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 music tech, marketing/PR, synch, licensing, and contracts & agreements.
Todd Porter has worked in advertising for the past 20 years. A dedicated fan of the live music experience, he sees over 600 bands a year. He's placed many of his favorite artists in commercials. He’s partnered with clients to create music content, working to place music in the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl campaigns and booking artists for the Doritos stages at SXSW & E3. His music supervision work has resulted in music sales and a higher profile for brands.
You can see Todd’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.