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South by Southwest 2012: the UK Digital Mission


This is the first in a series of reports that I will share about SXSWi 2012 related events. Once again, I'll be attending the Interactive conference and trade show in Austin, Texas.

Forty British digital companies were selected to participate in the UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) Mission to South by Southwest 2012. Each of the companies joining the mission are listed below, in alphabetical order:
Acknowledgement Ltd
Acunu
AMEE
Analytics SEO
Anywhere.me
Codegent
CultureLabel Ltd
DAD Technology Ltd
DeadSoci.al
Eventless Ltd
Foodsplore
Fortune Cookie
Gravity Thinking
Hailo
Happiest Ltd
Harvest Digital
Milky Tea
MOFILM Ltd
Musicmetric
Net Communities Ltd
Numiko
Oil Productions
Palringo
PlayMob
Portal Entertainment
Psonar Ltd
Realeyes
Recite
ShareMyPlaylists
Shopcade
Sign-Up.to
Sohnar
SoJoLife
StickyWorld Ltd
The Unit
Thrive Software
TWAds (Addiply) Ltd
ustwo
Yazino

I look forward to the opportunity to connect with the UK Digital Mission delegates at the SXSWi trade show booth. UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) works with UK-based businesses to ensure their success in international markets, and encourage the best overseas companies to look to the UK as their global partner of choice.

Each year I write  about my observations at the Interactive sessions; here is my SXSW 2011 summary. Expect more SXSX related editorials in early March.

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