SXSW 2018 Weekly Update and Announcements

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SXSW 2018 is fast approaching and as your SXSW 2018 guru on ground zero here is the latest news updates.

SXSW Announced Additional Featured Speakers:

SXSW announces additional Featured Speakers including CNN chief international correspondent Christiane Amanpour, Forerunner Ventures founder Kirsten Green, Vox co-founder and editor-at-large Ezra Klein, serial entrepreneur Loic Le Meur, former New York Yankee Alex Rodriguez, political strategist and commentator Symone Sanders, entrepreneur and venture capitalist Peter Thiel, legendary audio engineer Young Guru, James Beard Award-winning TV personality Andrew Zimmern, and many more.

SXSW Announced Sadiq Khan as a Keynote Speaker:

SXSW also announced Sadiq Khan as a Keynote Speaker for the 2018 event. Sadiq Khan is the Mayor of London, having been elected in May 2016 with the largest personal mandate in the history of British politics. Khan’s appearance at SXSW shows how popular and the international growth of the festival with representatives from 94 countries outside the U.S. in 2017. His Keynote will take place at SXSW on Monday, March 12th.

SXSW 2018 Music Festival Updates:

SXSW has added over 160 Showcasing Artists who will be performing at the SXSW Music Festival in March. They have also announced 200+ Showcasing Artists in October and recently announced 700+ Conference sessions. If you want to gear up for SXSW 2018 Music Festival below are some great links for SXSW 2018 to check out.

Stay tuned for more SXSW 2018 Conference announcements throughout the year and after the New Year. SXSW 2018 kicks off on March 9th through March 18th. Don’t forget to register now for SXSW to take advantage of savings on the walk-up rate. Click here to register. For more information on SXSW please visit:


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