Sponsorship Opportunities

SXSW Sponsorship delivers the greatest impact and visibility leading up to, throughout, and following the SXSW Conference & Festivals. Align with SXSW as a top level partner on a Super or Major Sponsorship level, or create a customized program to meet specific marketing goals with hands-on assistance from the SXSW Sponsorship team.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Photo by Sara Marjorie Strick

Super Sponsors

Sponsorship Vision

 

Whether your brand purchases a SXSW Sponsorship package or creates a customized program, it is committing itself to delivering experiential relevance and value to thousands of industry influencers including press, creatives, artists, tastemakers, and decision makers and their millions of collective followers, who have come to expect nothing less from SXSW and its partners.

Through activations, branded engagements, product integrations, targeted social media efforts, and prominent logo placement, your brand has the tools to educate, entertain, and engage a captive audience on what it is doing to make a difference in the digital, film, and music worlds today.

So put your best foot forward. Visualize this partnership through the eyes of our attendees.

This is more than a marketing play. It’s about creating experiences that will resonate long after your brand strikes its activations.

Align Your Brand With SXSW

 

Top-level marketing opportunities for SXSW 2018 include:

Super Sponsorship

Achieve the greatest marketing impact possible

A Super Sponsorship delivers the highest visibility possible and provides seamless promotional exposure by aligning your brand with SXSW as a top promotional partner across the entire event.

Major Sponsorship

Hone in on your target audience

A Major Sponsorship allows your brand to have maximum exposure for the duration of the SXSW Conference or a specific SXSW Festival, as well as inclusion in SXSW’s promotional campaign.

High Profile Programs

Make a splash with high profile programs

SXSW offers a handful of focused opportunities that give you visibility in interesting and effective directions. Premier Marketing Opportunities pack a lot of punch.

Category Exclusivity

SXSW top-level Sponsorships provide the opportunity for brands to be the exclusive promotional partner within their category. Categories include (but are not limited to):

  • Beer/Malt BeveragePending Availability
  • AutomakerNewly Available
  • InsuranceNewly Available
  • Casual Dining and Quick Serve RestaurantsNewly Available
  • Airlines
  • Big Box Retail Stores
  • General Consumer Electronics
  • Hotel Chains
  • Salty Snacks
  • Sweet Snacks and Candy
  • Body Care Products
  • Soda, Tea, and other non-alcoholic beverages
  • Bottled Water
  • Wireless/TeleComm
  • Mobile Device Manufacturer
  • Distilled Spirits and Wine
  • Participate

    Interested in Marketing at SXSW?

    Contact a SXSW representative for more information on assets and custom opportunities that fit your brands marketing goals.

    Contact Us

    Register to Attend SXSW 2018

    Join us for unparalleled discovery, networking, and inspiration at the 2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas from March 9-18.

    Register Today

    Sponsor News

    Learn More About Our Sponsors
    Capital One logo
    Austin Chronicle logo

    Stay Tuned

    Sign up to receive the latest announcements, tips, networking invitations and more.