Attend SXSW 2020

March 13-22, 2020 | Austin, TX

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

Learn about badge access, attendee services, and more event information below.

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SXSW Registration

Make plans to join the world’s brightest creators March 13-22 at the 2020 SXSW Conference & Festivals in Austin, TX.

Register today for a Platinum Badge, Interactive Badge, Film Badge, or Music Badge and book your hotel to begin your SX adventure! With expanded access to events for all SXSW Badges, attendees receive primary entry to programming associated with their badge type and enjoy secondary access to most other SXSW events. View the Badge Comparison Chart for more details on badge access.

Platinum Badge

Interactive Badge

Film Badge

Music Badge

Get Primary Access to ALL Events.
Get Primary Access to INTERACTIVE Events.
Get Primary Access to FILM Events.
Get Primary Access to MUSIC Events.




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Platinum Badge

Get Primary Access to ALL Events.

Walk-up $1725

$1350

Register Now

Rate expires November 22*

Interactive Badge

Get Primary Access to INTERACTIVE Events.

Walk-up $1395

$1020

Register Now

Rate expires November 22*

Film Badge

Get Primary Access to FILM Events.

Walk-up $1395

$1020

Register Now

Rate expires November 22*

Music Badge

Get Primary Access to MUSIC Events.

Walk-up $1395

$1020

Register Now

Rate expires November 22*

*Listed prices will expire on the indicated date above at 11:59pm Pacific Time.

Company / Organization Group Discounts

Coordinating the purchase of registrations for a group of 10 or more? Contact us for more information.

Student Discounts

Students may apply here to purchase a SXSW Interactive, SXSW Film, or SXSW Music Badge at the discounted price of $395. From discovering your career path to meeting potential mentors, learn more about the benefits of this exclusive offer.

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SXSW Timeline

Use the SXSW Timeline to plan your SXSW Conference & Festivals experience from March 13-22 in Austin, Texas. Browse the SXSW Schedule Overview and download the PDF.

View Schedule Overview

Badge Access

 

Once again, SXSW is offering expanded access to events for all SXSW Badges. Attendees will receive primary entry to programming associated with their badge type and enjoy secondary access to most other SXSW events.

The Platinum Badge remains your best bet with primary access to all of SXSW. If you have an Interactive, Film, or Music Badge, you have primary access to the respective Conference tracks and events of your badge type, plus secondary access to other tracks and events outside your badge type, giving you the chance to experience more of what SXSW has to offer. Review the Badge Comparison Chart below for more information on access to events by badge type.

Programming Overview

With one unified Conference (March 13-21) spanning 22 Tracks of programming, there are more opportunities for networking, learning, and discovery than ever before. Enjoy a variety of compelling evening networking experiences that complement the many learning opportunities at the Conference.

During nine days of screenings, the Film Festival (March 13–21) celebrates raw innovation and emerging talent from both behind and in front of the camera. Discover the next wave of musical talent at the Music Festival (March 16–22) with performances from new, developing, and established artists. Running simultaneously with the Film and Music Festivals, the Comedy Festival (March 13-21) presents uniquely diverse programming of comedic performers, showcases, and events.

Beyond the Conference and Festivals, SXSW hosts many different world-class exhibitions that connect creatives across all industries. Take your discovery a step further at the SXSW Trade Show, Flatstock, SXSW Marketplace, SXSW Wellness Expo, and more. Playing host to a variety of evening networking events, SXSW also holds numerous esteemed competitions and awards ceremonies honoring some of the tech industry’s most important innovators and cutting-edge companies.

Badge Comparison Chart

Registration Hours

The Austin Convention Center (500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701) in Exhibit Hall 1 is the main registration location to pickup all SXSW Badges. After picking up your badge, grab your official SXSW Bag and Festival Pocket Guides outside the Registration area.

Badge Pickup Hours

Resources

The Attendee Services Hub is your guide through SXSW resources to help you prepare for the adventure ahead. Once your badge has been purchased and activated, you are ready to begin exploring the suite of tools for event navigation and access. Stay tuned to SXSW News for continuous event updates and coverage.

Attendee Services Hub

Badge Comparison Chart

 

SXSW attendees receive primary entry to programming associated with their badge type and enjoy secondary access to most other SXSW events.

All SXSW registrants can request daily, digital SXXpress Passes (South by Express) to gain priority access to select events. The SXXpress Pass icons (XP) in the corresponding badge priority color can be found in the chart below.

For more information on badge access, SXXpress Passes, and event navigation tools, please visit the Attendee Services Hub.

Primary
Access
Secondary Access
Interactive Tracks, Keynotes & Featured Speakers
Interactive Mentor Sessions No Secondary Access
Interactive Opening Party & Interactive Bash No Secondary Access
Film Tracks, Keynotes & Featured Speakers
Film Mentor Sessions & Round Tables No Secondary Access
Film Festival Opening & Intermission Parties No Secondary Access
Film Festival Screenings & Events
Music Tracks, Keynotes & Featured Speakers
Music Mentor Sessions No Secondary Access
Music Festival Opening Party No Secondary Access
Music Festival Showcases & Events
Convergence Tracks, Keynotes & Featured Speakers
Comedy Festival Showcases & Events
Trade Shows & Exhibitions
Networking Meet Ups
Book Readings & Signings
Closing BBQ & Softball Tournament No Secondary Access
Hotel Priority Booking & Assistance
Access to SXSW Social Online Registrant Networking
SXSW Festival Shuttles

ALL BADGES RECEIVE ACCESS TO:

  • Registrants Lounge, SXSW Gaming Expo, Flatstock Poster Show, SXSW Marketplace, SXSW Wellness Expo, SXSW Community Service Awards, and SXSW Outdoor Stage at Lady Bird Lake concerts
  • SXSW Materials: Registrant Big Bag, Pocket Guide, and a subscription to SXSWorld® magazine

AVAILABLE NETWORKING EVENTS:
Each sold separately at SXSW Cart checkout.

  • Platinum, Interactive, and Film Badges: BBQ Crash Course
  • All Badges: Taco Meet Ups

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