SXSW Sydney
Discover Creativity

SXSW Sydney

Experience the first ever SXSW Sydney and connect with some of the world’s leading thinkers, innovators and creators in tech and entertainment.
15 Oct 2023
22 Oct 2023

Bursting into Sydney from 15 - 22 October, 2023, SXSW Sydney will be set in and around Darling Harbour's bustling precinct. Bringing together inspired thinkers, creators and innovators from across the world for a series of conferences, festivals, an expo and parties – SXSW Sydney is set to ignite creative discovery.

This week-long event is designed to suit all levels of interest and industry involvement, absolutely everyone is welcome to share in the knowledge and celebrate the next wave of creative discovery.

From musical performances, gaming competitions, industry head talks and emerging film screenings, SXSW Sydney offers an in-depth experience for creatives.


Celebrate the future of music, games and screen! SXSW Sydney Festivals are your place to discover and experience the future of entertainment from the Asia-Pacific and around the globe. Throw yourself into industry parties, showcases, special events, and networking sessions, and see and hear the creators and artists that are boldly carving a new path forward.


Attend. Discover. Connect. The SXSW Conference is at the heart of SXSW Sydney. Be challenged and inspired by innovators and disruptors across five key industries of Tech & Innovation, Games, Music, Screen, and so much more. This is where you’ll encounter the people and the ideas that will shape our world for years to come.


Enter the new world Ever wanted to get a glimpse at the future of… everything? The SXSW Sydney Expo is your chance to get up close and personal with businesses and creators that are breaking new ground across Tech & Innovation, Games, entertainment, education, health and wellness, and more.

SXSW Sydney Event Precinct

SXSW Sydney is about discovery, networking and fun – all within a walkable footprint across Sydney's CBD and surrounding neighbourhoods. Across Haymarket, Darling Harbour, Ultimo, Chippendale and beyond – the city’s best museums, cinemas, parks, bars and restaurants will transform into a vibrant interconnected hub of future-focused ideas, parties, unique events and networking opportunities to uncover on every street corner.