We’ve seen first-hand the importance of leadership during times of adversity. Authentic leaders inspire a community and their teams by standing up with passion and purpose. They are focused on finding a way forward, and they understand the need for transparency and empathy with their teams.


Tech & Inno Awards - 51-199 employees category

Help us celebrate the Tech & Inno Award winners with 51-99 employees!

Featured Speakers

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

  • Robert Alvarez


  • Dr. Colette Pierce Burnette

    Huston-Tillotson University

  • Linda Ginac

    Founder & CEO

  • Tyson Tuttle

    Silicon Labs

Hosted by Austin Chamber & SXSW
  • Leigh Christie

    Senior Vice President, Global Tech & Innovation
    Austin Chamber

  • Hugh Forrest

    Chief Programming Officer

More 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.

  • Innovating During Challenging Times

    October 7th, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

    Announcing “Spotlight” Awards and Tech & Inno Awards (11-50 employees category)
    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.

  • Growing a Thriving Team & Business with Persistence

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

    Announcing the “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.