10 New Tech-Forward Venues in Austin


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2019 Tech Conferences: The #1 Tech Events Guide


The most authoritative 2019 tech conferences directory on the web. This carefully curated conference directory features over 200 (and growing) 2019 tech conferences across multiple industries. Tech Events featured in in this list take place all throughout the year, all around the globe.

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2019 Women In Tech Conferences: Empowering Events


Ready for the most authoritative list of 2019 women in tech events on the internet? The number of women in tech events have been increasing year over year, further highlighting the importance of a more inclusive culture in tech. January Women in Tech 2019 Conferences.

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PCMA Convening Leaders in Full Swing in Austin, Texas

Smart Meetings

It is taking place this week at Austin Convention Center in Texas Jan. Austin is a very popular convention destination, with live music everywhere and star power. For example, Matthew McConaughey, who is an Austin resident, made a live appearance on stage during Day 1. “We

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Keep Meetings Caffeinated: 3 Coffee-Forward Destinations to Wake Up Your Event

Smart Meetings

A Double Shot of Novelty in Austin, Texas. Austin Convention Center is serving up customizable, gourmet local brew—from a self-serve coffee robot. The concept has already taken off at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) and three other Texas locations.

Where to Host Your Next Conference: 8 Best Locations

Endless Events

Austin, Texas. One of the best reasons to host a conference in Austin is simply because of the cool factor. Austin is known for its relaxed vibe, amazing music scene, and friendly people. The saying “Keep Austin Weird” also holds true. Las Vegas, Nevada. Atlanta, Georgia.

What Physicians Will Want out of Your Medical Meeting

PCMA Convene

Claiborne “Clay” Johnston, inaugural dean at the University of Texas at Austin’s new Dell Medical School, told the audience at PCMA Convening Leaders 2017 in January. Also In This Issue Behind the Scenes Event Design Austin Convening Leaders Dell Medical School Dr. S. The U.S.

2019 Event Trends That Will Change the Path of Events

Endless Events

Using Wearable Tech Wisely. With this in mind, here are some of the top US locations for bleisure travel : Austin, Texas. A continuous stream of cyber threats has hit even tech giants like Facebook and established brands like Under Armour. Using Wearable Tech Wisely.

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SXSW: The Event that Keeps Growing

Smart Meetings

Now, almost a half-million people participate, and they are scattered throughout Austin, Texas, for 10 days in March. SXSW Conference and Festivals is an event-planning wonder, considering its success and steady growth since 1987, when only 700 people registered.

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How To Decide on the Best Event Technology for You

Planning Pod

But with more and more event tech solutions available, the anxiety over which option to choose increases. And how can you feel confident that the event tech you choose is the best fit for your needs? Understand how tech savvy your audience is.

2019 SXSW schedule - the top sessions for event marketers


We’re gearing up for SXSW 2019 and looking forward to our time in Austin. After browsing sessions in the SXSW schedule from the Brands & Marketing track, Experiential Storytelling track, Tech Industry & Enterprise and more, we’re ready to plan our time in Austin.

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Too Little, Too Late? Add London to the Uber Ban List

Smart Meetings

Austin, Texas (due to city policies). Technology Technology News allegation app background ban ceo conflict countries drive economy ethic facts International iphone lawsuit london lyft modern tech News options resign safety sharing Tech Travel trump Uber uk

Top Event Professionals to Follow on Snapchat Right Now

Canadian Special Events

Why Follow Cindy: Cindy is the owner and top event strategist at Red Velvet Events based out of Austin Texas and is all about the BTS stories! Why Follow FMAV: Amazing behind-the-scenes, keep up to date on all things Event-Tech, and see what Team FMAV is up to.

Keeping Ruby Weird

PCMA Convene

But then again, Keep Ruby Weird — a daylong Ruby programming language conference held annually on Austin’s iconic “Dirty Sixth” Street since 2014 — deliberately sets itself apart from the average conference. Illustration by Carmen Segovia.

Acronyms and more at SXSW… From escape experiences to branded bars and AI

Event Industry News

It’s that time of year again — SXSW has taken over the city of Austin, Texas for 10 days of keynotes, panels, product launches, parties and brand experiences for the creatives and marketers who play in the music, film and tech sectors to name but a few.

Updated: Cvent Acquisition Cleared by Department of Justice

Smart Meetings

Vista, which has more than $20 billion in cumulative capital commitments, has offices in Austin, Chicago and San Francisco. Hotel Tech Meeting Planning NewsCvent Connect 2015. This week, the acquisition of Cvent, Inc.,

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SXSW 2018 sessions event marketers won’t want to miss


It’s our 8th year of powering the SXSW Go mobile app, and we’re excited to hit Austin once again. Here are some of the events we’re excited to attend, from event tech networking sessions to keynotes on the future of work.

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Hybrid Meetings Doomed to Failure? Not So Fast

Velvet Chainsaw

I’m watching PCMA’s Convening Leaders LIVE, the online real-time streaming of key sessions from my computer in the comfort of my office, far from the Austin Convention Center. There are high-tech (high-cost) and low-tech (low-cost) ways to amplify your content.

Unique Travel Apps Inspired and Designed by Celebs

Smart Meetings

Travelers searching for late-night bites in Chicago, cheap eats in Austin and the best burgers in Denver will all find expert answers. Apps March Preview Technology Columns Tech Tourism IndustryEditor’s note: We’re trying something new!

Keeping Convening Leaders Fresh

PCMA Convene

“Keep Austin Weird” is the quirky slogan for the Live Music Capital of the World—our location for Convening Leaders (CL) 2017 last month. Our popular Tech Central was also back this year, with several new additions. The Social Media Hubs were popular, as was the Disruptive Tech Zone.

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Ticketbud Migrates to Google Cloud to Help Power Large Events


Who offers the best value and tech? CloudKite is a DevOps as-a-service consultancy based in Austin, TX. It's important for Ticketbud to have scalable infrastructure to cater to large events and peak sales times.

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Together Women Achieve: Harnessing the Power of Sharpie and Sticky with a Crowdsourced Agenda

Smart Meetings

Once settled with coffee and croissants, everyone was armed with oversized sticky notes and sharpies and put to work listing the challenges they face as women in the tech industry. The first-ever Together Women Achieve meeting started with a hug.

Our Can’t Miss Sessions at Southwest Showcase

a2z Innovation Insider

I’m excited to be in Austin, Texas this week for Southwest Showcase, one of our favorite events to connect with meetings, education and exhibits professionals. Jumpstart Session: Tech Tools for Planners.

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Walkie Talkie App Revolutionizes Hurricane Rescue Efforts & Meetings

Smart Meetings

Alexey Gavrilov founded Austin-based Zello in late 2011, but the communications tool was not getting mainstream media attention until last week when it played a pivotal role in the Hurricane Harvey rescue efforts in Houston. Communication is key during natural disasters and meeting plannin g.

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2019 Marketing Conferences: The #1 Marketing Events Guide


Austin, TX. ad:tech Sydney. Austin, TX. Austin, TX. Collision is “America’s fastest growing tech conference” created by the team behind Web Summit, gathering CEOs of top startups and enterprises. Austin, TX. Austin, TX. Tech Events Directory.

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SXSW 2017 sessions you don’t want to miss


CC Image courtesy of Brandon Carson February 20, 2017 - It’s our seventh year in a row powering the official SXSW GO mobile app and our team is getting ready to head down to Austin for SXSW 2017.

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SiriusDecisions Technology Exchange 2016: What to Expect


If you host thousands of field marketing events a year, or several large-scale tech conferences, you are aware of the difficulty and multiple challenges that marketers face in optimizing their event marketing efforts for their enterprise.

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How to Put Remote Attendees in the ‘Middle of the Action’

PCMA Convene

In the run-up to this year’s event this month in Austin, Convene asked Kush to share what DEI has in store for those participating virtually. Tell us what DEI has planned for Convening Leaders 2017 in Austin.

Eventbase wins two ‘Best Event App’ titles in 2018


Event Technology Live Awards UK Sharing in our ‘Best Event App’ title from the Event Technology Live awards, part of the Event Tech Live 2018 conference in London, is South by Southwest (SXSW) and their official app SXSW GO.

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NAEC Stoneleigh announces partnership with Evolution Dome

Event Industry News

With a reputation for absolute professionalism and one of the largest ranges in temporary inflatable event structure solutions, Evolution Dome boasts an impressive client list which includes Chelsea Football Club, The Jockey Club at Aintree, Nissan, Microsoft Tech Summit and Silverstone. Ash Austin, Director, Evolution Dome comments: “We are thrilled to be working in partnership with the NAEC Stoneleigh.

Up and Coming in Anaheim

Smart Meetings

The hotel will also feature 11 meeting rooms totaling 42,000 square feet of customizable and high-tech meeting space including a 16,000-square-foot grand ballroom.

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2019 Media & Publishing Conferences: The #1 Publisher’s Events Guide


Publishers are now at the intersection of multiple industries including marketing, tech, and advertising. Austin, TX. Austin, TX. Austin, TX. Join 15,000 entrepreneurs, marketing managers, CEOs and developers as they discuss the future of tech, marketing, and innovation.

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2018 Education Conferences: The #1 Education Events Guide


This conference directory features over 60 must-attend education conferences located all around the world in a wide range of fields including higher education, education administration, education management and education tech. Austin, TX. New Tech Network Conference.

The Top 8 Conferences Event Professionals Have to Attend

Capterra Event Management

Location: Sheraton Hotel – Austin, Texas. EventSource101 is a mass event services, tech, and wedding supplies trade show for those who want to get a hands on experience with all things new in the event planning industry.

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More industry challenges and solutions

Plan Your Meetings

The second-place relationship-improvement recommendation: “Share your goals for meeting in the RFP,” an Austin-based hotelier said. Planners are so tech-savvy these days, they can bring their own equipment,” suggested a hotel sales director.

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Eventbase receives USD$6.5 million in financing to accelerate growth in enterprise event apps and data

Event Industry News

Madrona Venture Group, which led Eventbase’s previous round, participated in this financing along with a new investor, BC Tech Fund managed by Kensington Capital. This financing builds on previous investments, including an initial round from SXSW Tech Inc., By participating in this round of financing, the BC Tech Fund provides Eventbase with a local partner to build a world-class company in British Columbia.”. Eventbase Technology Inc.,

Up and Coming in Anaheim

Smart Meetings

The hotel will also feature 11 meeting rooms totaling 42,000 square feet of customizable and high-tech meeting space including a 16,000-square-foot grand ballroom.

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Best in Show: Class of 2017

PCMA Convene

Event Manager, JW Marriott Austin. Senior Sales Manager, Palmer Events Center, Austin, Texas. App/Tech Provider Support. Event Architect, AV Technical Support, Austin, Texas. Av/Tech Support. Sales Manager, Markey’s Rental & Staging, Austin, Texas.

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Watson, Mix Me a Drink. You Know What I Like.

PCMA Convene

Attendees at Convening Leaders 2017 in Austin, which wrapped up earlier last week, may have walked right by the Vince Young Steakhouse, in an unassuming gray building just one block from the Austin Convention Center.

Your Favorite Meeting Venues in the South

Connect Your Meetings

Hotel Van Zandt in Austin, Texas, got the love from Kat Sanford, chief fun officer at Kat Sanford Events. Matthew Probst, vice president of conference planning at Ivy Tech, sings the praises of Tampa Marriott Waterside Hotel & Spa , JW Marriott Austin and New Orleans Downtown Marriott New Orleans at the Convention Center. Your favorite venues in the South represent some of the best facilities in the country.

8 years of innovation: the evolution of SXSW GO


The ten day event has been known around the world for being a leading innovator in tech, and became one of the earliest adopters of event technology launching the mobile app SXSW GO with Eventbase in 2011.

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5 Ways to Make Connections at SXSW


South By Southwest ( SXSW ) is a week of awesome parties, concerts, tech, and expos. SXSW is in a great location because Austin is a diverse city with dozens of start-ups in different niches sprouting up every month.

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Here’s How Gen Z Looks at Data — and What It Means for Your Strategy

PCMA Convene

The president of Fusion Productions just observes his 19- and 22-year-old daughters’ tech interactions. At digitalNow — a Fusion-produced program for association leaders — in Austin in May, Lee shared how one of his daughters views data collection. “My