Join Us for SXSW 2022: Next Registration Deadline January 13

Join us for the 2022 SXSW Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas and online!

From March 11-20, experience unparalleled discovery, professional development, and networking with creatives from around the world. The event features Conference sessions, Film Festival screenings, Music Festival showcases, world-class Exhibitions, world-class tacos, tech competitions, awards ceremonies, art installations, and much more.

We look forward to welcoming everyone back to Austin in March and want to assure you that the safety of our SXSW community continues to be our top priority. We will keep you informed throughout the season as we refine our on-site health precautions while we continue to work with local health authorities to follow the health and safety guidelines in place for Austin at the time of the event.

Register and book your hotel for SXSW 2022 early to save. The next registration rate increase is on January 13 at 11:59pm PT. Explore the latest programming announcements and an event overview below.

2022 Announcements

Newly announced SXSW Conference programming includes Keynote Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Planned Parenthood Action Fund President and CEO, and Featured Speakers Sarah Bond, Rohit Bhargava, Jack Conte, Roman Coppola, Ebro Darden, Rana el Kaliouby, Stephanie McMahon, Erika Nardini, Kelly Wearstler, and many more.

Plus, dive into 160+ community-sourced sessions which spotlight creative leaders from the tech, film and TV, and music industries across our 15 Tracks of programming and Summits.

Flipping the tape over to the Music Festival, the first round of 240+ Showcasing Artists includes Poppy Ajudha, Surfbort, Maxo Kream, MC Yallah, W.I.T.C.H. (We Intend To Cause Havoc), ANAVITÓRIA, Priya Ragu, Monaleo, Yard Act, and many more. Turn up the Official SXSW 2022 Playlist on Spotify and Apple Music and watch Showcasing Artist music videos.

More on the way – stay tuned for announcements throughout the season!

Event Overview

Conference | March 11-20

Featuring 15 tracks of programming across our 2022 themes, Conference programming focuses on the most important breakthroughs in technology, film, culture, music, and beyond. From daily presentations by Keynotes and Featured Speakers to professional development opportunities throughout our many Formats, the Conference provides an opportunity for the global community of digital creatives to learn, network, and discover new interests.

New for 2022, Summits are deep dives into specific topics in a variety of formats including panels, solo presentations, short form, and workshops.

Film Festival | March 11-19

Celebrating raw innovation and emerging talent, the Film Festival has become known for the high caliber and diversity of films presented alongside its smart, enthusiastic audiences during its nine-day event footprint. Learn about submissions for feature films, shorts, episodics, and XR projects.

Music Festival | March 14-20

Featuring a variety of new, developing, and established Showcasing Artists, the Music Festival brings together artists and industry professionals from around the globe.

Comedy Festival | March 11-15

Running alongside the Film and Music Festivals, the Comedy Festival presents uniquely diverse programming of comedic performers, showcases, and events. Catch rising stars, established greats, and surprise guests.


Beyond the festival scope, SXSW hosts many different world-class exhibitions that connect creatives across all industries. Take your discovery a step further at the Creative Industries Expo, Flatstock, Wellness Expo, and more. Explore all the available exhibition opportunities to position your forward-thinking company in front of thousands of creative professionals this March.

And Beyond…

Playing host to a variety of evening networking events, SXSW also holds numerous esteemed competitions and awards ceremonies honoring some of the tech industry’s most important innovators and cutting-edge companies. Have a game-changing tech startup or project? Learn more about SXSW application categories.

Check out the timeline of SXSW 2022 events and stay tuned for programming announcements, attendee resources, and event updates throughout the season.

Register & Book Your Hotel

Each SXSW Badge – Platinum, Interactive, Film, and Music – grants you primary access to the respective Conference tracks and events of your badge type. This also includes secondary access to other tracks and events outside your badge type giving attendees the opportunity to take in programming and connect with others across the many industries that SX serves.

We are carrying over the SXSW Online digital experience for 2022. The SXSW Online Pass is your key to our robust digital event including programming from the Conference, Film and Music festivals, unique networking opportunities, and more.

Explore our exclusive group rates for teams of 10 or more as well as enrolled student discounts.

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SXSW hotel rooms and rates are available exclusively to registered attendees through SXSW Housing & Travel. Explore the Hotel Availability page to see all available hotels from a wide selection of downtown Austin options at the lowest rates.

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