SXSW Gaming offers a premier lineup of industry-leading programming providing a unique experience that feels unlike any other gaming conference. SXSW Gaming is the perfect place to interact with other gaming professionals and fans alike, and there is sure to be a great takeaway for everyone involved, from the casual gamer to the AAA game studio CEO.

Now accepting 2019 session proposals through July 20, 2018.

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Colliding Worlds, Shaping the Future of Esports at SXSW Gaming 2018 - Photo by Jeremiah Dearinger

Colliding Worlds, Shaping the Future of Esports at SXSW Gaming 2018 - Photo by Jeremiah Dearinger

About Gaming Sessions


SXSW Gaming sessions consist of dozens of thought-leaders, developers, personalities, and influencers who span across AAA and indie game studios, tabletop gaming, esports, online broadcasting platforms, and many more fields of gaming and geek culture.

Are you a loyal fan, or an industry insider? Whichever you may be, the SXSW Gaming programming lineup is sure to pique your interest with a variety of new conversations and unique networking opportunities which cover the latest product announcements, industry updates, and sneak peeks at what’s coming next.

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PanelPicker®, the official SXSW user-generated session proposal platform, is accepting ideas through July 20, 2018. Enter your session proposal to be a part of the 2019 event. We encourage the community to upload proposals related to the gaming, education, interactive, music, and film industries in a variety of session formats, which included panels, solo presentations, meet ups, mentor positions, and more.

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SXSW Gaming 2019 takes place in the Austin Convention Center in Austin, Texas from Friday, March 15 – Sunday, March 17.

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Enter Your Session Idea for SXSW Gaming 2019

Help shape the 2019 SXSW Gaming conference programming! Propose session ideas through PanelPicker®, the official user-generated proposal platform, from June 25 to July 22, 2018.

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Exhibit at SXSW Gaming

Interested in showing off your latest product, project or game in an exciting and energetic atmosphere? With an attendance expanding beyond 55,000 attendees in 2018, the SXSW Gaming Expo is the perfect place to do so! Learn more about exhibiting at the SXSW Gaming Expo in 2019 today!

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