About SXSW

South by Southwest® dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals. Founded in 1987 in Austin, Texas, SXSW® is best known for its conference and festivals that celebrate the convergence of tech, film, music, education, and culture.

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An essential destination for global professionals, the annual March event features sessions, music and comedy showcases, film screenings, exhibitions, professional development, and a variety of networking opportunities.

SXSW proves that the most unexpected discoveries happen when diverse topics and people come together.

Join us each March in Austin, Texas for the SXSW Conference & Festivals. Learn more about registration and how to book your hotel for 10 days of discovery and creative inspiration!

South By Southwest dedicates itself to helping creative people achieve their goals.

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Browse the latest announcements, programming features, and important dates.

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Join Us at SXSW 2024

Get ready for the 2024 SXSW Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas from March 8-16. Register and book your Austin stay today!

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Watch SXSW 2023 On Demand

Relive exciting Keynotes, Featured Sessions, and more from SXSW 2023 on our official YouTube channel.

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SXSW Photo Galleries

Journey through sessions, premieres, showcases, and uniquely SXSW moments.

SXSW 2023 Conference Featured Session - Creating Happiness: The Art & Science of Disney Parks Storytelling

Awards Winners

Celebrate the winners across multiple SXSW 2023 event categories.

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Official SXSW Merch

Get your official SXSW Merch including the 2023 SXSW Poster designed by Austin artist, Rex Hamilton. Plus, browse shirts, hats, bags, and more!

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The Official 2023 SXSW Poster was designed by local Austin artist, Rex Hamilton. This silkscreen is signed by the artist and hand numbered in a limited run of 400. Final artwork may vary slightly. Final Size 18x24

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