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UK's Department for International Trade at South by Southwest®

(SXSW®)

8-17 March 2019, Austin, Texas, USA

Join the UK’s Department for International Trade (DIT) at South by Southwest to celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries from 8-13 March 2019, Austin, USA.

 

 SXSW is a world class destination for discovery and endless opportunities to foster business development and professional growth alike. The 10-day festival has an estimated 300,000 visitors. From entrepreneurs and investors to cutting-edge digital disruptors – the perfect audience for you to demonstrate your company’s creativity, expertise, technology and innovation offering.

 

DIT will be taking an Advertising sector mission and an Interactive/Immersive mission to SXSW from 8 -13 March 2019 led by DIT’s Creative Industries Sector team with support from Abbey Road Studios.

 

Customers will benefit from the connections, knowledge and experience of DIT who will:

  • help improve/unlock supply chains
  • enable 1-2-1 meetings to help secure business deals/widen networks
  • have high visibility through DIT’s presence at the show
  • gain access to industry experts
  • knowledge acquisition

There are three options available:

 

Option 1 participation includes:

  • Bespoke 1-1 business meeting package for Company Principals
  • Your product will be part of UK Showcase Programme on Trade Stand
  • Opportunity to attend and participate in daytime Partner Activity at the British Music Embassy
  • Access to UK Exhibition Trade Stand including facility to book private meetings / demo space
  • GREAT VIP Reception for 2 delegates
  • 1 page profile in UK@SXSW Directory
  • Exhibitor Pass (access to Trade Show Only)
  • Pre-SXSW webinar to discuss making the most of SXSW
  • The opportunity for a one to one meeting in the UK in February with DIT USA to prepare for SXSW

Option 2 participation includes:

  •  “Doing Business in the US” Roundtable arranged by trade specialists from the Department for International Trade USA
  • Access to UK Exhibition Trade Stand networking space and demo station on first come, first served basis 
  • opportunity to attend and participate in daytime Partner Activity at the British Music Embassy
  • Trade Show Access Pass
  • GREAT VIP Reception for 2 delegates
  • 1/2-page profile in UK@SXSW Directory
  • Pre-SXSW webinar to discuss making the most of SXSW

Option 3 participation includes:

  • GREAT VIP Reception for 1 delegate
  • Opportunity to attend and participate in daytime Partner Activity at the British Music Embassy
  • Listing in UK@SXSW Directory
  • Pre-SXSW webinar to discuss making the most of SXSW

Cost: 

 

Option 1: £1000 plus VAT  

Option 2: £400 plus VAT

Option 3: £150 plus VAT

 

Each of the options do not include SXSW Conference badge, flights, accommodation, insurance, airport transfers, food etc.


Apply: 

 

DIT are taking two missions; an Immersive/Interactive mission and an Advertising mission. 

 

If you are interested in joining either mission, please enter your details below. 

 

Please note that the deadline to apply is 11 January 2019.

 

Applications will be evaluated, and successful applicants will be notified prior to 21 January 2019.

 


 

For more information on SXSW please visit the event website

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To apply to join either the Immersive/ Interactive mission or the Advertising mission please enter some company details: 

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