2019 Austin A-List Awards
Submission Deadline04/12/2019
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What is A-List?

The A-List awards increase visibility for Austin’s most innovative homegrown companies. All companies, both tech and non-tech, at any stage are considered. Nominations will close at 11:59pm on Monday, April 8, 2019. 

The winners of this prestigious list will be celebrated on Thursday, May 23, 2019. Check out our photos, video and winners from the 2018 A-List event.

Know an awesome candidate? Spread the word! Help us discover and promote the very best Austin has to offer.

If you have a question about nominations, please contact Emily Weisz at eweisz@austinchamber.com


What is the application deadline?

Nominations close at 11:59pm on Monday, April 8, 2019.

What are the recognition levels?


  • Received less than $10M in funding 

  • AND / OR Under $2M in revenue


  • Received funding more than $10M 

  • AND / OR $2M-$20M in revenue


  • Revenue of $20M+

*All stages must be headquartered in Austin, TX and be a privately held company at the time of submission.

What criteria do judges use to evaluate nominations? 

Innovation: How novel/innovative is the company’s core idea?

Achievability: How achievable/practical is the idea? Can it be delivered?

Sustainability: Is the company sourcing properly with thoughts on its impact to the environment?

Growth: Will the company scale over time?

Leadership: Does the company have the right leadership to execute?

If I apply to A-List, will I receive an invitation to the party?

Yes, if you are an innovative, scalable company, you will absolutely receive an invitation to help us celebrate at the party! 

Please note:

Companies are able to win multiple years in a row, as long as they have jumped a category. “A-List” reserves the right to place company applicants in the most relevant category at “A-List’s” sole discretion. 


All preliminary application information submitted is treated as confidential and will be viewed only by Austin Chamber staff and the selected vetting committee.

Have more questions?

Feel free to reach out to Emily Weisz at eweisz@austinchamber.com for any questions you have regarding the A-List nominations, award or the event.

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