International Organizations At SXSW 2015

SXSW is a global center for the creative industries, connecting thousands of business leaders, artists, filmmakers and startups from around the world. Participating at SXSW is a great way for companies to make valuable international links and for government organizations to showcase the best their countries have to offer.


Consulate of Argentina
Ana Paula Monsalvo
713-871-8935 x 704/5


Sounds Australia
Millie Millgate
SOUNDS AUSTRALIA is Australia's export music market development initiative, established to provide a cohesive and strategic platform to assist the Australian music industry access international business opportunities. A joint initiative of the Australia Council and APRA|AMCOS, SOUNDS AUSTRALIA is supported by the Federal Government together with State Government Agencies and Peak Industry Associations.


Advantage Austria
Reanne Leuning
+43 (0)5 90 900 36 13


30 St. Patrick St.
2nd Floor
Toronto, ON
M5T 3A3

Canadian Blast, a Music Canada Export initiative of the Canadian Independent Music Association (CIMA), brings Canada to SXSW 2015 with an exciting range of performances, business services and networking events. From the quintessential Canadian Blast BBQ (March 18), the bustling Canada Stand (SXSW Trade Show) & ever-popular Canada House, the Canadian Blast offers a strong sampling of the trendsetting, vibrant and internationally focused Canadian music and interactive industries.


+33 1 4073-3119


Enterprise Ireland
Simone Boswell
310 883 5822
800 W El Camino Real Ste 420
Mountain View, CA 94040

Enterprise Ireland is again showcasing the best companies to emerge from the growing tech sector in Ireland. Our featured SXSW panel session at the Start-up Village (March 14th @ 15:30) will exhibit the diversity, talent and creativity of the start-up scene in Ireland and show why multinationals from around the world are flocking to HQ there. Enterprise Ireland will host an Irish networking party (March 15th @ 17:30) at B.D. Riley’s in the heart of 6th Street, giving you the chance to rub shoulders with an exciting group of Ireland’s founders, entrepreneurs & trendsetters.


Hahn Ryu
+82 10 6691 2292
551 Seolleung-ro, Gangnam-gu
2, 4-6F D.CAMP
Seoul, South Korea

Established in the heart of Seoul, South Korea in March, 2013, D.CAMP serves as an international startup hub for the most talented and passionate startup entrepreneurs and professionals with the fund of USD 500M and a 60,000 square-foot space facilitated with co-working space, lounge, private office spaces, and rooms for lectures and events.


Pro Mexico
Carlos Marron

ProMéxico is a trust fund of the Mexican Government —a subdivision of the Ministry of Economy—that promotes international trade and investment. ProMéxico drives the country’s active participation in the international arena and firmly establishes it as an attractive, safe and competitive destination for foreign investment; encourages the exportation of national products and supports the internationalization of Mexican companies; provides specialized advisory services to boost the export of products and services and increase the presence of Mexican businesses abroad, and guides the attraction of foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country.


Sounds From Spain
Beatriz Marfá-Linley

ICEX (España Exportación e Inversiones) is the State Agency for the internationalization of Spanish businesses worldwide. The Trade Commission of the Embassy of Spain in Miami works along with ICEX and is in charge of the promotion of the Spanish Music and Interactive sectors in the USA. Through the programs SOUNDS FROM SPAIN and SPAIN TECH they promote and improve the presence of Music and Interactive/Digital Spanish companies abroad. SOUNDS FROM SPAIN will once again be at SXSW with the best paella in town and six new explosive performances: Begun, Disco las Palmeras!, Hinds, Macaco, Oso Leone, and Rulo y la Contrabanda. Sounds from Spain will have two outstanding concerts: SFS Paella Lunch Party in Brush Sq (Wed. March 18th, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm), and SFS Showcase in Lucille, 77 Rainey St. (Fri. March 20th, 8 pm). SPAIN TECH will be at SXSW Interactive with 20 innovative companies from Spain.

United Kingdom

Megan Clark
+44 (0)20 7034 4848

The best of British will be back at SXSW with the ever popular British Music Embassy and, for the first time ever, a UK Expo at the SXSW Trade Show. Visit our website for the most up to date information on UKTI’s events and the support the UK Government can provide UK companies attending SXSW.

International Day Stage at SXSW 2014. Photo by Lisa Hause.