Challenging times require innovative and effective leaders, and during this time, Austin leaders have adapted with determination and creativity. They’ve shown us how to engage and focus in order to move the ball forward in their industries. They’ve shown us what’s possible with a strategic leader at the helm.


“Spotlight” Awards

Tech & Inno Awards - 11-50 employees category

Help us celebrate the Spotlight Award winners who exemplify an entrepreneurial mindset, creativity, and community spirit as well as Tech & Inno Award winners with 11-50 employees.

Featured Speakers

Join us for a fireside chat with some of Austin’s top tech leaders who share how they’re responding to today’s chaos and opportunities.

  • Keynote: Kendra Scott

    CEO & Designer
    Kendra Scott

  • Kiwi Camara

    Founder & CEO

  • Julia Cheek

    CEO & Founder

  • Tamara Fields

    Austin Managing Director

  • Eric Starkloff

    President & CEO

Upcoming A-LIST up close & personal

This year’s celebration will be a three-part series of virtual award announcements and conversations with stellar speakers on timely issues. Please join us for A-LIST: Up Close & Personal, hosted by the Austin Chamber and SXSW, on October 7 & 8.

  • Leading Through Adversity & Our Path Forward

    October 8th, 10:00am - 11:00am

    Announcing Tech & Inno Awards (51-199 employees category)

    Don’t miss this opportunity to spend time with leaders who have made a tremendous impact during times of constant change and uncertainty.

  • Growing a Thriving Team & Business with Persistence

    October 8th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Announcing “Ace in the Hole” Award, “Top Tech Team” Award and Tech & Inno Awards (1-10 employees category)
    Sit down with us as we hear from key local tech leaders on how they’ve led during a time when their leadership has been needed the most.


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Cancellation Policy
The Austin Chamber of Commerce must maintain a cancellation policy for events in order to properly plan for catering, venue expenses, and marketing efforts. Unless stated otherwise, Chamber reservations must be canceled 5 business days prior to the event to be eligible for a refund. All refunds will be issued 10 days after the event. No refunds will be issued for nonattendance. You are welcome to send another member of your staff in your place.