Category Archives: Chamber

A Culture of Achievement: State of Education Awards

The Chamber is honored to acknowledge community leaders focused on building a culture of achievement here in Central Texas. At our Ninth Annual State of Education, we honored several leaders for their work in education. We applaud the following winners: … Continue reading

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Ninth Annual State of Education: Enrollment and STEM Priorities

Monday, 450 business, education and civic leaders celebrated successes and focused on key areas for improvement in Central Texas’ education efforts at the Chamber’s ninth annual State of Education. Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Chair-elect, Bazaarvoice’s Gene Austin, kicked off the … Continue reading

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Taking Steps Towards Improving Our Workforce

Election Update Austin Community College We are excited to announce that bond Propositions 1 and 2 passed with about 57% of the vote. These propositions will enable ACC to meet current workforce needs in IT and health care by adding … Continue reading

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Chamber Opinion: November Election Re-Cap

State Constitutional Amendment We applaud Texans for investing in transportation infrastructure by voting to approve the constitutional amendment that dedicates more money to the state highway fund. City Proposition We are disappointed that city of Austin residents did not approve … Continue reading

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Innovation – Record High for 2014 Investments!

Join us for our 9th Annual Economic Outlook on Thursday, December 4th 11 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. at the Hyatt Regency Austin! As Austin has evolved into an innovation economy, leaders seek to foster dense, creative workplaces that stimulate entrepreneurial … Continue reading

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