SAY IT LOUD exhibition has been selected to be featured at 2019 SXSW in the Social Impact Pavillon on March 10 - 13, 2019 in the Austin Convention Center. In line with our mission to elevate the contributions of minority and women architect, engineers, designers and planners, we are inviting you to submit.

To date, our SAY IT LOUD exhibitions have been viewed by an estimate total 22,000 visitors since January 2017. From inception, multiple online publications (such as Curbed and The Architects Newspaper) with large subscription bases have helped promote the exhibitions further expanding its impact. One featured firm expressed an increase in business which they attributed to being featured in SAY IT LOUD.

Please provide the requested information below to win a chance to be one of the few designers exhibited in

SAY IT LOUD - SXSW where there is an expected crowd of 75,000 attendees. 

Deadline to Submit Extended - January 27, 2019 11:59pm EST $150.00


Early Bird Submission:  DECEMBER 20, 2018 11:59pm EST 
Submission: DECEMBER 20  - JANUARY 20, 2019 11:59pm EST
Submission Extension: JANUARY 20  - JANUARY 27, 2019 11:59pm EST

Announcement of the winners: JANUARY 31, 2019



  • One project per submission. You can submit numerous applications. 

  • Images minimum 150 dpi resolution, 10 MB each

  • Individual images, composed art boards are not recommended



  • Minority or Women architect, engineers, designers, students and planners who had a significant role in the project being submitted. 

  • Minority (He, She, They) or Women (of any ethnicity) 

  • Built / Unbuilt Work 

    • We strongly encourage submissions that reflect a broad and inclusive definition of design excellence. Each entry is judged for the success with which it has met its individual requirements. Submissions must exhibit design achievement that demonstrates exemplary skill and creativity in the resolution and integration of formal, functional, and technical requirements, including ecological stewardship and social responsibility. Submissions should also reflect a strong sense of place, history, and purpose.



  • Featured in the SAY IT LOUD - SXSW Exhibition viewed by 75,000 SXSW attendees 

  • Name, business or work will be promoted in publications, on websites and social media. 

  • Profile will be included in the Great Diverse Architects Library. 

  • Per your election, application will be considered for future SIL Exhibitions. 



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