For those who don’t know, SXSW is an annual festival held in Austin and is one of the greatest events you will ever attend.
Its focus is on interactive, music, and film, and it was ground zero for the launches of both Twitter and Foursquare.
This year we’re sponsoring a few industry insider events with a whole bunch of our friends, including Olark, Zendesk and Rackspace and would love to see every one of you come out! Here’s a quick run-down of the events we’re co-sponsoring:
Small Business, Big Party
When: 5pm-8pm Saturday, March 10 at Coyote Ugly Patio
What it’s about: This party is the only place the entire industry will gather during SXSW this year. Founders, executives, investors, marketing managers, business development, technical leads, media and resellers will all be here to close deals.
Small Business Web’s Ecommerce Hoedown
When: 5pm-8pm Sunday, March 11 at Coyote Ugly Patio
What it’s about: Come meet the movers and shakers from the world of ecommerce. Enjoy drinks and food and put on your best hand-shaking face to get some deals done!
Y Combinator’s Startup Saloon
When: 5pm-8pm Monday, March 12 at Coyote Ugly Patio
What it’s about: Y Combinator Startups want to buy you a drink at SXSW. We will bring an open bar and food. You will bring yourself and a stack of business cards. Deals will get done. Tales will be told.
Dimitri helps spread the word about Shipwire through his work in marketing and public relations. Previously, Dimitri was in charge of marketing at Shopify and brings his knowledge of the ecommerce space to help give Shipwire merchants the best in fulfillment. During his two and a half years at Shopify, he helped merchants sell stuff online and was in charge of analytics, marketing communications and overall marketing strategy for the ecommerce leader. He also studied marketing and business development at the University of Ottawa and holds a B.Com in Business Management.