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The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. Fostering creative and professional growth alike, SXSW® is the premier destination for discovery.


2019 SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake — Photo by Jordan Hefler

2019 SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake — Photo by Jordan Hefler

 

Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries.

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

An essential destination for global professionals, the event features sessions, showcases, screenings, exhibitions, and a variety of networking opportunities. SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Experience 10 days of unparalleled discovery, learning, and networking with creatives across interactive, film, and music industries at the SXSW Conference & Festivals.

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