Sydney skyline at twilight. Panorama of the Sydney Skyline.

Next fall, South by Southwest Conference and Festivals plans to expand to Sydney Australia.

SXSW Sydney will feature technology, film, and music sessions from October 15th to October 22, 2023.

It’s the first annual Asia Pacific installment of SXSW in collaboration with TEG, The NSW Government & Destination NSW.

“We couldn’t be more excited and honored to work with TEG and the New South Wales QAGovernment via Destination NSW on an event that brings to Australia the professional opportunities and unexpected discoveries that make SXSW unique,” Roland Swenson, CEO & Co-founder of SXSW., said in a news release.  “The purpose of SXSW is to help creative people achieve their goals, and Sydney is the ideal city to serve as a home for the cross-collaboration that exists within the many industries we bring together.”

“SXSW is an event without equal internationally that has launched the careers of so many creative professionals,” Geoff Jones, Group CEO TEG, Event Producer for SXSW Sydney. Said in a news “Through showcasing the creator industries of the Asia Pacific to the world, SXSW Sydney will establish a new SXSW touchpoint, enabling the international and cross-sector connections that deliver the most innovative products and content. I would like to welcome Colin Daniels as the Managing Director of SXSW Sydney and thank the NSW Government, Destination NSW, and the team at SXSW for their foresight and support.”

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