South by Southwest 2024 (SXSW) Conference and Early Bird Badge Information

The annual South by Southwest (SXSW) conference and festivals will take place in Austin, Texas from March 8, 2024 through March 16, 2024. Happening throughout downtown Austin, SXSW consists of Conference sessions, Film & TV Festival screenings, Music Festival showcases, Comedy Festival events, world-class Exhibitions, tech competitions, Award ceremonies, and much more. Additionally, there will be networking and learning opportunities, inspiring programming, discoveries and more throughout the city.

SXSW recently announced AMD Chair and CEO, Lisa Su, as the initial Keynote speaker. Featured Speakers announced include Jessica Brillhart, Sandy Carter, Chuck D, Jeri Ellsworth, Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Dara Khosrowshahi, Jennette McCurdy, John Oates, Dr. Simran Jeet Singh and more.

SXSW has currently announced 450 sessions curated from their global community and spanning the world’s of tech, film, music, and beyond, each of which will ignite conversation and collaboration at the 2024 event. Newly-announced sessions are made up of top-level speakers from notable companies, universities, and creative industries including AI Now Institute, American Cancer Society, argodesign, Ben & Jerry’s, Bloomberg, Carnegie Mellon, The Dali Museum, Estée Lauder, Google DeepMind, IBM, IDEO, IEEE, Lionsgate, Meow Wolf, NASA, Netflix, Publicis Media, Riot Games, Siemens, Spotify, TikTok, US National Science Foundation, Vimeo, Warner Music, Wieden+Kennedy, and many more. To view the schedule, which will continually be updated till the event starts on 3/8/24, please visit:

SXSW Badge Information Below:

If you want to attend and get 25% off SXSW badges, Register through November 9 by 11:59pm PT here: Also, early bird registrants will benefit from the best available selection of Austin accommodations.

Each of the 2024 SXSW Badges – Platinum, Interactive, Film & TV, and Music – grant you primary access to the respective Conference tracks and events of your badge type as well as Keynotes, Exhibitions, Networking Meet Ups, Comedy Festival showcases, and select Conference sessions open to all badges. Secondary access to other tracks and events outside of your badge type allow for the opportunity to experience more programming and connect with creatives across the many industries that SX serves.

The Platinum Badge is your key to everything SXSW has to offer with primary access to ALL events across the Conference and Festivals – making your SX experience “FOMO” proof.

New for 2024, the Interactive Badge gives you even more access to professional development and learning opportunities with primary entry to all Conference events including sessions, mentors, workshops, and more. Plus, secondary access to a majority of Film & TV and Music programming.

The Film & TV Badge is your pass to nine days of screenings, including World and U.S. premieres, featuring a high caliber and diverse lineup of film, TV, and XR during the Film & TV Festival. On the Conference side, access Film & TV sessions, mentors, and workshops. Plus, secondary access to a majority of Interactive and Music programming.

The Music Badge is your primary entry key to our legendary Music Festival showcases as well as music programming, mentor sessions, and workshops at the Conference. Plus, secondary access to most Interactive and Film & TV programming.

SXSW Housing & Travel offers a wide selection of Austin hotels at the best available rates during SXSW. To view a list of hotels and travel options for SXSW please visit:

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Source: SXSW