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SXSW, NHIA Annual, and Lone Star Classic Volleyball Take Center Stage in March at the Austin Convention Center

February 29, 2024

AUSTIN, Texas – The Austin Convention Center is set to buzz with activity in March 2024, embodying its version of March Madness. The venue will play host to the prestigious South by Southwest (SXSW) Conference and Festival, a globally renowned multi-week events schedule, the NHIA 2024 Annual Conference, the 2024 Lone Star Classic Warm Up volleyball tournament, and one private event. This diverse and exciting lineup ensures that the Austin Convention Center will remain a vibrant and bustling hub throughout the entire month.

SXSW, an Austin-based extravaganza that celebrates the convergence of technology, film, and music industries, is scheduled from March 8-16. Recognized as one of the premier multimedia festivals globally, SXSW events held at the Austin Convention Center include SXSW EDU from March 4-7, the SXSW Conference from March 8-15, the SXSW Film & TV Festival from March 8-15, and the SXSW Music Fest from March 11-15.

The Austin Convention Center serves as the registration headquarters for SXSW and is a Technology Partner for SXSW 2024. For detailed information and the complete city-wide schedule, visit

Following is the National Home Infusion Association (NHIA) Annual Conference is slated to take place at the Austin Convention Center from March 24-27. NHIA24 brings together providers, suppliers, healthcare professionals, policymakers, and vendors in the field of home infusion therapy and home-based services. With over 60 educational sessions, 130 exhibitors, networking opportunities, and keynote events, NHIA24 is a comprehensive platform in the home infusion therapy sector.

The 2024 Lone Star Classic Warm Up volleyball tournament, organized by Austin Junior Volleyball (AJV), is scheduled at the Austin Convention Center from March 30-31. The two-day junior girls’ volleyball showcases divisional play from ages 11 to 17.

The Austin Convention Center and Palmer Events Center are operated by the Austin Convention Center Department (ACCD), a division of the City of Austin. The monthly event schedule for the Austin Convention Center can be accessed at

For more information contact:

Derick Hackett, Senior Public Information Specialist

512.404.4021 or

Terri McBride, Public Information and Marketing Manager

512.404.4020 or