SXSW 2018 was once again a worldwide conference, showcasing the latest and most exciting Technology, Music and Film. Attendees from all over the world came to see SXSW, with over 95 countries represented and close to half a million attendees during the SXSWeek. SXSW Interactive had over 75,000 participants from 95 countries, over 2,000 conference sessions, and over 5,000 conference speakers. SXSW Music had over 2,100 performances from over 60 countries on over 100 stages and venues, with over 160,000 participants. SXSW Film had 70,000 film participants from 34 countries, 125+ feature films, and 125+ shorts featured. SXSW 2018 was one of the best years to date and NewsWatch was excited to be hands on during the show.