The Health and MedTech Expo at SXSW Interactive is a unique opportunity for WeWIN to demonstrate to retailers, brands and causes how to truly engage their fans and show them the difference their donation can make," said Syd Dufton, WeWIN President.
New York, NY and San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) March 13, 2015
WeWIN, an API based cause commerce platform, is exhibiting at the premiere Health and MedTech Expo at SXSW Interactive 2015. The newly opened JW Marriott Hotel will serve as home for this exciting first-year exhibit space in Griffin Hall on the second floor of the Hotel. The Expo will be taking place on Monday, March 16 and Tuesday, March 17, 2015 from 11 am to 6 pm. WeWIN's booth number is 101.
WeWIN is a flexible platform that connects retailers and their fans with the causes they care about. By directly integrating with retailer ecommerce systems, WeWIN provides a completely unique way to engage retailers and nonprofits with their respective audience.
WeWIN's platform provides solutions to obstacles for donations through mobile applications: provides transparency, engages consumers, retailers and brands with causes and charities and shows the impact their donation makes. The white label API includes a Rewards Platform, featured in American Red Cross’ Blood Donor app. Donors can use the Red Cross Blood Donor App which is free and available for download now. It can be found in app stores by searching for American Red Cross, visiting redcross.org/apps or redcrossblood.org/bloodapp, or by texting BLOODAPP to 90999 for a direct link to download.
"The Health and MedTech Expo at SXSW Interactive is a unique opportunity for WeWIN to demonstrate to retailers, brands and causes how to truly engage their fans and show them the difference their donation can make," said Syd Dufton, WeWIN President. "The success of the Rewards Platform on the American Red Cross Blood Donor app is the perfect example of the difference our platform can make for a charity."
SXSW has a history of launching and gaining exposure for startups including Twitter, Foursquare, Groupme, Highlight, Storify and many others. The media buzz generated at SXSW has brought awareness to many startup projects including music, entertainment and emerging technologies, serving as a launchpad for apps and creative content in many forms. The keynote address at this year's SXSW Music will be delivered by acclaimed rapper, Snoop Dogg.
WeWIN is a division of New York City based Axle Digital, specializing in fully customizable solutions for integration into ecommerce systems engaging customers any place, any time. WeWIN was born following Hurricane Sandy as the Axle Digital team witnessed firsthand how retailers, causes and consumers looked to social media to help organize donations and relief efforts. The WeWIN platform bridges the gap between ideas, causes, products and customers with a single interface. It is the first API-based (Application Programming Interface) rewards program tied to retail. WeWIN is offering schools, charities and nonprofit organizations a way to thank their donors and retailers a way to engage fans with the causes they care about. For more information about WeWIN and its commitment to powering the next generation of giving, visit http://www.WeWIN.com. Or connect with WeWIN on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and Twitter.
About SXSW (March 13 – 22, 2015)
The South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences & Festivals offer the unique convergence of original
music, independent films, and emerging technologies. Fostering creative and professional growth
alike, SXSW is the premier destination for discovery. Year after year, the event is a launching pad for
creative content. New media presentations, music showcases and film screenings provide buzz generating
exposure for creators and compelling entertainment for audiences. Conference panel
discussions present a forum for learning, business activity thrives at the Trade Shows and global
networking opportunities abound. Austin serves as the perfect backdrop for SXSW, where career
development flourishes amid the relaxed atmosphere. Intellectual and creative intermingling among
industry leaders continues to spark new ideas and carve the path for the future of each ever-evolving
field, long after the event’s conclusion.
SXSW 2015 is sponsored by Miller Lite, Esurance, AT&T, IFC, Mazda, Monster Energy, McDonald’s,
The Austin Chronicle and Sonicbids.