Convergence Venues

Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Center is one of a range of venues in use for SXSW Convergence Events

Austin Convention Center // Austin Suite (3rd Floor)

Located in the Austin Convention Center, the Digital Domain introduces the latest web series, interactive documentaries, rich media projects, data visualizations, web-generated content and much more. The Digital Domain runs Saturday, March 14 through Tuesday, March 17, 2015 in the Austin Suite of the Austin Convention Center.

Austin Convention Center // Ballroom D (4th Floor)

Level 4 of the Austin Convention Center is where you can find Ballroom D, host to high-profile talks from Interactive and Film luminaries, including a handful of SXsports & Future of TV sessions. Stay tuned to sxsw.com for news on 2015 Featured Sessions as they are announced!

Austin Convention Center // The Day Stage in Ballroom G (4th Floor)

With special programming from both the Film and Interactive conferences, the Day Stage in Ballroom G is the best place to catch enlightening interviews, inspiring book readings and more all in one location.

Austin Convention Center // Room 18ABCD (4th Floor)

Running Friday, March 13 through Tuesday, March 17, Room 18ABCD in the Austin Convention Center contains sessions that showcase the ever-increasing convergence between the entertainment and technology industries with a special focus on the latest developments in content and distribution.

The Four Seasons Hotel

SXsports takes place Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15 at The Four Seasons Hotel (with some featured sessions in Ballroom D of the Austin Convention Center). Open to Interactive, Film, Gold and Platinum badgeholders and incorporating panel sessions, film screenings and more, SXsports touches on all aspects of sports through the SXSW lens of culture, technology & innovation.

After SXsports programming wraps up, the Four Seasons will host the Future of TV track on Monday, March 16 & Tuesday, March 17, becoming ground zero for all things related to the evolving nature of Television and serialized content creation, distribution, and audience engagement. In 2014, related programming included a look at adapting TV storytelling to Twitter, strategies for audience building, and digital distribution case studies, among a broad range of topics. Sessions in the Future of TV track are open to all badgeholders, including Music. Stay tuned this fall for 2015 programming announcements!


Tuesday, March 17 is Conference Convergence Day

Convergence Day offers Music, Film, and Interactive attendees a taste of the complete SXSW package. All sessions taking place on the 4th Floor of the Austin Convention Center will be open to all badgeholders on Tuesday, March 17. Our programming teams work together to curate a day of sessions illustrating the increasingly large areas of intersection between the three festivals, maximizing opportunity to learn about and connect with participants from other creative industries. With featured Interactive and Film sessions in 18ABCD and Ballroom D, as well as the first day of Music conference programming, attendees are encouraged to take advantage of this experience as it’s one only SXSW can provide.

Pictured: Ballroom D at Austin Convention Center, photo by Amanda Stronza