Expo Open Today, Free to the Public

Written by JMat Bernal | March 7, 2017
Tags: Expo

SXSWedu Expo: Tuesday, March 7 - Free for All Learners

The SXSWedu Expo is a free event for learners of all ages. On Tuesday, March 7 we will feature exhibits, session programming, mentorship, student performances and a student startup competition, there are plenty of opportunities for personal and professional development.

Learning Pavilions & Exhibits

The Expo features more than a hundred hands-on, interactive exhibits, organized by theme over a variety of interests including:

  • Colleges, universities, trade schools, certificate programs
  • Instructional technology and curriculum providers
  • Non-Profits and Associations
  • Test prep and tutorial services
  • After school programs, clubs and camps
  • Continuing education and professional development providers
  • Health and wellness programs and products

Expo Coaches

The Expo Mentor Pavillon will host 30 different mentors. Attendees are welcome to meet one on one with college students and industry professionals to get career and education advice moving forward from 8:30am-1:30pm . Sign-ups will be located at the College & Career Coach Pavillion in the Expo.

Expo Talks

10:00 am - 2:30 pm
For 2017, Expo Talks subject matter will range to cover a variety of topics for both professional workforce development and student youth development. Programming on Tuesday, March 7, will be free and open to the public. SXSWedu has partnered with ATPE so that continuing professional education (CPE) credit can be attained by attending these sessions during the event..

Expo Stage

8:30 am - 3:00 pm
The Expo Stage will showcase the talent of students from central Texas. The 2017 lineup includes young musicians, writers, dancers and entrepreneurs thriving in the Texas' education community.

Student Startup Competition
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12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The 3rd annual Student Startup Competition will take place during the Expo Stage. Five finalists will pitch their business idea to a panel of three judges. The winner will take come a cash prize of $1,000 to fuel their entrepreneurial endeavor. Add to your Schedule

Let the festivities begin!