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 marketing/PR, live events, and touring.
Ben is the head of Tour Marketing at 7S, which manages bands like Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Galactic, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Dinosaur Jr., Railroad Earth, and more. He handles the communication between the artist and promoter teams for all of their bands' headline dates.
You can see Ben’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.