Spotlighting the international creative community, SXAméricas is a series of events curated by SXSW Music, Film and Interactive to connect U.S. Latino and Latin American technology, music, and film industry thought leaders. SXAméricas events span all 10 days of SXSW Music, Film and Interactive, March 11-20, 2016.
SXAméricas provides a platform to network, share innovative ideas and create new partnerships across all creative industries from North America, South America, Spain and Central America. Most conference programming will occur at the Austin Convention Center.
If you are interested in participating in SXSW 2016, please see the following deadlines:
If you or your band are interested in performing as an official Showcasing Artist at SXSW Music 2016, apply here until Friday, October 23, 2015.
Si estas interesado en participar en SXSW 2016, favor de revisar las siguientes fechas limites:
Si tu o tu banda están interesados en presentarse como uno de los Artistas Oficiales de Exhibición de SXSW Music 2016, aplica aqui hasta el viernes, 23 de octubre del 2015.
When: SXAméricas events, selected from the 10 days of SXSW Film, Interactive and Music, will span SXSWeek, March 11-20, 2016. Special convergence programming will take place on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 (which is officially known as Convergence Day at SXSW).
Where: Drawing from the existing programs of SXSW Music, Film and Interactive, and including unique events curated for SXAméricas, most conference programming will occur at the Austin Convention Center. Film Screenings and Music Showcases will take place at various official SXSW venues around Austin.
Who Can Attend: You must have the appropriate SXSW credential to attend SXAméricas programming. SXAméricas access will vary by event, with some specific to Music, Film or Interactive (including Gold and Platinum registrants). Credentials needed to access these events will be outlined as they are confirmed, please check back here for details. Special convergence programming on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 will be open to all SXSW registrants. Register for a SXSW 2016 credential beginning Monday, August 3, 2015 at sxsw.com/attend.
SXAméricas Startup Summit
A one-day program exploring the opportunities and challenges for startups across Iberoamérica and the Caribbean.
The program will consist of a morning meetup and a brief welcoming statement that are to be followed by compelling content highlighting the brightest voices across the geographic spectrum. The afternoon will feature a catered lunch for interested participants and a two-hour pitch competition featuring a selection of promising startups. The summit will close with an evening mixer at Brush Square Park.
Venue: Startup Village, 4th Floor of Hilton Hotel Date: Monday, March 14
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For information on other SXAméricas opportunities for 2016, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.