SXSW® GO - Official 2019 Guide

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SXSW® GO, presented by Showtime, is the official mobile app for getting the most out of attending SXSW 2019. With SXSW GO, you can upload your badge photo, get personalized recommendations, build your schedule, network with other attendees, request SXXpress Passes, see real-time event status and more!

Sign in with your SXSW credentials to unlock these features.


SXSW Recommends – Personalized event and attendee recommendations based on a variety of factors, including favorited events, favorited attendees, time and location.

Abby, the SXSW chatbot– Casual, fun conversational-style user experience and an easy to follow guided menu to help navigate SXSW, find out what’s happening, and get timely answers to FAQs.

SXXpress Pass – Digital pass for SXSW registrants that allows front-of-line access to Music Showcases, Film Screenings, Conference Sessions and select parties. Request SXXpress Passes with the app and learn more at

Event Status – Check the current status of an event’s real-time popularity for conference sessions and festival events. Events will have a Green-Yellow-Red status on the day of the event to help you make any last minute decisions.

Favorited By – See how many people have starred any session, showcase, or screening. Not only will you be able to see how many people favorited an event, you can also see who!

Schedule - Browse the entire SXSW 2019 schedule and plan your week. Watch Film trailers, listen to Artist’s tracks, learn more about Session speakers. Star events as My Favorites and easily sync your favorites between devices.

Networking - Search the directory for other Attendees and quickly send direct messages. Boost your networking with personalized recommendations from SXSW Recommends. Opt in to location services to see who’s around you.

Exhibitors - Browse the Exhibitor directory for all exhibitions, including SXSW Art Program, Gaming Expo, SXSW Marketplace, Virtual Cinema, Flatstock, Startup Spotlight, Trade Show, and Wellness Expo. Use maps to easily navigate the exhibit halls.

SXSW GO 2019 is presented by Showtime and powered by Eventbase.
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What's New

New for SXSW 2019:
-Abby the SXSW chatbot delivers inline recommendations. Favorite events and build your schedule directly from Abby’s conversational UI.
-The SXSW Recommends algorithm has been optimized for the 2019 event with machine learning! Get personalized recommendations and opt in to notifications for real-time recommendations.
-Bug fixes and UI enhancements
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Additional Information

February 15, 2019
Current Version
Requires Android
5.0 and up
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Mature 17+
Use of Drugs, Language
Interactive Elements
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