SXSW Sydney 2024 Badges: All You Need to Know

April 17, 2024

Badges to attend SXSW Sydney 2024 are now on sale, and we're thrilled to reconnect with everyone once again. Our inaugural year featured 1,178 sessions and events, with over 287,000 people in attendance. Whether you're an industry veteran, an emerging entrepreneur, or a creative leader, we're looking forward to seeing you there.  

Key Timings

Platinum Badges

  • Early Bird Pricing – April 8 to May 16 - $1395  
  • Round 2 Pricing – May 17 to Aug 30 - $1595
  • Round 3 Pricing – Sept 1 to Sept 31 - $1795
  • Final Pricing – from Oct 1 - $1995

All other Badges

  • Early Bird Pricing – April 8 to May 16 - $895  
  • Round 2 Pricing – May 17 to Aug 30 - $1095
  • Round 3 Pricing – Sept 1 to Sept 31 - $1195
  • Final Pricing – from Oct 1 - $1295

For Those 25 & Under

  • A 40% discount will be available for emerging leaders who will be 25 or under during SXSW Sydney (14 – 20 October 2024). This group is able to purchase a Games, Music, Screen or Tech and Innovation Badge for only $537. Offer up for grabs until May 16th. T&C’s apply.

While its still early, buy your badge now.

Which Badge is right for you?

If it’s your first SXSW Sydney, we understand you might need some help deciding which badge is right for you. If you’re unsure, take our badge quiz to lean into our expertise to help narrow your options.  

Platinum

A Platinum badge will grant you primary access to every single event throughout the week. Additionally, for 2024 Platinum Badge holders, we've enhanced the value. In addition to limiting the number of Platinum Badges available, valuable benefits have been added:

  • An invitation to the exclusive SXSW Sydney Opening Night Party
  • Access to a dedicated SXSW Sydney co-working space
  • Exclusive access all week to the new Platinum Lounge
  • Exclusive Xpress passes to secure seats for in-demand Conference sessions*
  • Primary access to an extended program of curated daily Meetups and Networking Events

If you have a strong interest in one of our festivals, lean into a pillar badge. This will provide you with primary access to events within your specific industry, as well as primary access to the entire SXSW Sydney Conference and Expo. You'll also receive secondary access to all other program offerings. For further clarity on which badge best suits you, read below.

Games Badge

Discover the incredible potential of the games industry up close and personal with the creators and leaders driving it forward. A Games Badge will provide you with:

  • Primary Access to Games Festival
  • Industry Curated Networking & Daily Meet-ups
  • Access to the Conference and the Tech & Innovation Expo
  • Secondary Access to Music & Screen Festival

Music Badge

Platforming the emerging talent and leaders of the global music industry. Gain access to the future of music through showcases, festivals, and parties. The Music Badge will provide you with:

  • Primary Access to Music Festival
  • Access to the Conference and the Tech & Innovation Expo
  • Secondary Access to Games & Screen Festival
  • Industry Curated Networking & Daily Meet-ups

Screen Badge

Bringing together the creators and leaders breaking new ground in the Screen industry. Immerse yourself with the content and creators driving new stories today. The Screen Badge will provide you with:

  • Primary Access to Screen Festival
  • Access to the Conference and the Tech & Innovation Expo
  • Secondary Access to Games & Music Festival
  • Industry Curated Networking & Daily Meet-ups

Tech and Innovation Badge

Discover and explore the groundbreaking technologies and ideas that are changing the way we live our lives. The Tech and Innovation Badge will provide you with:

  • Primary Access to Expo & SXSW Sydney Pitch
  • Access to the Conference
  • Secondary Access to Games, Music & Screen Festival
  • Industry Curated Networking & Daily Meet-ups


Ready to lock in SXSW Sydney 2024? Take advantage of Early Bird pricing on Badges from today until May 16.  And in case you need some help convincing your boss or HR on the benefits of taking you and your team to SXSW Sydney, click here for some persuasive arguments! For any group badge purchases, feel free to contact: groups@sxswsydney.com

We are working on different processes to increase access options at SXSW Sydney—more info to follow.