Weekly SXSW 2018 Update and Reminders

As part of our commitment to all of our readers here is this week’s update on SXSW 2018. For starters the 2018 SXSW Film Festival lineup which will be announced in later this month. The SXSW 2018 guest pass registration is available yet so if you haven’t already subscribe to their newsletter to keep up to date on SXSW 2018 guest pass.

SXSW Film Festival announced this week’s alumni spotlight on careers launched, artists discovered, powerful performances, and more with filmmakers Stella Meghie, Hannah Fidell, and Evan Katz.

The SXSW Release It pitch competition is an opportunity to present to a panel of judges comprised of technology industry experts, venture capitalists, and high-profile media during SXSW. Ten innovative companies will be selected to pitch live at SXSW 2018 during Startup & Tech Sectors. A panel of hand-picked judges will select the product or service most likely to succeed in the marketplace. Below are the top four reasons, per SXSW, to apply for the SXSW Release It pitch competition.

  • Product validation: Hear what experts have to say about your product or service and use their feedback to help you improve your company.
  • Professional coaching: Work with our industry pros for pre-event coaching on your startup elevator pitch.
  • Step into the media spotlight: Marketing of your startup via SXSW media channels and our global media channels that attend the event.
  • Make connections: Gain access to the highest level of investors, media, and thought leaders at SXSW.

For more information on SXSW Release It pitch competition or to apply click here. For more in-depth coverage of SXSW, explore the latest issue of SXSWorld®magazine.

Reminder to those attending to download the SXSW GO mobile app to sync your online schedule with your mobile device so your SXSW 2018 experience is well planned with no hiccups. Remember to register to attend SXSW by Friday, January 12 to save off the walk up price. To register or for more information about SXSW 2018 click here. Follow SXSW news on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and SXSW News for the latest SXSW coverage, announcements, and updates.


Source: SXSW