Austin Convention Center

500 E Cesar Chavez St (btwn Trinity & Red River St), Austin, TX 78701, United States
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  • Today
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Mon–Tue
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
  • Wed
    • None
  • Thu
    • 11:00 AM–4:00 PM
  • Fri–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–6:00 PM
Wi-Fi:
Yes

Is a LEED® Gold certified building located in the heart of the capital of Texas, one of the most affordable cities in America. The convention center has a convenient downtown location, between the shores of Lady Bird Lake and historic Sixth Street.

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  • Fast Company

    Shazam (a 2011 Most Innovative Company) can identify more than 10 million tracks from just a few notes, making it a great tool for people attending this year's South By Southwest music festival.

    Fast Company · February 14, 2011
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  • ecomagination

    The Austin Convention Center is powered by 100% Renewable Energy through a mix of on-site solar panels and Austin Energy’s Green Choice Program

    ecomagination · March 9, 2011
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  • CNN

    Welcome to the epicenter of SXSW! Pro tips: Take the stairs when sprinting to your next meeting or panel to avoid the crowded escalators & follow @CNNSXSW for the best of the festival :-)

    CNN · March 6, 2012
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  • Charles E.

    Anticipation!

    Charles Edge · March 11, 2012
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  • Master M.

    Much of the convention center's popularity comes from its close proximity to more than 6,000 downtown hotel rooms and major attractions, including four entertainment districts. Read more

    Master M|A|R|Z|I™ ♂ ੴ · February 15, 2013
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  • Steve F.

    Go to SXSWi and nerd out.

    Steve F. · March 10, 2011
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  • IntelWiMAX

    Can't update your blog or Twitter feed on the 3G network? Fear not, you're in a 4G WiMAX hotspot!

    IntelWiMAX · September 27, 2010
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  • Eric F.

    Get your nametag early to avoid long lines!

    Eric Friedman · March 10, 2011
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  • The Most Interesting Man in the World

    I’ve done some very unconventional things here.

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  • Blake R.

    Arrive in Austin for SXSW!

    Blake Robinson · March 13, 2009
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  • 4sqBadgesItalia

    Platinum Hit

    4sqBadgesItalia · March 17, 2011
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  • Dave K.

    Have a likeable time! And for goodness sake, take advil at night and drink a lot of water.

    Dave Kerpen · March 11, 2011
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  • Laughing Squid

    Get to panels and talks early, they tend to fill up quickly.

    Laughing Squid · February 27, 2012
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  • 4sqBadgesItalia

    SXSW Hangover

    4sqBadgesItalia · March 17, 2011
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  • 4sqBadgesItalia

    Head Banger

    4sqBadgesItalia · March 17, 2011
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  • RCRD LBL

    This is your SXSW command center. Meet industry contacts, grab a bag 'o schwag & gobble up free wifi. But peek at the 4th St entrance for something unexpected: the Texas Rollergirls roller derby rink!

    RCRD LBL · March 10, 2011
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  • Justine

    Caught a Ride

    Justine · March 9, 2013
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  • Get a Badge

    Gain free access to SXSW 2014 by volunteering ...Volunteers must be able to work a minimum 30 hrs or 3 shifts during the event ...Applications / Info: http://volunteer.sxsw.com ..Selections Jan 18, 28

    Get a Badge · January 14, 2014
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  • Sarah W.

    SXSWi! Woot!

    Sarah Wulfeck · March 11, 2009
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  • Do512

    Epic block party scheduled here during SXSW! More details here www.do512.com

    Do512 · February 20, 2012
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  • Justin S.

    Stand in a line

    Justin Scarborough · March 12, 2011
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  • Matt G.

    Drank, hung out with good people and slept. Ha.

    Matt Gist · March 16, 2009
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  • Thomas K.

    Find a few bytes of open wireless bandwidth, and install the new Seesmic Destkop client for Facebook. Better yet, tell all your friends who "don't get" twitter to do it! =)

    Thomas Knoll · March 14, 2009
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  • Chris C.

    Get connected

    Chris Conrey · March 13, 2009
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  • iHeartRadio

    Need some free sunglasses? We have those! Grab a pair to keep the Austin sun out of your eyes - check out iHeartRadio on the Kindle Fire at the Amazon booth to grab a pair!

    iHeartRadio · March 11, 2013
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  • Jeffrey K.

    Go to Screenburn Gaming Arcade

    Jeffrey Kalmikoff · March 13, 2009
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  • Marques R.

    Wear deodorant please.

    Marques Robinson · March 11, 2011
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  • Luis M.

    Grab one of the limited edition Keep A Breast "I Like Boobies" stickers that I left around the convention center and support breast cancer awareness! Read more

    Luis Mendoza · March 10, 2011
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  • Antone J.

    Founding, funding or joining a startup? Check out Top 15 essential resources for early stage entrepreneurs: http://bll.la/9n @mashtagblog

    Antone Johnson · March 10, 2011
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  • John W.

    Free coffee at the Thrillist coffee cart across the street from the main entrance thru Thursday! #sxsw

    John Wiseman · March 14, 2010
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  • Curtis M.

    go to

    Curtis Miller · March 16, 2009
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  •  Deon P.

    Be early for your name tags!

     Deon Parcon · March 11, 2013
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  • Rye C.

    yourmomisresponsive.com is the kind of thing I expect from SXSW.

    Rye Clifton · March 8, 2013
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  • DJ Latin Prince ✔ 

    A big hello to all our DJs who are in town for SXSW.. #BUMSQUADDJZ

    DJ Latin Prince ✔  · March 11, 2012
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  • Will

    Silence your phone, k?

    Will · March 13, 2011
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  • David B.

    If you really want to see a a hot panel, show up EARLY! Chances are everyone else wants in as well and it'll be full.

    David Bills · March 12, 2011
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  • Eric M.

    Don't forget to take a look at the Convention Center Earthmark for all tweets, tips, photos, and videos aggregated by geolocation. See link! Read more

    Eric Martindale · March 12, 2011
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  • Marc A.

    This place is massive; one could easily walk miles without ever stepping outside. Bring comfy shoes...

    Marc Amos · March 17, 2010
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  • Chris C.

    Bring an umbrella - its raining here.

    Chris Conrey · March 13, 2009
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  • Justin C.

    attend screenburn

    Justin Cox · March 13, 2009
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  • Lina G.

    Austin, TX is the new Silicon Valley!

    Lina Gonzo · March 11, 2013
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  • Kevin P.

    @vertmob in the house

    Kevin Planovsky · March 12, 2012
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  • DJ Latin Prince ✔ 

    Very nice place!

    DJ Latin Prince ✔  · November 2, 2011
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  • Tariq A.

    Good place to host SXSW (and other events). Good layout and in the heart of downtown.

    Tariq Ahmad · March 14, 2011
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  • F'd In Park Slope

    Be a panelist...registration line is way the hell shorter!

    F'd In Park Slope · March 10, 2011
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  • Luis M.

    Check to see if the @IceCreamMan is on 4th and Trinity! Read more

    Luis Mendoza · March 13, 2010
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  • Todd J.

    South by South West aka SxSW. SxSW took place primarily at the Austin Convention Center. Geeks, music, media.

    Todd Jordan · October 7, 2009
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  • molly s.

    Go to Nate Silver. He's charming.

    molly steenson · March 15, 2009
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  • Chris C.

    So yeah, this is way more that just spring break for nerds.

    Chris Conrey · March 13, 2009
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  • Mac

    Try the conventions!

    Mac · March 11, 2012
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