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Mar 11, 2019, 21:30 ET SXSW Interactive Announces 2019 Innovation Awards Winners

The South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 8-17, 2019) recognized the most exciting tech developments in the world with its 22nd ...


Mar 11, 2019, 01:20 ET SXSW Announces 2019 Winners of 11th Annual Pitch Event

This evening, South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals announced the winners of the 11th annual SXSW Pitch® event (formerly Accelerator), ...


Jan 08, 2019, 12:39 ET SXSW Announces Finalists for 2019 Pitch Competition

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference & Festivals has announced the finalists for the 11th annual SXSW Pitch® event (formerly SXSW Accelerator), to...


Jan 29, 2018, 08:00 ET Mercedes-Benz and smart renew cooperation with South by Southwest® 2018

Following the joint success of the first me Convention in Frankfurt last year, Mercedes-Benz and South by Southwest® (SXSW®) continue their...


Jan 24, 2017, 10:00 ET SXSW Announces Finalists for 2017 Accelerator Pitch Event

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) announced the 50 finalists for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator® Pitch...


Jan 23, 2017, 14:20 ET Finalists in 13 Categories Announced for 20th Annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) has announced the 70 finalists for its 20th annual Interactive Innovation...


Jan 17, 2017, 10:00 ET SXSW Announces Judges for 2017 Accelerator Pitch Event

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conference and Festivals (March 10-19, 2017) announced the 39 judges for the ninth annual SXSW Accelerator® Pitch Event®, ...


Dec 15, 2016, 04:02 ET South By Southwest Announces Community Service Award Honorees For 2017

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) announced the recipients of the SXSW Community Service Award honorees for 2017. The SXSW Community Service Awards...


Nov 17, 2016, 12:00 ET South by Southwest Announces Community Grant Recipients For 2017

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) announced the recipients of the SXSW Community Grant for 2017. Five charities are each awarded one $10,000 grant for...


Mar 03, 2015, 11:23 ET South by Southwest® (SXSW®) And Eventbase Launch Official SXSW GO App With Cutting-Edge iBeacon Technology

South by Southwest (SXSW) and Eventbase , the most trusted mobile event platform for the world's most recognizable brands, today...


Jan 27, 2015, 01:00 ET SXSW Interactive Reveals Finalists for 2015 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards

The South by Southwest Interactive Festival today announced the finalists for the 18th annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards, taking place the...


Jan 22, 2015, 05:03 ET Second-Annual SXSW Gaming Awards Announces Finalists in 21 Categories

South by Southwest (SXSW) Gaming today announced the finalists for its second-annual SXSW Gaming Awards presented by iam8bit, Logitech, Porter...


Dec 05, 2014, 02:30 ET SXSW Interactive Reveals Co-Hosts for the Second Annual Gaming Awards Ceremony Actress Janet Varney and YouTube Sensation Markiplier

The South by Southwest (SXSW) Interactive Festival today announced co-hosts for its second annual Gaming Awards, honoring the best and most inventive ...


Feb 26, 2014, 03:57 ET SXSW Music Conference & Festival - Looking To The Future

The 28th annual South By Southwest Music Conference and Festival commences Tuesday, March 11 and runs through Sunday, March 16. In what has become an ...


Oct 23, 2012, 02:00 ET SXSW Announces Launch of SXSW V2V

South by Southwest® (SXSW®) Conferences & Festivals is happy to announce SXSW V2V -- the newest addition to the SXSW family of events. The four-day...


Jun 25, 2012, 05:00 ET South by Southwest Announces PanelPicker™ Interface Now Open For 2013

South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals are now accepting programming proposals for the 2013 event with the launch of the popular...


Dec 01, 2011, 11:09 ET South By Southwest Music Announces Keynote Speaker for 2012

The South By Southwest Music and Media Conference and Festival is thrilled to announce Bruce Springsteen as keynote speaker for the 2012 event. The...


Sep 20, 2011, 11:00 ET South by Southwest Going Bigger, Better with Style X in 2012

South by Southwest (SXSW) announced today the continued growth and prominence of its new showcase Style X (pronounced Style By). Style X debuted this ...


Sep 19, 2011, 04:33 ET SXSW Eco: Evolving the Environmental Conversation

South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals is proud to present the SXSW Eco Conference bringing together experts in fields committed to...


Jun 20, 2011, 08:00 ET South by Southwest Announces PanelPicker™ Interface Now Open for 2012

South by Southwest (SXSW) Conferences and Festivals are now accepting programming proposals for the 2012 event with the launch of the popular...


Mar 01, 2011, 01:30 ET South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference & Festival

The 25th Annual South By Southwest (SXSW) Music Conference and Festival is shaping up to be the biggest and best one yet. Activities will be centered ...


Feb 24, 2011, 12:32 ET American Apparel Joins Style X Showcase

South by Southwest (SXSW) announced today American Apparel has signed on as a special exhibitor at Style X (pronounced "Style By"), an exhibition...


Jan 11, 2011, 05:47 ET South by Southwest to Launch New Style Show in 2011

South by Southwest (SXSW) announced today it will introduce the inaugural Style X (pronounced Style By), an exhibition aimed at showcasing emerging...


Oct 04, 2010, 11:18 ET SXSW Interactive Announces New Event: SXSWedu

SXSW Interactive is introducing a new event covering education and technology called SXSWedu. SXSWedu is proud to host, as its inaugural event, an...


Aug 02, 2010, 03:17 ET SXSW Film 2011 Opens for Business

The SXSW Film Conference and Festival opens for business today, as we begin accepting submissions and registrations for the 2011 event. Filmmakers...