Business Region

Visiting address:

City Hall Quarter
Rådhusgata 18 - 2nd floor
4611 Kristiansand

/ SXSW 2019

On March 8-12, 2019, South by Southwest (SXSW) will be held in Austin Texas. SXSW is a music, film and interactive media festival. The interactive part focuses on new technologies and trends in digital communication. 

Why travel to SXSW 2019?

  • Knowledge of trends and technology from some of the world's leading experts
  • Gain insight into how technology affects your industry and discuss with others across industries
  • Inspiration
  • International and regional networking
    Get to know entrepreneurs from Agder and representatives from the funding agencies
    Opportunities to meet future partners and customers from other parts of the world

Practical information

25 double rooms have been booked from March 6-13, 2019 including breakfast at the Best Western Plus Central Austin. The hotel is located 10-15 min by taxi from the Austin Convention Center. If you wish to stay at this hotel, please confirm upon registration. For those who wish, it is possible to share a room (two queen beds), a good way to reduce costs somewhat.

Air travel:
Individuals book their own flights as required. Please contact us for suggestions for a joint itinerary.

SXSW Interactive badge ($865): 7 100 NOK
Double room Best Western (183$ per night): 9,000 NOK
Airfare (estimated): 8 000 NOK

Total: 24 100 NOK

Prices are based on USD exchange rate 15.10.18. Airline tickets are an average as of 15.10.18, costs can be significantly reduced with a different choice of route. Other costs for meals/taxis etc. are additional. 

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