Klaxoon US Road Show Culminates in Austin at SXSW with Activation Highlighting the Power of Teamwork

Cesson-Sevigne, FRANCE


AUSTIN, Texas, March 06, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Klaxoon Teamwork Across America Tour is arriving in Austin at SXSW with an activation highlighting the Power of Teamwork. The hot pink Klaxoon tractor-trailer will pull into 4th and Congress Streets to create an immersive experience that fuses digital and live teamwork challenges to glean collective intelligence and creativity. The Power of Teamwork Party takes place Friday, March 8, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - midnight) & Saturday, March 9 (10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.) and will include live music, free champagne, prizes and networking with experts on leadership and teamwork from both the business and sports worlds.

The SXSW activation is the culmination of a 16 city, 11 week US road trip where Klaxoon transformed a truck into a mobile workspace and met with thousands of teams across the country to explore the future of work and collaboration. The mobile exhibit showcased a new suite of collaborative apps that enrich creativity, engagement and decision making.

Who:        
Klaxoon Inc. is a tech start-up focused on making teamwork smarter. The company raised $50 million in funding in 2018 and its apps are used by one million users in companies such as McDonald’s, Johnson & Johnson, Disney, General Electric, Verizon, L’Oréal and more.

Why:        
An estimated 55 million meetings take place every day in the United States and most of them fail to engage participants or decision making. It is time to bring solutions forward that allow teams and organizations to reap the full benefits of creative collaboration.

What:       
The Power of Teamwork Party will feature guest speakers and activations with games and tips inspired by great sports teams, adapted to meet the needs of today’s drastically changing global workplace. The event will have free champagne all day, and live music starting at 6 p.m.

Where:     
400 Congress Ave. (4th & Congress lot)

When:      
Friday, March 8, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - midnight)
Saturday, March 9, 2019 (10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.)

How:        
Participation is free to any SXSW badge holders. To request a VIP pass, guests can register for Friday (here) or Saturday (here).

“We designed Klaxoon to be as simple, fun and engaging as possible to improve meetings and teamwork,” said Matthieu Beucher, founder and CEO of Klaxoon. “SXSW is the perfect venue for us to connect with the leaders and innovators shaping the future of work. The diversity of the event allows us to collaborate with companies of all types and sizes.”

About the Teamwork Tour
Inspired by Jack Kerouac’s On the Road, The Teamwork Across America Tour will visit various universities, company campuses and financial districts onboarding new users and customers over an 11-week period in 16 different cities including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Palo Alto, San Francisco, Portland, Denver, Chicago, Boston, New York, Washington, Atlanta, New Orleans, Lafayette, Houston and Austin. 

About Klaxoon
Based in New York, Klaxoon employs more than 200 people. In addition, it operates a showcase Klaxoon Store in the center of Paris. Founded by Matthieu Beucher, Klaxoon was launched in March 2015, and today is used in 120 countries by thousands of teams. Klaxoon is one of the fastest-growing companies in Europe. It has been adopted by users in all kinds of organizations, small and middle-sized businesses, universities, NGO and institutions as well as 90% of global actors listed on the CAC 40 stock-exchange index (Schneider, Disneyland, L'Oréal, Accenture, Nestlé, Sealed Air, Verizon, Marriott, etc.). 

Klaxoon tools use advanced visual management techniques and agile methods and have received numerous international awards. Klaxoon R&D teams work on an ongoing basis to build an efficient and comprehensive ecosystem, which fosters interaction and collective intelligence.  More information: www.klaxoon.com

Press contacts:

Klaxoon: Marie Barbesol: marie@klaxoon.com / +33 667 477 674

Wired Island International: Toni Sottak:  toni@wiredislandpr.com / +1 408 876 4418

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