“Connect, Discover, Inspire”

Hugh Forrest
Event Director, SXSW Interactive Festival

Wednesday, February 7, 2007
5:45 p.m. – Networking Reception
6:30 p.m. – Presentation

Hugh Forrest , event director for the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival, one of the three components of SXSW, will discuss the unique aspects of SXSW Interactive and how the festival unites the most creative people in web and new media to inspire, create and merge ideas. This year’s 14th annual SXSW Interactive Festival will provide practical how-to information and unparalleled career inspiration.

An incubator of new, cutting-edge technology, the SXSW Interactive Festival is ground zero for the world’s most creative web developers, designers, bloggers, wireless innovators, and new media entrepreneurs.
SXSW Interactive is geared to people who have a strong sense of creativity and an even stronger sense of independence. Those who attend the Interactive Festival want to view and listen to what is beyond mainstream definitions of art.

The SXSW Interactive Festival 2007 will take place March 9-13 in Austin. Learn more about the complete gamut of SXSW activities at: http://2007.sxsw.com/interactive/