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Austin Convention Center hosts SXSW, Society of Interventional Radiology in March 2019

March 1, 2019

SXSW 2019

March is typically very busy at the Austin Convention Center, and this year is no different! From conferences to conventions, many different events are sure to keep the Austin Convention Center humming.

Arguably the premier multimedia festival in the world, Austin-based South by Southwest (SXSW) showcases the best and brightest in the worlds of education, computer technology, gaming, film, and music. The Austin Convention Center plays host to the EDU portion March 4 through March 7; Interactive and Film from March 8 to March 12 (Interactive) and March 16 (Film); Gaming from March 14 through March 16; and Music starting March 11 and running through March 17. Attendance is estimated at over 130,000. For more information, check out

Rounding out the Austin Convention Center’s March schedule, the Society of Interventional Radiology will host its SIR 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting from March 23 through March 28. For more details, go to

Over 70% of the events booked at the Austin Convention Center in March represent repeat business – reinforcing our reputation as a dynamic meetings facility.

A look ahead to April reveals five different events scheduled at the Austin Convention Center.

Over ten million people have attended 3,500+ events, including 950 conventions, at the LEED® Gold-certified Austin Convention Center since it opened in 1992. Events at both the Convention Center and the Palmer Events Center, and their websites, can be accessed at