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Be a part of one of the most diverse, collaborative, and inventive communities in the world! Learn how to participate in one of the many prestigious SXSW categories.

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Calling all creatives – SXSW 2019 applications open on Monday, June 25 for the 2019 SXSW Conference & Festivals. From submitting your buzz-worthy film or performing on stage in front of a global audience to presenting your game-changing tech startup or bringing your art to the walls of Austin – take the opportunity to be part of this inventive SXSW community from March 8-17, 2019.

Stay tuned to SXSW News for more 2019 applications opening in Fall 2018 as well as announcements throughout the season.

Explore all participation categories below and Awards Overview to learn more about the categories and 2018 winners.

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Learn more about the session formats for programming tracks at the SXSW Conference.

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Cast Your Vote: PanelPicker Community Voting August 6-30

Help shape the 2019 SXSW Conference programming! Browse proposals, leave comments, and vote during PanelPicker Community Voting from August 6-30, 2018.

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