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Oct 11 Deadline: SXSW Innovation Awards

The Forrest Four-Cast: September 18, 2018

Applications for the 2019 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards are being accepted through the end of the day on Thursday, October 4.

The SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards honors the year’s most forward-thinking advancements in the digital space. Entries for this competition should fit into one of these 13 different categories including:

AI & Machine Learning
Health, Med, & BioTech
Innovation in Connecting People
Music & Audio Innovation
New Economy
Robotics and Hardware
Smart Cities, Transportation & Delivery
Social & Culture Impact
Speculative Design
Student Innovation
Style & Wearable Tech
Visual Media Experience

Finalists for the 2019 SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards will be honored at a gala ceremony on the evening of Monday, March 11. This gala ceremony also recognizes the Breakout Trend of the Event, Speaker of the Event, the and SXSW Interactive Hall of Fame Honoree.

Finalists for this competition also receive the opportunity to display and demo their digital creations to the SXSW community at the Interactive Innovation Awards Showcase on Saturday, March 9.

Hugh Forrest serves as Chief Programming Officer at SXSW, the world’s most unique gathering of creative professionals. He also tries to write at least four paragraphs per day on Medium. These posts often cover tech-related trends; other times they focus on books, pop culture, sports and other current events.

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