Welcome to SXSW Eco Attendee Services. We've created a list of resource links to help you prepare for your SXSW Eco adventure.


SXSW Eco has features put in place to ensure accessibility across our conferences and festivals. Please check in with the Registration Help Desk in Exhibit Hall 1 of the Austin Convention Center for any additional information.

Appropriate Conduct

All attendees are expected to observe our Terms and Conditions in all conference and festival settings.


The use of drones (also known as UAVs or unmanned aerial vehicles) is prohibited at SXSW without expressed written permission from SXSW. More »

SXSW Eco Social

An online tool that allows SXSW Eco registrants to search for and message other conference attendees, as well as book or modify your hotel reservation. Upload your photo and bio today, and connect with new colleagues and friends before, during and after SXSW Eco 2016. More »

First Aid

The Austin Convention Center’s first aid station can be found on the northwest (Trinity Street) side of the convention center. In a medical emergency, please call 911.

Getting Around Austin

Located in the heart of downtown Austin, SXSW events are easily accessible by foot, Austin Capital Metro, or bicycle. More »

SXSW Housing & Travel

Book with us for the best hotel rates and travel options. Housing accommodations are available upon badge purchase. More »

Internet & WiFi

The Austin Convention Center and many other SXSW Eco venues have a complimentary limited wireless network accessible by attendees and clients. Use network SSID SXSW Eco 2016.

Information Desks

The Information Desk is where SXSW Eco registrants can receive answers to an assortment of questions pertaining to SXSW Eco and Austin, maps, and host of other information. It is located on the southwest corner of the third floor in the Austin Convention Center.

Lost & Found

The lost and found is located at Registration in Exhibit Hall 1 of the Austin Convention Center. Participants may drop off found items at the Registration Help Desks during hours of operation. Participants can also email a description of an item and the location it was lost/found to reg@sxsw.com.

Mobile App

Download the official mobile app to view the full schedule, access maps, participate in session Q+As and get the latest conference updates. Be sure to turn on push notifications in your app settings. The mobile app is available for iOS and Android.

Mother's Room

The SXSW Eco Mother’s on the third floor in Room A of the Austin Convention Center. This room provides a quiet place for breastfeeding mothers, as well as a space for families with young children.

Official SXSW Eco Merchandise

SXSW Eco Merchandise can be purchased in Exhibit Hall 1 of the Austin Convention Center, and is co-located with the SXSW Eco Bookstore.


For times, deadlines, and pricing in relation to SXSW Eco Registration, please visit our Registration page.

Schedule of Events

For the most up to date information of SXSW Eco programming and events, please visit our Schedule of Events page.

Special Events

Network with your fellow registrants at one of our Special Events.

Weapons-Free Policy

SXSW is committed to the safety of its attendees and has a strict weapons-free policy. More »