2014 Greater Austin Business Awards

The 2014 Greater Austin Business Awards, a competition organized by the Austin Chamber of Commerce to honor excellence in business in the Greater Austin region. The Awards recognize businesses and organizations for achievements, community contributions and milestones. It is the largest business event in Central Texas bringing together 1,000 business leaders, entrepreneurs, organizations, government officials and regional chambers!

We are pleased to announce the 2014 award category winners:

Blackbaud & Entrepreneurs Foundation Non-Profit Award
Skillpoint Alliance
Austin Aztex Soccer Most Uniquely Austin Award
KMFA Classsical 89.5
Austin Energy Technology & Innovation Awards  
MailLift small
SecureNet mid
Chaotic Moon Studios lrg
Time Warner Cable Business Class Customer Service & Loyalty Award  
Big Frog Custom T-Shirts & More of South Austin sm
MAX's Wine Dive mid
Hilton Austin Convention Center lrg
Higginbotham Health & Wellness Award  
EX Squared Solutions sm
Snap Kitchen mid
Texas Mutual Insurance Company lrg
KPMG Executive Leadership Award  
Kelly Weiss, Austin Habitat for Humanity sm
Dustin Wells, Headspring mid
John Garrett, Community Impact Newspaper lrg
Intel Environmental Responsibility & Sustainability Award  
CLEAN AIR Force of Central Texas sm
car2go mid
Green Mountain Energy Company lrg
Cook-Walden Community Relations Award  
Maximum FX Salons Spa sm
Yellow Cab Austin mid
Meals on Wheels and More lrg
FrankfurtRheinMain International Award
Bioo Scientific 
Emergo Group Inc.
Wincor Nixdorf, Inc. 

Cook-Walden Community Relations Award
Any organization in any industry that demonstrates a successful approach to corporate social responsibility and can show a positive impact on the community.

Time Warner Cable Business Class Customer Service & Loyalty Award
Any organization in any industry dedicated to outstanding customer service and satisfaction in all aspects of sales and services.

Higginbotham Health & Wellness Award 
Any organization in any industry that actively encourages employees to engage in a healthy and well-balanced lifestyle.

Intel Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability Award
Any organization in any industry that demonstrates an alignment with clean energy or clean technology practices.

Austin Energy Technology & Innovation Award
Any organization in any industry that employs new ideas or approaches to doing business.

Blackbaud & Entrepreneurs Foundation Non-Profit Award
Section 501(c)(3) public charity or private foundation that is tirelessly focused on serving the community and the partnerships they have built with for-profit organizations

Austin Aztex Soccer Most Uniquely Austin Award
A company that embraces the unique Austin culture and exemplifies what it means to live and do business in Austin

KPMG Executive Leadership Award
The Executive Leadership Award recognizes presidents, principals or chief executive officers for devoting time and energy to strengthen and transform the organization that they lead. This includes specific situations or initiatives where the recipient's insight, discernment and ability to lead and inspire have guided their organization to a new level of growth, achievement and recognition. Nominees for this award must demonstrate the ability to:

  • Actively support advancement,
  • Create a vision and inspire others,
  • Establish a positive image for his or her business while leading it to higher levels of success,
  • Encourage innovation and risk-taking among employees, and
  • Give back to the community

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When consumers know that a small business is a Chamber member, they are 44% more likely to think favorably of it and 63% more likely to purchase goods or services from the company (Shapiro).