Austin small business gets ready for SXSW [Infographic]

Austin is the place to be for small business. As music geeks, film critics, and tech early adopters descend on Austin, Texas for South by Southwest 2016, they’ll experience innovative local businesses propelling the growth of an incredible city. Here’s why.

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Here’s why Austin is great for small business

The range of cafes for plugging in your devices and enjoying a local blend? Check. Neighborhood bars and pubs to relax and network during the conference? Check. Affordable hosted accommodations to enjoy the city? Check.

And, of course, their world-famous local barbecue.

So what drives such a great climate for Austin small business? We’ve compiled an infographic that points to demographics, affordability, recreation, and food as key growth areas for the city.

Austin small business infographic

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A veteran of both startups and the enterprise, Chris has a deep track record in developing customer community and evangelist programs for brands such as Adobe, H&R Block and Aruba Networks while holding executive positions at Ant’s Eye View and Edelman Digital, and he was co-founder and CEO at Cerado. He currently lives in the Bay Area with his family.