In this article. Joshua Fechter from The San Antonio Express-News explores the challenges and opportunities of recruiting tech talent to jobs in San Antonio at conferences like SXSW Interactive.
Sunday’s wintry weather in Austin caught everyone by surprise at the spring break ritual that is the South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference. Even two visitors from Stavanger, Norway, who had come for a day-long official conference panel on Smart Cities, shivered in the chilly courtyard of Casa San Antonio, Choose San Antonio’s base camp..
Some would call it themost important social and professional networking event in the world this weekend, and right smack dab in the middle of it all was San Antonio’s “cultural embassy,” showcasing not only the city, its food, music, and people, but also its clout among the giants at this year’s South by Southwest Conference.