Anyone interested in UK version of SXSW?
March 13, 2000 11:20 PM   Subscribe

Anyone interested in UK version of SXSW? With all the talk of SXSW in the USA right now, are there people out there (like me) who think it'd be great to have a UK (or maybe European) meet ?
posted by williamtry (4 comments total)
Would we get the sponsorship?
SXSW is a big deal...lots of corporate money, I hear.

And it should be in Ireland ;-)
posted by tomcosgrave at 2:00 AM on March 14, 2000

from someone who lives in austin and is currently attending, just remember that sxsw has been around for a long, long time. and the huge amounts of corporate money is a relatively new concept.
posted by bluechief at 7:18 AM on March 14, 2000

if it was done in Ireland it would be swamped by corporate money - in fact on second thoughts, let's not have it here - it'd be commericalised before you knew it.
I think the best thing is to hire a hall, have a huge party and organise it ourselves ;-)
posted by tomcosgrave at 7:41 AM on March 14, 2000

I'll probably be in Dublin in April...
posted by prolific at 7:44 AM on March 14, 2000

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