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South by Southwest® dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW® is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of tech, film, music, education, and culture.

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An essential destination for global professionals, the annual March event features sessions, music and comedy showcases, film screenings, exhibitions, professional development, and a variety of networking opportunities.

SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Join us from March 11-20 in Austin, Texas for the 2022 SXSW Conference & Festivals. Stay tuned for more information on attending SXSW 2022.

Check out 2022 participation opportunities including PanelPicker®, Film Festival submissions, Music Festival applications, and more.

South By Southwest dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals.

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