South By Southwest 2010

The South By Southwest (SXSW) festival, which is held in Austin, Texas, is an event like no other, as it combines music, film and innovative technology. The festival runs from the 12th of March to the 21st of March 2010. Divided into three sections, the South By Southwest expo focuses on technology, music and film, with the interactive technology expo taking place from 12 to 16 March, the music festival from 17 to 21 March and the film week being hosted from 12 to 20 March. Visitors to this magnificent event will find sound, excitement and entertainment for all to enjoy.

Each year a great number of individuals involved in the music industry converge on the South By Southwest Music and Media Conference as it offers unlimited networking opportunities and a host of concerts for festival goers to enjoy. More than two thousand performances have been lined up for the Music and Media Conference, with approximately eighty stages that have been set up at various venues throughout Austin. Musicians from all over the world register to perform at the festival in the hope that a promoter or manager will notice them, and it is the perfect eventto discover the upcoming talent of the future.

Web developers, innovators, programmers, bloggers, designers and entrepreneurs visit the South By Southwest Interactive Festival to exhibit their latest technologies and to discover the new developments within the industry. Presentations, training and panel sessions are also available for visitors to attend, outlining new innovations and offering fascinating discussions. When it comes to the Film Conference and Festival, there is an electrifying atmosphere to be felt, as industry leaders and talent melt together to create a week of discovery and entertainment. Speakers, mentors, film makers and evolving stars will interact in this social environment, opening up the world of film to everyone who attends.

During the South By Southwest Conference and Festival there will be shuttle services available, as concerts, parties and demonstrations are held at various locations throughout the city. These services provide festival goers convenient access to all the shows and features. Hotels in Austin offer luxury and affordable accommodation, and the festival itself guarantees that there will be something new to discover and explore every day.