International Organizations At SXSW 2016

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.


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 Canadian music to SXSW 2016 with an exciting range of performances, business services and networking events. From the quintessential Canadian Blast BBQ to ever-popular Canada House, the Canadian Blast offers a strong sampling of the trendsetting, vibrant and internationally focused Canadian music and interactive industries. The Canadian Blast is co-located at the Canada Stand at SXSW's bustling Trade Show with Global Affairs Canada. Come and meet with Canadian music and interactive industry pros, check out the Canadian showcase schedule and pick up Canadian promotional giveaways.


Business France
Foued Kefif
+33 1 4073-3119


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

Since 2011 Enterprise Ireland have developed a significant presence at SXSW. We are again showcasing the best companies to emerge from the expanding tech sector in Ireland. Don’t miss our featured SXSW Networking Event on Sunday (March 13th) @ 17:00 at the Enterprise Ireland Expo stand. We will be exhibiting the diversity, talent and creativity of the start-up scene in Ireland, showing why Ireland is the start-up capital of Europe. On Monday (March 14th), join us as we host an Irish meet-up & drinks party @ 17:00 at our Expo stand, giving you the chance to rub shoulders with an exciting group of Ireland’s founders, entrepreneurs & innovators.


Pro Mexico
Edmundo Gonzalez 713-984-4598

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.


Kate Freeman

At SXSW 2016, UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) will be showcasing the most innovative, creative and interesting British businesses that want to make a big impression and meet potential partners from all over the world. To find out more, visit us at UK House, UKTI exhibition stand or see our website.