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SXSW Conference & Festivals
March 10 – March 19
Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW® is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of tech, film, music, education, and culture. Held every year in March, SXSW features over 2,000 sessions and 100,000 registrants from around the world. Past keynote speakers include President Barack Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, Elon Musk, Bill Gates, and Steven Spielberg. SXSW also hosts world-renowned festivals each spring and fall, including SXSW Film (dedicated to emerging filmmakers), SXSW Interactive (the largest gathering of digital creatives in the world), SXSW Music (the most influential music festival in the world), and SXSW Edu (a leading forum for educators).
No matter what you’re interested in—innovative technology, creative entrepreneurship, cutting-edge film and music—SXSW has something to offer you. With panels featuring industry experts and opportunities to network with like-minded individuals, SXSW is the perfect place to learn new skills, make valuable connections, and discover your passions.