Why are leaders from Google, TechCrunch, Twitter, Facebook, Re/code, Hubspot and more coming to the Charleston metro this month?
For DIG SOUTH. DIG is a three-day mashup (April 26-28) of the South’s finest tech and creative industries bringing together 2,500 attendees from across the nation. Tech.co dubbed it the “playground of tech festivals,” for its roster of more than 200 presenters hailing from New York, Silicon Valley and of course, Charleston.
And just weeks after DIG SOUTH welcomes thousands to our region, Charleston’s tech scene hosts SyntaxCon (Syntax Code & Craft Convention), May 6-7. Known as the Southeast’s premier code event, SyntaxCon will feature executives from Microsoft, Netflix, The Iron Yard, EventBrite, and more.
It’s not only dynamic events in the spring driving our local tech scene, our growth and opportunities for jobs and connections are year-round. Here’s a snapshot of what’s going on in Charleston’s digital economy:
Don’t believe the hype? Just check out the numbers. With more than 200 tech companies employing 11,000+ people, Charleston is #4 for high tech GDP growth (Milken), ranking our digital economy right alongside Austin, Raleigh, and Silicon Valley.
Learn more about all that Charleston’s tech community has to offer, including links to top companies, job openings, insider tips, videos and other resources at charlestonopensource.com and crda.org/info-tech.