About SXSW

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 and television screenings, world-class exhibitions, professional development and networking opportunities, tech competitions, awards ceremonies, and much more. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

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

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Registration Opens August 6

Experience unparalleled discovery at SXSW 2025 from March 7-15 in Austin, TX. Secure your SXSW Badge and hotel starting on August 6, 2024.

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2025 SXSW Dates - Paramount Marquee - Photo by Tico Mendoza

SXSW 2024 Rewind

Watch Keynotes, Featured Sessions, SXSW Studio interviews, Film & TV Festival red carpets, Music Festival showcases, and more from SXSW 2024.

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Keynote: Lisa Su in Conversation with Ryan Patel – SXSW 2024 – Photo by Travis P. Ball

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Iconic Moments

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