Trade show

The Trade Show highlights the integrations and overlaps between SXSW’s converging industries, hosting a diverse range of forward-thinking exhibitors ranging from promising startups to established industry leaders.

SXSW Trade Show 2019 - Photo by Merrick Ales

SXSW Trade Show 2019 - Photo by Merrick Ales



As the largest exhibition at SXSW, the Trade Show is the hands-on, experiential showcase that brings the conference conversations to life with endless unexpected discovery opportunities. In no other place at SXSW will you find this many creative businesses and organizations together in one place.

Several areas located throughout the Trade Show feature content aimed to promote discovery, education, and inspiration.

Meet Up Pavilion

Come by the Meet Up Pavilion for some casual networking with other professionals at South By while exploring a range of topics from the Interactive, Film, and Music industries.

Next Stage

Next Stage draws inspiration from the creative industries to feature presentations and performances that span the focus of Interactive, Film, and Music. These sessions showcase the inventive, emerging talent participating at SXSW, including cross-industry panels with diverse speakers.

Simulcast Lounge

Skip the lines and save some time! The Simulcast Lounge gives attendees the opportunity to watch the most anticipated, full capacity panels and sessions in real time.

The SXSW Trade Show Hub Presented by Studio 71 features high profile book signings, a space to watch full capacity speaking sessions, and the chance to connect with fellow attendees. Whether you’re an avid reader or need a quick recharge, the Hub awaits with open arms.

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