Austin Chamber and Partners Announce 2023 A-LIST Award Winners
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce, Opportunity Austin, and SXSW announced the 2023 A-LIST Awards winners at an event at the Long Center for the Performing Arts on May 23, 2023.
Opportunity Austin receives Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development
For the fifth year in a row and seventh time overall, Opportunity Austin is a recipient of Site Selection magazine’s prestigious Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development for 2023.
Austin Chamber Opens Nominations for 2023 Austin Gives Awards
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has announced that nominations for the 2023 Austin Gives Awards are being accepted through June 2, 2023.
Three Major Texas Cities Collaborated Together With a Consortium Management Firm To Propose Texas As ARPA-H Customer Experience Hub Site Location
An ambitious initiative to secure Texas as a coveted headquarter site for an ARPA-H (The Advanced Research Project Agency for Health) nationwide program has fostered a team effort by three major Texas cities. Austin, Dallas and San Antonio have formed a consortium to partner with a Consortium Management Firm who will submit the application. The collaboration between the three cities has been in place for a year and a half and recently submitted their response to ARPH-H’s RFP (request for proposal) to consider Texas as one of the Agency’s three national headquarter/hub sites. The group has earned support from the rest of Texas including College Station, El Paso, Houston, Rio Grande Valley, and West Texas regions.
Austin Chamber, Opportunity Austin, and SXSW Announce 2023 A-LIST Award Finalists
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce and Opportunity Austin, in partnership with South by Southwest, has announced the 2023 A-LIST Awards finalists.
Austin Chamber to Host Annual Regional Mobility Summit
The event will gather transportation experts, city planners, and public officials to explore the future of mobility in the Austin region. The half-day summit will include engaging speakers, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities.
Austin Chamber Launches Pledge 1% Campaign to Encourage Philanthropy in the Business Community
Austin Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the launch of the 2023 Pledge 1% campaign under the Austin Gives program. This campaign is aimed at increasing philanthropy in the Austin business community.
Governor Abbott to Address Austin Chamber, Opportunity Austin Leaders
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce and Opportunity Austin will host Governor Greg Abbott at a luncheon on Wednesday to hear his priorities for Texas’ 88th Legislative Session.
Opportunity Austin, Austin Chamber and Founder Institute Join Forces to Boost Economic Growth in the Austin Region
The Austin business community is about to get a major boost as leading organizations join forces to support economic growth in the city. The Founder Institute Austin, Opportunity Austin, and the Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce are partnering to host the first fully in-person cohort of the Founder Institute program since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. This marks a significant milestone for the program and the Founder Institute, which is based in Silicon Valley but has chapters in over 200 cities and 100 nations.
Applications for 2023 A-LIST Awards are Open
Opportunity Austin and the Austin Chamber of Commerce have opened applications for the 2023 A-LIST Awards. The A-LIST Awards, now in its 12th year, is designed to recognize local technology and innovation companies of all sizes.
Austin Chamber, Opportunity Austin, Dealroom.co Release Austin Startup Briefing for 2022
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce and Opportunity Austin, in partnership with Dealroom.co, have released a report on Austin’s startup and scaleup ecosystem.
Austin Chamber Names Roy Spence 2022 Austinite of the Year
The Greater Austin Chamber of Commerce has named Roy Spence, cofounder and chairman of GSD&M, its 2022 Austinite of the Year. This award represents the highest honor the Chamber offers on an annual basis.