2014 Schedule
Interactive: March 7–11  •  Film: March 7–15  •  Music: March 11–16

We're Moving to Detroit, & so Should You

#sxsw #DetroitNow


In the SXSW 2013 opening keynote, Bre Pettis said, "When you combine friendship plus tools, you can make anything." He did that in his NYC loft. By the time this year’s event begins, Lowe Campbell Ewald will have moved 500+ employees to a city that recently filed for bankruptcy. Why? To make its loft. Despite what you might read in the media, Detroit is quickly becoming rich in creativity, innovation and inspiration. In fact, Detroit was one of seven North American cities selected to be part of Google’s Tech Hub Network, and with tech investors like Detroit Venture Partners, it's becoming easy for startups to create opportunities. And in Detroit, everything needs help, so there are endless opportunities. With a "we're all in this together" mentality, everyone is becoming friends and utilizing their skills to not only help one another, but define Detroit's future. Whether you're a designer, an innovator, an entrepreneur or an investor, the talent is moving to Detroit. And so should you.



Iain Lanivich

Group Creative Dir, Digital

Lowe Campbell Ewald

Ever since Iain walked through Lowe Campbell Ewald’s doors in 2000, he has provided creative leadership on all aspects of digital ideation and development. And he’s generated some of the most innovative website and social media solutions ever produced by Lowe Campbell Ewald. During his tenure, he has provided leadership on accounts such as Alltel Wireless, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Detroit Lions, U.S. Navy and many more. Over the past year, Iain has stepped into new territory, by immersing himself in the entrepreneurial community of Detroit -- igniting various conversations and developments amongst key community stakeholders.

You can learn more about his Meet Up at VoteForDetroit.com

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