Texas anyone? Applications for Digital Mission to South by South West interactive Closing Soon

Picture by Benjamin EllisDigital Mission to SXSWi is back for it's second year after the success of the mission to Austin in March 2009.

The mission to SXSWi is a great opportunity to take advantage of the publicity and profile from a group of British companies attending SXSWi.

The applications for the mission are open until Fri 4th December. The form is pretty painless and shouldn't take more than 20 mins to complete. There's also lots more info about the application criteria on the Digital Mission website.

Plus, there's a melange of features to help develop relationships/partnerships with US companies, look into opening an office stateside and make valuable contacts for the future - not to mention brushing up on your industry knowledge.

Digital Mission provides an opportunity for companies to expand their business or seek investment overseas, organised by Chinwag and the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI). Each Digital Mission has a range of activities planned with UKTI's network of consulates, sector experts and local contacts.

South by South WestSouth by South West interactive (SXSWi) takes place in Austin, Texas from 12-16th March 2009 and applications are now open until Friday, 27th November. The festival features five days of compelling presentations from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable line up of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer.

Applications for the mission are open to UK-based, SMEs operating in the digital sector through a competitive selection process. Successful companies are judged by Digital Mission advisory board, comprising experts from across the digital industry and UKTI sector specialists.

Applications are now open until Friday, 4th December

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