WHY EXPLORE AUSTIN?

We are organizing a learning expedition in Austin, Texas, from the 13th to the 15th of March 2021 to help your company accelerate its innovation and transformation by engaging your team and inspiring them during one of the most important artistic events in the United States: SXSW 2021.

Join us for 3 immersive and intensive days in Austin and discover new opportunities to develop your business!

Attend the SXSW 2021 in 2 full days of guided and personalized tour, and explore Austin’s creative ecosystem in 1 full day of unique experiences.

WHY GO WITH US ON A LEARNING EXPEDITION IN AUSTIN ?

You want to:

-Attend the SXSW Austin 2021 in 2 full days of guided and personalized tour

Get inspired by the most innovative solutions that revolutionize film and music industries

-Benefit from on-site support to analyze the latest trends and meet artists, innovators and leaders as they will share their experiences and insights on their market and their prospects.

-Be accompanied in the acceleration of your innovation projects

-Experience conferences, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, visit companies and incubators, and more in outstanding venues all around Austin during 1 full day of  unique experiences

SXSW, Austin’s brightest cultural event

#rsxsw #austin #art

South By SouthWest (SXSW) is a collection of music, film and interactive media festivals held annually since 1987 in March in Austin, Texas, at the Austin Convention Center. Business accelerator, networking, BtoB, SXSW represents a major opportunity for content creators wishing to be at the heart of trends and innovation. SXSW has contributed to the influence of the Austin music scene. It is one of the most important musical events in the United States, with more than 2,000 artists playing at more than 90 sites around Austin, more than 70,000 participants, 5,000 speakers, and over 400,000 visitors. SXSW is the most important event for the Austin economy.

Austin, the 2nd Silicon Valley ?

#austin #innovation #tech

Austin is often referred to as a second Silicon Valley. Businesses like Indeed, Google or Apple enjoy Austin’s spirit of innovation and desire for collaboration.

Austin’s Innovation District is where health innovation is taking shape in Austin. The district connects communities, businesses, and health care providers/systems. It taps into the region’s network of innovators, companies, entrepreneurs, investors, and nonprofits for the benefit of the entire community.

Austin is one of 22 communities selected to participate the Smart Cities Collaborative program. This program aims to establish Austin as the center for SmartCities startups, investors and thought leaders. It brings cities together to work toward implementing smart mobility policies and projects and explore how emerging technologies and new mobility options can improve urban transportation.

Capital Factory, center of gravity for entrepreneurship in Texas

#consumers #retailtech #innovation

Capital Factory is a coworking space with boots on the ground in Austin, but also Dallas and Houston. The 81,000 square feet coworking space allows entrepreneurs and startups to have access to 900 tech-focused events, 150+ of the top tech mentors in Texas, quarterly Founders Academy, VR Lab etc. Capital Factory meets the best entrepreneurs in Texas and introduces them to their first investors, employees, mentors and customers. According to Pitchbook, Capital Factory has been the most active investor in Texas since 2013.

The accelerator has a large startup community, such as Blended Sense, a platform to match local creative professionals with local businesses to provide tailored content solutions. Creatives can track their content from production to distribution. Buzznog, a powerful direct-to-fan platform for live events and activations. The startup provides powerful solutions for established and emerging artists, festivals, and brands to deliver content and engage their audience. Chocolate Milk & Donuts is a full-service virtual reality (VR) production studio. From 360 video production to augmented reality development, CM&D builds unique VR experiences suited to numerous devices.

LET'S DISCUSS YOUR INNOVATION GOALS!

WHAT TO EXPECT DURING OUR OPEN LEARNING EXPEDITION?

NETWORK OF EXPERTS

We connect you to inspiring innovators who matter for you and are ready to share their experience and best practices – from disruptive startups to innovative corporates, digital experts and vibrant communities.

STRATEGIC FACILITATION

We provide a complete experience with workshops and reflection sessions to share insights, foster new thinking and stimulate new ideas.

CREATIVE FORMATS

We create results-oriented, 100% tailored and out of the box learning formats – from Learning expeditions to transformation workshops, innovation events or advisory boards.

HOW DOES A LEARNING EXPEDITION WORK?

EXPERIENTIAL VISITS & MEETINGS

We test out the latest prototypes and engage in open discussions with innovators to get fresh ideas and learn from their experience

TAILORED PROGRAM

Our innovators are specially curated for you to glean rich insights for your learning objectives

PARTICIPANTS GUIDES & MEETINGS WRAP-UPS

We prepare all meetings with the speakers, provide you with guides for all participants and a wrap-up report of the tour

FACILITATION

We organize workshops and reflection sessions to share insights from the visits, foster new thinking and stimulate new ideas