The 21st annual SXSW Interactive Festival returns to Austin from Friday, March 7 through Tuesday, March 11. An incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity, the 2014 event features five days of compelling presentations and panels from the brightest minds in emerging technology, scores of exciting networking events hosted by industry leaders and an unbeatable lineup of special programs showcasing the best new websites, video games and startup ideas the community has to offer. From hands-on training to big-picture analysis of the future, SXSW Interactive has become the place to preview the technology of tomorrow today. Join us in March 2014 for the sessions, the networking, the evening events, the 17th Annual SXSW Interactive Awards, SXSW Accelerator, the SXSW Gaming Expo, the SXSW Trade Show, SXSW Create, the Digital Creative Job Market, cross-industry conversations with attendees from SXSW Film and SXSW Music, and, most of all, the unforgettable inspirational experiences that only SXSW can deliver.
Trade Show Features:
With so many innovative exhibitors at the SXSW Trade Show, you can spend hours discovering all the interesting and forward thinking companies. There is no better way to meet them than the SXSW Block Party - a big booth crawl where exhibitors extend their custom hospitality and registrants can explore in a casual and fun setting. Look for the signature green and yellow balloons!
A center for convergence, Next Stage showcases intriguing presentations, performances and design that spans the focus of the Music, Film & Interactive industries. Located on the Trade Show floor, this collaboration of conferences features present-day topics and the creative, emerging talent at SXSW!
Meet Up Pavilion
The SXSW Trade Show Meet Up Pavilion serves as a middle-man to connect you and other industry professionals - be it for business, brain-storming or similar creative pursuits!
This center for casual networking offers a great way to explore a range of current topics from Film, Music & Interactive and also to make career connections with other industry professionals. Open to all SXSW badge types, the Meet Up Pavilion focuses on cross-conference themes, and is the premier space for new introductions!
What is the SXSW® Trade Show?
A four day business exhibition spanning all three conferences (Interactive, Film and Music).
Admission to the SXSW Trade Show is open to all SXSW badge holders and all SXSW Showcasing artist wristbands.
Why exhibit at the SXSW Trade Show?
65,000 people attended the Trade Show in 2013
Leaders in the music, film, and interactive industries all converge in one location, providing a one-of-a-kind opportunity.
International participation is unparalleled with 66 countries represented at SXSW 2013.
Who should exhibit at the SXSW Trade Show?
Start-ups, established brands, and everything in between.
Labels, distributors, merchandise companies, studios, film/music/technology universities, talent and marketing agencies, festivals, related non-profits, associations, commissions.
Software and hardware manufacturers, social media solutions, infrastructure and hosting providers, SEO and marketing services.