The Austin Convention Center (500 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701) in Exhibit Hall 1 is the main registration location to pick up all SXSW Badges.
Use this handy Registration Walking Map with distances and times listed from downtown venues to the closest Austin Convention Center entrance. For directions directly to Registration or from locations not featured on this map, set “SXSW Registration” as your destination in Google Maps to find the best route.
Nearby parking options include the Austin Convention Center Garages. During the event, we highly recommend considering all other options before deciding to drive. Please check out the Getting Around page for more transportation options, street closures, SXSW Shuttle tracking, and more.
To pick up your SXSW Badge, you must present a government-issued ID. To expedite the badge pickup process, upload your photo to your SXSW Social account ahead of time.
Sunday, March 5 | 4:00 pm – 8:00pm
Monday, March 6 | 8:00 am –8:00 pm
Tuesday, March 7 | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wednesday, March 8 | 8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday, March 9 | 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Friday, March 10 | 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Saturday, March 11 | 8:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday, March 12 | 9:00 am – 9:00 pm
Monday, March 13 | 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Tuesday, March 14 | 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Wednesday, March 15 | 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Thursday, March 16 | 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday, March 17 | 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Saturday, March 18 | 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
For more information on getting to the heart of SXSW from wherever you are staying in Austin, browse the Getting Around page for a comprehensive list of transportation services and other resources.
Other Registration Services
- Housing and Travel Desk
- Speaker Help Desk
- Filmmaker Check-in
- Artist Info
- Marketing Client & Exhibitor Help Desk
- Sponsorship Help Desk
- Press Help Desk
- SXXpress and SXSW GO Help Desk