Events


Four Upcoming Under-the-Radar Austin Events

Four Upcoming Under-the-Radar Austin Events

Let’s face it.  Austin, Texas has one of the most impressive resumes of all cities in the United States when it comes to big events. The two largest events of the year are South by Southwest and the ACL Music Festival, both of which draw attendees from around the world.  And while we’re the 39th largest market according to Nielsen, Austin is the only city in the country to host a Formula 1 race, the most exclusive racing series in the world. But throughout the year, there is almost always something going on in our wonderful city.  We wanted to...

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Austin360 Studio Sessions

Austin360 Studio Sessions

One of the best ways to reach new customers and stay top-of-mind with existing customers is to sponsor a local event that puts you right in front of them. The Austin American Statesman and Austin360 have a wealth of experience putting on Cap10k, Rock the Lot, Austin360 Amphitheater and much more! We’re expanding our array of events for a new super-cool series called Austin360 Studio Sessions. Austin360 Studio Sessions will feature bands from all over the country coming in to our very own studio and putting on a live performance for an audience in a small, intimate setting. With bands like Vallejo, Cautiontape...

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Google Seminar hosted at Statesman Media

Google Seminar hosted at Statesman Media

Statesman Media will be hosting its annual seminar with Google on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 for SMB owners and the Austin advertising and marketing community from 9:00am – 12:00pm. As part of Local Solutions and Cox Media Group, Statesman Media is a Google Premier Partner in Austin.  Sheldon Bernstein from Google will be featured speaker, showcasing the Evolving Search Landscape in 2016.  Zuri Stanback of Cox Media Group will also lead a session, showcasing the latest trends in Digital Video advertising and marketing.. Attendees will also have the option to attend two of three breakout sessions: Over the Top and...

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Over the Edge

Over the Edge

The Make-A-Wish Over the Edge event was held this past Saturday and Sunday at the W Austin Hotel.  Seven Statesman Media team members rappelled down 38 stories to meet cheering family, friends and colleagues.  Katie Smith, Steve Collins, Perla Adame, Gabby Munoz, Eric Webb and David Kennedy rappelled on Saturday and Cameron Biehle on Sunday.  The Statesman Media team raised $12,647 for Over the Edge and was the fifth highest fundraising team. Make-A-Wish raises money to help grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions.   Enjoy this short video of Katie’s daughter Charlotte as she recognized her mom coming...

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South By Southwest Interactive 2016

South By Southwest Interactive 2016

South by Southwest celebrated its 30th year, and per usual, this festival combining Interactive, Film and Music did not disappoint! Keynotes The excitement kicked off with President Barack Obama taking center stage in an interview with the Texas Tribune. In this time, he talked about the need to bring digital innovation to the public sector. The President did not cast a shadow though on the motivating and eye-opening presentation by Gerald Casey immediately before Mr. Obama. He spoke of the struggles of hard-working Americans and the gap between the wealthiest and the most in need. Brene Brown of the University...

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What to Check out at SXSW Interactive – One Schedule

What to Check out at SXSW Interactive – One Schedule

SXSW Interactive is a 5-day Austin-based event featuring the industry’s best thought leaders, innovators and movers and shakers showcasing their products, research and ideas. This year it will be March 11-15 and showcasing some really great stuff! It can though be super overwhelming for badge and non-badge holders alike. To help with some of the confusion, we put together the one schedule you need to use if you have the opportunity to check out of the sessions at SXSW Interactive. These are badge-required events. The links will give you more information and location! Friday 9:30AM – 10:30AM: Confirmation Bias: Innovation’s Blind Eye 11:00AM –...

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One Day University

One Day University

The Austin American Statesman hosted One Day University here in Austin yesterday. It was a great day of learning and sharing with four award-winning professors. Psychology, Astronomy, History, Politics, and Music were just some of the topics at this season’s event.  Students and professors engaged in healthy discourse and shared learning. Why Some People Are Resilient, and Others Are Not was presented by Dr. Andrew Shatté of  University of Arizona. Here Dr. Shatté shared how habits in how we think have an enormous impact on resilience. This was  followed by Dr. David Helfand’s (Columbia University)  course on What We Know About the Universe (and What We...

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Mayor Adler Headlines “Marketing to the New Austin” Event

WED., SEPT. 30, 2015 – 8:30-11 A.M. Austin’s gravitational pull is undeniable. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 157 people per day move to the Austin metro area. Such exponential growth has led to sweeping demographic evolution. Businesses need to understand the cultural shifts and future implications, and adjust the way they market to the new Austin.   On Wednesday, Sept. 30, Statesman Media hosts “Marketing to the New Austin.” Mayor Steve Adler headlines the morning event by taking a look at the change and diversification that’s re-shaping Austin. Also featured is Thomas Miranda, immediate past Chairman of the Greater...

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