South by Southwest festival in US

Added On March 11, 2019

Now turning to Austin, Texas, where innovators, entrepreneurs and venture capitalists are discussing future business ventures at this year's South by Southwest Festival.
South by Southwest 2019 kicked off on Friday.
This year's event features work sessions, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities for innovators and entrepreneurs working in future industries like AI, self-driving vehicles and robotics.
SOUNDBITE(English): STEVE ADLER, Mayor of Austin, US state of Texas
"South by Southwest is a festival. It’s a time for innovators and entrepreneurs to gather, and meet up with venture capitalists who can fund new ideas and bring them the market. Also bringing in governments, businesses that are looking for new technologies to support the work they are doing."
According to the mayor, more and more international visitors are coming to South by Southwest. This year one of the biggest delegations is from China.
SOUNDBITE(English): STEVE ADLER, Mayor of Austin, US state of Texas
"The Chinese delegation now are creating quite a storm, quite an excitement just because of the size of the delegations. The interest and sharing of new technologies and new innovations, new platforms, investing Chinese companies here in Austin, as well as opening Chinese markets for business in Austin to be able to flourish with."
South by Southwest 2019 will conclude on March 17th.