Chinwag's Global Grill @ SXSW Interactive supported by UK Trade & Investment

Event Info

Sun 13 Mar, 2011 from 5:00pm - 8:00pm
East Tent, Brush Square Park
409 E 5th St
Austin, 78701, US (Map)
Cost: Free (RSVP & SXSW Badge Required)


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When in Texas, do as the Texans do...

Join us for Chinwag's Global Grill, an official SXSW party, for all the international folks heading to Austin for South by South West (SXSW). What better way to celebrate than with an opportunity to network with fellow out-of-towners and our American friends with some fine local BBQ and some cold beverages?

Organised by the UK's leading digital community, Chinwag and supported by the lovely people at UK Trade and Investment swing by Brush Square Park (East tent, across the street from the Convention Center) on Sunday afternoon (13 Mar, 5-8pm) for some great food, company and chat.

Why Come Along?

This year over 1,000 International delegates are expected to make the journey to Austin, including leading digital firms from the UK with UKTI's Mission to SXSW and delegates from Australia, Canada, Ireland, Sweden, South Africa, Singapore, Taiwan, Germany, New Zealand, Japan, Holland, Spain, India amongst many, many others.

What better way to bring together the the best people in digital from across the USA and across the world? It's a great chance to meet lots of interesting people and find out about the digital industry, trends and innovations from across the world.

Grab some BBQ and a beer, and discover some of the opportunities beyond your own borders.


RSVPThe Global Grill is an official SXSW party and you'll need to RSVP to guarantee entry. You can use the form below, or swing by the event page to grab your place.

If you're interested in this event, you might also want to sign up for the Great British Breakfast at SXSW.

Your Hosts

This event is made possible by the generous support of UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). To find out more about their services, meet the team at the BBQ and at the distinctive UKTI stand at the SXSW Trade Show.

About UK Trade & Investment

UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) can help you rise to the exciting opportunities and challenges that globalisation offers. We work with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets. We also encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice. UKTI offers expertise and contacts through our national and global networks. It's our goal to enhance the competitiveness of companies in the UK, and to attract a continuing high level of quality foreign direct investment.

The UKTI's worldwide network of local consulates and sector-specific experts provide the Digital Missions with access to unrivalled local contacts and knowledge that would otherwise lie beyond the reach of companies operating in isolation. Companies attending the Digital Mission have the opportunity to learn from each other as well, forming strong relationships, which in themselves have led to business partnerships.

About Chinwag

The Chinwag community is a focal point for digital media practitioners in the UK and beyond. Founded in 1996, it has grown into a community media company that publishes websites, discussion forums and blogs supporting the people and companies who work in the digital industry. In February 2007 the Chinwag Live events series launched, topical panels discussions that have also gone on tour around the UK.

Since July 2008, Chinwag have worked closely with UK Trade & Investment in organising the Digital Mission series, which help UK digital SME's to expand their businesses abroad, forge partnerships with US companies and seek investment from overseas.  Chinwag also provides consultancy services and support for overseas firms looking to develop their business in the UK and European markets.

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