Statement on mask mandate
Austin Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Laura Huffman issued the following statement:
Austin Chamber awarded national Deal of the Year Award for work with Tesla
AUSTIN, Texas—Business Facilities announced the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce as the recipient of its 2020 Deal of the Year Gold Award for its work on bringing Tesla's Giga Texas to the Austin region. "The Chamber's Opportunity Austin team worked tirelessly with Tesla and our government and community partners to make this deal a reality," said Opportunity Austin Chair Gary Farmer. "Giga Texas is a true gamechanger for our region and is much deserving of this national attention."
Austin Chamber announces 2020 Volunteers of the Year
AUSTIN, Texas—The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce today announced the organization's 2020 Volunteers of the Year. These business leaders will be recognized during the 143rd Annual Meeting on Feb. 3.
Susan Dawson named 2020 Austinite of the Year
Dawson is a Texas entrepreneur, business, and civic leader. As a successful business entrepreneur turned social entrepreneur, Dawson has led multiple technology firms and currently leads the nationally-recognized E3 Alliance, a regional collaborative she founded to increase economic outcomes by aligning our education systems to fulfill the potential of every student.
Austin Chamber announces 2020 Greater Austin Business Award recipients
AUSTIN, Texas—The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce tonight announced winners of its 20th Annual Greater Austin Business Awards during a virtual ceremony. "It’s an honor to celebrate the diverse industry leaders and companies in Austin," said Austin Chamber President and CEO Laura Huffman. "This year was unlike any other, and these businesses prove that innovating through adversity is what makes us a more resilient community. Congratulations to all the award recipients."
Austin Chamber confirms Bank of America's Nikki Graham as chair, Heldenfels Enterprises' Fred Heldenfels as chair-elect
AUSTIN, Texas—The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce announced its board of directors has confirmed Nikki Graham, Bank of America Austin Market President, as the Chamber’s 2021 board chair. The board selected Fred Heldenfels, Heldenfels Enterprises Inc. President and CEO, as the Chamber's chair-elect.
Austin Chamber and SXSW announce 2020 A-LIST award recipients
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has announced the 2020 A-LIST Awards winners.
Opportunity Austin announces Saleen Performance Parts headquarter relocation
AUSTIN, TX — Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber's five-county economic development initiative, today announced Saleen Performance Parts will relocate its manufacturing operations from Southern California to Central Texas.
Austin Chamber encourages high school seniors to file for federal student aid
Free help to file available at collegeinsight.com
Opportunity Austin welcomes Gecko Technology Partners Inc. HQ
This is the UK company's first US office
Austin Chamber announces 2020 A-LIST honorees and keynote speaker Kendra Scott
Winners will be announced Oct. 7 and 8
Austin Chamber announces 2020 Greater Austin Business Awards honorees and CEO award recipients
All winners to be recognized Tuesday, Dec. 8