SXSW Chief Programming Officer, Hugh Forrest to Keynote BrandStorm 2020

Hugh Forrest, Chief Programming Officer of SXSW (South by Southwest), will deliver a keynote during BrandStorm™ 2020, on Tuesday, February 11 in Austin, TX. Forrest will speak on the storied history and growing success of the annual event best known for its conferences and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries that has grown to influence business and entrepreneurial innovation.

Land O’Lakes’ “The Copernicus Project” to challenge perceptions about food at SXSW

March 13, 2019 Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Named in honor of Nicolaus Copernicus, who cracked the foundations of contemporary science with a helio-centric model of the solar system, The Copernicus Project continues that legacy by challenging long-held beliefs about humans as the center of the modern food system.

South by Southfresh: PMA Takes the Stage at SXSW

February 28, 2019 Produce Marketing Association

After attending last year’s South by Southwest, this year the Produce Marketing Association will take the stage as a part of the educational programming. PMA’s chief marketing officer, Lauren M. Scott, will be a panelist in the session titled “Tap Primal Instincts to Fuel Your Food Movement,” alongside Adam Cooper of The Wonderful Company, Lisa Cork of Fresh Produce Marketing, and Stephen X. Springfield of Sentient Decision Science.

Wisconsin’s ‘Cheeselandia’ Returns During SXSW

February 26, 2019 Addie Broyles, Austin 350

Thanks to the popularity of last year’s cheese event during South by Southwest, the Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board is bringing back its “Cheeselandia” event to the third floor of the JW Marriott, 110 E. Second St., for two days during the festival next month.

South by Southfresh: PMA takes the stage at SXSW

February 6, 2019 PMA

There are 25 conference education tracks and experiential components like PMA’s Global Street Farm. The Global Street Farm invited SXSW attendees to sample fresh produce and be styled with floral crowns and flower braids.