South By Southwest 2018 receives 77 Brazilian companies
The South By Southwest (SXSW), one of the largest technology festivals and creative economy in the world, began on Friday (09) with a record number of Brazilian participation. Held in the city of Austin, Texas, the 2018 edition has the participation of 77 national companies. The country’s presence is promoted by the Brazilian Trade and Investment Promotion Agency (Apex-Brasil).
The 68 companies that attended last year’s event handled USD 37 million in business. The expectation for 2018 is to reach USD 41 million. The professionals who participate have the opportunity to networking and take part of business meetings, technical visits, among other activities.
The event also features several presentations by Brazilian artists such as LaBaq, Liniker & Os Caramelows and Tagore. The goal is to present the national music to professionals from all around the world.
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