March in Austin during the South by Southwest conference is so crazy that even Las Vegas seems like a more peaceful place. At least that’s what SXSW organizers are banking on.
Austin Business Journal Editor Colin Pope said August was the first month South by Southwest presented a conference completely outside of Austin, called V2V.
The event, held in Las Vegas, was aimed at the same crowd as South by’s Interactive audience. The small number of 1,500 registrants and a slightly-calmer city gave entrepreneurs the space and time to network and organize.
Find out more in this “Business Now” in the video above.