SxSW Interactive is the geek meet-up that conquers them all. It’s hard to tally up all the fantastic things that happen at this event. From the large presence that Microsoft has there to all the friends and competitors I see there (and it may sound surprising but we actually all get along pretty well).
MIX, Microsoft’s annual design event also has a record number of attendees and with recent Windows Phone 7 Series announcements there are great new opportunities for folks that want to make great experiences on devices that go beyond the confines of the browser and the laptop/desktop paradigm. Want to learn more about this? Stay tuned.