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SXSW Online 2021

The world’s largest gathering of creative professionals

SXSW is a creative and innovative platform that brings together a unique mix of music, groundbreaking new technologies and film. In 2021 the event is held as an online event March 16-20, 2021. Hosted by Business Finland, the Virtual Finland Pavilion at SXSW showcases innovations and creativeness for the future.

Finland - Defining the Future.
Land of creative, innovative and talented people. 
Desirable destinations in a well-functioning, agile society, even during disruption. 
Sustainably - with high quality - happily. 
The future starts now. Join Finland on SXSW! 

Finland Pavilion

A Sustainable, Happy and Creative Future with Finland 

The Finland Pavilion Program provides a glimpse into the future with interesting panels and discussions about high-tech knowhow and sustainability. As the Happiest Country in the World for three years running, Finnish balanced way of life goes beyond responsible practices. Finland invests in knowledge, innovations and people. 

Visit us at the Pavilion to explore Finnish expertise and innovations in the fields of technology, sustainability, music, film and crossover innovations. Connect with us for collaboration and local film production opportunities. Be inspired by us and find out your inner Finn by traveling or even relocating to Finland!

Finland at SXSW Online 2021 

Press Release: Finland Claims the Leadership in Creativeness, Innovations and Sustainability at SXSW
SXSW blog: Finland Defines the Future Through Innovations in New Technologies and Sustainability
SXSW blog: Finland - a Leading Hub for Creative Industries 

Program at 
Finland Pavilion

Join the program offered by Finnish participants

Click the banners for more information and registration of the events. Some events have restricted attendance but some are open for everyone interested in topic in question. 

Finnish partners
at SXSW

Finland Pavilion team: Business Finland programs Invest in Finland, Talent Boost, Creative Business Finland, Visit Finland. Consulate General of Finland in New York and Embassy of Finland in Washington D.C. Music Finland.

Business Finland staff will be available for networking at the booth around the clock and ready to engage with guests and media. 

Other Finnish companies and organizations at SXSW:  RePack, CityNomadi​, Visit Finland​, Audiovisual Producers Finland Apfi/The Finnish Film Foundation​, Agents and Managers in Creative Industries AGMA, Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd. VTT

Contact us

Project Manager

Katja Kotala

Event Lead

Minna Juuti