February 25, 2016 | Austin, TX
Consulate press contact: Salvador Ayala | Dir: 512.382.2815 |Cell: 202.251.9891
Casa México at South by Southwest 2016   

We are pleased to announce that for the first time Casa México will open doors at South by Southwest Interactive 2016,  one of the largest and most influential festivals focused on emerging technologies worldwide. For over three decades, South by Southwest has gathered entrepreneurs and businesspersons from around the world in Austin, Texas. Only in 2015, South by Southwest gathered more than 93,000 persons from 85 different countries with backgrounds including entrepreneurship, innovation, emerging technologies, art, culture, music, gaming, and film.

Casa México aims to display Mexico's status as a global leader in technology, entrepreneurship and innovation, as well as a modern country with a vast and diverse culture and traditions. Casa Mexico activities will include live music, entrepreneurship and cultural conferences, Mexican food, art exhibitions, and more.
This initiative is a joint effort by public and private organizations including, from the public sector, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ProMexico, Mexican Tourism Board, City of Austin; and, from the private sector,  Tecnológico de Monterrey, AEM Austin, Nxtp.Lab, Dalus Capital, and Startup Mexico. 

Casa México will be located at the Mexican American Cultural Center (MACC, 600 River St, Austin, TX 78701), March 11-14. Further information at Activities will be announced via social media.