Hero Sydney Exhibitions

Enter the new world

Ever wanted to get a glimpse at the future of… everything? The SXSW Sydney Expo is your chance to get up close and personal with businesses and creators that are breaking new ground across Tech & Innovation, Games, entertainment, education, health and wellness, and more. T

his isn’t your usual expo: SXSW Sydney will offer a huge variety of immersive experiences for you to throw yourself into, from talks and product demonstrations to interactive installations, meet-and-greets, networking opportunities and more.

There’ll be a number of activated spaces and hubs within the Expo, including the Startup Village, Discovery Stage, and dedicated Zones focusing on areas such as Entertainment, Education and Training, and Social Impact. Whatever you’re looking for, SXSW Sydney Expo is the place to find it.  

The SXSW Sydney Expo is accessible to all Badge holders, Wristband holders and those with an Expo Pass. Find out more about SXSW Sydney access here.

If you’re a leader in your field and want to be part of the SXSW Sydney Expo, you can complete an Expression of Interest over here, and we’ll be in touch soon with more information.  

The SXSW Sydney Tech & Innovation Expo will be held in the Upper Halls of ICC Sydney, 14 Darling Dr, Sydney NSW 2000.

Expo opening hours are:
Wednesday 18th – Friday 20th of October: 10AM – 5PM
Saturday 21st of October: 10AM – 4PM


What To Expect

Startup village
Startup Village

Proudly presented by Kwik Kopy, the Startup Village holds a curated collection of the most exciting and forward-thinking businesses from across the APAC region. Assisted and promoted by SXSW Sydney, they’ll showcase their ideas, network with potential new investors and customers, and inspire the SXSW Sydney community with their energy and innovation.

Discovery stage
Discovery Stage

The Discovery Stage presented by INVNT will host programmed ‘show and tell’ sessions, with exhibitors unveiling their products and services in front of live audiences.

The hub
The Hub

A dedicated meeting space for exhibitors and SXSW Sydney attendees that will also host programmed ‘meet-ups’ for industry professionals and other special interest groups.

Hearth and wellness zone
Health and Wellness Zone

The Health and Wellness Zone will feature companies that strive to improve our quality of life through a variety of products, services, and innovative ideas. They’re brought together by a simple common goal: to make the world a healthy, happier, and more balanced place.

Education and training zone
Education & Training Zone

This space will feature businesses and institutions that are focused on the education and training needs of emerging workforces and creative industries. These exhibitors are creating the blueprint for the future of business in the Asia-Pacific region.

Global zone
Global Zone

The Global Zone will allow you to witness and experience the full spectrum of ideas from industries across the world. Explore different trends and initiatives in a hands-on environment, and gain valuable insights from creators and tastemakers that are setting the agenda in key international industries.

Breakthrough zone
Breakthrough Zone

Learn from the disruptors and thought leaders that are changing the game in the SXSW Sydney Breakthrough Zone. This space will focus on the diverse and dynamic trends that are redefining our technology, creative pursuits, and more.

Entertainment zone
Entertainment Zone

Entertainment Zone Meet the exhibitors that are pushing the boundaries of film, music, games, and more. From designers and developers to artists and coders, these trailblazing creatives continue to capture the attention of the masses.

Social Impact Zone
Social Impact Zone

The Social Impact Zone will focus on businesses that have created and implemented initiatives to positively impact the world – whether socially, economically, or environmentally. These companies are leading the way in providing enduring solutions that improve people’s lives, and the world.

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