Buy Before Feb 9 to Save Big on SXSW 2018
The final discount deadline for SXSW 2018 is Friday, February 9. Purchase your badge before 11:59 pm Pacific Time on this day and you will save $100 on the walkup fees. After you register, then book your lodging for March in Austin 9–17 in Austin via SXSW Housing & Travel. Still plenty of great hotel rooms available for the event!
Recently announced speakers for March Magic include José Andrés (chef), Amber Baldet (JP Morgan), Ram Bergman (producer), Amber Venz Box (rewardStyle / LIKEtoKNOW.it), Dylan Byers (CNN), Eddy Cue (Apple; pictured above), Lena Dunham (actor / director), Ethan Hawke (actor / director), Rian Johnson (director), Karlie Kloss (entrepreneur), John Krafcik (Waymo), Spike Lee (director; pictured above), Lara Logan (60 Minutes), Chelsea E. Manning (technologist and network security expert), James Marsden (actor), Tatiana Maslany (actor), Guy Raz (NPR), Kara Swisher (Recode; pictured above), Nicholas Thompson (Wired), Susan Wojcicki (YouTube), Evan Rachel Wood (actor) and many more.
Browse the full schedule for 2018 via this link. Use the search bar at the top right hand corner of the interface to zero in on the content that most appeals to your interests.
Some of the most compelling content at SXSW 2018 occurs in the Startup & Tech Sectors Track (which runs March 9–15). Also part of this track is the SXSW Accelerator Pitch Event. Startups participating in 2018 include 70MillionJobs, Bluefield, Cambridge Cancer Genomics, DashTag, HealthTensor, Instreamatic, PolyPort, Sceenic, and UPGRADED.
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.