SXSW 2018 360 Recap!

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 31 years since SXSW started! The Conference, best known for bringing together some of the greatest minds in the music, film, and interactive industries was once again amazing, as people from all over the world touched down in Austin, TX from March 9-18, 2018.

The Foundry 45 team was there again and pulled together this 360 degree video of what the conference vibe was like. We were fortunate to partner with our friends at the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce and ChooseATL for the third year in a row, and they never cease to amaze us with how they stamp the Atlanta experience down in the middle of Austin. Check out the crowds and the special guest performance by Atlanta rapper, T.I.!

We gave visitors at the Metro Atlanta Chamber’s Job Market booth an HTC Vive virtual reality trade show experience where they were transported to the city of Atlanta so they could see why they should ChooseATL.


ChooseATL booth at SXSW

And, as a special treat, we also thought it would be “totally rad” to share some of the coolest tech gadgets that hit the streets back at the first SXSW in the year 1987! Here’s a little blast from the past (and some sweet Jams Shorts…), as best compiled by Cnet …