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The SXSW EDU Conference & Festival is fueled by the community: from speaking opportunities and competitions; to performances, exhibitions and everything in between.

Learn more about the many ways you and your organization can get involved at the 2018 event or contact the SXSW EDU team directly by emailing

Apply for a Competition

Pitch Your Startup

The Launch competition celebrates early-stage education companies seeking feedback, investment, strategic partnerships and exposure. Apply for consideration Monday, June 26 – Friday, November 10.

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Showcase Your Design Project

The Learn by Design competition elevates the design of physical learning spaces with the potential to impact learning outcomes. Apply for consideration Monday, June 26 – Friday, November 3.

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Networking Opportunities


Host an Exhibition Space

Is your organization interested in exhibiting at SXSW EDU? Get more information about exhibition opportunities for March 5-8, 2018.

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Apply for Playground Display

Submit an application to be considered for a display space in the SXSW EDU Playground before Friday, September 22.

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