Creative Industries Expo

March 12-15, 2023 // 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Discover industry disruptors, creative innovators, technological masterpieces and more at the SXSW Creative Industries Expo.

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Creative Industries Expo – SXSW 2022 – Photo by Tico Mendoza

Creative Industries Expo – SXSW 2022 – Photo by Tico Mendoza



The Creative Industries Expo is the convergence of all industries on the cutting-edge of technology, design, social good, health + wellness, and more.

Mindfully curated, SXSW spends the year searching for brands, services and products that will take attendees into the 22nd century and beyond. Hundreds of exhibitors from across the globe meet under one roof to ignite passions, collaborate and share groundbreaking discoveries.

NEW! Austin Industry Day

For the first time ever, we are opening the Creative Industries Expo to the public for Austin Industry Day on Wednesday, March 15th!

Those attending on Austin Industry Day will NOT need a SXSW badge or wristband to be granted entry.




The Innovation pavilion is a collection of disruptors and thought leaders at the forefront of their industry. Focusing on the diverse and dynamic trends defining tomorrow’s technologies, creative pursuits, and more, these exhibitors are paving the way for the future.

Innovation Pavilion Sponsor Allen & Overy LLP


The Global Pavilion explores the full spectrum of worldwide initiatives, trends, creators, and tastemakers. Attendees explore ideas from across the globe in a hands-on environment and walk away with heightened insight into where international industries are headed.

Global Pavilion Sponsor Shutterstock

Social Impact

The Social Impact Pavilion concentrates on businesses that have implemented or built initiatives to secure a more positive impact socially, economically, and environmentally. These companies are providing long-lasting solutions that improve lives and the world around us.

Social Impact Pavilion Sponsor ActBlue


The Entertainment Pavilion showcases exhibitors on the cutting-edge of industries like film, music, gaming and more. From designers and developers to artists and coders, these trailblazers continue to capture the attention of the masses.

Entertainment Pavilion Sponsor Loungefly

Health + Wellness

The Health & Wellness Pavilion features companies looking to improve a person's quality of life through various products, services, and ideas. Brought together by a common goal these exhibitors should be on a mission to make the world healthier, happier, and more balanced.

Health + Wellness Pavilion Sponsor Moderna



Next Stage

The Next Stage brings together the most engaging discussions and ideas from our exhibiting brands, connecting attendees with innovative new ways to do business. Session speakers will share their knowledge and experience in new ways, with a focus on ideas that are shaping their industries.

Next Stage sponsored by Kajabi

Meet Up Pavilion

The Meet Up Pavilion offers Creative Industries Expo attendees and exhibitors the unique opportunity to network and explore a range of topics from across the creative industries bringing together like-minded people from all over the world.

The Hub

The Hub is the go-to space to lounge, charge your phone, and catch up on emails while watching simulcasts of Featured and Keynote speakers.

The Hub sponsored by Myyshop

Podcast Lounge

The Creative Industries Expo Podcast Lounge is home to unique podcasts from varying genres centered on conference programming including social good, gaming, music, film, technology, and more.

Podcast Lounge sponsored by Shure

Conscious Conversations

Conscious Conversations is a more intimate space for attendees to participate in health and wellness based activities, workshops, and discussions led by industry experts. An oasis in the midst of the expo floor excitement, this area will provide a great opportunity for the community to get more involved and in touch with their health and well-being.


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