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Last Call for Vols

Thursday, February 4th, 2016

Hey Babies!
Welcome to a new year of SXSW!!!

If you have ever wanted to volunteer for SXSW-now is the perfect time. Hour requirements to gain perks have been lessened, so it is easier to earn a badge.

Last vol call for this year is…

FEBRUARY 6th, from 3p to 6p, at Austin Convention Center (ACC).

Head here to get all the info you need.

Keep checking back here for more news, Babies! Till next time…

SXSW generates half the revenue of the Superbowl

Friday, February 17th, 2012

Some scary-big numbers from SXSW Interactive’s Hugh Forrest at last week’s ‘Leadership Austin’ event.

 These figures [$167 million in revenue for Austin businesses] have steadily increased over the last few years, and to put that in context, that’s about half of the revenue of a Super Bowl. SXSW certainly brings in a lot of hotel revenue and restaurant revenue—it generates a lot of money, and that’s a good thing. I think these revenues will increase in 2012 as we grow across the board.

Forrest also touched on the SXSW badge prices, revenues for music clubs, and the new SXSWedu strand. Impact News reports on the event, and the resulting roller coaster that SXSW puts Austin through every year.