better

Tune in to hear how the experts put on big, non-boring events — and how they think social media is changing attendees' experiences.

Skift Backstage Podcast: SXSW and Superfly Pros on Making Events Better

Business Travel

Video: SXSW and Bonnaroo Founders On Making Events Transformative Experiences

The executives behind the success of SXSW and Bonnaroo say they're developing more varied event programming bringing together as many creative elements as possible, so brands have more opportunities to engage attendees at different levels throughout the event experience.

Video: SXSW and Bonnaroo Founders On Making Events Transformative Experiences

Meetings

SXSW and Bonnaroo and the Data Behind Big Events

Events with cult followings like SXSW and Bonnaroo may seem magical, but they're built on data.

SXSW and Bonnaroo and the Data Behind Big Events