The SXSW Trade Show is the heart of the converging industries experienced at SXSW. The four-day show celebrates the organizations that define the ever-evolving relationship between media, technology, creators and consumers. View the 2014 Exhibitors
Austin Convention Center
Exhibit Halls 3 & 4
Dates and Hours:
Sunday, March 9 | 11:00am-6:00pm
Monday, March 10 | 11:00am-6:00pm
Tuesday, March 11 | 11:00am-6:00pm
Wednesday, March 12 | 11:00am-4:00pm
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!
Four Days on SXSW's Next Stage: A Recap
From discussions on social media storytelling with Sustainable Stories from 'Disposable' Content, to activating your audience with The Power of Good, Next Stage 2013 had a constant rotation of compelling panels and great performances from upcoming artists such as Ivan & Alyosha and Hurray for the Riff Raff! Visual effects expert, Ed Ulbrich, brought insight into his show-stopping Tupac Hologram, while the Funny or Die team had the audience rolling as they premiered their new Comedy Central Series, "Drunk History". Our Agency Speed Dating Sessions had top agencies vying for the qualified job seeker and local casting directors, Beth Sepko and Vicky Boone, lent their expertise in our first SXSW Casting Call Series. These and more memorable events completed the exceptional 2013 line-up on SXSW's Next Stage!
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!
The Meet Up Pavilion is centrally located in the SXSW Trade Show: Exhibition for Creative Industries and offers a variety of programming from Sunday, March 9th through Wednesday, March 12th.
Check back for the upcoming 2014 Meet Up Pavilion Schedule!
Top photo by Merrick Ales