London and South East Virtual Trade Mission to SXSW

About This Event


Join South by Southwest (SXSW) Online for five days of ground-breaking music festivals, exhibitions, conferences and more.


Why should you join this virtual event?

The Department for International Trade London and South East would like to invite all London and South East based businesses within the Music, Film and Creative Media industry to apply for a sponsored attendee pass to the upcoming South by Southwest (SXSW) virtual event. 

SXSW is best known for its conference and festivals celebrating the convergence of the interactive, film, and music industries. This five-day virtual event will include conference sessions with the most inspired thinkers and diverse visionaries from the ever-evolving worlds of tech, film, music, and beyond.

Join us for this virtual event to meet and network with key stakeholders from the creative industry, allowing you to explore what’s next in the worlds of entertainment, music & technology and demonstrate your company’s creativity, expertise and innovation offering.

Our experienced International Trade Advisers will provide pre and post virtual event support to help you prepare you for the event and provide you with guidance on making the most of SXSW Online.


What does the digital pass include?

  • Conference Keynotes, Featured Speakers, and Sessions
  • Mentor Sessions & Workshops
  • Film Festival Exclusive Premieres, Screenings, and Q&As
  • Music Festival Showcases & Events
  • Comedy Festival Showcases and Podcasts
  • Online Exhibitions
  • Networking Meet Ups and Other Opportunities
  • Professional Development


When will this virtual event take place?

This virtual event will take place from 16th - 20th March 2021. 


Who is this event for?

This event is for London and South East based businesses with a focus on Music, Film and Creative Media. 

What's next?

If you are a London or South East of England based business and would like to take part in this virtual Trade Mission, simply click the Apply here button on the top of this page.

Please note: Successful applications will be provided one pass for the virtual event. Tickets are available to one delegate per company only. Places are limited so we urge you to apply quickly.


Contact us

Have a question about the virtual event? Email our team at



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