Photo by Aaron Rogosin

Photo by Aaron Rogosin

Interactive Festival

March 8-12, 2019

The SXSW Interactive Festival provides a variety of compelling evening networking experiences that complement the many learning opportunities at the SXSW Conference.

About Interactive Festival


The evening networking events that make up the SXSW Interactive Festival range from parties to award presentations — and almost everything in between. On Friday evening, March 8, don’t miss the Interactive Festival Opening Party. This event provides a great venue to make connections that will serve you for the next few days — and beyond.

Competitions and award ceremonies that are part of the SXSW Interactive Festival honor some of the industry’s most important innovators. Catch the winners at events such as the Interactive Innovation Awards, SXSW Pitch (formerly Accelerator), Release It Awards, and Community Service Awards.

Stay tuned for 2019 SXSW programming announcements throughout the season.

Browse the 2018 SXSW Schedule

Interactive Awards

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Enter Your Session Idea for SXSW 2019

Help shape the 2019 SXSW Conference programming! Enter session proposals through PanelPicker®, the official user-generated proposal platform, by the final deadline on Sunday, July 22 at 11:59pm PT.

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Session Formats

Learn more about the session formats for programming tracks at the SXSW Conference.

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