SXSW Sydney Debuts!

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Sydney, July 29: Austin’s renowned South by Southwest (SXSW®) festival, known for its creativity and innovation, is expanding with an additional annual event in Sydney, Australia. The inaugural SXSW Sydney, set to take place this October, will feature over 1000 events, speakers, and music acts. The event aims to foster discussions on arts, culture, and creative industries in New South Wales.
The lineup of headline speakers for SXSW Sydney includes Paul Tollet, CEO of the legendary festival, representing the music pillar; Cal Henderson, Co-Founder of Slack, representing tech; and Tan France, beloved television star, representing screen. More than 700 world-leading speakers and industry leaders will also be participating, covering topics such as brain-computer interfaces, lab-grown meat, AI fluency, Big Tech transparency, and more.
The festival will host over 400 artist performances, featuring talents from around the world. Notable artists include Flyana Boss, almost monday, South Summit, Chanel Loren, SORRY, ADOY, Daily J, Isyana Sarasvati, and Lunadira, among others. SXSW Sydney promises to be an unparalleled gathering of entrepreneurs, artists, futurists, and innovators from diverse industries.
The event has garnered support from various brands, including Accenture, Accor, CommBank, Qantas, Dr. Martens, Laneway Festival, Prime Video, and more. The excitement surrounding the inaugural SXSW Sydney is growing, and organizers are eagerly preparing to deliver a remarkable experience, bringing together a wealth of talent and ideas from across the globe.

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