Begin Your Adventure: Register for the 2018 SXSW Conference & Festivals [Spotlight Video]

Dive into our spotlight video on SXSW 2018 and begin gearing up for another memorable SXSW next March 9-18 in Austin, Texas. Early birds catch the best SXSW rates and hotel locations – register to attend and book your hotel before Friday, October 20 and save.

SXSW Conference & Festivals celebrate the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries during 10 days of sessions, screenings, showcases, exhibitions, parties, art installations, and networking.

SXSW is the premier destination for thousands of creatives from a vast and diverse range of industries to discover what’s next. From compelling conversations with industry heavy weights and forging new connections, to buzz-worthy film screenings and fresh new sounds at showcases, SXSW fosters creative and professional growth. This March, get ready for the perfect mix of learning, discovery, innovative visions, personal points of view, new friends, a serious amount of tacos, and beyond. This is only a sampling of the multitude of unexpected adventures to come next March… with many exciting programming announcements on the way.

Browse the latest programming announcement with Keynote Ta-Nehisi Coates, a national correspondent for The Atlantic, as well as 24 Featured Speakers including entrepreneur and investor Mark Cuban, songwriter and producer Savan Kotecha, Chief Scientist of Google Cloud Fei-Fei Li, The Daily Show correspondent Hasan Minhaj, CBS This Morning co-host and 60 Minutes correspondent Charlie Rose, Teen Vogue editor-in-chief Elaine Welteroth, and many more.

Coates joins previously announced Keynotes Barry Jenkins​ (Film Keynote), Esther Perel ​(Interactive Keynote), and whurley ​(Convergence Keynote).

Begin Your SXSW Adventure

It’s never too early to begin planning your SXSW adventure! With expanded access to events for all registrants, attendees will receive primary access to programming associated with their badge type but now also enjoy secondary entry to most other SXSW events. Take the Tracks Quiz to select SXSW Conference programming tracks and festivals that most interest you to discover which badge fits your needs.

Learn how you can apply to participate in one of the many prestigious SXSW categories – Film Submissions, Showcase Applications, Interactive Innovation Awards, SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event, and more.

Register and book your hotel today! Hint: There are still great downtown accommodations available for all SXSW dates.

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Teaser photo by Phil Nacionales


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