See You Next Year: SXSW 2018 Dates Announced

8/1/2017 Update: Registration and housing are now open for SXSW 2018 – register to attend and book your hotel reservation to join us next March 9-18 in Austin, Texas.

SXSW 2017 is done and done! We are so pleased to have shared another incredible event with all the registrants, crew, staff, volunteers, artists, speakers, filmmakers, and everyone in Austin, TX.

Across the 24 programming tracks and emerging trends at the 2017 SXSW Conference, each session presented a snapshot of the most transformative ideas shaping our future from tech industry leaders, filmmakers, rock legends, journalists, entrepreneurs, and more. The SXSW Festivals also provided a unique opportunity to explore the worlds of Interactive, Film, Music, and Comedy with screenings, showcasing acts, networking experiences, and beyond.

From Vice President Joe Biden's SXSW Conference session, Garth Brooks’ performance at the SXSW Outdoor Stage, and the world premiere of Terrence Malick’s Song to Song to hundreds of Trade Show exhibitors, SXSW Gaming tournaments, and prestigious award ceremonies – SXSW 2017 was packed with so much to explore, learn, discover, cut a rug to, and leave inspired. We hope you enjoyed each exciting moment.

Explore Keynotes, Featured Sessions, screenings, showcases, and more on the SXSW YouTube Channel. Starting in April, full-length videos from Featured Speaker sessions will be released each week on Plus, catch up on exclusive conversations, red carpet premieres, live performances, and more from our Facebook Live Studio.

Now begins the preparation for 2018, and we look forward to seeing you again next year from March 9-18, 2018. Registration and housing for the 2018 season opens on Tuesday, August 1. Stick to SXSW News, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for ongoing event updates and 2018 programming announcements.

On behalf of all of us at the SXSW Conference & Festivals – thank you!

Photo by Shelley Hiam

By Jordan Roberts