SXSW 2017

Washington, DC Returns to South by Southwest as the Capital of Inclusive Innovation

WDCEP, Mayor Muriel Bowser and various city partners come together to promote DC’s as the most inclusive city for innovation in tech, arts, sports, music and film

For the 5th year in a row, DC will head to SXSW to showcase DC as home to some of the most innovative and inclusive companies in the world. Here’s a taste of how we do it:

  • Music: Come hear DC made music at our Music Showcase featuring local artists and internationally recognized headliners
  • Food: Experience the thriving local DC food scene, home to 12 Michelin Star restaurants with tastings + talks from industry leaders
  • Tech: Join us for our Tech Showcase featuring the most cutting edge tech start-ups from DC
  • Sports: Hear from the leaders in sports innovation, experience the latest E-Sports technology
  • And much, much more….

For more information and to find out how you can be part of the action at SXSW 2017 click here.




Check out the action from the 2016 WeDC House:


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How Washington, DC Is Diversifying The Tech Sector

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Creating Tech Opportunities: DC’s Pathways Scholarship

The Pathways Scholarship is the first of its kind initiative to create tech opportunities for under and unemployed communities in DC.