What's New

Events Nearby: a new feature for SXSW 2020 that uses a registrant’s current location and current Event Status to show a real time list of events happening near the user’s locations with a Green Event Status and within a walkable distance.

App Description

SXSW® GO, presented by Showtime, is the official mobile app for getting the most out of SXSW 2020. With SXSW GO, you can build your schedule, network with attendees, upload your badge photo, get personalized recommendations, request SXXpress Passes, see real-time event status and more!

FEATURES INCLUDE:

Schedule - Browse the entire SXSW 2020 schedule and plan your week. Watch Film trailers, listen to Artist's tracks, learn more about Session speakers. Star events as My Favorites and easily sync your favorites between devices.

Networking - Search the directory for other Attendees and quickly send direct messages. Boost your networking with personalized recommendations from SXSW Recommends.

SXSW Recommends – Personalized event and attendee recommendations based on a variety of factors, including favorited events, favorited attendees, time and location.

SXXpress Pass – Digital pass for SXSW registrants that allows front-of-line access to Music Showcases, Film Screenings, Conference Sessions and select parties. Request SXXpress Passes with the app and learn more at sxsw.com/sxxpress/

RSVP – Secure your seat! Signup for Mentor Sessions, Round Tables, and select Conference Programming Sessions.

Abby, the SXSW chatbot – Casual, fun conversational-style user experience and an easy to follow guided menu to help navigate SXSW, find out what's happening, and get quick answers to FAQs.

Event Status – Check the current status of an event's real-time popularity for conference sessions and festival events. Before the event use the venue size and # of favorites to plan. Events will have a Green-Yellow-Red status on the day of the event to help you make any last-minute decisions.

Exhibitors - Browse the Exhibitor directory for all exhibitions, including SXSW Art Program, Gaming Expo, SXSW Marketplace, Virtual Cinema, Flatstock, Startup Spotlight, Trade Show, and Wellness Expo. Use maps to easily navigate the exhibit halls.

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SXSW GO 2020 is presented by Showtime and powered by Eventbase.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 18, 2012 New version 2.0
  • February 28, 2012 New version 2.1
  • March 09, 2012 New version 2.2
  • March 10, 2012 New version 2.3
  • January 16, 2013 New version 3.01
  • February 26, 2013 New version 3.1
  • March 02, 2013 New version 3.1.1
  • January 14, 2014 New version 5.0
  • February 13, 2014 New version 5.1
  • March 01, 2014 New version 5.2
  • March 08, 2014 New version 5.3
  • January 25, 2015 New version 6.0
  • March 03, 2015 New version 7.0
  • March 14, 2015 New version 8.0
  • June 20, 2015 New version 8.3
  • October 27, 2015 New version 9.0
  • November 04, 2015 New version 9.1
  • January 12, 2016 New version 9.2
  • March 01, 2016 New version 9.3
  • March 13, 2016 New version 9.3.1
  • November 29, 2016 New version 10.0.0
  • June 14, 2019 New version 12.2
  • October 21, 2019 New version 13.0
  • January 21, 2020 New version 13.2
  • July 14, 2020 New version 13.3

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