2014 Greater Austin Business Awards

The 2015 Greater Austin Business Awards is 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!


2015 Winners and Category Sponsors

Blackbaud & Entrepreneurs Foundation | Non-Profit Award
Winner: Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Texas

Freescale | Most Uniquely Austin Award
Winner: Kerbey Lane Café

Austin Energy | Technology & Innovation Award
Winners: Raytheon│Websense, Large division; FreightPros, Mid-Sized division; and Mimiran, Small division

Time Warner Cable Business Class | Customer Service & Loyalty Award
Winners: BuildASign, Large division; Barnett Auto Group (Onion Creek Volkswagen), Mid-Sized division; and IT Freedom, Small division

Higginbotham | Health & Wellness Award
Winners: Rackspace, Large division; CSID, Mid-Sized division; and The Karis Group, Small division

KPMG | Executive Leadership Award
Winners: Dan Graham of BuildASign, Large division; Chris Taylor of Square Root, Mid-Sized division; and James DiMeo of Charles Maund Toyota, Small division

Intel | Environmental Responsibility & Sustainability Award
Winners: HID Global, Large division; Native, Mid-Sized division; and Zipcar, Small division

British Airways | International Trade, Investment & Expansion Award
Winners: ETS-Lindgren LP, Bioo Scientific, and CAM-I

Cook-Walden | Community Relations Award
Winners: MAXIMUS, Large division; Padgett Stratemann & Co., Mid-Sized division; and Realty Austin, Small division

Reception Sponsors

Entertainment Sponsor

Media Sponsor

Corporate Sponsors


Supporting Sponsors


Hilton Austin Convention Center

LCRA, Lower Colorado River Authority

Magnet Solutions Group

Padgett, Stratemann & Co., LLP

PSAV, Presentation Services Audiovisual

The Hay Legal Group PLLC

University of Texas, Division of Diversity and Community Engagement

Thank you for the support from our Chamber Partners


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  • Event Details
  • Thursday, August 27, 2015
  • Join the conversation on Twitter: #GABA2015.

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