SXSW Eco Awards Presented by PBS

SXSW Eco Awards 2013 - Photos by Merrick Ales and Earl McGehee

View the 2014 Winners here!

PBS The SXSW Eco Awards presented by PBS ceremony brings together the entire conference to celebrate ingenuity in cleantech, social innovation, public interest design and storytelling.

Join us on Tuesday, October 7th from 6:00pm-7:30pm in Ballroom D to experience some of the brightest technologies and inspiring stories shaping the future.

The SXSW Eco Awards ceremony recognizes the winners of conference competitions during an evening of drinks and entertainment. Winners of the Hackathon, Startup Showcase, Ping Pong Tournament, and Place By Design will be announced throughout the ceremony.


SXSW Eco Awards Host

Kevin Conner

Kevin Conner

Kevin Connor, is a 30-year veteran of Austin radio. In 1987, his station (Z-102) was the radio sponsor of the first SXSW. He spent 16 years as the morning show host on KGSR, and currently hosts a Saturday show on Austin’s public radio station, KUTX. He is a former chairman of the Austin Music Commission and is a member of the Americana Music Association. Kevin is the primary programmer of SXSWfm and host of Americana World Headquarters.


Check out the 2013 winners in this article from Popular Science.

SXSW Eco Awards 2013 - Photos by Merrick Ales and Earl McGehee