• Chairman Jack McDonald: Vote YES this November

    Unless we take action now to address our traffic problem, Austin's fundamental character will be permanently changed. We have a plan that will improve I-35 in the near future and accelerate improvements on 360, 1826, 2222, 620 and Parmer. Spend more time doing the things you enjoy rather than wasting it in traffic — Click here to watch Jack's video.


  • Austin Leads List of Top Global Cities

    In a recent Jones Lang LaSalle report, Austin was the only U.S. city mentioned in its "10 Cities to Watch" list. Quoted as being the "most successful post-financial crisis North American metro," Austin was mentioned throughout the report for its human capital, entrepreneurial support, job growth, quality of life and economic strength. Check out the full report, here.


  • 9th Annual State of Education

    Join us at "Challenge Accepted: the Austin Chamber's 9th Annual State of Education" to hear about two of our community's greatest challenges and how addressing them will help you grow your business. Speakers include Ray Almgren, National Instruments, and David Reiter, 2014 Chamber Education Chair. Register here for the event held November 17, 2014.


  • Bridging Continents: #Curiocity

    Austin and London are arguably considered two of the most innovative cities around the world. Recently, Mashable celebrated the new direct route between Austin and London offered by British Airways through an innovation contest, #CurioCity. The winners of the UK contest flew to Austin and enjoyed a five-day tour of the tech scene: winners participated in Austin Startup week, made a visit to TechShop, ACL, and more. Watch Mashable's video summarizing the trip, here.


  • Austin Top City for Military Vets

    According to a recent study commissioned by USAA and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Austin is ranked runner-up for the top destination for military retirees. The study also identified Austin as the No. 2 U.S. city where military veterans might have the best chance to get a job. Read more, here.


  • Updated Newcomers Guide Now Available!

    The Austin Newcomer guide provides a look at the top interests of this wonderful city. This publication is a great tool for visitors and those new to Austin. Whether you are relocating for a job, school or change of scenery, you will appreciate the list of the top choices for nightlife, food, and entertainment. Request your copy today! Can't wait? Check out the digital version of the guide here.

The Austin Chamber helps build a strong community by connecting its members to people, business, and issues important to business success. Through Chamber programming, you and your business are engaged in activities that move us toward a successful future.

The Austin Chamber provides unique opportunities for its business leaders to influence civic, social, and business initiatives that support community growth.
As the voice of the business community, the Chamber offers leadership on issues that transform our community.

On behalf of its broad and diverse membership, the Austin Chamber creates a climate of growth and success that benefits all business. Your membership investment allows your business and our community to prosper.



Consumers are 19% more likely to think favorably of a company based on Chamber membership, regardless of the degree of involvement (Shapiro).