SXSW began in 1987 as a music conference and festival and has grown in both size and scope. SXSW Music is the largest music festival of its kind in the world, with more than 2,200 official performers and bands playing in more than 100 venues. SXSW Film is a film festival, focusing on new directing talent. It officially launched in 1994. SXSW Interactive also began in 1994, and is focused on emerging technology which has earned the festival a reputation as a breeding ground for new ideas and creative technologies. SXSWedu was added in 2011 and celebrates innovations in learning.
GAACC Members receive access to discounted badges.
SXSW 2019 will take place on March 8-17
- Edu March 4-7
- Interactive Festival March 8-12
- Film Festival March 8-16
- Music Festival March 11-17