Networking opportunities at SXSW EDU come in a variety of forms, both casual and formal, to empower attendees to accomplish their networking goals. Whether you thrive in one-on-one settings or larger group environments, there’s available activities and events for every networker at SXSW EDU.
Scattered throughout the SXSW EDU venues, custom lounges supported by sponsors offer a unique space to relax, recharge, and connect with others.
Meet ups are topic-focused, networking events selected through the PanelPicker process, which give communities at SXSW EDU the chance to connect with others who share similar passions or interests. Meet ups can take a variety of forms including group activities, facilitated networking, or focused discussions.
The mentor program facilitates purpose-driven, one-on-one connections between experienced professionals and attendees. From classroom teachers and professors, to industry insiders and CEOs, the mentors at SXSW EDU are excited to share their insights with the community.
Connect with fellow attendees while enjoying a taste of Austin at pop-up dinners across downtown. Dinner reservations have already been made, just show up hungry to be seated with other attendees interested in meeting new people.
Mix and mingle at a number of special events including coffee breaks, happy hours, parties, and more.
Guided, hour-long walking tours around downtown provide a unique opportunity to experience Austin like a local, meet fellow attendees, and connect with the vibe and culture on a new level.
Wellness events offer an opportunity to get grounded, focus on you, and meet like-minded wellness enthusiasts.