Conversation With The Mastermind Behind Sxsw Hugh Forrest!

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“As an entrepreneur from Houston, people have some very specific questions about SXSW. Should I launch a product there? Is this more of a Biz Dev activity? How do I not get lost in the noise? I’ll share some stories and anecdotes on what to do and not to do at SXSW”

Date: Monday, October 19, 2015
Time: 5:30 – 8pm
Venue: HESS Club, 5430 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77056
Fee: Members $15; Non-Members $30; Charter Members FREE

About Hugh Forrest:
Hugh Forrest serves as the Director of the annual South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSW). The Austin Chamber of Commerce named Forrest “Austinite of the Year” in February 2012. In June 2014, Ernst & Young named Forrest Austin Entrepreneurs of the Year.

In addition to his work at SXSW, he is part of the National Advisory Board for the Poynter Institute in St. Petersberg, Florida. He also serves as a trustee for the Austin Awesome Foundation.

Forrest majored in English at Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio. Before joining the SXSW team, he founded a small alternative publication called The Austin Challenger and wrote for several other newspapers.

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By: Netip Houston

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