Seagate (NASDAQ:STX) invites you to follow the company’s activities during the 2011 South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals, March 11-20, 2011. The company will be showcasing its full breadth of consumer and small business solutions on-site at the SXSW Trade Show, running March 14-17, booth #924. You’ll not have to be in Austin to keep up on all the action. During the Interactive, Music and Film festivals, Seagate will be actively updating with photos, video, blogs and news on the Seagate@SXSW web page.
During the festival, Seagate will unveil the Creative Professionals Program, a new initiative to promote how storage plays an integral role in the creative process for music, film and photography. The program will showcase each participating artist and display how storage has become the digital canvas for their creations. The inaugural creative professional contributors will be announced later this week.
Seagate will also sponsor the Daytrotter’s Horseshack studios at SXSW 2011. Daytrotter.com is a website for the recording studio, Horseshack, which records sessions of many popular and upcoming indie music acts. Daytrotter will be hosting a long list of guest artists to record at the Horseshack studio in Austin during the festival. These trademark Daytrotter recordings are made available for free from daytrotter.com.
In addition to Daytrotter’s Horseshack studios, Seagate will also sponsor John Oliver’s New York Stand-Up Show @ SXSW. Come see John Oliver, Kumail Nanjiani, Brendon Walsh, Al Madrigal, and Pete Holmes perform live! In celebration of the second season of his Comedy Central stand-up series, John Oliver and friends will take the stage at Esther’s Follies on Monday, March 14th. There will be two performances that night, one at 8:00pm and the other at 10:30pm both free of charge to SXSW badge holders. During the two performances, attendees will get the opportunity to win a Seagate GoFlex™ Ultra-portable drive loaded with Comedy Central content.
Also taking place on Monday, March 14th is the GdGt LIVE event where Seagate will showcase its award-winning GoFlex™ storage family of solutions from 7pm-10pm at the PureVolume™ House. GdGt is a social networking website and podcast that specializes in consumer electronics founded by Peter Rojas and Ryan Block. The GdGt LIVE event is open to the public aged 21 and over and those interested should RSVP here.