More More SXSW Content Thru March 17!
We’ve enjoyed a pretty amazing first few days of March Magic 2018, with incredible presentations by people such as Esther Perel, Elon Musk, Melinda Gates, Barry Jenkins, Bozoma St John, Mayor Sadiq Khan and many many others. But, the creativity and innovation is only just beginning! Listed in alphabetical order, a quick overview of some of the most interesting geek-focused content for the rest of the week is as follows:
Brands & Marketing Track. Runs through Thursday, March 15 at the Fairmont. Some of the best sessions in this track are yet come.
Flatstock 65. Presented by the American Poster Institute (API), Flatstock displays the works of the world’s top gig poster artists. The show features posters of varying styles, colors, and techniques for sale by the talented artists who created them. Runs March 15–17 at the Austin Convention Center.
Intelligent Future Track. Continues until Thursday, March 15. Head to the Fairmont to take in all these outstanding panels and presentations.
Interactive Bash Presented by MediaTemple. Join us on Tuesday evening, March 13 at Stubb’s for one of the most jaw-dropping parties of the year with special performance by Steve Aoki! Access to this special event is for Interactive and Platinum badges only.
Security Series of Sessions. Learn more about how to keep your digital content safe. These sessions occur March 14–15 at the JW Marriott.
Startup & Tech Sectors Track. Brings together some of the world’s best and brightest entrepreneurs at the Hilton Austin. Sessions extend through Thursday, March 15.
SXSW Gaming Expo. Begins Thursday, March 15 in the Austin Convention Center and concludes at the end of the day on Saturday, March 15. Free entry to this fun-filled show (as pictured above at the Tournament Stage) with your SXSW badge.
SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards. At 6:00 pm on Tuesday evening, March 13 at the Hilton Austin. 2018 emcee is Elliot V. Kotek and this year’s ceremony is presented by KPMG.
SXSW Trade Show. Experience the energy of so many exhibitors from around the world through Wednesday, March 14 at 2:00 pm. The Trade Show is located on the first floor of the Austin Convention Center — you can’t miss it!
Aren’t registered yet to attend all this cool content? No worries, it is not too late to buy a badge for SXSW. There are still lots of great, convenient hotel rooms available for this year’s event. For more important information about March March 2018, visit these eight helpful links.
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.