The city of Austin consistently is named to the "best of" list for a variety of topics – best places to live, best places to work, best places to retire, and more. Austin also is one of the best places to be to work in technology. Ranging from software to bio-tech, advanced manufacturing to clean tech, Austin is home to 4000 technology companies and 102,000 technology employees.
The Technology Partnership membership is comprised of a select group of business, academic and elected officials who understand the dynamics of the regional technology sector as we look to developing it into the future. Partnership members, who represent regional technology companies that encompass both entrepreneurial as well as mature companies, work to guide Chamber's ongoing efforts and the strategy implementation necessary to grow the region's technology base.
The Technology Partnership convenes Special Interest Groups (SIGs) to provide a more in-depth analysis in key industries, including: Tech Manufacturing, Clean Tech, Life Science/Healthcare, Multimedia Technology, Data Management, and Corporate Headquarters. Working through the Tech Partnership, business leaders offer recommendations and action-oriented assistance for the technology economic development strategy for the five-county region of Central Texas.
Austin is the preferred United States region for technology innovation as well as company formation, expansion and relocation.
Provide leadership that identifies next generation technology trends and guides the creation of the best of class ecosystem for company formation and growth.
- Additional Resources
- Greater Austin Technology Partnership 2013 Scope of Work and Progress Update
Consumers are 19% more likely to think favorably of a company based on Chamber membership, regardless of the degree of involvement (Shapiro).