Convio to Jumpstart Nonprofit Technology Discussion at South by Southwest Interactive 2011 Festival

Company to be Supporting Sponsor for SXSW and Sponsor of Activism Interactive Award

Convio, a leading provider of on-demand constituent relationship management software and services to nonprofit organizations, today announced their supporting sponsorship of the South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive 2011 Festival. During the festival, Convio will be sponsoring the Activism Interactive Award presented during the SXSW Interactive Awards, hosting the nonprofit and technology meet-up and Andrew Magnuson, Sr. Strategy Consultant at Convio, will present on How Social Networking Is Changing Advocacy as part of the company’s commitment to connect people and causes with ideas, information and best practices that build a dynamic and thriving nonprofit community.

Convio’s Highlights Include:

Convio’s Nonprofit and Technology Meet-Up (Sunday, March 13, 2011, 3:30 p.m., Day Stage Café in Ballroom G at the Austin Convention Center)
Convio will be hosting a meet-up at the Austin Convention Center on Sunday.  The meet-up will be a way for nonprofits and technology savvy people to stay in tuned with the current trend, share ideas and insight into how to use technology and innovation connect people and causes. Convio will also offer guests three chances to win an Apple gift card. The drawing will be done at the end of the meet-up.

SXSW Web Awards (Sunday, March 13, 2011, 7:00 p.m., at the Austin Convention Center, Room G)
This year will mark the fourteenth annual SXSW Web Awards, a competition that uncovers the best new websites and celebrates those who are building tomorrow's online trends. Convio is proud to be a Supporting Sponsor of the SXSW Web Awards and the sponsor of the Activism Web Award.

Social Networking is Shaping Social Change (Sunday, March 13, 2011, 12:30 p.m., Room 8A at Austin Convention Center)
No matter what you call it, one thing is certain, social media and the power of internet organizing are making it easier to start online advocacy movements. Hear Andrew Magnuson speak about How Social Networking Is Changing Advocacy, and how nonprofits are paving the way with these changes and how you can emulate these strategies for your own cause.

About Convio
Convio is the leading provider of on-demand constituent engagement solutions that enable nonprofit organizations, or NPO’s, to more effectively raise funds, advocate for change and cultivate relationships with donors, activists, volunteers, alumni and other constituents.

For more information, please visit www.convio.com

Press Contact:
Karoline McLaughlin
Director, Corporate Communications
Convio, Inc.

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