Welcome to Austin and welcome to MVMT50 at SXSW Interactive!

As the kick off event – the evening will offer the perfect networking opportunity to renew connections and sync up itineraries for the weekend. We will have a complimentary bar and serving up a Texas inspired hors d’ oeuvres menu.

The evening will also feature the presentation of the Top Ten Innovator Awards recognizing the top ten African Americans who made the biggest impact in 2014.

And you can’t experience the Live Music Capital Music of the World™ without live music – right? We’ll have a sizzling live soul auditory experience for your pleasure from 16 year old vocal sensation HANNA LASHAY.

Thie Opening Reception is a FREE EVENT and no SXSW badge is required, however, you must RSVP. »