Written by Julie Yost | February 11, 2014

We're excited to welcome you to the launch of SXSW Eco 2014, where the urgency of global challenges meets the opportunity for breakthrough innovation. From October 6-8, an international community of advocates, experts and creatives will meet in Austin for three full days of insightful speakers and sessions, intensive workshops and mentoring, pitch competitions, unexpected collaborations, networking events and much more.

Now is the best time to start planning your involvement in what is sure to be the most exciting and impactful SXSW Eco yet. First and foremost, it's never too early to register and book your hotel room at our group rate. Buy your badge now to take advantage of our lowest rate and book the hotel of your choice.

Want to get out in front of the SXSW Eco audience? Now is also the time to submit your idea for a session or workshop to PanelPicker, apply to launch your business in the Startup Showcase, or enter your work in Place by Design, the public space design competition. You can also introduce our diverse audience to your brand at the Eco Exhibition or through a wide array of custom marketing opportunities. It's never too early to plan for October! Contact us today to make the most of SXSW Eco 2014.

Photo credit by Rebecca Lyon