Mayors’ Summit at SXSW
Civic I/O immerses forward-thinking mayors from around the country with the most innovative technologists, entrepreneurs, philanthropists, and creatives during SXSW.
Introduce mayors from across the country to your company, product, technology, or idea that brings creative solutions to our most pressing problems. Join us in shaping the future of our cities.
Collaborate at SXSW, a breeding ground for new ideas and the most creative connections, and experience a unique opportunity to stimulate civic innovation and economic growth alongside futurists.
Technology, Innovation, and Civic Engagement
Uncovering the data, leveraging the tech, and attracting the talent that disrupts
Diversity and Social Equity
From civil rights to immigration to education, building a just and equitable world for all
Tomorrow’s City, Today
Transportation, housing, critical infrastructure, and becoming a truly smart city
Collaborate with 25-30 mayors from across the U.S. while entrepreneurs engage with mayors to present their best ideas.
Pitch your Tech
Entrepreneurs match up with our country’s leading mayors and use their cities as test sites while winning up to $10K to support efforts.
Network, laugh, and share best practices with fellow local leaders while enjoying some of Austin’s unique flavor and fun.
Roundtables & Panels
Participate in official and unofficial SXSW events with leaders from technology, media, nonprofits, philanthropy, and creative sectors.