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SXSW 2018

09 Mar, 2018 8:00am - 18 Mar, 2018 10:00pm

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Austin, Texas

SXSW: A Mix of Professionalism and Entertainment

Dive deep into the realm of technology, art, music and more by attending the annual (SXSW) South by Southwest Conference & Festivals in Austin, Texas, United States. Although the event is held in the Lone Star state, the music lineup is not limited to just the country genre. South by Southwest 2018 attendees will be able to enjoy a vast amount of musical styles featuring over 2,000 artists performing at clubs, parks, hotels, bars and more.

Be sure to pack business attire as the SXSW Conference held on March 9-18 provides a unique opportunity to network with professionals from every industry around the world. Other SXSW entertainment will include showcases in technology, film, music and comedy topped off by several after-parties and live screenings.

The SXSW music festival is, understandably, a huge draw, but don’t miss another element to this all-inclusive festival – SXSW world-class exhibitions. Discover trade shows, gaming expos and other marketplace vendors during the free event which is open to the public with a SXSW guest pass.

“SXSW offers digital creatives and leaders in the music industry a place to come together in an effort to establish meaningful relationships in a laid-back, party atmosphere.”

Where to View the SXSW in Austin

Head to downtown Austin, Texas in the middle of March to enjoy all that the South by Southwest Conference & Festivals has to offer. SXSW organizers have put together several South by Southwest tickets packages that range from all-access passes to individual section admission. Be sure to register today before tickets run out for the 2018 festival!

How to Get Around Austin During SXSW

Austin is a transportation-friendly city that provides festival shuttles, bikes, car rentals and ride shares.

Whether you’re traveling in a small group or with a large crowd, getting around Austin during SXSW is simple. The Austin-Bergstrom International Airport is located just 8 miles away from the city center. One note though: make sure to get a heads up on street closures and parking areas before the festival commences, and be sure to map out your transpo plan early if you’re heading for SXSW Interactive or SXSW music events. You don’t want to miss a minute of the action because you’re stuck in traffic.

Where to Stay in Austin for South by Southwest

SXSW offers hotel packages with your reservation ticket to the festival. If you have any questions about bundle packaging or housing options, check out the site’s FAQ for all your answers. Their page also offers several guides to traveling and accommodation needs. As always, head over to Rad’s Travel Page for the best travel deals in Austin, Texas.

Things to Do in Austin

Austin is a beautiful city filled with rich southwest culture, world-class entertainment and extraordinary cuisine.

– Aside from the SXSW festival, the bustling city constantly holds live music performances.
– Get a taste of Texas heritage at several museums and multi-cultural communities.
– Discover Austin’s artistic creativity at a variety of venues and collection exhibits.

Head to Austin’s official website for a detailed list of things to do during your time at SXSW.

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