If you're from around these parts and headed to SXSW - whether the film, music or interactive festivals - or just curious about who is, head down to Caroline Collective, where this year's Houston delegation will be rubbing elbows and quaffing drinks starting at 5 p.m.
"Our goal is for Houstonians attending SXSW to have the opportunity to share ideas, goals and contacts before going to what is arguably one of the better networking and promotional conferences each year," writes CC director Matthew Wettergreen on the collective's Web site. "Therefore, if you are going to SXSW this year and are from Houston, this is a must-attend event."
Besides syncing your schedules with other Houstonians, another reason you might want to show up is that SXSW has donated one badge for the interactive festival - which starts tomorrow - that will be given away tonight. Must be present to win; register here.
5 p.m. tonight at Caroline Collective, 4820 Caroline, carolinecollective.cc.
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