South by Southwest® (SXSW) Sydney is an annual gathering of visionaries, thought leaders and emerging talents from the Asia-Pacific region.

The week-long program features more than 1000 events and networking sessions across the key pillars of Tech & Innovation, Games, Music and Screen.

The event integrates art and entrepreneurship, cutting-edge advancements and fostering a collaborative ecosystem where ideas are exchanged, and partnerships are forged.

SXSW Sydney 2024 will take place on 14-20 October.

The inaugural SXSW Sydney was held in 2023 and featured a remarkable 1178 sessions and events, welcoming over 287,000 attendees and participants from 41 countries. Numbers aside, it was the countless serendipitous encounters, professional goals kicked and ideas sparked that stole the show.

Sydney proudly stands as the first city outside of Austin, Texas to host SXSW, cementing its status as the global centre point for creativity in Asia Pacific.

SXSW Sydney is supported proudly by Destination NSW.

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