SXSW GO – Official 2018 Mobile Guide to South by Southwest

SXSW® GO is the official mobile app for getting the most out of attending SXSW 2018. Browse our lineup and create your personal schedule to sync with all of your devices.



Download the SXSW GO mobile app to start planning your SXSW 2018 experience today. Browse our continuously updated lineup of programming and build your schedule online at or directly on your mobile device.

Sync your online schedule with your mobile device, so your info will always be up to date! Plus, get schedule recommendations, helpful event navigation information, and discover new music, films, and sessions. Click the buttons below to download the mobile app on iPhone, iPad, or Android.

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For the 2018 SXSW season, we’ve developed a suite of tools to help you navigate and access conference and festival events. First, download the SXSW GO mobile app and then dive into new event navigation tools listed below, our helpful “How to Navigate the SXSW GO App” video above, and browse the Attendee Services Hub.

Mobile App Features

  • Event Status – New for 2018, we’ve made it easy for you to check the current status of a room or a venue’s remaining capacity for conference sessions and festival events.

    • A Red-Yellow-Green system appears on the app, the online SXSW Schedule, and on the digital Event Status Boards located around the ACC and other venues.

SXSW GO Event Status

  • Venue Size – Both the app and the online SXSW Schedule will show room size information as small, medium, or large for any venue to help you plan your schedule.

  • Favorited By – See how many people have starred any session, showcase, or screening with Favorited By on the app and online SXSW Schedule. Not only will you be able to see how many people favorited an event, you can also see who.

  • SXSW Recommends – SXSW Recommends delivers personalized Event and Attendee Recommendations based on a variety of factors including: a registrant’s favorited events, networking contacts, time, location, and popularity by weighting these factors through an advanced algorithm created by SXSW and Eventbase.

  • SXXpress – SXXpress (South by Express) is a feature, digital pass program for SXSW Platinum, Film, and Music registrants that allows enhanced access to Music and Film Festival programming. Learn more here.

  • Schedule – Browse the entire SXSW 2018 Schedule and customize your own schedule. Select events as My Favorites and easily sync them between devices. Note: As date, time, and location details become available in the schedule, your personal schedule will be automatically updated.

  • Networking – Search the directory for other Attendees. Boost your networking with personalized recommendations from SXSW Recommends.

Learn more about event navigational tools at the Attendee Services Hub, your guide through SXSW registrant resources.

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