Gallery: 2018 SXSW Trade Show

The 2017 Trade Show at the South by Southwest Conferences & Festivals attracted 74,519 attendees over a four-day span, according to data provided by SXSW. Last year's event featured 27 countries on the trade show floor and 622 trade show spaces. Statistics for the 2018 event are still being compiled by SXSW officials. Here is a gallery of images from the 2018 Trade Show, which took place March 11-14 in the Austin Convention Center.


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The Dripping Springs ISD board of trustees met Oct. 25 and discussed the possibility of approving a bonus for all district employees. (Maggie Quinlan/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Several Halloween-themed events are scheduled for this week in New Braunfels. (Courtesy Adobe Stock)
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The new Oak Hill H-E-B is scheduled to open Oct. 27. (Courtesy of H-E-B)
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The optometry office will move to a new building across the street on the corner of Fredericksburg Road and Landa Street. (Eric Weilbacher/Community Impact Newspaper)
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The plan calls for traffic control methods to make streets safer for pedestrians and cyclists. (Courtesy Living Streets)
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The program aims to make it safer to use neighborhood streets for community events.

Photo of the Komé storefront
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The locally-owned business serves family-style Japanese comfort food.

New statewide maps will go into effect Jan. 18, 2022. (Community Impact Newspaper Staff)
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The committee will provide input on Capital Metro's expanded public safety department to the transit agency's board of directors.  (Courtesy Capital Metro)
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Through Project Connect, Capital Metro will add three new MetroRapid bus lines and an extension to the existing 803 route. (Benton Graham/Community Impact Newspaper)
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Black Sugar Caffe opened in mid-October in Round Rock at 635 University Blvd., Ste. 100. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
Black Sugar Caffe now open in Round Rock

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Sauvage Salon and Spa opened Sept. 13 at 2851 Joe Dimaggio Blvd., Ste. 32, Round Rock. (Brooke Sjoberg/Community Impact Newspaper)
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