SXSW GO – Official 2017 Mobile Guide to South by Southwest

SXSW® GO is the official mobile app for getting the most out of attending SXSW 2017. Browse our lineup and create your personal schedule, then login to sync it with your other devices. Get schedule recommendations and discover new music, films, and sessions.



Stay tuned for the 2018 update coming later this season.

Download the SXSW GO mobile app to start planning your SXSW 2017 experience today. Browse our continuously updated lineup of programming and build your schedule online at or directly on your mobile device. The mobile app allows you to sync your online schedule with your mobile device, so your info will always be up to date! Plus, get schedule recommendations and discover new music, films, and sessions.

Click the buttons below to download the mobile app on iPhone, iPad, or Android.

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Mobile App Features

  • SXSW Recommends – SXSW delivers personalized recommendations based on your interests. Discover new music, films, and other sessions.

  • Abby, the SXSW Bot – Abby, the SXSW Bot delivers a casual, fun conversational-style user experience to help Attendees navigate SXSW, find out what’s happening, and get timely answers to FAQs.

  • Schedule – Browse the entire SXSW 2017 Schedule and plan your agenda. Select events as My Favorites and easily sync them between devices.

  • My Favorites – Add favorites and build your schedule in the app or sync with your online schedule between devices. My Favorites lists will auto-update as more event information becomes available.

  • Networking – Search the directory for other Attendees. Boost your networking with personalized recommendations from SXSW Recommends.

  • Locations – Maps for getting around town, finding your way through venues, navigating the Trade Show and other exhibitions.

  • Attendees (SXSW Social) – Activate your SXSW Social account to network with thousands of other attendees. Create tags in your SXSW Social profile, add favorites, search the directory, or connect to Facebook for more functionality.

  • Rate Sessions – Evaluate and comment on sessions you attend. Just tap on the session and scroll to the bottom to leave quick ratings and commentary. Your input is valuable to both SXSW and our speakers.

Plan your experience by building your list of favorites, create tags in your SXSW Social profile to get better attendee recommendations, and add reminders to your calendar directly from an event page.

The SXSW Schedule will be continuously updated as more events are confirmed and more specific time, date, and location information becomes available closer to March.

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