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MiniTrends 2014: Insight, Innovation & Strategy

Turbo-charge your company’s profit and success! Attend TFI's 3rd annual conference  "MiniTrends 2014: Insight, Innovation & Strategy" on Sept. 26 in Austin. Keynotes include Brett Hurt, Austin Tech Leader and Bazaarvoice Founder, David P. Snyder, world-renowned Futurist, and Dr. John Vanston, award-winning Author, as well as other distinguished thought-leaders.

Combine MiniTrends methods with your innovation strategy. Network, learn and trade ideas during meals, sessions, and reception. Get the insight you need to thrive in a rapidly changing business environment!

Click here for more information. Use Code “Chamber2014” for 20% discount. Sponsorship inquiries welcome.


It's Not About You ... It's About Your Business Practices - Part 2

Capital Strategies of MetLife continues its series of workshops to help financial advisors build healthier practices. "Transforming Your Business: It's Not About You ... It's About Your Business Practices - Part 2!" will focus on how to use internationally award-winning Ocean Blue Strategy as a framework to build differentiation in your product and service offering. Join nationally recognized industry consultant Charles Hollander, Jr. for an informative program on creating business advantage in a competitive landscape. 

Wednesday, July 30, 2014
11:30 a.m to 2:00 p.m.
The Westin Austin at The Domain
Contact: Lorrie Bacskai, Capital Strategies of Metlife
(512) 637-6246;

Hydrate + Advertise = Hydratise! (With custom label bottled water!)

Aqua Custom Label Bottling - A full service water bottling company right here in Texas specializing in private label bottled water offering businesses, brands, events, organizations and more a unique way to advertise and promote. Producing water resistant labels that do not peel when iced or soaked and durable bottles that do not crumple easily! Members of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and GO TEXAN.

Personalized bottled water is a highly effective, affordable, and refreshing advertising strategy for building your brand. Whether used as a fundraising tool, promotional item, or to set yourself apart from your competition, our bottled water (we should say YOUR bottled water) leaves a lasting impression. Perfect for car dealerships, banks, spas, hotels and more.

You can even use for resale. Why sell another brand when you can sell your own? Food trucks, restaurants, golf courses and more! Excellent profit margins.

Current member promotion: 50% off label set up fee.  Call us today! Fast turnaround! 325-672-1119 or 855-725-1119


As an incentive to encourage donors to donate during the month of August, all donors who attempt to donate at a fixed site on any Saturday in August will receive a gift certificate for a free 10” pizza from Austin’s Pizza! The blood you donate gives someone another chance at life. One day that someone may be a close relative, a friend, a loved one – or even you. Your blood saves lives. Don’t wait, donate on any Saturday in August and enjoy a pizza on us!

 Basic requirements to donate blood include being at least 17 years old, weighing at least 115 lbs for whole blood donation and being in generally good health. Donors need to bring a photo ID. 


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