SXSW Sydney Is Officially Returning In 2024

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SXSW Sydney first appeared in 2023 and was a big hit. Fortunately, it is coming back for a second year in 2024. Here are all the details you need to know.

The inaugural year featured appearances from popular personalities such as Chance The Rapper, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Troy Baker, and more. Game Crater was lucky to attend the event, and you can take a look at our coverage of the Games Festival.

When is SXSW Sydney 2024?

SXSW Sydney 2024 will take place from Monday, October 14, 2023, to Sunday, October 20, 2023. Further information about the event is currently unavailable, and the date announcement serves as a ‘save the date’ notice.

Applications to participate in the festival will be open in the new year. Badges and wristbands for attendees will also be available for purchase at a later date.

SXSW Games Festival Opening Night with Troy Baker, Anjali Bhimani, and Montaigne

The Key Stats for SXSW Sydney 2023

SXSW Sydney 2023 had a successful debut year. It’s promising to see new festivals thriving while other physical events are concluding around the world.

Here is an overview of the stats for SXSW Sydney 2023:

  • SXSW Sydney attendance: 287,014
  • Unique attendees: 97,462
  • Total tickets (badges, wristbands, tickets, expo passes; excluding affiliate events): 34,975
  • Sessions and events: 1,178
  • Media/Press attendance: 758
  • Countries represented by attendees: 41

Geoff Jones, SXSW Sydney Chair, stated: “To say SXSW Sydney left a mark on the city in its inaugural year is an understatement. The team pulled together a remarkable grand-scale event that brought together APAC’s creative communities in a way the region had never seen before. We are thrilled to announce the dates for SXSW Sydney 2024 in partnership with the NSW Government and look forward to opening more doors for innovators across the Tech & Innovation, Music, Screen, Games, and creative industries.”

That’s all the information available about SXSW Sydney 2024 for now. Be sure to bookmark our page here, which will be updated as soon as new content becomes available.

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