IRVINE and SILICON VALLEY, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Ten-X, the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, today announced the opening of its online SXSW Interactive Getaway Contest. Five winning entrants and their guests will travel to the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, Texas, where Ten-X will launch new real estate transaction platforms that make it exponentially easier to buy and sell residential and commercial real estate online.
"Ten-X is thrilled to be a major sponsor at this year's SXSW Interactive Festival, where we'll be introducing consumers, investors and real estate professionals to the future of real estate transactions," said Ten-X Chief Marketing Officer Rick Sharga. "SXSW Interactive is well known for attracting some of the brightest minds in emerging technology and is the place to discover the technology of tomorrow, making it an exciting experience for the winners of our SXSW Interactive Getaway contest."
Prize packages include roundtrip airfare for each contest winner and one guest, hotel accommodations from March 13th through 16th and registrations for SXSW Interactive, as well as tickets to Ten-X's exclusive launch party featuring musical performances by Austin's own Gary Clark Jr. and DJ Drummer Tony Royster Jr., and the award-winning cuisine of Chef and Television Host Richard Blais.
Online entries will be accepted now through February 23rd. To enter, or to review the official contest rules and eligibility requirements, click here.
Ten-X (formerly Auction.com) is the nation's leading online real estate marketplace, having sold 200,000+ residential and commercial properties totaling more than $37 billion since 2007. Leveraging desktop and mobile technology, Ten-X allows people to safely and easily complete real estate transactions entirely online.
Ten-X empowers consumers, investors and real estate professionals with unprecedented levels of flexibility, control and simplicity – and the convenience of buying and selling properties whenever they want and from wherever they are. As real estate continues to move online, Ten-X is uniquely positioned to be at the forefront of this dramatic behavioral shift.
Ten-X is headquartered in Irvine and Silicon Valley, Calif., and has offices in key markets nationwide. Investors in the company include Google Capital and Stone Point Capital. For more information, visit Ten-X.com.
About SXSW Interactive
The 23rd annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin from Friday, March 11 through Tuesday, March 15. An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the 2016 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer. From hands-on training to big-picture analysis of the future, SXSW Interactive has become the place to discover the technology of tomorrow today.
Join us in March 2016 for the sessions, the networking, the special events, the 18th Annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards, SXSW Accelerator®, the SXSW Gaming Expo, the SXSW Trade Show, the SX Health & MedTech Expo, SX Create, The Job Market, cross-industry conversations with attendees from SXSW Film and SXSW Music, and, most of all, the unforgettable inspirational experiences that only SXSW can deliver.
SXSW Interactive 2016 is sponsored by Assurance, Mazda, Monster Energy, Capital One, Bud Light, Deloitte Digital, McDonald's, Ten-X and The Austin Chronicle.