We’re thrilled to be participating at SXSW 2019. There are four events we’ll sprinkle our magic dust on in Austin this week. Want to know all the deets before anyone else? Check them out below.
#1 Builder Lab
Give your idea a life! Have you every thought to yourself, "I could have built that!" but never turned your idea into reality? Now's your chance. BuilderLab is open, ready for you to build your product idea in MINUTES.
Walk away with a full spec, pricing guaranteed, and timeline. Special pricing exclusively during SXSW will be applied. We can't wait to talk to you!
Be on the lookout for our storefront on East 5th Street, adjacent to the Convention Center. (See the image to the left for more information.)
The Builder Lab’s doors will be open from noon to 6pm, March 10-14. Look for our custom Builder laminates to point the way.
It’s our own custom Builder Lab!
It will be fully stocked with TVs, iPads and attentive Builder staff who’ll walk you through just how simple it is to build your own custom software using the Builder platform.
With room set aside for up to six simultaneous live demos along with two private expert meeting rooms, our expert staff will walk you through the Builder process step by step.
It’s your chance to get hands-on with the most exciting software building solution in the industry. Come learn exactly how you can save both time and money while building your idea into a custom app that will never go out of date.
#2 The #BuilderxYou Pitch
Video pitches will be accepted between March 9-15.
Why are we putting on another #BuilderxYou? We heard some amazing pitches at #BuilderxYou Web Summit, we’re pleased to put on another pitch. This time, Austin style!
Who'd be interested.
We invite Builders, entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and enthusiasts to pitch us. We’d love to hear from you. Create your 30-second pitch, send it to us via Twitter using the hashtag #BuilderxYou [mentioning our handle @EngineeringAI] and that’s freaking it! You’ll be entered to win one of 3 Builder-created apps.
Curious exactly how it works? We’ll have more information on another post. Suffice to say, sell us on your billion dollar idea, cause-focused app or the idea you’ve been rolling around but have never gotten the opportunity to make happen.
Briefly, here’s how it works:
- Create a 30-second pitch video of your startup idea
- Submit your video to us via Twitter using the hashtag #BuilderxYou and @EngineeringAI
- Three winners. Get a 10-feature, single platform app worth up to $30,000 built
You won’t be the lone winner. Past winners include La Cloche of France, MoodIt of the UK as well as Atençãopeão of Portugal. Stay tuned for another post on our blog and updates across social media for your chance to win. But start planning your 30-second pitch video ASAP, Builders!
#3 FADER Fort
FADER Fort happens March 13-15
At 7CO, 1501 East 7th Street in Austin, TX
What exactly is the FADER Fort?
The FADER Fort is easily one of the most coveted annual music events at SXSW. It’s three nights of mind-blowing music produced by Fader Magazine. This year it’ll feature Megan Thee Stallion, Charley Bliss, Omar Apollo, ‘rap upstart’ Queen Key, Lil Gotit and so many more. Engineer.ai is teaming up with the Fader folks to help make it happen with a custom guest management platform built especially for the event using our Builder platform.
With artists and management all compiling their own guest lists for this blockbuster event, Fader needed a platform they could customize and trust to keep it all straight and get guests into the event without all the lines and confusion. So they created it themselves with Builder.
The resulting platform allowed them to own the process from start to finish. Multiple managers onsite could easily add or remove names from the guest list right on their phone, and the changes would automatically synch with all check-in iPads. No fuss. No wait. Seamless.
If you haven’t received your Fader Fort RSVP email to get onto the guest list (the primary way to get in), head to their website and subscribe to their eNewsletter to (maybe) get an invite. If chosen, you could be one of the lucky invitees to #FaderFort2019 in Austin, Texas at SXSW 2019.
Don’t miss out on this opportunity, Builders!
#4 The Miles Davis House
One of the most innovative figures in jazz history, trumpeter Miles Davis notched his mainstream breakthrough with 1970's Bitches Brew, which reached No. 35 on the Billboard 200 and was certified platinum.
His 1959 album, Kind Of Blue, ranks as the best-selling jazz album of all time and is on Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums. He’s won 8 Grammy Awards; a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award and 10 of his recordings have been inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame.
Miles Davis House is an annual SXSW day party hosted by the Miles Davis family and featuring a wide cross-section of multi-genre emerging talent - the next generation of musical disruptors. In the spirit of Miles, the celebration promotes music, art and cultural progressiveness. Kind Of Blue Scotch Whisky and specialty cocktails will be served, and a hot new Miles Davis T-shirt will be available with original artwork by Francine Turk.
This year the event is presented by Miles Davis Estate in association with Engineer.ai, Legacy Recordings/Sony Music Entertainment and Riviera Imports. The music will be curated by The Miles Davis Estate and Andrew Leib, with production by Antone’s.
You’ll need a special app to be admitted to this free event, but we’ve got you covered. Download it for yourself (coming soon!) and get ready to be blown away with live performances by Miles Electric Band, Micah Nelson/The Particle Kid featuring Sunny War, David Wax Museum, Dos Santos, Striking Matches and Cedric Burnside.
It all happens at Antone’s, 305 E. 5th Street, Austin TX, and the schedule breaks down like this
Friday, March 15, 12 noon – 6 PM
12 noon Cedric Burnside
1 PM Striking Matches
2 PM Dos Santos
3 PM David Wax Museum
4 PM Micah Nelson/The Particle Kid featuring Sunny War
5 PM Miles Electric Band
That’s what we’ve got going on at SXSW 2019. Look for more information and ongoing event updates across our social media channels using the #SXSW2019 and #BuilderGeneration hashtags.
Hope you can join us!
Top image and crowdsurfing images thanks to the FADER Fort. Third image of Antone's Nightclub via their website.