Advance RSVP is available to Primary Entry badge types only. Walk-ups may be accepted on a first come, first served basis.
Mentor Sessions offer 15 minutes of one-on-one interaction with industry leaders and professionals from a variety of fields spanning interactive, film, and music.
Meeting with this mentor is highly recommended if you're interested in managment, marketing/PR, and media/journalism.
Sam McAllister is a publicist at Pitch Perfect PR. He handles publicity for many artists, including Khruangbin, Alex Lahey, Durand Jones & The Indications, SPELLLING, Richard Swift, Joey Dosik, Ric Wilson, Shopping, Jackie Shane, Glenn Kotche, Dave Depper, Steve Hauschildt, Howard, and more, along with festivals including Pitchfork Music Festival and Midwinter. He also handles tour publicity for Wilco, Jeff Tweedy, The War on Drugs, Joanna Newsom, Mac DeMarco, & others.
You can see Sam’s full bio on his speaker page.
Registrants who sign up online must check-in 30 minutes before their mentor time slot to guarantee their spot. Limited on-site sign up is also available for a small number of Mentor Sessions spots and will begin 30 minutes before the first time slot of each session.
Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.