Important Dates & Deadlines

Stay informed on upcoming important dates and deadlines for the 2018 season below.

Join us for the 2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas from March 9-18. Purchase your registration and book your hotel today!

January 21

SXSW Release It Applications Final Deadline

Ten cutting-edge companies launching a new product or service during this SXSW season will present to a panel of industry experts and a winner will be chosen based on which product or service is most likely to succeed in the marketplace.

Entry Deadline Extended to Sunday, January 21, 2018 at 11:59pm PT.

February 9

Final Registration Rate Deadline

Join us for the 2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas from March 9-18.

Purchase your registration and book your hotel today! Registration rates increase to the onsite walk-up rate after Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:59pm PT.

March 5

SXSW EDU 2018: March 5-8

The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival cultivates and empowers a community of engaged stakeholders to advance teaching and learning.

March 9

SXSW 2018: March 9-18

10 days of unparalleled discovery, networking, and inspiration kicks off at the 2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas.

March 15

SXSW Gaming 2018: March 15-17

Celebrate gaming culture at SXSW Gaming 2018 via a unique combination of exhibitions, esports tournaments, hands-on play, awards, panels, and more.

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