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SXSW 2012 kicks off on March 9th in Austin, TX. From exhibiting to speaking to presenting showcases and industry meet-ups, Section 101's team will be participating in every facet of this year's festival. We will once again be exhibiting at the Austin Convention Center. Stop by our booth (Stand 437) from March 12-15 where we will be sharing case studies, giving tutorials of our dynamic web-based platform and discussing ways you can maximize your brand's online presence. Section 101 President and CEO Liz Leahy will be moderating a panel, "Opportunities That Others Miss on the Web," at 12:30pm on Wednesday, March 14th in Room 17A at the Austin Convention Center. Panelists include: o Melissa Aubert , Magus Entertainment (manager of Carina Round) o Marni Wandner, Founder and President of Sneak Attack Media o Todd Hensley, HITS President/Digital Ventures (Manager of BUSH, Jenn Bostic) Make sure you add this informative and insightful panel to your SXSW schedule. Section 101 is proud to be a charter member of Quantum Collective, a group of entertainment, new media and consumer brand companies that aims to expand awareness for artists, brands and causes through their collaborative efforts. Quantum Collective’s first major initiative begins with “Southwest Invasion” in Austin, TX during SXSW 2012. Southwest Invasion includes a series of artist showcases at downtown Austin venues, including Rusty's and Chuggin' Monkey, as well as industry mixers and an invite-only media luncheon at a private house, dubbed “Section 101 Launchpad” located in Austin’s Historic District. The keystone event of the Southwest Invasion will take place on the Rooftop Plaza at Whole Foods Market (Lamar), featuring live performances by Semi Precious Weapons, Metro Station, Graffiti6 and other leading artists. Several Section 101 artists will be showcasing at SXSW including Diane Birch, Rachael Yamagata, Jenn Bostic, Haroula Rose, Jimmy Lloyd and Tommy Burnett. To RSVP to the Quantum Collective’s Southwest Invasion click here. About Section 101: Section 101 delivers a dynamic web-based platform that provides simple and effective solutions for music and entertainment brands looking to manage and maximize their online presence. Its leading-edge platform enables clients to create beautiful, personalized websites that are easy to use, while also providing a powerful suite of integrated tools designed to organize and leverage their fan base across a growing number of online and social channels. Leading music artists and brands such as Duran Duran, Kina Grannis, BUSH, Diane Birch, Rachael Yamagata, Corey Taylor (Slipknot), Junip, Early Winters, Hesta Prynn, Radio Woodstock and the Rube Goldberg Estate count on Section 101 to power their online presence. section101.com