2016 Schedule

Interactive: March 11–15  •  Film: March 11–19  •  Music: March 15–20

Finding the World's Most Valuable Instagram Photo

Saturday, March 12
2:00PM - 3:00PM

Hilton Austin Downtown
Salon K
500 E 4th St

The year is 2016. Online, all four major social networks announced plans to incorporate buy buttons in their feature set, enabling consumers to make purchases without ever leaving the platforms; In-Store, visual imagery dominates the shopping experience. There’s a shift in the way we shop, and as the calendar turns to 2017 and beyond, retail expectations will change. Brands are scrambling to advance the user experience by integrating social into the commerce equation, and vice versa. But, when it comes to the possibilities of visual commerce this is just the tip of the iceberg. When we think beyond today’s approach of using the selfie to sell, how do we define the future of visual commerce?

Hashtags: #sxsw #visualMKTG


Aaron Bollinger at SXSW

Aaron Bollinger

Managing Dir of Partnerships


BazaarVoice (NASDAQ:BV) - The leader in online ratings and reviews with some of the most powerful data on the social web. At Bazaarvoice, I work with partners to unlock the strategic opportunities ...

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Kyle Bunch at SXSW

Kyle Bunch

Managing Dir Social


Helped bring R/GA to Austin, now Managing Director of the R/GA's Social capability. Co-Founded the sports media event series Blogs with Balls.

Lisa Grimm at SXSW

Lisa Grimm

Assoc Dir/Social Media

Whole Foods Market

A gal constantly awed by the intricacies of human behavior. Social @WholeFoods. Loves: MSP, fam, food, film, nail polish, motorcycles, the truth & dogs.


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