Austin American Statesman Top Workplaces 2011
SXSW - South by Southwest
- Employees in region:
- Hospitality, Entertainment, Recreation, & Travel
- HQ location:
- Austin, TX
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery. Year after year, the event is a launching pad for new creative content. New media presentations, music showcases and film screenings provide buzz-generating exposure for creators and compelling entertainment for audiences. Conference panel discussions present a forum for learning, business activity thrives at the Trade Shows and global networking opportunities abound.
Austin serves as the perfect backdrop for SXSW, where career development flourishes amid the relaxed atmosphere. Intellectual and creative intermingling among industry leaders continues to spark new ideas and carve the path for the future of each ever-evolving field, long after the events' conclusion.
“Respect of a person's judgment, with appropriate oversight, when dealing with personal issues is great. ”
“We're ahead of the curve and others are paying attention to it. The fact that we're branching out and creating new events is exciting to watch. ”
“Creative ideas are constantly flowing and it is good to be a part of that and have my voice heard. Leadership is encouraged across the board, and you're able to take the ball and run with your ideas.”
“I feel like I'm part of something that I can be proud of.”
“I work with a great small team that keeps me motivated and in a good mood to do my job. My manager is great at balancing friendship and work ethics. I feel I have the room to grow with my job.”