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Diggin' It

Diggin' It
April 2019

What started as the DIG SOUTH digital conference has grown into a tech media company which aims to be the region’s “hub for news and views on innovation across the region.” DIG SOUTH Tech Summit returns April 24 to 26, offering opportunities for networking among the South’s top tech executives and global brands.

The 3-day conference expects to draw 150-plus speakers who will address 2,200 attendees

Over its 7-year history, DIG SOUTH Tech Summit has welcomed 1,000 speakers from brands including Oracle, Salesforce, Google, Instagram, BuzzFeed, IBM, Twitter, The New York Times, Facebook, Adobe, Kickstarter, and more.

100+ news articles—including TIME magazine’s profile of DIG SOUTH founder Stanfield Gray

50 episodes of South Pod: Rise of a Region—a podcast where “innovators dish on success, failure, and a rapidly evolving South”—can be heard at

30 Companies will participate in Wild Pitch, an opportunity to present to investors and corporate start-ups. Past participants have received funding, as well as earned appearances on Shark Tank. Local Kevin Waltermire landed a deal with Daymond John who invested in his product BevBoy—a weighted, floating cup holder that stays upright in water.

1 Kickoff Keynote Speaker Greg McKeown, New York Times best-selling author of Essentialism