Opportunity Austin announces CesiumAstro expansion in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas—Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, today announced plans for space communications company CesiumAstro to expand its presence in the Austin region. CesiumAstro designs and manufactures high-throughput, plug-and-play active phased array (APA) communication payloads and satellites for space and airborne platforms.
Austin Chamber’s Opportunity Austin announces startup Elevated Reach opening in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas—Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, today announced the opening of Elevated Reach, a startup backed by SNH Capital Partners, a private investment firm headquartered in Austin. This new center for sales excellence will offer growth strategies, including sales and marketing, to affiliated SNH Capital companies.
Austin Chamber of Commerce announces Austin Gives Generous Business Awards honorees
AUSTIN, Texas—On Thursday July 22, the Austin Chamber of Commerce will host the 10th annual Austin Gives Generous Business Awards virtually. The event recognizes businesses that have pledged one percent of pre-tax earnings—such as volunteer time, products, services, and financial support—toward community impact efforts.
Opportunity Austin announces Rev.com expands Austin footprint
Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, today announced that Rev.com is growing its presence in Austin, Texas, adding to both its headcount and physical footprint.
Austin Chamber of Commerce receives Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development
AUSTIN, Texas — For the third year in a row and fifth time overall, the Austin Chamber of Commerce is a recipient of Site Selection Magazine’s prestigious Mac Conway Award for Excellence in Economic Development for 2020.
Austin Chamber of Commerce statement on Austin voters approving Proposition B
AUSTIN, Texas—Today, voters in Austin approved Proposition B, reinstating what is known as the “public camping ban.” Following the results, Laura Huffman, president and CEO of the Austin Chamber of Commerce, released the following statement:
Austin Chamber’s Opportunity Austin announces headquarters relocation for tech company Markaaz
AUSTIN, Texas — Opportunity Austin, the Greater Austin Chamber’s five-county prosperity initiative, today announced that tech company Markaaz has relocated its headquarters from Los Angeles to Austin.
Allegiant announces aircraft and crew base In Austin, bringing new jobs, future growth opportunities
The company, which focuses on linking travelers in small-to-medium cities to world-class leisure destinations, plans to begin its base operations in Austin on November 18, 2021.
Austin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors announces positions on City of Austin ballot propositions
AUSTIN, Texas – At its March meeting, the Austin Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors adopted positions on six of the eight ballot initiatives appearing on the City of Austin’s ballot for the May 1, 2021 election.
Response to the recent events against the Asian American Pacific Islander community
We collectively abhor any hate-filled violence, especially acts that target people based on race, gender, or sexual orientation.
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."