Year after year, SXSW is a launching pad for new creative content. New media presentations, music showcases and film screenings provide buzz-generating exposure for creators and compelling entertainment for audiences. Conference panel discussions present a forum for learning, business activity thrives at the Trade Shows and global networking opportunities abound. Intellectual and creative intermingling among industry leaders continues to spark new ideas and carve the path for the future of each ever-evolving field, long after the events’ conclusion.
On March 12-15, 2017, as integral part of the festival, SXSW will host trade show that highlights the integrations and overlaps between SXSW’s converging industries, hosting a diverse range of forward-thinking exhibitors – from promising startups to established industry leaders.
Representing Indonesia, BEKRAF will take part in this prestigious event to showcase Indonesia creative economy products and talent. The pavilion at SXSW trade show will present the latest and the best digital products and services from Indonesia to the world.
Bekraf is inviting start-ups and/or companies within the application and gaming software or hardware industry to submit their application to be part of Indonesia delegation at the trade expo. 5 start-ups or companies will be selected to represent Indonesia at the expo. BEKRAF strongly encourages participation from digital companies to submit their profile and to represent the best of Indonesia at the Expo.
Start-ups or companies that fulfill the requirement below are encouraged to submit their entry via email at firstname.lastname@example.org:
1. The interested company must be represented by its founders or leaders a. during SXSW Trade Show March 12-15, 2017, b. post SXSW BEKRAF knowledge sharing session, and c. Panel discussion on impact at IdeaFest 2017
2. The representative does not have travel restriction to the USA
3. The representative must be able to present in English
1. The product submitted, software or hardware must have a global appeal beyond Indonesia
2. The product must be hatched or developed or produced in Indonesia with active users an/or customers
3. The product must have the capability of overseas scaling and deliver solution in market outside Indonesia
Should the start-ups/companies meet all the requirements above, the submission via email to email@example.com should be done with the format below. Failure to follow the format is an automatic disqualification.
Submission format (in English), please follow the following:
a. Company Profile
b. Founders and C-Level
c. Organizational Chart
d. Financial Statement
a. Launch date
b. Pitch Deck in English
c. Video pitch maximum 5 minutes in English (or with English subtitle)
e. Media coverage and or other supporting materials
f. 500 words essay why the company submitted will gain benefit from SXSW Trade Show
Submission deadline: December 23, 2016 midnight.
Qualified entry will undergo further selection done by panel of experts under BEKRAF supervision. Shortlisted entry will be invited for face to face presentation and 5 selected entries will be representing Indonesia at the SXSW Trade Expo 12-15, 2017 in Austin, TX.
BEKRAF is looking forward to showcase the best of Indonesia creative economy products in application and games at one of the world's best festival, SXSW. Apply your start-up or company now and let's bring Indonesia to the world!
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