Awards Honor Innovation at SXSW

The SXSW Interactive Festival features several different awards ceremonies over the course of event: SXSW Gaming Awards, SXSW Accelerator Awards and the SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards.

  • Gaming Awards honor the year's best major studio games, as well as recognize the most innovative titles from the indie side of the fence.
  • Accelerator Awards honors the startups that made it through the Accelerator, a two-day pitch competition that happens during the event.
  • Interactive Innovation Awards honors the best and latest advancements in the digital industry.

The application process for these events will open Monday, June 29

The Dewey Winburne Community Service Awards honors 10 community do-gooders are recognize for their use of digital technology to help others and celebrate the spirit of community in Austin that we think is unique to SXSW. To find out how to be involved visit this page.

Attend these awards presentations to learn about the individuals and companies who are doing the most innovative, most creative and most inspirational work in their respective fields. In short, these awards presentations help registrants identify the best of the best of the best. Read the various items in this sub-menu for more specific information on each of these four compelling awards presentations.