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SXSW 2017 We’re Coming for You!

We’re heading back to Austin for SXSW 2017 to show the vibrant industry and culture of Atlanta. Join us to witness the collision of tech, film, and music during our three-day activation.

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March 11-12, 2017; Stand 501

Visit us at the SXSW Job Fair to explore innovative, creative, and disruptive opportunities that await in the Tech Capital of the South.

Join us at the ChooseATL House on March 13, 2017
Southern Brunch & Conversation with Ludacris
11:30 AM — 12:30 PM
Networking over signature Southern dishes followed by a fireside chat with a key Atlanta Influencer.
Big Brands Driving Innovation Presented by Innovation Connect
1:00 PM — 2:00 PM
Top Atlanta C-suite executives discuss how their corporations are leading innovative thinking.
Entrepreneur Invitational: Atlanta Has Your Customer
2:30 PM — 3:30 PM
10-minute sessions to discuss your company, with executives from Big Brands panel.
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*Must be in attendance at the CIO panel to participate.
A Movie in Real Life with Frank Patterson and Tripp Crosby, Powered by Pinewood Atlanta Studios
2:30 PM — 3:30 PM
YouTuber and aspiring filmmaker Tripp Crosby chats with Pinewood Atlanta Studios President Frank Patterson about the journey of movie making.
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Support Atlanta Speakers & Panelists
Back to the Future: Why eSports Needs a Colosseum
Panelists include: Stan Press, Magid Advisors / Bonnie Bernstein, Campus Insiders / Wim Stocks, Virgin Gaming / Brian Mirakian, Populous
Cultivating Community: Food Start-Up Sustainability
Panelists include: Alison Cross, The Boxcar Grocer / Erica Barrett, Southern Culture Foods / Jennifer Hidinger, Staplehouse / Melonie Tharpe, Center for Civic Innovation
Film is the New Black
Panelists include: Mandy Walker, Multiple / Michael Satrazemis, Cartoon Network / Ron Heidt, Crawford Media Services
Going Beyond Moore’s Law
Panelists include: Greg Yeric, ARM Research / Rachel Courtland, IEEE / Tom Conte, Georgia Institute of Technology / Tsu-Jae King Liu, University of California at Berkeley
Mind the Machines: Neurotech & AI for Brain Health
Panelists include: Arshya Vahabzadeh, Brain Power / Jordan Amadio, Neurolaunch / Mimi Winsberg, / Walter Greenleaf, Stanford University
Trolls: To Feed or Not to Feed
Panelists include: Sunni Thompson, J. Walter Thompson / Jeffrey Marty, Marty Law Office / Alicia Trost, BART / Michael Melgaard, J. Walter Thompson
Mental Health Crisis: New Technological Solutions
Panelists include: Holly Claire Werstein, Journal To Save Your Life / Lauren Carson, Black Girls Smile Inc / Igor Holas, Mentegram / Michael Hirschman, TRACKtech LLC
Opportunity Hub brings 500 of the brightest, diverse, and inclusive entrepreneurial students from our nation's Historically Black Colleges and Universities to SXSW. Check out their lineup of panels and activations.

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Partnership Opportunities
To learn more about partnership opportunities with ChooseATL at SXSW in 2017, contact our team members below.

Grant Wainscott
Metro Atlanta Chamber
P: 404.586.8462

Kate Atwood
P: 404.586.8582

To learn more about 2017 sponsorship opportunities, contact:Grant Wainscott or Kate Atwood

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Thanks! We look forward to working with you to showcase our city at SXSW 2016.