August 1 = Best SXSW 2019 Hotel Options!
One of the best ways to maximize your SXSW experience is to secure lodging that is close to all the keynotes, solo presentations, panels exhibitions, networking opportunities and social events that take place in downtown Austin every March.
Enjoy the most options for downtown lodging by registering for SXSW 2019 on Wednesday, August 1, the first day that badges go on sale. After you purchase your badge, you will be able to make a reservation at the property of your choice via SXSW Housing and Travel. Click here to learn more about how the hotel reservation process works.
Browse the many hotel properties (including the Hilton Austin, the Fairmont Austin, the W, the Courtyard Marriott, the JW Marriott, the Four Seasons, Hotel Van Zandt, the Westin, the Residence Inn Downtown and many others) available for March Magic 2019 by visiting this page.
Registering for SXSW on Wednesday, August 1 also ensures the lowest badge rates for the 2019 season. Also remember that there are discount rates for organizations wanting to buy multiple badges. Finally, if you have a valid student ID, then you can attend SXSW at a very special price.
More Austin events for the week of July 30
July 30: Texas Crypto Meet Up
July 30: User Experience Design Immersive Info Session
July 30: Data Science Info Session
July 30: Astroball: The New Way to Win it All
July 31: Crowdfunding Your Project or Startup
July 31: 8 Things You Need to Know Before a Product Launch
July 31: Capital Factory Accelerator Info Session
July 31: Impro4 Tech Startups
August 1: First day of badge sales for SXSW 2019
August 1: “Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Guess Anymore”
August 1: EmacsATX Meet Up
August 1: ATI SEAL 2018 Decision Day
August 1: Data Science and Web Development Info Session
August 1: Austin Design Sprint Meet Up
August 2: Austin Marketo User Group Meet Up
August 2: WP Engine August Meet & Greet Happy Hour
August 2: Microchip Technology’s Rapid Prototyping Workshop
August 2: Microchip Effortless Design Workshop
August 2: Laravel Austin Meet Up
August 2: Code in One Day: HTML & CSS Bootcamp Remote
August 2: User Experience: Journey Mapping
August 3–5: RTX Austin 2018
August 4: SQL Bootcamp
August 4: Hack Your Hiring: How to Compete for Top Talent
August 4: Austin Founder Institute Application Deadline
More Upcoming Austin Events:
August 6: Intro to the Austin Media Scene / Media ATX
August 7: The Promise and the Peril of Gene Editing
August 8: The Quest to Create an Artificial Heart
August 8: Our Decentralized Future with Dhruv Bansal
August 9: Team Austin Summer Startup Pitch
August 9: Internet Marketing Party
August 10: Growing a Publicly-Traded Company
Aug 10–12: Iron Dragon Action Fest
August 11: National Day of Civic Hacking
August 15: MassChallenge Texas Awards Ceremony
August 16: American Hate Survivors Speak Out
August 22: Snap Judgement LIVE!
August 23: Profiles in Power
August 29: Scale Up
August 30-Sept 2: Babes Fest 2018
September 4: Austin Forum Cybersecurity Session
September 13: Design Sprint Bootcamp with Jake Knapp
September 13–15: Online News Association (ONA) Conference
September 15: DeRay McKesson Book Reading
September 20–22: Creatives Meet Business Experience 2018
September 27–29: 2018 Texas Tribune Festival
October 2: InnoTech Austin
Oct 5–7: ACL Fest, Weekend #1
Oct 9: Texas Voter Registration Deadline
Oct 12–14: ACL Fest, Weekend #2
Oct 25-Nov 1: Austin Film Festival
October 27–28: 2018 Texas Book Festival
November 6: 2018 Midterm Elections
November 9: SXSW Pitch Entry Deadline
November 9: SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards Entry Deadline
November 27–28: Solar Business Festival
If you have a creativity-focused event that you want listed in this space, then please contact hugh at sxsw dot com.
Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.