Lots of important SXSW-related activities and announcements occur between now and Friday, March 11 (when the 2016 event begins). If you are confused about any of these dates, activities or announcements, then please reach out to us at email@example.com.
Friday, August 28 — SXSW staff answer questions at 12:30 pm CT on Periscope
Friday, September 4 — Last day of PanelPicker voting and commentary
Tuesday, September 8 — Next Feature Speaker announcement for 2016 event
Friday, September 11 — Deadline for early-bird registration rate for SXSW 2016
Monday, October 19 — Majority of content for the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival announced
Friday, November 6 — Deadline for entering the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Competition
Friday, November 6 — Deadline for entering the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards
Friday, November 6 — Deadline for entering the SXSW Gaming Awards
Friday, March 11 thru Tuesday, March 15 — Dates for the 2016 SXSW Interactive Festival
Wednesday, March 16 thru Thursday, March 17 — Dates for the new VR/AR Track at SXSW 2016
Thursday, March 17 thru Saturday, March 19 — Dates for the 2016 SXSW Gaming Expo
Also, stay aware of these and other important dates by subscribing to one or more of the SXSW newsletters.
Last but not least, we remind you to buy your 2016 SXSW badge before the early-bird registration rate expires at the end of the day on Friday, September 11.
2015 Interactive Innovation Award Winners. Photo by Sahil Jain