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.
SXAméricas events, selected from the 10 days of SXSW Film, Interactive and Music, will span SXSWeek, March 11-20, 2016. Special SXAméricas Convergence programming will take place on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.
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. Register for a SXSW 2016 credential beginning Monday, August 3, 2015 at sxsw.com/attend.
SXAmericas Startup Summit presented by Spain Tech
A one-day program exploring the opportunities and challenges for startups across North America, South America, Spain, Portugal and Central America.
The program will consist of a morning Meet Up 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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