SXSW 2022 | March 11-20 | Austin, TX

Explore upcoming important dates and deadlines for the 2022 SXSW Conference & Festivals season.

All SXSW deadlines end at 11:59pm Pacific Time.

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Important Dates
& Deadlines

June 29, 2021

Applications Open

Participation opportunities open on June 29 for the 2022 SXSW Conference & Festivals including PanelPicker®, Music Festival, Innovation Awards, and SXSW Pitch.

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July 25, 2021

PanelPicker® Entry Deadline Extension

Propose a session idea for the 2022 SXSW Conference through PanelPicker® from June 29 – July 25, 2021.

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August 10, 2021

PanelPicker® Community Voting Opens

Browse, comment, and vote on session proposals for the 2022 SXSW Conference through PanelPicker® from August 10-26, 2021.

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August 19, 2021

Innovation Awards Early Entry Deadline

The SXSW Innovation Awards prize creative innovation in the connected world, celebrating the ever-widening variety of technology, projects, products, achievements and discoveries.

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August 24, 2021

Film Festival Submissions Open

SXSW provides the game-changing buzz every filmmaker dreams about. Premiere your project in front of press, industry, and film lovers at the SXSW Film Festival.

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August 24, 2021

Gaming Awards Applications Open

The SXSW Gaming Awards recognize the finest games and most creative individuals in the game industry.

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August 26, 2021

Music Festival Early Entry Deadline

SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career-changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential industry participants who attend SXSW every year.

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August 26, 2021

PanelPicker® Community Voting Closes

This is your final chance to browse, comment, and vote on session proposals for the 2022 SXSW Conference through PanelPicker® from August 10-26, 2021.

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September 9, 2021

SXSW Pitch Early Entry Deadline

SXSW Pitch showcases innovative new technology to a panel of industry experts, high-profile media professionals, venture capital investors, and angel investors.

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October 3, 2021

Music Festival Final Deadline

SXSW Showcasing Artists benefit from career-changing exposure and publicity provided by the amazing mix of influential industry participants who attend SXSW every year.

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November 11, 2021

Innovation Awards Final Deadline

The SXSW Innovation Awards prize creative innovation in the connected world, celebrating the ever-widening variety of technology, projects, products, achievements and discoveries.

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November 11, 2021

SXSW Pitch Final Deadline

SXSW Pitch showcases innovative new technology to a panel of industry experts, high-profile media professionals, venture capital investors, and angel investors.

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March 11, 2022

SXSW 2022: March 11-20 in Austin, TX

Register to attend SXSW 2022!

From March 11-20, experience unparalleled discovery, learning, professional development, and networking with creatives from around the world. The event features Conference sessions, Film Festival screenings, Music Festival showcases, world-class Exhibitions, networking opportunities, competitions, awards ceremonies, and much more.

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