Battle for Austin Tech

September 22, 6-10 p.m. at the Moody Theater

The Austin Technology Council is celebrating its 30th anniversary with an awards series/band competition designed to recognize influence and innovation across our local tech sector, while cheering on our multi-talented members as they shred it center stage in the Live Music Capital of the World.


Nominate a company for an Austin Tech Award
Register for the Battle of the Tech Bands


Deadline: Friday, June 17

Tickets coming soon

Austin Tech Awards

Nominate the best in tech by June 17.

The Austin Tech Awards honor those who are building the best technology and driving innovation throughout the local tech ecosystem in the following categories:


Business Operations Tech: 

Recognizing the structures that support back-office operations. Examples include HR, CRM, ERP, marketing operations, logistics, facilities tech, manufacturing software, mrp logistics.



Recognizing technology that shapes and supports the way society spends and transfers money. Examples include, financial and banking technologies, accounting software, investment software, mobile payment tools, lending technology, resources for the unbanked, as well as cryptocurrency and other blockchain enabled technology.


Education and Entertainment Tech:

Recognizing the technological tools we use to learn and play: Examples include educational technology and resources, art and music services and programs, social media, gaming, and other entertainment technology.



Recognizing excellence across some of the most tangible tech. Examples include, wearable technology, semiconductor operations, medical devices, 3D printing, 5G and wireless, networking equipment, aerospace, manufacturing hardware.


IT Infrastructure/ Cybersecurity

Recognizing the systems we use to interact with the digital world efficiently and securely. Examples include software solutions for transportation and construction, automated vehicles, data and cybersecurity.


Solution Provider Award 

Acknowledging those who support Austin’s tech industry. Examples include consulting firms, law offices, health-care, schools and professional training organizations, banks, etc. 


First-Time Founder Award

Celebrating those who are shaping the future with their first company.

Battle of the Tech Bands

Register your company band by June 17. 

Registered bands must have two members who are employees of the same ATC member company and be able to play a 10-minute set. The top eight bands will be chosen to compete in the Battle for Austin Tech event on September 22, 2022 at ACL Live at the Moody Theater.

Winners of the band competition will be selected by a panel of on-site judges, representing local arts and music organizations.


To sponsor Battle for Austin Tech, contact