2014 Timeline for SXSW Interactive: Important Dates to Remember!

Looking to connect with the world's most innovative digital creatives, trying to find out the best time to buy your badge, or just hoping to learn the timeline for SXSW Interactive 2015? You're in luck! Below are some of the most important SXSW Interactive dates related to entry periods for sessions and events. Also, be sure to sign up for the SXSW monthly newsletter to learn about other SXSW announcements and information.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
SXSW 2015 PanelPicker entry process begins

Tuesday, July 1, 2014
SXSW Interactive Scholarship entry period opens

Friday, July 25, 2014
2015 SXSW PanelPicker entry process ends at 11:59pm CT

Friday, July 25 2014 SXSW Interactive Scholarship entry period closes at 11:59pm CT – DEADLINE EXTENDED TO 11:59pm CT ON THURSDAY, JULY 31!

Monday, August 4, 2014
SXSW Interactive Awards entry period opens

Monday, August 4, 2014
SXSW Accelerator Awards entry period opens

Monday, August 11, 2014
2015 SXSW PanelPicker public voting begins

Friday, September 5, 2014
2015 SXSW PanelPicker public voting ends at 11:59pm CT

Friday, September 26, 2014
SXSW Interactive Awards early entry deadline

Monday, October 13, 2014
First programming announcement for the 2015 SXSW Interactive Festival

Friday, November 7, 2014
Interactive Awards final entry period ends at 11:59pm CT

Friday, November 7, 2014
SXSW Accelerator Awards final entry period ends at 11:59pm CT

March 13-17, 2015
2015 SXSW Interactive Festival

For questions on any of these deadlines, please contact us at this e-mail address

all dates are subject to change and tentative dates are noted with an asterisks.