The process of hiring a muralist for your business with Austin-based Mila Sketch
Mar 3, 2021
You probably haven't yet seen it due to the pandemic, but we now have a beautiful and intricately-colored mural in our front entryway. Mila Sketch spent 210 hours and three and a half weeks completing this lovely addition to our Chamber walls.
Furniture Mall of Texas celebrates grand opening in North Austin
Feb 26, 2021
Join us for the grand opening on Saturday, February 27th, at 9:30 a.m. Get there early for a chance to win a $1000 raffle prize. Doors open and winner announced at 10 a.m.
Winter storm resources for individuals
Feb 19, 2021
We have put together government, nonprofit partner, and community resources to provide status updates, recovery resources, and ways to give back.
Winter storm resources for business
Feb 18, 2021
We are working with our government and nonprofit partners to provide information to the business community and are updating this page on a regular basis.
Winter storm updates for business
Feb 17, 2021
The business community is working together so there is a coordinated effort to provide timely updates, specific ways you can help, and resources for additional information.
City opens Austin Legacy Business Relief grant
Feb 16, 2021
Opening February 16, 2021, the Austin Legacy Business Relief Grant is a $5 million fund offering COVID-19 financial assistance to local businesses that have called Austin home for at least 20 years. Eligible applicants could receive $20,000 in emergency funding, with the opportunity to receive enhanced funding up to $140,000 to cover operating expenses.
Inside the Capitol with the Mexican American Legislative Caucus
Feb 15, 2021
The Mexican American Legislative Caucus (MALC) of the Texas House of Representatives is the largest and oldest Latino Caucus in the U.S. On February 12, we welcomed Chairman Rafael Anchía and Representative Eddie Rodriguez, Policy Chair to talk about the priorities of MALC during the 87th Legislative Session.
DISCO donates its office snacks and drinks to Central Texas Food Bank
Feb 11, 2021
Through DISCO Cares, CS DISCO donated 394 pounds of food and beverages to the Central Texas Food Bank. Started in 2017, DISCO Cares works with the Food Bank to reduce food insecurity.
Austin Job Postings Report January 2021
Feb 10, 2021
There were approximately 62,200 Available Job Postings during the January 2021 monthly reporting period, a decrease of 600 postings compared to the previous month. The top three employers with the most New (first-time) Job Postings in January 2021 are all healthcare-related, with Baylor Scott & White Health leading and followed by Ascension Health and Hospital Corporation of America.
Hear what RSM has to say about President Biden's tax plan
Feb 5, 2021
President Joe Biden’s tax plan gained new life on Jan. 5, when Democrats swept the two Senate runoffs in Georgia. The victories positioned the Democratic Party to control the White House and Congress beginning Jan. 20, albeit by narrow majorities in both chambers.
Inside the Capitol with Comptroller Glenn Hegar
Feb 2, 2021
On January 29th, we were joined for a special Pulse on Policy conversation with Texas Comptroller Glenn Hegar, who monitors Texas' financial health to ensure it maintains strong fund balances.
Economic recovery: The changing workplace
Feb 1, 2021
On January 21st, we were joined by industry experts to discuss how employers are staying safe during COVID-19 and which practices may be here to stay.