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It’s our team’s first trip to SXSW, where we’ll be attending the Interactive conference, and we can’t wait! To celebrate we are throwing a reader event in downtown Austin this coming Saturday, March 14, from 7-10pm. If you’re a diehard TPG fan and in the Austin area, let us know how technology enhances your travel experience and we will let 30 lucky winners (with a guest) know they’ve been selected by Thursday 5pm ET.


You can enter by sending us a Facebook message or on Twitter by tweeting and using hashtag #TPGxSXSW on Twitter and by tagging 3 friends who should know about TPG but don’t already follow us!

We’ll be choosing winners from each of these methods. Everyone will be given a +1, but if you don’t need it, please let us know so we can invite others to the event as well.

I enjoyed meeting TPG Readers at our recent Miami event!
I enjoyed meeting TPG Readers at our recent Miami event!

Like all TPG events, winners won’t be going home empty handed, there will be plenty of TPG swag to win plus a giveaway of 25,000 US Airways miles, so be sure to email us or message us on Facebook to get an invite to this great event!

Also, make sure to follow us on TwitterFacebook and Instagramand follow our special TPG Alerts twitter feed.
Only one entry per Facebook or email, good luck and hope to see you in Austin!

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